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Indiana University Health

Director-Chief of Surgery, ECR

Ball Memorial Physicians
Date Posted
14 October, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Part Time
Requisition Number
339522
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Director-Chief of Surgery, ECR

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Job Description

Overview

Supports the continued development of an integrated regional health system throughout the region in its efforts to achieve the Mission of IU Health. Serves as the surgeon leader of the ambulatory and hospital-based surgical services. Partners with the leadership team supporting the full scope of perioperative services and professionals throughout the region. Develops and maintains strong collaborative relationships with multiple stakeholders including surgeons, anesthesiologists, nursing and support team members. Facilitates the development and implementation of efforts to assure the scope of the perioperative clinical enterprise is coordinated, integrated, operationally efficient, of demonstrable high quality, meeting the needs of the patients of the region, and serves as a highly-engaging clinical practice environment for team members. Provides leadership guidance to medical staff to items such as change management programs, employee engagement programs and organizational assessment. Identifies and engages in improvement initiatives related to the perioperative service. Leads improvement initiatives to create a highly reliable and safe clinical environment.

Qualifications/Skills/Experiences:

  • M.D. degree with current licensure to proactive medicine in the State of Indiana is required.
    • Appointment in good standing to medical staff of IU Health is required.
    • Board certification in medical specialty is required.
  • Minimum 5 years ideally on staff at IU Health is preferred but not required.
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience required.
  • Requires superior people management and leadership competencies with proven problem resolution and facilitation skills.
  • Requires the ability to be a member of the IU Health Physician and Clinical Services Leadership team with the ability, desire and proven results to assume additional responsibility beyond the Division, Section or Service line position.
  • Requires the ability to work effectively in a highly matrixed and relationship-driven culture.

 

Key Relationships

Reports to: Vice President – Chief Physician Executive, East Central Region  

 

Indiana University Health is unlike any other healthcare system and we're looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People motivated to do their best every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves. As one of Indiana's largest employers, our vision is to lead the transformation of healthcare through quality, innovation and education, and make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.

IU Health is among the top ten largest single-state nonprofit health systems in the United States. Through its 16 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban and rural facilities), IU Health offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for children and adults. Statewide, IU Health has more than 2,600 staffed beds, $6.23 billion in net total operating revenue, and strategic service lines including cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics and transplant, that have received national recognition for quality patient care over the decades. IU Health has over 34,000 team members.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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