Bassett Healthcare Network in Cooperstown, NY is seeking a Chief of the Department of OBGYN and Women’s Health. The Chief reports to the health system’s Chief Clinical Officer. This is an exceptional opportunity for a caring and committed, clinically excellent OB/Gyn physician leader who embraces patient-centered, team-based care. Bassett Health offers a contemporary environment and the Department includes a highly experienced team of laborists, midwives, nurses and support staff that are cohesive, and high-performing. With a long history of strong fiscal stewardship and positive operating margins, Bassett Health has a strong balance sheet.
The Chief, Department of OB/Gyn and Women’s Health will provide visionary clinical, strategic, and operational leadership for women’s health services across Bassett Health. The Chief will represent the Department externally to regulatory agencies, other healthcare organizations and providers, and the public. He or she will serve as a key member of the Bassett Health senior leadership team and will participate as a member of the Board of the Bassett Medical Group.
Reporting directly to the system Chief Clinical Officer, the Chief will have direct leadership responsibility and accountability for the Department of OB/Gyn. The Chief will work with the other Department Chiefs and other clinical leaders as appropriate to support and advance Women’s Health Goals. The Chief will work closely with his/her administrative dyad partner, the Administrative Director for the Departments of Women’s Health and Surgery, on program planning, operational, and administrative matters. The Chief will develop and maintain a part-time clinical practice in his/her specialty/subspecialty.