Vice President, Department Chief, Cardiovascular Health
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 165977
Vice President, Department Chief, Cardiovascular Health & Frederik Meijer Endowed Chair, Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan announces an exceptional opportunity for a nationally recognized physician leader to serve as the Vice President, Department Chief, Cardiovascular Health & Frederik Meijer Endowed Chair, Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute.
The Vice President, Department Chair serves as an instrumental and highly visible leadership role and will focus on strategy, vision, and clinical operations to position the Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute as a nationally recognized, regionally focused destination for heart and vascular care. The Vice President, Department Chief will lead a team of talented physicians and advanced practice providers to identify opportunities for advancing a culture of safety, inclusion, and accountability; improve quality and safety across all areas; foster innovative approaches to patient-centered care and population health; expand research and educational opportunities to achieve departmental and system goals. The Vice President, Department Chief will work closely with related service line leaders to assure coordinated planning and support for all services across the care continuum and across the clinical enterprise. As Endowed Chair, this physician leader will foster collaborations and partner with programs and centers nationally and internationally to build upon the existing clinical excellence, research and education and expand the depth and breadth of the Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute.
Spectrum Health’s Cardiovascular Health offers a quaternary portfolio of program and services from prevention to transplantation with a strong foundation on quality, service and excellence. Spectrum Health’s Cardiovascular Health service line, consisting of over 800 dedicated and highly skilled medical professionals and staff, includes the Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute, an all-encompassing heart and vascular program, and the Richard DeVos Heart & Lung Transplant Program, which has performed more than 140 transplants since its inception in 2010. Spectrum Health Cardiovascular Health includes a robust, active and productive research program along with education program and the opportunity to grow multiple fellowships and other graduate medical education programs.
Spectrum Health System, a not-for-profit, integrated health system comprised of 31,000 compassionate professionals, 4,500 medical staff experts, 3,300 committed volunteers and a nationally recognized health plan serving 1 million members. Spectrum Health System’s exceptionally talented physicians and caregivers provide the full continuum of care across 14 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, 155 ambulatory sites and telehealth offerings. Spectrum Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson Health™.
The successful candidate will be a nationally recognized cardiovascular physician-leader with an outstanding track record of program development, provider recruitment, and advancing quality and service initiatives to achieve a high performing cardiovascular service line. Extensive prior physician leadership experience is required for this role. The individual will have strong interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other professionals to advance clinical programs, education and research. Board certification, the ability to obtain an unrestricted Michigan medical license and a reduced clinical practice is required.
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