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Chairperson of The Department of Surgery - Good Samaritan University Hospital

Catholic Health Services of Long Island Physicians Group
West Islip, New York
Posted Date
Jul 8, 2024

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Chairperson of The Department of Surgery,

Good Samaritan University Hospital

Catholic Health

West Islip, New York

Catholic Health is looking for an experienced Chairperson of the Department of Surgery to join Good Samaritan University Hospital in West Islip, NY a member of Catholic Health. Join our growing physician network of more than 2,900 physicians in Suffolk, Nassau, and Queens County. Catholic Health is a fully integrated health system serving the communities of Long Island, NY. Work in a culture that is physician focused, led, and committed to I-CARE Values – Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence.

Good Samaritan University Hospital (GSUH) is a 537-bed teaching hospital located approximately 40 miles from the heart of New York City, in West Islip, Long Island New York, it is surrounded by a rich culture and history offering a diverse palette of attractions and points of interests. GSUH has almost 900 physicians on staff and cares for nearly 950,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. GSUH is currently undergoing a $500M expansion and will expand its emergency department, operating rooms and patient rooms. GSUH is recognized as Level 1 Trauma Center for its ability to treat the most severely injured patients and conduct trauma research and education.

The Ideal candidate will have documented success in the clinical and education spheres and proven capabilities in strategic planning, recruitment and development, operations, resource allocation, and related decision-making.The Department of Surgery Chairperson will have a demonstrated record of successfully implementing policies, procedures and methods of operation approved by the Hospital. The Chairperson of the Department of Surgery will ensure compliance with the Department for all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations, and Hospital policies and procedures as related to surgical case review.

The Chairperson of the Department of Surgery will have overall responsibility for the day to day administration and supervision of personnel and the clinical functions of the Department (including arranging for proper coverage during all periods of your absence from the Hospital); Department includes surgical divisions of General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Bariatric Surgery, Breast Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, Podiatry, Thoracic, Urology, Vascular, Dentistry/Oral maxillary Facial, Head and Neck, and Surgical Oncology. GSUH is a major clinical campus for the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) supporting core and elective medical student rotations. The Chairperson of The Department of Surgery will work closely with medical students through their graduate medical education programs.


  • Board-Certified and Fellowship Trained in General Surgery
  • Minimum of 7-10 years in a clinical leadership role
  • NYS Licensed MD/DO
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to engage at all levels of the organization

Salary Range: $600,000-$800,000K

This range serves as a good faith estimate and actual pay will encompass a number of factors, including a candidate’s education, training, skills, licensure and certification, competencies and other relevant experience. The salary range listed does not include any bonuses, incentive pay, or other forms of compensation that may be applicable to this job and it does not include the value of benefits.

At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your CV to Tracee Thomson, Vice President, Physician Alignment and Recruitment at:


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