Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center (ESPC) is a 169 bed, post-acute long-term care facility providing expert medical care, nursing care, rehabilitation therapies and educational services to complex, medically fragile infants, children and adolescents in a compassionate and positive, state-of-the-art, home-like environment. We provide medical subspecialty care in-house as well as support continuity of care with subspecialty providers at the surrounding medical centers. Each resident has unique needs which are met through an individualized, collaborative family-centered approach. Our center has robust, holistic programs including Child Life and Rehabilitative Play, Creative Arts & Music therapy, and Palliative Care.
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
We currently have an excellent opportunity available for a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to provide strategic and operational leadership for Medical Services. The position will plan, organize and direct the daily operations of the Medical Department implementing a vision of care that promotes collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines and insuring that families are partners in care. The CMO will foster an environment where medically complex children enjoy the elements of childhood in the least restrictive environment. Oversees the departments of Respiratory Therapy, Pharmacy, Admissions, and Infection Control.
As a member of the Senior Management Team, the position will work in collaboration with a seasoned team of administrators and staff who are part of a continuum of care that includes an outpatient clinic special education school. Reporting into the VP of Operations, the CMO will be responsible to:
Establish clinical direction of the Center and actively participates with senior leadership in business and clinical development and implementation.
Direct, coordinate, and oversee medical care in the Pediatric Center to ensure highest quality of care for residents and establishing a culture of safety.
Provide leadership that promotes cross-functional collaborative relationships to achieve organizational goals.
Promote an environment that welcomes diverse populations and ideas and insures that advocacy is a core responsibility of service.
Cultivate positive relationships with area hospitals to maintain a presence in the community and nurture referral sources.
Partner with external educational programs in providing continuing education opportunities for staff and promoting the Pediatric Center as a learning organization.
Graduate of an accredited MD program required and completion of an accredited pediatric residency.
License to practice medicine in the State of New York.
Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Certified (or eligible for application) by the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA).
Five to ten years of experience in and demonstrated commitment to the care of infants, children and adolescents who have complex medical, physical, and developmental problems and their families.
Minimum of 5 years or progressive leadership experience in Pediatric healthcare.
Please visit our website at www.setonpediatric.org for more information about the Pediatric Center and to apply online.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity.