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Chair, Department of Surgery

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Prisma Health
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
30+ days ago

Description

Prisma Health, the largest healthcare provider in South Carolina, seeks a dynamic, driven, forward- thinking leader to chair the Department of Surgery in the Midlands. The Department Chair is a member of Prisma Health-Midlands and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine senior leadership and as such has a shared responsibility for the system’s overall performance. At the system level, the Chair helps establish and achieve annual and multi-year goals. At the Department level, the Chair is responsible for organizing, developing, and aligning his/her Department to be a positive contributor to the system by advancing clinical, academic, and medical staff activities.


Accountabilities:

  • In collaboration with the leadership of Prisma Health and University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Columbia, lead the Department into the next phase of growth and innovation across our residency program and clinical practices.
  • Assure delivery of excellent clinical education and advanced training to the medical students and residents. Provide oversight for the residency and fellowship programs within the Department, including faculty.
  • Recruit, hire and retain outstanding faculty within the Department of Surgery. Promote scholarly activities on the part of faculty, trainees and students. Mentor faculty and assist with their personalized professional development.
  • Lead and ensure the commitment to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and inclusive, while engaging the entire team for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care.
  • Coach, mentor and develop others to build internal capabilities and the talent that facilitates succession. Foster open communication and teamwork, and champion change. Effectively manage conflict and seek opportunities for collaborative solutions.


Requirements:

  • MD or DO with Board Certification in Surgery
  • 10+ years of leadership experience in healthcare


Prisma Health-Midlands serves a unique role as not only an exceptionally busy health system serving the needs of nearly one million residents in the greater metropolitan area, but it also acts as a vital tertiary referral center for the complex surgical needs of a large portion of the state. As a teaching hospital, we train the next generation of physicians and host 31 residency and fellowship programs and a 4-year medical education program with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine–Columbia. We serve a designated Level I Emergency Trauma Center and three community hospitals, as well as have a separate research facility.


With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,984 beds and more than 300 physician practice sites, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million unique patients annually. Our goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals. For more information, visit PrismaHealth.org.


Columbia is the state capital, and home to the University of South Carolina’s main campus. It is ideally located near beautiful mountains, beaches and lakes. We also enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.


Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to:

Megan Godfrey, Executive Director of Physician Services

Megan.Godfrey@prismahealth.org ; 864-455-7606



Job Information

  • Job ID: 62650642
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Prisma Health
  • Position Title: Chair, Department of Surgery
Healthcare / Health Services
Greenville , South Carolina , United States

With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,984 beds and more than 300 physician practice sites, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million unique patients annually. Its goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals. For more information, visit PrismaHealth.org. Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference

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