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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Chief of Service at Emory John's Creek Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences (Radiology) at Emory University School of Medicine seeks a Chief of Service (COS) for Radiology at Emory Johns Creek Hospital (EJCH). The Radiology COS serves as a physician leader for all medical imaging and professional practice matters at EJCH. The Radiology COS at EJCH works closely with the Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs to coordinate operational, quality, and management matters across Emory Healthcare. A brief position summary and scope of duties follows.

Position Summary for COS at EJCH

  • Spends at least 60% of clinical effort at EJCH

  • Provides administrative, clinical, and programmatic leadership on behalf of Radiology at EJCH to ensure that strategic goals and key performance measures are achieved

  • Ensures high quality service to our patients, families, and referring providers at EJCH

  • Supports and facilitates professional activities at EJCH related to the research and educational missions

  • In partnership with the Director of Imaging Services, coordinates operational, strategic and administrative decisions as they pertain to the imaging practice at EJCH and any satellite imaging centers

  • Serves as a liaison to clinical partners and hospital administration at EJCH, effectively managing key relationships, particularly with the CEO, COO, CMO and Chief of Staff of EJCH

  • Actively participates on relevant committees at the hospital and department levels

  • Advocates for Radiology faculty, staff and trainees and facilitates interdisciplinary collaborations

  • Works closely with other department administrative leaders on a variety of business matters, including but not limited to: provider credentialing, imaging quality and patient safety, information technology, operating budgets and capital planning

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or DO, ABR Board-certified/eligible and eligible to obtain an unrestricted Georgia medical license. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

  • Fellowship training is preferred but not required for the position

  • Minimum of 5 years or equivalent leadership experience, including radiology operations, quality improvement, and/or clinical service delivery


  • The COS reports to the Chair of Radiology

Key Leadership Competencies for Radiology COS at EJCH

  • Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to think outside the box and make iterative changes

  • Desire and ability to promote diversity, equity and inclusion

  • Desire and ability to foster faculty and staff professional development

  • Effectively manage and develop planned growth of hospital expansion efforts

  • Timely decision making

  • Clear communication skills

Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Emory Johns Creek Hospital is a 110-bed (and growing) all private-room community hospital in Johns Creek, Georgia, within the Greater Atlanta area. Emory Johns Creek Hospital opened in February of 2007 and features a medical staff comprised of community and Emory faculty physicians of more than 600 doctors who offer a comprehensive range of services, from advanced diagnostic and interventional radiology, and surgery, bariatrics, cardiology, vascular medicine, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, and oncology. It is the only adult Diagnostic Center of Excellence (DiCOE) in Georgia and supports award winning centers and programs that advance the science of medicine while providing outstanding patient care.

The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine is comprised of over 200 radiologists and services both the Atlanta metro area as well as the greater Atlanta area. EJCH is part of a larger network of Emory-associated community hospitals which are primarily served by the Community Radiologist Specialist (CRS) division. Subspecialty IR, mammography and nuclear medicine divisions also provide onsite staffing at EJCH.

The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, together with the Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly 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 for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research."

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 58089

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Rad: Community Radiology

Location : Name Emory University Hospital

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable