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The Chair of Orthopedic Surgery will oversee the coordination and management of Orthopedic Surgery services at Morristown Medical Center, which is ranked nationally in the top 50 programs by US News and World Report, and is also an American College of Surgeons Level 1 Trauma Center. He/she will partner effectively with community physicians and subspecialty practices to ensure outstanding quality of care of the most advanced and progressive nature, academic excellence, and optimal operational and financial performance of the department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Driving quality, patient safety and clinical outcomes.
Overseeing quality/clinical management to meet patient needs
Participating on committees to improve quality and enhancement of services.
Maintaining a clinical practice consistent with the duties of the position and goals of the Department.
Acting as liaison between employed/voluntary medical staff and administration.
Assisting in the recruitment, retention and development of high quality clinical and administrative leaders.
Engaging and supporting patient experience programs and practices.
Participating in developing and implementing strategic goals. Works with Foundation to solicit donations.
Playing a leading role in medical program development. Reviewing, revising, creating and enforcing rules and regulations for the Department in collaboration with the departmental advisory committee and the CMO
Leads and supports the pivotal role that Orthopedics plays in the maintenance of a successful Level 1 trauma Program.
Is prepared to lead Department and Attending staff through the process of establishing an ACGME approved postgraduate training program in orthopedic surgery if decision made to do so, by creating an environment of supporting education and inquiry.
Providing direction and leadership for expanding the department’s involvement in research programs.
Integrating activities in domains of quality, reputation and breadth of services to support recognition of MMC as regional and national leader for orthopedic care
Candidate must have Board Certification in Orthopedics with appropriate subspecialty and applicable recertifications and a minimum of 10 years of experience as an Attending Physician. Experience with residency training programs, experience in a complex, matrixed organization and additional degrees (MBA, MPH) are preferred.
At Atlantic Health System, we strive for an inclusive health care environment where patients, visitors and employees are welcomed and afforded the same high quality care and experience regardless of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, immigration status, socioeconomic background, disability and age. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are an equal opportunity employer.