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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Vice Chair for Quality and Safety in Atlanta, Georgia

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Become a part of something special. Emory University is a leading academic institution that promotes excellence and attracts world-class talent. Emory University School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is committed to fostering a culture that is healthy and sustainable, and a supportive environment for our people to thrive throughout their careers. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community across our clinical, educational, and research missions.

Emory’s Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is seeking a visionary physician leader to be our next Vice Chair for Quality and Safety. This position will play an integral role in the department’s strategy towards providing accessible world-class patient care, prioritizing our people, developing effective infrastructure and processes, and fostering system integration, alignment, and unity.

The department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences spans Emory Healthcare, Grady Health System, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta systems. Clinical sites are all within the metro Atlanta area, an incredibly diverse, vibrant, and desirable community. The department consists of nearly 200 faculty and over 1000 staff. Emory Radiology is a leader in innovative training with highly acclaimed educational programs including 78 residents and 55 fellows. Our multidisciplinary research teams benefit from bridging academic programs with Georgia Institute of Technology and an ecosystem of many other closely aligned entities. A new health sciences research building containing a state-of-the-art Center for Systems Imaging and significant institutional investment by Emory in AI.Humanity adds to the excitement and opportunity ahead.

The Vice Chair for Quality and Safety will lead a team of experts to plan and execute departmental and system goals across the healthcare enterprise. Specific responsibilities include fostering a culture of safety; leading process improvement to enhance patient-related outcomes, patient experience, and operational efficiency; informing data-driven decision-making; supporting and enhancing education in process improvement methodology; and fostering scholarship in quality and safety. The position reports directly to the Chair of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and serves as a member of the department’s executive committee.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned and highly collaborative leader with excellent skills in communication, problem-solving, decision-making, and change management. The ability to manage complexity in a highly matrixed system and to execute strategically and tactically towards a vision are essential to success in this role. The ability to foster excellence across all academic missions and to professionally develop faculty, trainees, and staff is a prerequisite. A national/international reputation and track record in quality improvement is strongly desirable.

The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is fully committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff and to promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving excellence in patient care, teaching, and scholarship.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must be board certified by the American Board of Radiology, fellowship trained in their subspecialty, and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted Georgia medical license. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

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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.

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Job Number 113556

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Rad: Admin

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory University Hospital

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Position involves clinical patient contact., Working with radioactive materials or devices.

Required Documents Cover letter, Letter of Interest, List of References