Chair, Department of Anesthesiology

first_imgDate Posted12/18/2020 Required Qualifications • Leadership by example with intent/desire to continue clinicalpractice while serving as Department of Anesthesiology Chair.• Ability to contribute in highly matrixed academic environment asmember of SOM leadership team.• Leadership in continuous quality improvement and demonstratedcommitment to quality and safety in healthcare.• Willingness to engage broadly with VCU as an institutional leaderand to be a highly visible ambassador for SOM both internally andin Richmond’s and Virginia’s communities.• Outgoing and personable demeanor and a track record of forgingwin-win relationships.• Ability to see the bigger picture of issues and the role of thedepartment.• Track record of trainees who have developed into successfulfaculty members at his/her institution or elsewhere. Open Until FilledYes DepartmentAnesthesiology Application Process/Additional Information RankProfessor Type of SearchNational Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission orgoal Working TitleChair, Department of Anesthesiology Diversity Statement InformationFor more information on diversity statements, includingguidelines, please click here . Mission or Goal of Unit • Medical degree is required. Board certification is required.Eligibility to work in the United States and for a Virginia medicallicense is required.• Currently holding an academic rank of Associate Professor orProfessor at an academic medical center or medical school.• Seasoned educator and administrator who possesses national and/orinternational recognition in the clinical, educational and/orresearch disciplines of Anesthesiology.• Successful administrative and leadership experience at anacademic institution, such as a Department Chair, DivisionChief/Section Head or Program Director in Anesthesiology.Experience developing academic leaders with a reputation formentorship of students and trainees and development of juniorfaculty. Demonstrated ability to identify and recruit a diversefaculty.• Clear evidence of accomplishments in teaching, research and otherprofessional activities and related administrativeexperience.• Previous experience building or expanding a program, departmentor group within an organization. Demonstrated accomplishments indeveloping and leading an academic department may suffice.• Demonstration of successful collaborative academicleadership.• Demonstrated managerial and business acumen. Experience in anddemonstrated knowledge of the complex financial pressures facingacademic medical centers, health care delivery organizations, andacademic departments of clinical excellence.• Experience in a competitive clinical marketplace.• Politically astute and able to work well with people at alllevels – university, hospital, community, faculty, and staff. Areputation as a consensus builder and someone who can resolveconflict for the betterment of the organization.• Unimpeachable integrity and personal ethics.• Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written.• Strong organization and process management skills.• High energy coupled with a strong work ethic and a desire to havea meaningful impact.• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diversefaculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as afaculty member at VCU . Grant funded position?No The members of the Department of Anesthesiology (including teachingand research faculty, residents and nurse anesthetists) arecommitted to delivering the best possible anesthetic and criticalcare to our patients, to advancing the knowledge of the specialtyand to educating the next generation of clinicians. Position NumberF66030 Application Deadline Date Preferred Qualificationscenter_img As a preeminent national, urban, public research university andacademic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University iscommitted to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – anenvironment where all can thrive in their pursuit ofexcellence.Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions toDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words)providing your career aspirations and contributions towardpromoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement,you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, andfuture academic and professional activities have or will contributeto VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.Note: Examples include working with others to further thegoals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity thattangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed,fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research andscholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoringstudents, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff fromtraditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive andsuccessful organizational experience.Interested candidates should apply online at Please provide a CV, a letter of interestwith the names of thee references, and a diversity statement.Questions should be addressed to the search committee co-chairs:Dr. Larry DiNardo at [email protected] and/or Dr.Patrick Nana-Sinkam at [email protected] Position TypeTeaching and Research Faculty Position Responsibilities Tenure StatusOpen Posting DetailsEmployees hired into Administrative and Professional positionsposted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, ifemployed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University HumanResources System. For additional information, go to Quick Link School/UnitSchool of Medicine Provide exceptional education to students, residents, fellows,and the wider community of medical professionals.Improve the lives of adults with medical disorders throughcompassionate, high-quality medical care and patienteducation.Advance the knowledge of medical disorders by activelydeveloping innovative treatments through basic science and clinicalresearch. Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum Vitae (CV)Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)Optional DocumentsOther DocumentPublications Proposed Hire Date07/01/2020 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Posted Salary 1. TeachingAdvance the education, research, and clinical missions of theacademic medical center in all areas of medicine in collaborationwith the leadership of VCU . Facilitate and support the training ofthe next generation of scientists and physicians who will furtheradvance anesthesiology practice and science. Champion improvementsin education of medical students and residents in the Department ofAnesthesiology.2. ResearchDefine and lead the Department’s research strategy by expandingclinical, translational and basic research. Support principalinvestigators and other faculty within the school in efforts tosecure appropriate grant funding (including NIH ) and philanthropyto support research/academic priorities.3. ServiceProvide the vision and leadership to achieve superior clinicalprograms. Work with the leadership at VCU Medical Center to buildand grow areas of acknowledged clinical excellence. Serve on Schooland University committees, study sections, academic societies, andreview groups as a journal editor and/or on editorial boards.Commitment to service within the community. Continue to developrelationships with the VA Medical Center when appropriate.4. Other (administrative duties, etc.)Financial Management:Prepare, oversee and implement the Anesthesiology departmentalbudget that encompasses all funding sources and ensures compliancewith grant, legislative and institutional guidelines. Effectivelymanage available resources. Ensure ethical and fiscally responsiblepractices within the Department of Anesthesiology. Support allinstitutional compliance activities. Recruit, hire and retainoutstanding, diverse faculty. Ensure an atmosphere of support anddevelopment. Encourage philanthropic gifts. Be a highly visiblecollaborative leader in supporting VCU School of Medicine strategicdirection in partnership with Departmental chairs, SOM academicaffairs, and research leadership.Patient Care:Implement policies and systems to deliver superior patient care forpatients. Be active and resolute in advancing patient care, serviceexcellence, patient outcomes, quality, and safety and maximizeday-to-day operational performance of Department of Anesthesiologyfaculty and clinical Anesthesiology programs. Ensure superiorquality and safety for Anesthesiology practices. Monitor and ensurepatient access for all services. Coordinate with CMO of VCUHS toensure compliance with institutional and regulatory requirements.Partner with health system to collaborate with communitypartners.Leadership:Take a highly respected Anesthesiology Department to the next levelof academic excellence. Provide a strong and impassioned vision forbuilding excellence in all aspects of the clinical and academicmission. Understand, appreciate, and prepare for current and futuretrends in the field of anesthesia and pain management. Workeffectively across a complex academic medical center.Relationship Building:Build strong relationships with others in an environment where theother health sciences schools and the hospital are partners andwhere Anesthesiology faculty and staff collaborate with otherdepartments to ensure mutual achievement. Collaborate with the VAMedical Center to build clinical, teaching, and researchrelationships.Mentorship:Mentor and develop trainees and junior faculty. Commit to andactively participate in undergraduate and graduate education.Identify, recruit and retain the next generation of superiorfaculty members. Number of Months12 The VCU School of Medicine welcomes applications for the positionof Chair in the Department of Anesthesiology, which has a keyleadership role in both the School of Medicine and VCU MedicalCenter. The incoming Chair will serve as the clinical leader of thedepartment as well as the academic Chair at the School of Medicineand should be a physician leader with clear and unique vision,enthusiasm and experience. With overall responsibility foroperations, finances and strategy in Anesthesiology, this positionwill oversee the outstanding clinical programs and supporttransformative research. The incumbent will lead and ensure theexcellence of educational, scientific and clinical programs withinthe Department, the College and the health system.This is a full-time position, where rank and tenure eligibilitywill be commensurate with experience. The mission of the Department of Anesthesiology at the VirginiaCommonwealth University is three-fold:last_img

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