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Founding OB/GYN Chair & Director of Women's Services UT Tyler School of Medicine in Tyler, TX

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Tyler
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

The University of Texas Tyler School of Medicine and UT Health East Texas is searching for a Founding Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of Women s Services. The Department Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology will be responsible for all realms of clinical, administration, teaching, research and strategy as it relates to the growth of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

This inspirational leader manages the policy creation and enforcement and recruitment and retention of faculty, while spearheading the advancement of the Women s Health service line across UT Health East Texas.

Required Knowledge, Education, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), or foreign equivalent.
  • Board certification: ABOG
  • Track record of effective leadership, including experience and success in research, education, and clinical administration
  • Success in building, expanding and elevating programs with vision and collaborative team spirit.
  • Ability to develop and implement new programs.
  • Knowledge of creating and managing budgets
  • Preferred: At least 5 years of experience in academic leadership About the Department:
    • Currently there are 12 labor and delivery recovery postpartum beds and two postpartum/antepartum rooms. This number is expected to increase to approximately 18 postpartum/antepartum rooms and a well-baby nursery following an upcoming expansion.
    • UT Health Tyler averages 850 births per year
    • The NICU currently has nine beds but will have approx. 16 beds after the expansion.
    • Family medicine residents round with pediatric hospitalists in our hospitals. Recruitment Package:
      • Paid Medical Insurance Premiums
      • Life Insurance
      • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
      • Competitive Retirement Plans
      • Professional Development Fund
      • Reimbursement for TX Medical License Registration
      • Fee-exempt status for DEA License
      • County Medical Society Membership
      • Texas Medical Association Dues Reimbursement
      • Medical Liability Coverage: No tail coverage policy needed
      • Vacation Days, Floating Holidays, University Holidays, CME Time, Sick Time University of Texas Health Center at Tyler:

        From its beginnings as a hospital during World War II, The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, joining the world-renowned University of Texas System, has an expanded mission that today includes patient care and community health, medical and health education, and biomedical and clinical research. The Center is home to a three-story, $67-million Academic Center housing a cancer treatment and prevention center with some of the most advanced technology available. Over the years, the academic center has added a family practice, rural family medicine, psychiatry, occupational medicine, and internal medicine residency programs. And the growth continues - with the addition of the UT Tyler School of Medicine, which opened its doors in 2023.

        About the Community:
        • Tyler, one of the fastest growing areas in Texas is located approx. 90 mi from Dallas and Shreveport, LA,
        • Population of 233,000 in the Tyler metropolitan area
        • Tyler is the business, education and healthcare hub in upper east Texas
        • Outstanding area public and private school options
        • Small-town comforts, including affordable housing and low cost of living with easy proximity to metropolitan cities
        • Various lifestyle choices lake front, historical homes, modern, rural
        • Fun attractions including Tyler Municipal Rose Garden, Caldwell Zoo, Tyler State Park, Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary
        • Outdoor recreation to include hiking, walking and biking trails, including on Tyler's Rose Rudman Recreational Trail, while water enthusiasts enjoy the boating and fishing on Lake Tyler.
        • No State Income Tax

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