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Location: Rochester, New York
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 31654
University of Rochester School of Medicine seeks an experienced Obstetrician Gynecologist with outstanding clinical skills and leadership aptitude as its Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY. The University of Rochester Medical Center is the centerpiece of the university's medical research, teaching, patient care, and community missions. It has an integrated administrative structure led by Mark Taubman, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of URMC and University Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, UR SMD. The School of Medicine and Dentistry is a highly prestigious, widely respected, and academically productive center for the education and training of physicians, dentists, and other clinicians and scientist from many disciplines. It is widely recognized for its innovative basic and translational research initiatives and for its overall clinical excellence. The School ranks in the top quartile in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Highland Hospital is the largest affiliate of the University of Rochester Medical Center. Founded in 1889, the hospital has a history of innovative and personalized care. The hospital is a regional leader in specialties such as bariatric surgery, total joint replacement, geriatric care, gynecologic oncology, prostate cancer treatment, women's health services, and maternity. The 261-bed organization and its 2,900 employees serve a medical staff of over 1150 providers. Highland Health delivers one third of all the babies in Monroe County and all six of UR’s hospitals earned Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. In 2022, Highland Hospital was also recognized on the list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” released by Becker’s Hospital Review. The list highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, high employee engagement, and professional growth opportunities.
The Chief of OBGYN, Highland Hospital reports to reports to the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. The Chief will be a key member of a busy clinical group of Ob/Gyns, Gynecologic Oncologists, Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists, community providers, Family Practice providers, Midwives and Nurse Practitioners based at Highland Hospital and will be responsible for continuing to build and maintain excellence in clinical care.
Key Selection Criteria
Candidate must be board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology with greater than 10 years of applicable clinical and teaching experience. Leadership experience is preferred, but not required. Eligibility for medical licensure in New York is also required.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Dynamic leadership, clear communication, strong interpersonal skills, excellent clinical experience, and strategic vision are the crucial characteristics
Please submit any nominations or a current Curriculum Vitae along with a supporting cover letter of interest to: email@example.com
Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a health screening exam, pre-placement TB test and full cooperation in completing on site screening for the illegal use of drugs. The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.