System Chief, Hospital Medicine Opportunity at Baystate Health

Western Massachusetts
Aug 12, 2019
Position Type
Baystate Health is western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and is home to the prestigious University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate. The cornerstone of our organization is Baystate Medical Center, a 716-bed tertiary care hospital which boasts the state’s single busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level-I trauma center. Together with three community hospitals, Baystate Children’s Hospital and Baystate Primary Care Medical Practices, we offer a diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for advanced practice providers to start and advance their career.

The University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate (UMMS-Baystate) and Baystate Health are seeking a System Chief of Hospital Medicine. The System Chief will oversee nearly 100 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in a 4-hospital integrated healthcare system.

Position Highlights –

• We offer the exceptional, experienced leader a unique opportunity to lead one of the largest integrated hospital medicine programs in the country. Participate in redesigning the delivery of care model across four hospitals.
• Work closely with senior leadership to meet organizational goals.
• Manage our integrated, multi-site Hospital Medicine program, bringing hospitalists and advanced practitioner providers from each system hospital together as one team.
• Achieve outstanding clinical, quality, and financial performance for the Baystate Health Hospital Medicine enterprise.
• Nurture an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration with clinical and administrative partners in the delivery of care.
• Position reports to the Chair, Department of Medicine.

• At least 5 years of experience post-training with evidence of progressive management responsibilities and leadership in an academic department
• A strong record of collaboration; must possess the ability to engage a broad base of potential stakeholders to work towards a shared vision
• Academic record consistent with the level of Associate Professor or above at UMMS-Baystate
• Board certified in internal medicine with preference given to those with additional fellowship training and/or MPH or MBA degrees.
• Preference will be given to those who have experience with transitions of care, quality and safety.

The Pioneer Valley is a thriving area located in western Massachusetts and provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities. Anchored by the city of Springfield, our region boasts a myriad of opportunities for recreation, music, education and art enthusiasts. When you live and work in the Pioneer Valley, you will enjoy picturesque four-season living, excellent schools and year-round social and cultural events. In fact, Massachusetts was once again ranked #1 in Education nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

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All correspondence can be directed to:
Melissa Hale, Lead Senior Recruiter at Baystate Health
Phone: 413-794-2624 Fax: 413-794-5059 Email:

Are you ready to advance your career with us?

EOE Statement
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.