Chief, Department of Surgery

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Aug 13, 2020
Position Type
Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an award winning, public health system, is currently recruiting for a Chief of Surgery to oversee our well-established and talented Department of Surgery. CHA is an academic affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS) & Tufts University School of Medicine, & a clinical affiliate of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. As an academic affiliate of (HMS), incoming physician will be eligible for a faculty appointment commensurate with medical school criteria.

The incoming Chief of Surgery will have oversight of the delivery of care by CHA's general surgery and subspecialized surgical services across two hospital campuses in Cambridge and Everett, MA. Incoming Chief will also provide clinical and administrative leadership for our existing surgical teams, which are comprised of more than 20 surgeons and 20 surgical physician assistants.

Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of progressive leadership experience including a successful track record of recruitment, retention, professional development and mentoring of junior staff, medical students and residents. Demonstrated ability to implement department wide protocols, identify clinical process improvement areas and opportunities for quality initiatives are essential.

Candidates must have understanding of and/or experience with ACO/PCMH strategies, and previous interdisciplinary collaboration and strategic planning experience is a must. Qualified candidates will also possess a strong commitment to CHA's underserved, multi-cultural patient population. Previous employment in an academic, safety net system is a plus.

Qualified candidates may apply confidentially at Alternately, CV and cover letter may be confidentially submitted for consideration via email to CHA's Department of Provider Recruitment may be reached by phone at (617) 665-3555 or by fax at (617) 665-3553.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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