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Vice Chairperson, OB/GYN - Jacobi Medical Center & North Central Bronx Hospital

Company: Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

The Vice Chair supports the Chairperson to achieve the vision for the Department. The Department of OBGYN is a unified Department across two campuses, Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital. Both facilities are members of NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the country, and serve the diverse community in the surrounding neighborhoods of the Bronx and lower Westchester County. Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital (NCB) are major clinical affiliates and teaching sites of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and have recently developed a teaching relationship with City University of New York. Jacobi is a 457-bed tertiary referral center with a Level III NICU. NCB is a 232-bed community hospital with a loyal patient following. The faculty represent all specialties within OBGYN including Maternal Fetal Medicine, Genetics, Gynecologic Oncology, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Urogynecology, and Reproductive Endocrinology. The Department focuses on delivering the highest quality care to our patients. We employ multidisciplinary simulation, huddling, and debriefs to promote teamwork and standard care to continually improve our processes. We have a relatively young faculty that is eager to develop academically and work collaboratively with nurses, midwives and physician assistants to deliver the highest quality care to our patients in a safety net setting.

  • Clinical Expectations:
    • 60 % Clinical effort.
    • Clinical coverage will be assigned according to the expertise of the candidate and may include a combination of OBGYN clinical areas such as outpatient practice, inpatient, Labor and Delivery, and/or GYN Surgery.
    • Call coverage will include in house call requirement monthly.
    • Call coverage may include back up call according to clinical expertise.
      • Academic Expectations:
        • Promote scholarly activities by faculty and trainees.
        • Responsibility for the substance, quality, review and evaluation of all research programs within the Department.
        • Develop and oversee continuing medical education programs for staff at all levels within the Department.
        • Precepting/mentoring of attendings, teaching of residents & medical students, collaboration with midwives, physician assistants and other midlevel providers.
          • Administrative Expectations:
            • Ensure a culture of open dialogue with all staff, promote healthy team norms, and develop pathways to support staff and promote wellness.
            • Ensure a culture of diversity and inclusion within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
            • Ensure faculty meet performance expectations of their services assignment and customer service standards.
            • Assist in ongoing professional evaluations of individuals within the Department.
            • Create, implement and maintain defined objectives for OB-GYN services for clinical improvement, growth, and the expansion of services.
              • Communication/Change Management Expectations:
                • Establish appropriate communication channels with physicians, nurse-midwives, NPs, nurses and administration that result in trust, alignment and collaborative working relationships, making patient access to resources a high priority.
                • Lead by example.
                • Establish open, non-judgmental dialogue, expect a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, welcome constructive criticism from direct reports, admit errors openly, avoid a punitive response to honest mistakes, demonstrate timely responsiveness, and hold others accountable.
                • Coach, mentor, and develop others to build internal capabilities and the talent that facilitates succession. Qualifications:
                  • Board Certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology
                  • Board Certification in an OB/GYN sub-specialty, if applicable
                  • Unrestricted State of New York Medical License (current or eligible)
                  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire Benefits include:
                    • Competitive compensation package
                    • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
                    • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
                    • Excellent dental insurance, including orthodontics coverage
                    • Generous paid time off program
                    • CME days and dollars
                    • Medical Malpractice policy coverage
                    • Annual Salary = $350,000 Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Keywords: Physician Affiliate Group of New York, Mount Vernon , Vice Chairperson, OB/GYN - Jacobi Medical Center & North Central Bronx Hospital, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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