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Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division Chief and Chief of Service

AMN Healthcare
Atlanta, Georgia
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Dec 6, 2024

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Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division Chief and Chief of Service
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $325000.00 - $400000.00

Position Description
Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, seeks an experienced leader to assume the positions of Chief of Service and General Obstetrics and Gynecology Division Director at Grady Memorial Hospital. This critical academic leadership role will oversee a division that provides comprehensive general obstetrics and gynecology services for patients at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta as well as provide leadership for Women's Health Services at this institution.

Grady Memorial Hospital is a nationally renowned, 953-bed tertiary care hospital in downtown Atlanta. It is one of the busiest trauma hospitals in the country and the only Level 1 trauma center in the Atlanta metro area. The hospital also has a large center devoted to care for burns, advanced comprehensive stroke, cancer, and women's health. Grady Memorial Hospital is supported by two counties and serves as a teaching and service site affiliated with Emory University School of Medicine and Morehouse School of Medicine. With a commitment to providing care for a diverse patient population, including the underserved, Grady Health System opened two new neighborhood outpatient centers in 2023, increasing the number of Grady Neighborhood Health Centers the service provides care for to four. These new centers aim to address the increased demand for better access to healthcare resources, providing comprehensive primary care and specialty services, including cardiology, HIV services, mammography, rehabilitation, x-ray, lab, and pharmacy. The Grady Ponce De Leon Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive facilities dedicated to the treatment of advanced HIV/AIDS in the United States. The Ponce Center integrates primary internal medicine and Infectious Disease subspecialty care in the Main, Family, and Transition Clinics, all staffed by doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and more than 100 interagency staff.

The Emory Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics provides the full scope of obstetrics and gynecologic services for patients at Grady Memorial Hospital. Grady Hospital is a Regional Perinatal Center for the state of Georgia and offers outpatient care for both routine and high-risk pregnancies, inpatient labor and delivery, antepartum and postpartum services, offers obstetric intensive care, an OB Triage unit, and arranges transport for high-risk maternal and fetal patients from across the region. It is a primary teaching site for the Emory Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Residency program. The faculty and staff of Emory Gynecology & Obstetrics at Grady include 21 faculty, 10 fellows, 6 advanced practice providers, 16 residents, and 6-8 medical students onsite at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Specific duties of the Chief of Service at Grady, Emory School of Medicine include the following:
* Coordinate clinical service activities with those of other organizational units and report to the Medical Executive Committee (MEC), board, and hospital administration for issues pertaining to or affecting the clinical service.
* Assist with the credentialing and medical staff appointment process and ensure compliance of medical staff with hospital policies.
* Develop collaborative relationships with hospital clinical service managers and administrators for optimal patient care, service, and outcomes (e.g., budgeting process, clinical service delivery, and administrative processes).
* Support Grady Health Systems operational and clinical improvement initiatives.
* Assure that a robust physician performance improvement program (including OPPE/FPPE and Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QA/PI)) and Morbidity and Mortality is operative within the clinical service.
* Work collaboratively to create best practice standards and achieve quality goals with the Morehouse Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Grady.

Specific duties of the Emory Division Chief, General OB/GYN Grady Hospital include the following:
* Represent Emory's Division of General Gynecology at Grady on the Executive OR Commitee
* Assist in preparing the quarterly Peri-operative services meetings to improve the quality of care for patients requiring operative services.
* Create a culture encouraging faculty promotion by prioritizing development and engagement through clinical research, national service, and scholarly publication. Foster faculty development, provide oversight, and conduct annual faculty evaluations.
* Develop the division's faculty with emphasis on delivering evidence-based patient-centered care and encouraging growth in other aspects of the academic mission, including high-quality teaching and research.
* Support the Emory School of Medicine educational mission by participating in the direct supervision and training of faculty, residents, and medical students and creating sound supervision strategies for trainees and learners.
* Participate and oversee collaborative efforts and coordination with neonatal services and community outreach.
* Provide leadership that reflects the Emory School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital commitment to care equity.

Graduate of an accredited ACGME obstetrics and gynecology residency
ABOG board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology?
Meet criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges at Emory and at Grady (this individual will provide patient service through the Emory Medical Care Foundation and thus will be credentialed by Emory and by Grady separately)
Qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor at Emory University School of Medicine
Licensure by the Georgia Composite Medical Board will be required prior to commencement of employment
Demonstrated leadership skills necessary to complement and expand the existing clinical and academic programs?
At least four years of physician leadership experience
Prior experience working in public hospitals that serve a diverse patient population is preferred

Review of candidates will begin immediately; for fullest consideration, please submit a CV and a letter of interest to

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
For more than 75 years, the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Grady Memorial Hospital has provided excellence in healthcare services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause. Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University's School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in healthcare innovation, with clinical activities at Grady Memorial Hospital and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare.

As part of a university-based healthcare system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women.

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of ou

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