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Department Chair

East Carolina University
Job Location:
Greenville, 27858

Job Duties:
Anticipated State Date - January 22, 2024
Contingent upon the availability of funds

20% - Clinical The Chair of Surgery will maintain clinical surgery practice.

40% - Administrative - Chief of Surgery The Chair of Surgery will make vital contributions to implementing the organization's most critical strategies and will strive to achieve excellence in a full range of quality measures. The chair will serve as the liaison between the department and ECU Health in the role of Chief of Surgery. They will be directly involved with strategic planning, service development, market development, and outreach. Specific Responsibilities: · Work collaboratively with leadership inside and outside of the department and medical center to create an infrastructure of high-quality clinical care that incorporates scholarly and teaching activities. · Cultivate and maintain professional relationships with clinical leadership, including physician groups, patients, and external entities, to foster opportunities for revenue enhancement, enhanced customer service, and to positively impact core clinical measures. · Define standards, protocols, goals, and methods for implementation that reflect the departments and medical center's visions for regional and national standing as a leader in academic General Surgery, patient safety, and clinical excellence. · Recruit and mentor those of character into a culture of respect, kindness, and professionalism, where teamwork, innovation, and work satisfaction thrive.

40% - Administrative - Academic The Chair of Surgery will lead the academic department with a focus on faculty affairs, patient care, education, research and strategic planning. Specific Responsibilities: · Maintain a high-quality academic environment and provide support for faculty professional development. · Oversee recruitment, engagement, retention of departmental faculty. · Oversee departmental administration including finances, space, clinical activities, mentoring and other activities. · Ensure the delivery of high-quality training for fellows, residents and medical students. · Maintain a climate that is hospitable and encourages faculty and staff engagement, participation, collegiality, and innovation

Special Instructions To Application:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. The candidate must create a profile including a cover letter, resume/CV, and references. Before the finalization of employment, references will be contacted for a minimum of two letters of recommendation. An official transcript, medical credentialing, and degree verification will be completed to complete the hiring process.

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Minimum Education/Experience:
Candidate must hold an MD, MD/PhD, DO, or equivalent medical degree and be board-certified in General Surgery and/or subspecialty. The candidate must have at least five years of administrative and leadership experience in an academic institution and be eligible for licensure in North Carolina.All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Full time or Part time: Full Time

Position Location (city): Greenville

Position Number: 968514

Organizational Unit Overview:
The Surgery department at ECU provides an outstanding, broad-based education in ECU Health Medical Center's high volume, high acuity, tertiary care hospital. Serving 29 largely rural counties, the department offers a full spectrum of complex care from ECMO to robotics for a diverse and underserved population in an academic setting. With approximately 40 faculty and 30 residents, the department trains surgeons to be ready for practice, and competitive fellowships, and serve as leaders, patient advocates, and compassionate physicians. The department of surgery comprises six clinical divisions: general and specialty surgery; pediatric surgery; plastic and reconstructive surgery; surgical oncology; transplantation; and trauma and acute care. In addition to the general surgery residency, the department offers fellowships in Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery.

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