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CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 
ROWAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE 
STRATFORD, NEW JERSEY

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM), located in Stratford, New Jersey, is dedicated to providing excellence in both undergraduate and graduate medical education, research, and health care for New Jersey and the nation. An emphasis on primary health care and community health services reflects the School’s osteopathic philosophy, with specialty care and centers of excellence demonstrating our commitment to innovation and quality in all endeavors. RowanSOM seeks to develop clinically skillful, compassionate and culturally competent physicians from diverse backgrounds, who are prepared to become leaders in their communities.

RowanSOM clinical campus is located in South Jersey, approximately 8 miles from Philadelphia, 1 hour from the Atlantic Ocean and 2 hours from New York City.

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a Chair for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In support of the mission, vision and values of RowanSOM the candidate will provide leadership, direction and development to all teaching, clinical, research, community, and support activities within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Reporting directly to the Dean of RowanSOM, the Chair will work closely with the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the Senior Associate Dean for Research, and other members of the Dean’s Cabinet to fulfill his/her role. Essential Duties will include:

Leadership
• Effectively leads the Department toward excellence in the conduct of teaching, research, patient care delivery, administrative services and community activities.
• Communicates the mission, vision and values of the University, School and Department to faculty and staff through personal example and commitment.
• Has an understanding of the growing health needs of the community of which the School is a part of and develops ways to meet them.
• Understands the needs and requirements of the department and effectively communicates and advocates for those with the Dean and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.
• Motivates and develops faculty and staff by accurately assessing and addressing their strengths, weaknesses and developmental needs. Clearly defines expectations and provides specific and regular feedback on performance and personal development.
• Demonstrating principled leadership and sound professional, academic and business ethics, creates an environment of cooperation and trust. Champions new initiatives, assuming the risk and responsibility for the Department. Builds and maintains effective relationships with clinical and academic partners.

Clinical
• Oversees the provisions of outstanding patient care that is of the highest quality meeting all requirements of local, state and federal accrediting agencies.
• Provide and manage direct patient care at one or more of our outpatient clinical offices located in the Southern New Jersey area.
• Works closely with other Department Chairs of the School to achieve common goals that improve the Faculty Practice Plan’s quality, service delivery and financial performance.
• Develops and grows clinical services of the Department, in coordination with the Faculty Practice Plan to meet the needs of the changing consumer market.
• Ensures timely, customer-focused communication with physicians and hospital staff to support and enhance patient care.

Academic
• Ensures adequate faculty effort, oversight, and support for programs of undergraduate and graduate medical education.
• Takes appropriate steps to maintain full accreditation of residency program and works to extend the residency and fellowship programs as appropriate.
• Responsible for the clinical education and training of students, interns and residents, and oversees their interaction with and treatment of patients.
• Supports faculty pursuit of research and scholarly activity, consistent with their other duties.
• Provides a departmental vision and environment to promote research and research funding.
• Promotes cross departmental and cross school research projects.

Planning
• Works with the Dean and Dean’s cabinet to implement a comprehensive plan that prepares the School and its affiliated hospital partners for medical excellence in the 21st century through appropriate strategic partnerships.
• Identifies the needs of the University, School and hospital constituents (students, faculty, patients, staff, affiliates, and communities) and takes decisive action to meet them, continually searching for ways to increase satisfaction among these constituents.
• Considers a broad range of internal and external factors when making decisions, including information about the community, the market and competitors.
• Demonstrating flexibility, adjusts to shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change.

Administrative

• Develops appropriate budget for the Department and manages the budget to ensure the attainment of fiscal targets.
• Directs and facilitates the recruitment, retention and professional development of high quality faculty and staff and deploys them strategically to meet the needs of our community and affiliated partners.
• Serves, as appointed, on key committees and task forces within the School, University, affiliated hospitals and other groups.
• Supports diversity in the employment, education and development of faculty and staff, making decisions based on the principles of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity.
• Acts professionally and responsibly at all times, within and outside of the University, contributing to a positive image of the Department, the School and the University. When appropriate, serves as a spokesperson for the School and affiliated partners to promote clinical care, research and teaching programs.
• Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Dean.

Qualifications:
Candidates must hold a D.O. or M.D. degree and be either AOA or ABMS Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and have five years of professional experience, including prior experiences in management role. Considered candidates must have the academic and professional experience necessary to qualify at the rank of Professor (preferred) or Associate Professor and must be able to demonstrate and provide examples of leadership (i.e. previous departmental leadership positions, involvement in regional/national organizations etc.), teambuilding (i.e. previous successes, experience, interpersonal skills), academic strength (i.e. teaching experience, research experience, publications), clinical strength (peer recognition, reputation, patient satisfaction) and management strength (coaching, type and quality of management experience, advanced degree with experience).

Salary and Benefits:
 We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
• Generous paid time off
• APB retirement benefit plan with employer contribution up to 8% of base salary (state regulations apply)
• Malpractice insurance that provides coverage to clinical faculty
• State Health Benefit program that includes medical, dental and prescriptions
• Life insurance and option to apply for long term disability insurance
• Employee Housing Incentive reimbursement ($1500/year for up to ten years)
• Family relocation reimbursement (in accordance with IRS guidelines-Publication 521)
• Undergraduate tuition scholarship program for dependent(s), spouse, domestic or civil union partner

Further details about our benefits package are available at: http://www.rowan.edu/som/hr/index.html

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online on the Rowan University job site at: http://jobs.rowan.edu/cw/en-us/job/492320/chair-of-the-department-of-obstetrics-and-gynecology
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations. The Stratford, New Jersey campus is a Tobacco-free workplace.

OB/GYN DECATUR, GEORGIA

Gynecology & Obstetrics of DeKalb is seeking a board certified, board eligible Obstetrician/Gynecologist to join a well-established, six physician private practice in the metro Atlanta area-serving DeKalb Medical Center.

  • Competitive salary with 401k, medical benefits for physician and family, 25 days of vacation, malpractice insurance and CME allowance. 
    Partner eligible after two years. 1:7 call rotation.
  • Interested candidates please contact- Debra Bennington-Practice Administrator d.bennington@goodobgyn.com

OB HOSPITALIST NEEDED FOR CALIFORNIA & ALASKA -FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE, NO CALL

Elevate the standard of women's healthcare in some of the nation's most desirable areas. Work for a group that provides an alternative for Board Certified OB/GYNs who want something more- more control over their time, more time with their families, more time to play.
     • Board Certified OB/GYN with a minimum 3-5 years experience
     • 12 or 24 Hour Shifts
     • Full and Part Time Positions Available
     • Interim Leadership Positions Available
     • Entrepreneurial and Leadership Qualities is a plus
     • Secured Competitive Compensation
     • Comprehensive Benefits
     • Fully Funded Malpractice Insurance

Interested candidates please contact:
                  Kelly Hargrove
                  314-236-4454
                  khargrove@cejkasearch.com

 MFM-FELLOWSHIP LECOM

Wellspan Health/Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine are proud to announce the availability of a first year fellowship opening in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at York Hospital with a position start date of July 1st, 2018.  Our fellowship program is an affiliation of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic medicine and York Hospital/Wellspan Health, and is accredited through the American Osteopathic Association. It is a three-year program involving direct patient care and a combination of didactic education and clinical research leading to board eligibility in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Each program year is currently filled, and this is the next available slot.

Our program includes complete maternal and fetal risk assessment and management of pre-conceptual, prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum complications. We provide a full range of fetal diagnostic ultrasound and antenatal testing, with accreditation through the AIUM. The fetal echocardiography lab is directed by MFM and is independently accredited through the ICAL. Invasive maternal and fetal diagnostic and therapeutic procedures include amniocentesis, CVS, fetal vesicocentesis/thoracentesis, cordocentesis, and fetal transfusion medicine. Surgical training in the placement of both elective and emergent/rescue cerclage and prophylactic cervico-isthmic permanent cerclage is included in the program. The perinatal center staff includes eight MFM physicians, certified perinatal sonographers, genetic counselors, two perinatal nurse practitioner, antenatal testing staff and perinatal diabetes education/nutrition. 

Maternal high-risk transports are via ambulance and helicopter and we are a regional center for the management of diabetes in pregnancy. York Hospital is a 558 bed institution located in York, PA and is the largest obstetrical care provider in south central Pennsylvania with approximately 3400 deliveries; it is the main teaching hospital and trauma center for our region. The NICU has 38 bassinets and 24-hour coverage by 6 full time neonatologists, as well as neonatal nurse practitioners. Full time research support is available at the main campus through the Emig Research Center. 

Program inquiries and requests for applications can be sent to Kit Pifer, Program Coordinator at 717-851-3811 or kpifer2@wellspan.org. More information regarding our program, York Hospital, and Southcentral Pennsylvania is available via our medical education website: http://www.yorkhospital.edu/. The Program Director is Dr. James Hole, DO.

 


MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP

PinnacleHealth Maternal Fetal Medicine is currently accepting applications for a Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship position at Pinnacle Health Harrisburg Hospital, PA, sponsored through LECOM and Pinnacle Health System for the July2017 start date. Francis J. Martinez, DO, FACOOG is our Fellowship Program Director. The program is 36-month fellowship training in maternal and fetal medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. It is designed to provide the osteopathic fellow with advanced and concentrated training and board preparation in maternal and fetal medicine. To assure the quality training for each fellow, the program is designed to train three (3) fellows or less at any given time. Harrisburg Hospital is a 640-bed hospital and part of the Pinnacle Health System and performs approximately 5,000 deliveries annually. The fellowship education is provided by dedicated and experienced faculty. Please contact Patricia Suhr, Program Coordinator at psuhr@pinnaclehealth.org, ww.mfmcp.com, 717-231-8640 or Patricia Suhr,  PinnacleHealth  Maternal Fetal Medicine, 100 S. Second Street, Suite 4B, Harrisburg, PA, 17101.

 


  FELLOWSHIP IN FPMRS

Advanced Urogynecology of Michigan P.C. along with Beaumont Health is now a fully accredited site for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship by the ACOOG/AOA. This is a 3-year fellowship program.

Dr. Salil Khandwala is the fellowship director and the director of Urogynecology and FPMRS at Beaumont Health - Oakwood Campus. Dr. Khandwala has extensive experience in the field of FPMRS and was part of the first group to be board certified in this field. Dr. Khandwala is part of the UITN (Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network) and also the PFDN (Pelvic Floor Disorders Network), both under the auspices of the NIH.

The fellowship allows extensive clinical, research and teaching opportunities. Our program provides comprehensive exposure to urogynecologic issues, colorectal issues and pertinent urology issues with the focus being on innovation and outcomes improvement.

You will be provided with a full range of educational opportunities involving the bladder (incontinence, pain, and fistula), vagina (prolapse, pain), and bowel (fecal incontinence, constipation, and IBS).

Additional faculty members are Dr. Craig Glines (osteopathic education), Dr. Richard Sarle (urology) and Dr. Ganesh Deshmukh (colorectal).

Program inquiries should be directed to Ms. Amanda Henry at admin@augm.org (preferable) or contact us at 313-982-0200. Please also visit our website at www.augm.org

MATERNAL AND FETAL MEDICINE PHYSICIAN OPPORTUNITY, ALLEGHENY HEALTH NETWORK, PITTSBURGH, PA

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking full-time, Maternal and Fetal Medicine Physician to provide care for the AHN patients at West Penn Hospital and Jefferson Hospital in Pittsburgh. Allegheny Health Network is academically affiliated with both Temple University School of Medicine as well as Drexel University School of Medicine. The division has a robust delivery network and ample support staff and colleagues.

 Qualifications include:

   - Board Certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine
   - Leadership experience preferred but not required
   - Position open to international medical graduates with US residency training
   - Excellent interpersonal skills
   - Research interest and experience.
   - Experience with teaching and working with residents and fellows

  Practice Highlights:

   - Compensation at or above MGMA/AMGA median
   - 3 year agreement
   - Tiered annual department (MFM) productivity bonus
   - Signing bonus
   - Quality incentive bonus plan in development
   - Malpractice coverage including "tail"
   - 1:7 call schedule 
   - No requirement to be present at deliveries
   - Primary hospital coverage:
          - West Penn Hospital
          -  Jefferson Hospital
   - Average annual deliveries
    - West Penn Hospital - 500
    - Jefferson Hospital - 300
    - EPIC

 In addition to the Maternal Fetal Medicine Program, AHN features:

  -  Two Level III neonatal ICU and one Level II neonatal ICU.
  -  The region's first Infant Apnea Center was created at West Penn Hospital many years ago
  -  The Jones Institute, provides couples facing infertility an array of fertility options, including intrauterine insemination, in vitro fertilization and a comprehensive local donor egg program.

 The physician will be employed by the Allegheny Clinic of the Allegheny Health Network. Total compensation package will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; short-term disability; long-term disability; flexible spending account; cash balance retirement plan; 403(b) retirement savings plan; 457(b) deferred compensation plan; paid vacation and CME allowance; paid sick days; paid holidays; possible relocation assistance, work-life balance program; day care center; fitness club; credit union; and paid bereavement days.

 The Allegheny Clinic is an integrated network of primary and specialty care providers committed to achieving the highest level of patient satisfaction and clinical performance. Based in Pittsburgh, the organization includes over 900 physicians who practice in communities throughout Western Pennsylvania. Our physicians - along with a group of dedicated, compassionate nurses and support staff - provide a wide range of diagnostic, clinical and preventive services to patients of all ages. The Allegheny Health Network is recognized as the healthcare quality and personalized service leader in its market.

 Allegheny Health Network and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin. Allegheny Health Network and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a city of neighborhoods, hills and bridges. Pittsburgh has 3 major sports teams, Steelers, Pirates and Penguins and thousands of fans. Great place to live, good schools, nice family friendly communities. Voted one of the best cities in the US.

 Please contact Kathy Murray at 1-800-678-7858 x63550, email kmurray@cejkasearch.com, or visit us at www.cejkasearch.com.