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EMERGENCY MEDICINE – VICE CHAIR, CLINICAL OPERATIONS

Employer
Baystate Health
Location
Springfield, Massachusetts
Salary
N/A
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Chief / Chair / Executive
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System
Hours
Full-Time
Employment Type
Employee (W2)

Baystate Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in western Massachusetts which consists of an academic medical center, three community hospitals and the region’s largest multispecialty group.  Our flagship hospital, Baystate Medical Center, is home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School-Baystate. 

 

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Responsible for clinical operations in the EDs at Baystate Medical Center, our academic center, as well as our 3 community hospitals.  This system-level position reports to the Chair of EM and is responsible for supervision of the ED site Chiefs (Medical Directors) of the 3 community hospitals, plus the adult and pediatric EM Chiefs at the academic center. Collaborate closely with EM Dept. Chair, Administrative Director, EM Chiefs, Hospitalist System Chief as well as other key quality and operations leaders.  Promote strong relationships with physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and interdisciplinary colleagues.  Key focus areas include capacity and throughput management, the Daily Management System, and quality metrics.  Provide leadership and vision in the areas of financial and disaster planning, dept. budgeting, recruitment, and retention. Participate in determining capital, strategic, and operating resources for the EM system.  Institute quality programs and lead initiatives that demonstrate improvement in identified at-risk situations.  Combination of clinical care and teaching of EM fellows, residents, and medical students with a faculty appointment at University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School- Baystate.  This position is 0.5 FTE clinical with 0.5 FTE protected administrative time.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  ABMS BC in Emergency Medicine or Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  Demonstrated leadership experience initiating and maintaining successful operational goals in the areas of safety, quality, patient experience, value and leadership.  MBA desirable, but not required. 

 

THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE:

  • Compensation plan includes base salary and incentive compensation
  • Robust relocation package
  • Transparent and equitable promotional practices
  • Immediate access to paid time off
  • Lucrative 403b match and 457b plan
  • Professional development and mentorship
  • Wellbeing programs that include mental, physical, and financial health and more
  • Baystate Health is a not-for-profit organization and eligible for the US Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. *There are multiple state and federal programs that provide loan forgiveness. It is the responsibility of the candidate to contact the program directly and to make their decision based on what they are trying to accomplish with loan forgiveness.

 

YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation among leadership, providers, and all roles across our organization through changes in policies, procedures, and practices to build equity across the organization. 

To learn more about our health system and living in western Massachusetts, please visit our website at www.choosebaystatehealth.org. Interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.

 

For more information please contact:

Seth Gemme, MD, Chair of Emergency Medicine

C/O Melissa Hale, Senior Physician Recruiter

413-794-2624 and melissa.hale@baystatehealth.org 
 

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.

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