Hospital Medicine Division Director

Loyola University Of Chicago Inc Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

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Job Title Hospital Medicine Division Director Position Title Hospital Medicine Division Director Position Number Job Category SSOM Clinical Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Location Code DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE (06500A) Department Name DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Duties and Responsibilities

The Division of Hospital Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is searching for a nationally renowned physician leader for the regional position of Division Director. The Division Director provides leadership for all aspects of the Hospital Medicine Division including academic activity, clinical service, operations, and growth. The incumbent will be responsible for recruitment and retention of faculty and will serve as a mentor to all division faculty. The Division Director will work closely with the Department of Medicine and create efficient clinical services that deliver compassionate and evidence-based care for hospitalized patients. The Division Director will build a just culture based on teamwork, open communication, excellent clinical care, innovation and accountability.

The Division Director will oversee the following:

  • Inpatient care at Loyola University Medical Center and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital

  • Recruitment of exemplary faculty in support of Loyola Medicine's mission

  • Implementation of standard hospital medicine practices

  • Facilitation of meaningful faculty academic development

  • Coordination of special projects that address administrative, academic, clinical and training initiatives

  • Collaboration with the Chairperson of medicine on financial and workload strategies

  • Development of clinical programs and services that align incentives for expert and compassionate care, patient and faculty satisfaction, and quality outcomes that optimize operational efficiencies for Loyola Medicine

  • Development and maintenance of inpatient hospital service models that balance the demands of quality and expertise with the need for cost-effective and flexible capacity management

  • Collaboration with Vice Chair of Quality in the Department of Medicine and the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Quality and Safety to champion quality initiatives within the Division of Hospital Medicine

Qualifications Physical Demands Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Minimum requirements for consideration include:

  • Board certification in General Internal Medicine or Focused Pathway in Hospital Medicine

  • Experience as a practicing hospitalist in a tertiary care academic medical center

  • Academic and scholarly accomplishments to qualify for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at Loyola University School of Medicine

  • A track record of training medical students and residents

  • Mentorship of junior faculty toward career success in academic hospital medicine

  • A minimum of 5 years of administrative experience with leading a hospital medicine section or division

Open Date 04/30/2019 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

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