Chief, MD Surgery

Location: Brockton, MA
Date Posted: 03-02-2017
Chief of Surgery   
We have an immediate need for a board certified Surgeon who will serve as the Chief of our Surgical Division.
Located just 21 miles from Boston, Signature Healthcare is Southeastern Massachusetts' largest integrated healthcare system, including Brockton Hospital and Signature Medical Group, one of the largest multi-specialty, multi-site physician group practices on the South Shore of MA.   

This Chief of Surgery will be an integral member of the leadership team at Signature Healthcare. Consistent with the System goal of promoting and creating a culture of safety, the Chief will plan, direct and coordinate division operations to ensure clinical quality excellence, maximum provider productivity, and division growth. 

We are seeking an M.D. with experience leading a hospital surgery department or ambulatory center with a track record of managing a well-run practice exhibiting operational excellence and high patient satisfaction. The Chair of the Signature Healthcare Chiefs of Surgical Services Committee will be esponsible for administrative and medical practice management aspects of the surgical units and services, including General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Trauma, Oral Surgery and all other surgical subspecialties. Coordinate all planning medical staff supervision and Hospital management interface processes as well as collaborative interaction with Anesthesiology, Gynecology and all other related Hospital staff.

 Oversees activities of all Surgical Section Chiefs and, through Surgical Section Chiefs, of any general surgical residents or other surgical residents; and facilities attainment of Board priorities and goals. Demonstrate competency with continuously improving systems, services and processes within the scope of the clinical authority. Responsible for the clinical quality performance within the scope of the responsibility by working collaboratively with the quality department. Provide leadership to and direct the service line management to ensure efficient quality service supporting patient satisfaction initiatives, access to care, practice operations, and provider compliance with group and department policies. Responsible for growth of service lines within the scope of responsibility and supporting service lines within SHC. Work with business development and SMG leadership to identify and achieve growth opportunities to identify opportunities for new programs within department.
Signature Healthcare consists of Brockton Hospital, a 250+bed acute care hospital, and the Signature Medical Group, which is composed of 150 physicians and other direct care providers. Brockton Hospital has major teaching affiliations with both Tufts Medical Center and with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a prominent Harvard teaching hospital.*
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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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