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Company: Emory Physician Group Practices
Location: Atlanta, GA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


The Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics is seeking a Chief ofService and General Obstetrics and Gynecology Division Director at Grady, Department of Gynecology andObstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine.

The Emory Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics provides full scope of obstetrics services for patientsat Grady Memorial Hospital and is also a Regional Perinatal Center for the state of Georgia. We provideoutpatient care for both routine and high-risk pregnancies, as well as run inpatient antepartum andpostpartum services as well as an OB Triage unit. Grady Memorial Hospital is the only Level 1 traumacenter in Atlanta, and the obstetric service offers obstetric intensive care as well as arranges transport forhigh-risk maternal and fetal patients from across the region, including placenta accreta spectrumpatients.

The Grady Perinatal Center provides antepartum fetal testing and routine obstetric scans, and theobstetric service offers procedures including Cesarean sections, External Cephalic Versions, forceps, vacuum deliveries, as well as amniocentesis and cerclage. Grady Memorial Hospital is one of the main teaching sites for the Emory Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Residency, and both faculty and resident are in-house for Labor and Delivery coverage 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists are available day and night Additionally, our service provides Nurse Midwifery services, both in the ambulatory setting at some 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 also facilitate Centering group prenatal care.

Grady Memorial Hospital is a nationally renowned tertiary care hospital located in downtown Atlanta. It isone of the busiest trauma hospitals in the country and the only Level 1 trauma center in Atlanta metroarea. The hospital also has a large center devoted to care for burns, advanced comprehensive stroke, cancer and womens health. Grady is a public academic hospital and cares for a diversity of patients witha commitment to the underserved. Emory Gynecology & Obstetrics at Grady consists of six divisions: 21faculty, 10 fellows, and 6 advanced practice providers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Chief of Service at Grady, Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine Coordinate clinical service activities with those of other organizational units and report to theMedical Executive Committee (MEC), board, administration, and nursing services for issuespertaining to or affecting the clinical service.
  • Assure that a robust physician performance improvement program (including OPPE/FPPE andQuality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QA/PI)) and Morbidity and Mortality is operativewithin the clinical service.
  • Assist with the credentialing and medical staff appointment process and ensure timely completionof medical records and support documentation improvement efforts.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with hospital clinical service managers and administrators (e.g. budgeting process, clinical service delivery, and administrative processes).
  • Support Grady Health Systems operational and clinical improvement initiatives. Serve as Chair of the Grady Hospital System Mortality Committee.
  • Work collaboratively on quality goals with Morehouse Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology atGrady.
  • Division Director, General OB/GYN at Grady
  • Represent Emorys Division of General Gynecology at Grady and Emorys surgical specialties on theExecutive OR Committee.
  • Provide oversight and share best practices among other surgical service chiefs (General Surgery, Otolaryngology, Urology) from both the Emory and Morehouse services.
  • Participate in Grady initiatives such as Care Logistics, representing all surgical services from thePerioperative perspective.
  • Demonstrate leadership and facilitate interpersonal relationships among surgeon chiefs and otherchiefs of services at Grady.
  • Assist in preparation of the quarterly Peri-operative services meetings to improve quality of carefor patients requiring operative services.
  • Create a culture that encourages faculty promotion by prioritizing development and engagementthrough clinical research, national service, and scholarly publication.
  • Develop the divisions faculty with emphasis on delivering evidence-based patient-centered careand encouraging growth in other aspects of the academic mission including teaching andresearch.
  • Participate in the direct supervision and training of faculty, residents, and medical students.


  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME obstetrics and gynecology residency
  • ABOG board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Meet criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges
  • Qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor at Emory University Schoolof Medicine
  • Licensure by the Georgia Composite Medical Board will be required prior to commencement ofemployment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills necessary to complement and expand the existing clinical andacademic programs
  • At least four years of leadership experience of department leadership experience includingoperational experience
  • Prior experience working in public hospitals that serve a diverse patient population

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV through the Emory Careers website at https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/96413/job.

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics:

For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in healthcare services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse populationfrom adolescence through menopause. Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory UniversitysSchool of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic andEmory 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 resourcesand tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advancesinto effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing healthdisparities and ensuring health equity for all women.

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fullycommitted to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. Wefirmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate fordiversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.

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