CHAIR - Department of Rheumatology

Burlington, Massachusetts
Oct 07, 2016
Position Type

CHAIR Department of Rheumatology

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center seeks a dynamic physician leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Rheumatology. The department consists of 12 board certified rheumatologists and an excellent group of experienced support staff.

The ideal candidate will have a record of accomplishment in collaborative leadership and a demonstrated commitment to the highest level of patient-centered care. The Chair is responsible for physician recruitment and professional development, achieving departmental quality, financial, and patient satisfaction goals, developing new initiatives, effectively managing resource allocation within the department, and optimizing departmental operations in a growing, dynamic health system and a rapidly changing health care landscape. Recognized nationally for clinical excellence this is an outstanding opportunity to grow this subspecialty practice and continue to achieve the best possible patient satisfaction, outcomes, and access.  

The successful candidate must be board certified in Rheumatology. He or she must hold or be able to obtain an unrestricted medical license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a tertiary care, 317-bed hospital with a Level II trauma center and very high volume outpatient center. We are a physician-led, multi-disciplinary group practice of 600 physicians and a major teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine.

We are located just outside of Boston with easy access to the cultural amenities of a world class city, excellent school systems, and four season activities in all the New England states.

The Lahey Health integrated delivery system comprises over 1,200 clinicians providing an established network of primary care and specialty practices throughout Lahey Health’s extensive network of acute care hospitals, ambulatory centers, physician practice sites, behavioral health facilities, long-term care facilities, home health organizations, and care management. Lahey Hospitals are nationally recognized for providing high-quality care and have been recognized as top 100 hospitals by Truven Health and Beckers’s Review; a number of key service lines have recently been recognized by US New and World Reports (2016).

Interested candidates should submit CV and cover letter by December 15th, 2016 to:

David T. Martin, MD

Chair, Division of Medicine

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center