Department Chair

Danville, Pennsylvania
Nov 19, 2020
Position Type
Job Summary
Establishes and leads execution of a strategic plan for the provision of department services across the organization, fostering a spirit of innovation in care delivery, maximizing the use of technology where possible to improve quality and enhance efficiency. The Chair will direct providers, faculty, residents and other clinicians, to optimize the care of patients, support research endeavors, and provide effective and meaningful educational programs across the department.

Job Duties
Provides leadership, planning, organization, staffing, coordination and evaluation for organizations activities. Responsible for the development and maintenance of the capital and operating budgets of the department. Work collaboratively with the clinical, administrative and finance leaders to establish appropriate budgets for staffing and delivering all components of the clinical, research and education programs within the department. Act as liaison with hospital administration and other hospital platforms to promote innovative care, teaching, and research in clinical departments. Supervise and evaluate all institute physicians in clinical and assigned administrative duties. Responsible for all quality improvement efforts in the department. Directs and oversees the clinical, operational and financial management of the department. May oversee one or more residency or fellowship programs. Responsible for all organizational and accrediting and regulatory agency standards, policies and procedures. Work is typically performed in a clinical and office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.