Chief of Surgery

Keene, New Hampshire
Jul 27, 2020
Position Type
Cheshire Medical Center - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is seeking a Chief of Surgery to lead a team of multidisciplinary surgeons to further our mission to lead our community to optimal health and wellness through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time.

As leader of the Section, this physician's role will consist of administrative and clinical responsibilities in the candidate's surgical specialty. Candidates from all surgical specialties, including general surgery, urology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, and orthopaedics are encouraged to apply.

The primary responsibilities of this position is to provide oversight of all the surgical service lines on campus. The chair will demonstrate the highest degree of personal and professional conduct, enthusiasm, integrity and collaboration. The chair will provide overall leadership of surgical providers, ensuring the highest clinical and behavioral standards are met. The chair, in partnership with administrative leadership, will help develop and implement a strategic vision and direction that will lead to continued growth and quality.

Cheshire Medical Center is a Level three-trauma center with minimal trauma. The hospital serves as a regional referral center and is an integral partner in the growing Dartmouth-Hitchcock System. This is an excellent opportunity for a surgeon looking to practice in a collaborative setting.

Experience leading and managing surgical care teams and programs.

The successful candidate will meet qualifications, ideally have the preferred background, and also demonstrate critical thinking, team-orientation, cross-disciplinary/interdepartmental collaboration and a leadership style that includes excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and management skills.

The lifestyle:
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic Keene is a 150-physician and associate provider, multi-specialty community practice associated with the teaching hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the Geisel School of Medicine. The Clinic is a nationally recognized leader in population health and is a diverse group of professionals committed to quality and patient safety, continuous process improvement, integrative medicine and value-based care. Cheshire Medical Center is a 169-bed, Level III community hospital. It is only the 14th hospital ever to be named an American Hospital Association "Living the Vision" awardee (2013) and is the 2010 New Hampshire Healthcare Business of the Decade.
  • Board-certified in practicing surgical specialty
  • Eligible for medical licensure in New Hampshire
  • Strong communication, team leadership, and organizational skills

The community of Keene is a picturesque, college-town in the Monadnock Region of Southwestern New Hampshire. NH boasts no income or sales tax. The cost of living, stable real estate market and excellent schools and neighborhoods makes Keene an ideal place to call home. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH has been consistently ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as One of America's Best Hospitals.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.