Chief of Pediatrics

Location: Easton, MA
Date Posted: 12-13-2017
We are looking for a Chief of Pediatrics to oversee a team of 6 pediatricians as part of Signature Medical Group, a multi-site multi-specialty physician group headquartered just 25 miles from Boston.  This is a clinical leadership position with Leadership and Clinical time, the role is based out of our Easton practice.   Our Pediatric team is made up of  3 Pediatricians at our Easton practice, as well as 3 Pediatricians providing care at our Brockton Hospital campus outpatient practice. The appropriate candidate has strong clinical experience and leadership skills, also enjoys working with a diverse patient population. This unique opportunity based out of Easton includes a patient panel of 1,00+ and comes with a $50,000 Chief stipend.
  • Excellent competitive salary with sign on and relocation if applicable
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan, deferred compensation 457(b) Plan
  • Malpractice Insurance occurrence-based
  • Benefits include one week of CME and reimbursement up to $3,000
  • 25 days of ATO plus holidays for full time employees
  • Round on well newborns at Brockton hospital one day a week, and one weekend per month.
  • Call is 1 in 5 for newborn hospital calls, overnight phone call system that has nurse triage for patient calls after 9 pm. 
  • No delivery attendance required, Pediatric Hospitalists cover the inpatient pediatric ward Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital has Pediatric Hospitalists from Tufts Floating Hospital for Children on site 24/7.
  • The Chief of Pediatrics will work to develop effective relationships between management and physicians and among medical staff, providing the leadership.
  • Responsible for growth of pediatrics and supporting service line.
  • Work collaboratively with Managed Care and department physicians in achieving performance goals.
  • Review and/or develop, recommend, and approve policies and procedures related to practice and administration to ensure appropriateness and compliance with SHC strategies, regulatory agencies and standard medical practice.
  • Medical degree, Mass Medical License, Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics.
  • Proven leadership skills and 4+ of experience in an outpatient pediatric role.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must.
  • Strong work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented environment.
Signature Healthcare is southeastern Massachusetts' largest integrated healthcare system, including Brockton Hospital and Signature Medical Group. Signature Medial Group is one of the largest multi specialty, multi site physician group practices on the South Shore. Brockton Hospital is a private, not for profit, 250 licensed bed community teaching hospital, emphasizing community based, locally owned care. Serving an area population of approximately 418,000 in a primary service area of 22 communities, with a total of 2,500 associates operating from locations in Abington, Bridgewater, Brockton, Hanson, Easton, Randolph, and Raynham.

We believe the best healthcare comes from our physicians listening to their patients, us listening to our physicians and by communicating and sharing with family members. We offer physician representation at our Board of Directors, integrated care coordination with support staff, and full marketing assistance.  Signature Healthcare also offers our physicians administrative support, which enables them to focus exclusively on the clinical aspects of outpatient care. Signature Healthcare is an environment where a practice can grow and a physician can excel. 
SHC is committed to continuous process improvements. We have embraced the LEAN as our management system and our way of working. All employees have a significant role in improving our environment of care through problem solving, generating improvement suggestions, goal setting, and measuring results. 
Carolina Chaves
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Pre-hire Screening Measures (including Non-Smoking Hiring Policy) at Signature Healthcare- To take further steps in preserving and improving the health of all of our employees, Signature Healthcare has implemented a non-smoking hiring policy requiring all individuals who have been offered a job at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital, Signature Medical Group (SMG) , or the Brockton Hospital School of nursing to take a nicotine test during their pre-hire screening process. This non-smoking hiring policy is an addition to existing pre-hire screening measures. This urine-based nicotine test detects the presence of all forms of nicotine.
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