Exceptional opportunity for a highly engaged leader to serve as Chair of Women’s Services.
Valley Health System in Ridgewood, NJ is seeking a Chair of Women’s Services for Valley Medical Group. This is an exceptional opportunity for a confident, positive, and highly engaged leader to promote the development of an increasingly collegial, collaborative, interdisciplinary team-based culture across Women’s Services and ensure the delivery of safe, high quality clinical services.
Valley Health System is the premier independent, non-profit, community-based health system in Northern New Jersey. Based in Ridgewood, approximately 45 minutes north of New York City, VHS serves the communities of Northern New Jersey and southern New York with exceptional, world-class, accessible healthcare in convenient locations close to home.
Valley Health System consists of The Valley Hospital, a 388-bed full-service acute care community hospital; Valley Home Care, and Valley Medical Group, the System’s rapidly growing primary care and multispecialty group. Women’s Services provides comprehensive, compassionate care to women from adolescence and childbearing years, through menopause and beyond. Women’s Services combines the best of community-based, patient, and family centered care with a range of subspecialty expertise not often seen in community hospital environments including general OB/GYN, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology, Urogynecology, and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery.
The Chair of Women’s Services will be responsible for providing leadership to approximately 40 physicians and other clinical providers of the Valley Medical Group’s Women’s Service Line. In collaboration with Valley Health System and Valley Medical Group leadership, the Chair will have primary responsibility for the delivery of clinical services including budget management, utilization, quality assurance, evidence-based medicine initiatives, medical protocol development, human resources issues, clinical and operational practice initiatives as well as service line governance. The Chair will be responsible for establishing partnerships and other formal relationships with non-employed (private) members of the Valley Hospital Medical Staff that are consistent with the mission and vision of Valley Health System. The Chair will develop and implement a strategic plan for Women’s Services and will play an active role in philanthropic development for the service line.
- Must be an M.D. or D.O., Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and subspecialty if applicable. Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey.
- An MBA, MMM, MPH or MHA is a plus.
- A minimum of seven years of postgraduate clinical experience in the clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology, including three or more years in a leadership role.
- Has established a high level of credibility among his or her peers as a clinical leader.
Valley Medical Group is conveniently located in the heart of Bergen County, New Jersey. With a population of more than 900,000, Bergen County is located in the northeastern corner of the state, approximately 25 miles and 40 minutes northwest of New York City, with convenient accessibility to three major international airports. With 70 municipalities, Bergen County offers a high degree of lifestyle diversity. Paramus, home to the New Valley Hospital and Women and Children’s Center, is a bustling town nestled between green space to the north and metro areas to the south. Bergen County has a strong economic base and is home to many large employers in the healthcare and life sciences sectors, providing strong employment and career opportunity for its residents.
Easily accessible to the shopping, dining, and world-famous cultural institutions of New York City, Bergen County also provides an exceptional quality of life close to home for area residents. Bergen County’s public schools are consistently ranked among the top in the nation. The County offers a park system totaling nearly 9,000 acres, the Bergen Museum of Art and Science, and Bergen Performing Arts Center. For sports fans, MetLife Stadium, home of the NFL’s New York Giants and the New York Jets, is nearby in East Rutherford. With excellent education, recreation, and economics, Bergen County offers a wonderful environment in which to work, play, and raise a family.
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