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Chief, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Utah
The Department of Surgery at the University of Utah is actively recruiting qualified applicants for the position of Chief, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery.
The Division of General Surgery is one of nine divisions within the Department of Surgery and includes 88 full, part-time, and adjunct faculty who contribute to the clinical, educational and research enterprise. The Chief oversees multiple programs and services within general surgery, including surgical oncology, breast, colorectal, acute care, critical care, burns, and foregut/bariatrics. A cohesive faculty of general surgeons, subspecialists, and researchers are dedicated to high quality, value-driven patient care, education, and innovation & discovery through basic science, clinical, and health services research.
The Division maintains a high standard of commitment to academic educational excellence and is known nationally for its general surgery residency program, which takes six incoming residents and two surgical critical care fellows per annum.
•Recognized academic general surgeon qualified for, or at the rank of, Associate Professor or Professor
•Strategic vision for the Division, and accountability to fulfill the education, research, clinical, and administrative service missions and values of the Department
•Strong leadership abilities and management experience in multidisciplinary environments, and ability to influence and motivate faculty and support a culture of collaboration, quality, and efficiency
•Demonstrated commitment to foster the growth of others through a collaborative mind-set, and aptitude to motivate others through inspiration, effective communication and good listening skills that result in a strong level of trust and guidance
•Strong commitment to the educational excellence and advancement of faculty, trainees, students, and advanced practice clinicians (APCs).
Candidates will have demonstrated effective leadership experience as well as a commitment to excellence in all three traditional academic missions of clinical practice, education, and research. The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, and lead by example.
The Chief will work closely with the Chair of Surgery to promote a collaborative environment that enhances clinical growth and academic development while advancing research activities consistent with Department and Institutional missions. The selected candidate will be a strategic leader who will promote a strong culture of institutional stewardship throughout the University of Utah Health Care system.
Prospective candidates must have an MD degree, and will be Board Certified in General Surgery. Additional instruction in advanced leadership or management training (e.g. ACS Physician Executives or Physician in Management series) is highly preferred.
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.
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The University of Utah Health Sciences Center values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status.
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