Description: The MLH System ('System') Chair of the Department of Surgery ('Department') ('Chair') will provide strategic leadership, direction and coordination of administrative, clinical, educational, and research endeavors to the Department's 400-plus employed and aligned surgeons while enhancing collaboration with the System's academic affiliate, Thomas Jefferson University. The Chair is a senior member of the administrative leadership team at the departmental level providing vision, leadership, and oversight to all clinical programs and services of the Department. The Chair will champion a culture of safety and quality and align all providers towards common goals in order to attain the highest level of clinical quality and evidence-based surgical standards.
The Chair will advance clinical programs to support growth across the System and enhance the System's educational and research mission.
•Highly respected surgeon with a national reputation for outstanding clinical skills.
•Strong leadership and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively with diverse, multi-disciplinary clinicians (both employed and community-based) and allied providers in a large, complex community-based teaching health system; excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
•Demonstrated abilities to lead effectively in a highly matrixed environment.
•Build clinical, strategic, and operational consensus in a mixed medical staff model.
•Keen awareness and understanding of the rapidly changing healthcare landscape, i.e., healthcare reform, with the ability to transform models of care based on outcomes, quality and utilization management.
•Ability to improve the quality and safety of care in an environment of increased transparency.
•Experienced in expanding a clinical enterprise and establishing high quality, evidence-based surgical practices and standardized models of care across a multi hospital.
•Strong clinical operations leader with a track record of working cooperatively and collegially within a diverse clinical environment.
•Successful candidates will have completed an ACGME accredited residency in surgery, be board certified by the appropriate recognized specialty board approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties, and eligible to hold an unrestrictive medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Radnor
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health® is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.