Hartford, Connecticut – Hartford Hospital, the 867-bed academic flagship of Hartford HealthCare (HHC), a $3.1 billion health system, is seeking a progressive, experienced and dynamic leader for the position of Chief of Medicine. This is an outstanding opportunity for an enterprising and decisive leader to elevate a Department focused on collaboration, engagement and a commitment to innovation and excellence in clinical care.
One of the most respected teaching hospitals in New England, Hartford Hospital is among the largest medical centers in the Northeast and the second largest in Connecticut. The Hospital is a major tertiary referral facility for the state and region, operates an air ambulance service and is designated as a Level I Trauma Center. Hartford Hospital is a primary teaching affiliate hospital for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, with a number of residency and fellowship programs.
With oversight of 14 clinical divisions and over 650 physicians, the Chief will set Departmental performance expectations, which provide for the highest quality and safest patient care with consistency in clinical standards. The Chief will establish a vision and execute the strategy to build service volume, create seamless referral relationships, enhance clinical research efforts, provide a superior educational experience for trainees, and advance the technical sophistication and efficiency of the Department.
The Chief will be a contemporary medical leader, educator, and clinician with prior administrative and leadership experience gained within a Department of Medicine and strong interpersonal and communication skills that complement a passion for excellence. She/he must also possess a successful track record of collaborating with a pluralistic medical staff that includes faculty, employed and independent physicians. Candidates must be physicians, certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and possess qualifications for appointment to the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, preferably at the rank of Professor.