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Vice Chair for Clinical Operations, Strategy and Quality - OBGYN-General OBGYN, U of North Carolina

Job ID: 13511
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Faculty Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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*** This position is with The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – School of Medicine. Interested applicants, please visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/189902 to submit a job application for this position. Please do not select “Apply Now” at the top or bottom of this page. ***


Vice Chair for Clinical Operations, Strategy and Quality -  OBGYN-General OBGYN


Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit 

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. 

OUR VISION 

Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding. 

OUR MISSION 

Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. 

Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond. 

Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce. Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research. 

Position Summary 

The UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of the top programs in the country, with more than 100 faculty in 10 different divisions and more than 50 residents and fellows. The department is known for its innovative clinical care, robust research portfolio (ranked #3 in NIH funding), and outstanding training programs (a #3 Doximity-ranked residency program and 9 fellowships). 

The Inaugural Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Strategy, and Quality will work closely with the Senior Clinical Administrators and Clinical Medical Directors to ensure strategic and operational oversight for all of the department’s patient care activities. Working with multidisciplinary teams of resident and faculty physicians, advanced practice providers (APPs), nurses and medical assistants, this leadership team will progressively establish a consistent and effective care model and the local leadership necessary to support streamlined and consistent multi-site operations. They will partner with the Chair to ensure quality and practice transformation are consistent across all academic and community sites of care. 

The Vice Chair will be a valued member of the department’s Leadership Council. In this role, at a more strategic level, the Vice Chair will use their contemporary experience and leadership in effective clinical operations, population health, ambulatory quality improvement and change management to assist in achieving overall success. A comprehensive appreciation of healthcare trends will be essential. The Vice Chair will use these skills to assist the enterprise in furthering its strategy and evolving to successful performance under enhanced payment models. At the enterprise level, the Vice Chair is expected to emerge as a valued spokesperson and partner to School of Medicine leadership in further defining and implementing the department’s vision. 

Protected time will be commensurate with the role; the balance of FTE will be covered by OB-GYN clinical responsibilities. 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements 

Minimum Education: MD degree with completion of a 4-year ACGME approved residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology. 

Qualifications and Experience: 

Board Certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology is required. Excellent qualifications and letters of recommendation are required. 

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience 

Candidate with experience in quality assurance and clinical operations will be given preference.

Academic Personnel Office Contact Information 

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected] 

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. 

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


*** This position is with The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – School of Medicine. Interested applicants, please visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/189902 to submit a job application for this position. Please do not select “Apply Now” at the top or bottom of this page. ***

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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