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The Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics is seeking a Chief of Service and General Obstetrics and Gynecology Division Director at Grady, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine.
The Emory Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics provides full scope of obstetrics services for patients at Grady. Care is coordinated and provided for both routine and high-risk pregnancies and includes: antepartum fetal testing to assess fetal well-being, ultrasound, and obstetric related surgeries including Cesarean sections, forceps, vacuum deliveries, amniocentesis, and cerclage. Both faculty and resident are in-house for Labor and Delivery coverage 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Inpatient services are also provided for the antepartum, postpartum, obstetric intensive care, and triage units. Finally, maternal-fetal-medicine subspecialists are available 24/7 and coordinate maternal transport service for high-risk patients from the region. Additionally, our service provides Nurse Midwifery services, both in the ambulatory setting at 4 of the Grady Neighborhood Health Centers and in the ambulatory clinics at Grady, as well as inpatient services on the labor and delivery, OB Triage, and postpartum units. The Nurse Midwives facilitates the group prenatal care Centering Program, as well.
Emory GYN/OB at Grady also provides a full spectrum of surgical and non-surgical services in all of the following areas: gynecology, family planning, gynecologic oncology, female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and minimally invasive surgery. Non-surgical services include but are not limited to: the management of ovarian, cervical, uterine, and breast disease, contraception, screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and hormone replacement therapy. These sub-specialists are available to manage specialty patients and respond to emergencies such as surgical complications, ectopic pregnancies, complicated miscarriage, and emergent uterine bleeding issues 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our faculty provide both emergency department and inpatient consultation services as well. Emory GYN/OB at Grady consists of six divisions: 21 faculty, 10 fellows and 6 advanced practice providers.
The Department of has approximately 100 faculty, 50 trainees and 300+ staff across the five Emory Healthcare hospitals and the three affiliates - Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), Atlanta VA Health Care System and Grady Health.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Chief of Service at Grady, Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine
Division Director, General OB/GYN at Grady
Qualified candidates must have a terminal degree (MD or DO), successfully completed a 4-year ACGME-accredited obstetrics and gynecology residency program and be Board Eligible or Board Certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Minimum of four years of leadership experience as well as a minimum of eight years of experience. Licensure by the Georgia Composite Medical Board will be required prior to commencement of employment. Demonstrated leadership skills necessary to complement and expand the existing clinical and academic programs.
Additional Qualifications include:The Chief must be wise, seasoned, judicious, and principled, must be able to make sound decisions about resources, direction, individuals, and risks within a strategic view of the Department's opportunities and challenges, and must be able to work collaboratively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students and with colleagues who may be close at hand or may be widely distributed across the enterprise.
The Chief will be effective at developing people and be able to manage a large and complex portfolio of issues and rapidly assess situations with multiple outcomes and consequences. They will be a flexible problem-solver with the ability to create or influence win-win outcomes.
The Chief must be able to anticipate challenges, seek and interpret relevant information, and make recommendations and decisions, and must be able to learn continuously in this arena and to share knowledge and insight generously with colleagues. They should be entrepreneurial leader who can form alignment around the pursuit of important goals or the response to substantial challenges; in this regard, the Chief will apply strong organizational, leadership, and management skills to be an effective agent of change in ways that enhance the Department and organization's reputation, expand or conserve its resources, and advance its programs. In all, the Chief should act on the basis of a deep interest in and commitment to the mission of the Department and organization.
The Chief should be a trusted counselor to the Chair and to the Department's senior leadership and a trusted partner to the leadership of the Emory at Grady Dean's Office, Grady Health System and Morehouse School of Medicine. They should be committed to working with the Chair to build a workplace culture that is capable of executing change to meet business objectives.
The Chief will demonstrate a sustained commitment to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their leadership and management activities, decisions, and recommendations.
The Chief will have strong communication skills (verbal, written, and listening), and the ability to communicate difficult and complex matters effectively to a range of audiences and skill levels. They will also have strong interpersonal skills and will be an effective negotiator able to find ways to balance interests within the Department's mission areas and strategic priorities. The Chief will be a team-builder, a consensus-builder, a counselor, a mediator, and a facilitator.
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics:
For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause. Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University's School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities.
As part of a university-based health care system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women.
The Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics is committed to providing a safe environment to work and learn and strives to provide a safe environment that is conducive to intellectual engagement, learning, and working in positive ways. The Department is dedicated to promoting a fair and accessible environment for our community through collaboration with our healthcare and university partners. The Department seeks to establish a faculty, staff and trainee composition that reflects the diversity of our constituency and to further ensure their growth and development within our academic community.