Job ID: 289537743  |  Last Updated: 12/14/2017

Chief of Pediatrics

Signature Medical Group
N. Easton, MA
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Job Description

We are looking for a Chief of Pediatrics to oversee a team of 6 pediatricians as part of Signature Medical Group a multi site multi specialty physician group just 25 miles from Boston. This is a clinical leadership position with 20% Leadership and 80% Clinical time, based out of our Easton practice. This unique opportunity includes a patient panel of 1,200+. Out Pediatric team is made up of 3 Pediatricians at our Easton practice, as well as 3 Pediatricians providing care at our Brockton Hospital campus outpatient practice. The appropriate candidate has strong clinical leadership experience and enjoys working with a diverse patient population and brings a strong commitment to serve the community
This position is full time, 32 clinical hours and 8 leadership administrative hours.
Round on well newborns at Hospital 1 day a week, and one weekend a month.
One Saturdays & one Sunday (half day) required per month.
One late evening session per week.
Call is 1 in 4, overnight phone call system that has nurse triage.
Round on well newborns at community hospital 1 day a week and one weekend a month.
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital has Pediatric Hospitalists from Tufts Floating Hospital for Children on site 24/7.
No delivery attendance required, Pediatrics Hospitalists cover the inpatient pediatric ward .
Night Nurse coverage overnight and pediatric hospitalists at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital.

The Chief of Pediatrics will work to develop effective relationships between management and physicians and among medical staff, providing the leadership.
Responsible for growth of pediatrics and supporting service line.
Work collaboratively with Managed Care and department physicians in achieving performance goals.
Review and/or develop, recommend, and approve policies and procedures related to practice and administration to ensure appropriateness and compliance with SHC strategies, regulatory agencies and standard medical practice.

Medical degree, Mass Medical License, Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics
Proven leadership skills and experience in a clinical environment.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must
Strong work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented environment

Employer Profile

The Signature Healthcare is comprised of:

Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital (245 bed community hospital)
Signature Medical Group (150 employed physicians).

Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital
Founded as Brockton Hospital in 1896, the Hospital is the oldest and largest inpatient facility in its service area, which is designated as the city of Brockton and twenty-one surrounding municipalities. We strive to be recognized as the providers of choice by staff, patients, and the community.
We are a community-based non-profit teaching hospital, providing a full range of clinical services. We maintain a major teaching affiliation with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. We are a member of the Massachusetts Hospital Association and the American Hospital Association.

The hospital has 245 licensed beds, including a 29-bed hospital-based skilled nursing unit. Operation of this Transitional Care Unit began in 1997. In addition to providing medical/surgical, pediatric and obstetric services, the hospital offers inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, radiation oncology, cardiac catheterization, Level II nursery, and magnetic resonance imaging.

Signature Medical Group
Signature Medical Group (SMG) provides comprehensive healthcare services to patients of all ages, including primary care, more than 17 specialties, womens health, Urgent Care, and diagnostic care. SMG offers patients full scale lab and radiology services, including CAT Scan, Bone Density and Mammography. For over forty years, Signature Medical Group has been committed to providing quality care to patients in Greater Brockton and its surrounding communities.

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