Associate Chair, Department of Medicine Job
Christiana Care - Newark, DE

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Job Title: Associate Chair, Department of Medicine
Location: Newark, DE
General Description:
The Department of Medicine at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, DE is recruiting for a senior physician to join our leadership team at the Associate Chair level. The Associate Chair is a vital member of the department’s Medicine Leadership Team whose mission is to deliver value-based clinical care across the continuum supported by Education, Research and Performance Improvement.

We are seeking an innovative leader who has the vision and experience to help guide our department during this complex time in Health Care. Our ideal candidate is a visionary physician who has a proven track record in leading complex multi-disciplinary teams and/or supervising medicine faculty in transforming the way care is provided. The role will be crucial in helping guide departmental and institutional efforts related to care re-design in inpatient or ambulatory settings, patient safety and performance improvement. Experience with Lean or other process improvement methodology in healthcare and knowledge of population management across the continuum are valuable foundations. In order to be successful in this role, the candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills, exceptional leadership capabilities, administrative experience, a record of outstanding clinical practice and experience working in a large academic or academic affiliate setting. A track record of research excellence in quality, patient safety or a related field is highly desirable.

This position will be 80 % administrative and will allow for some clinical and/or research time. Depending upon interests and qualifications, the selected candidate may take on additional departmental roles such as Section Chief of General Internal Medicine.

Christiana Care Medicine, located in Wilmington DE is a national leader in delivering value-based clinical care across the continuum. We are the major teaching affiliate of Jefferson Medical College. The Department of Medicine has over 425 credentialed physicians, 80 medicine residents and oversees over 25,000 annual inpatient discharges.

For more information, please contact Mike Eppehimer, Vice President, Department of Medicine at / 302-733-6383.
Job Classification: Physicians
Job Requisition #: 30452BR

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