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Division Chief of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Wilmington, DE, United States
The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Nemours Children’s Hospital Delaware is seeking an innovative and highly collaborative clinician to serve as Division Chief. The successful candidate will be a nationally recognized academic leader with a substantial record of leadership, clinical and administrative accomplishments, education scholarship and/or research productivity and teaching experience. We are seeking candidates with prior administrative and leadership experience, strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively inspire, manage, mentor and develop faculty and staff. Candidates should have a M.D., D.O., or MD-PhD degree and board-certified by the American Board of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Responsible for providing strategic direction for the growth and development of the division, taking full advantage of the stature and academic resources of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.
Reports to the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.
Provide leadership, vision and management in accomplishing the mission and goals of the division and Department of Pediatrics in education, research, patient care and service.
Collaborative opportunities with basic and clinical scientists offer significant potential for development of the research arm of the division.
Opportunity and challenge to lead a division that meets the evolving needs for a growing integrated health care delivery system.
8 years of experience.
Board-certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Appropriate for Associate Professor of Pediatrics or a higher academic rank.
Clinical research background preferred.
Collaborate with leadership to create, seek, and execute strategic initiatives to further Nemours mission.
Identify and obtain resources to optimize clinic services and achieve goals for patient access, patient volume, physician availability and training, productivity and quality improvement.
Optimize patient safety and quality of care working with the Medical Director to ensure clinical quality improvement and patient safety.
Contribution to an environment which enhances professional development of division members with the goal of achieving a highly motivated physician and allied professional group.
Recruitment and retention of well-trained and qualified professional staff to the division within the clinical needs and compensation policies of Nemours.
Exemplify and support division members in educating and ensuring that the Nemours Standards of Behavior are practiced by all staff.
Support scholarly activities which include the education of pediatric and child psychiatry residents, active research and support of the Nemours research strategy.
Serve as the ‘face’ of child and adolescent psychiatry and build external relationships, expand the sphere of influence, advocate for improvements and change within the division and seek external support and philanthropy.
Responsible for fiscal stewardship and operational management in partnership with department administration.
Focus on patient satisfaction and maintaining a family-centric environment and culture to ensure service and operational excellence that maximize patient satisfaction, outcomes and impact within and beyond Nemours.
Attendance at Pediatric departmental meetings and general medical staff meetings as required by hospital and departmental bylaws. Maintenance of accurate and up-to-date medical records and summaries as required by hospital and department bylaws.
Participation in quality improvement, service improvement and leadership activities, including patient satisfaction and safety initiatives, risk management and peer review activities.
Maintenance of board certification as required by employers.
Interested candidates should send their formal CV to:
Nemours Children’s Health offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes bonus incentives, relocation allowance, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, CME and board maintenance allowances, 403b retirement plan with employer matching and an additional 457b retirement savings plan, educational allowance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, professional membership dues allowance, and more.
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