Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 153393-1A
Date Posted: Mar 1, 2019
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Chair, Division of Allergy and Immunology
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Lahey Health, is seeking a chair to direct its Division of Allergy and Immunology. Candidates should have a continued interest in the practice and advancement of allergy and immunology medicine and have excellent management and interpersonal skills that will allow him or her to lead, grow and develop a division of highly skilled clinicians.
The responsibilities of the Chair include the direction and administration of the professional, education and research programs of the Division. The Chair is responsible for physician recruitment and professional development, achieving departmental quality, financial, and patient satisfaction goals, developing new initiatives, effectively managing resource allocation within the department, and optimizing departmental operations. Candidates should have an established record of achievement in allergy and immunology and be prepared to lead the division in a growing health system in addition to ensuring the delivery of excellent clinical care, teaching of residents and medical students and fostering research.
Applicants must be board certified in Allergy and Immunology. Having a background warranting appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor is desirable. Additional business training or experience is desired but not required.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Lahey Health, a 317 bed tertiary care facility, outpatient clinic and Level II trauma center located in Burlington, MA, is a physician-led, multi-disciplinary group practice of 500 physicians. We maintain several accredited residency and fellowship programs and are an academic affiliate of Tufts Medical School. Conveniently located, Burlington, Massachusetts is 17 miles north of Boston and a short drive to the lakes, mountains and shores of New England and the cultural opportunities of Boston.
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Rich Crosby, Senior Physician Recruiter (Richard.Crosby@Lahey.org).