Chairman of Pathology
St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is currently accepting applications for the position of Chair of Pathology. The Chair oversees a group of 15 Pathologists that support a ten hospital network.
St. Luke’s physicians are dedicated to high quality, value-driven care, education and innovation. As Chair of Pathology you will be responsible for providing strategic vision, leadership and accountability for all aspects of the service. You will also support the mission and values of our health care network and drive optimum utilization of services and outstanding outcomes.
The Chair will be responsible for supervising and collaborating with associate pathologists, laboratory administrative directors and other health care professionals in the provision of anatomic and clinical laboratory services. The Chair will be responsible for developing and executing a strategic vision for the Network’s laboratory services department. The Chair will support the School of Medicine and Residency programs in the Network. This job requires knowledge of administrative procedures, quality measurement and regulations related to the practice of medicine.
Our group provides comprehensive diagnostic testing services, with approximately 56,000 surgical cases, 5,100 non-gyn (1,700 FNA), and 20,600 gyn cases. We have a congenial, strong, team-oriented generalist professional staffing model of 15 pathologists, 7 pathology assistants and gross room technologists, 4 cytotechs and excellent histology and support staff in Anatomic Pathology. We have active and well-recognized neurosurgery, oncologic surgery, gynecologic oncology, dermatology and cardiothoracic oncologic surgery programs. We value expertise and dedication to high quality patient care, commitment to medical education and good hospital citizenship. We also promote pathologist leadership development through network hospital medical directorships.
Strong leadership skills and the ability to develop trust and work cooperatively in a diverse environment are essential. Candidates will have demonstrated effective leadership experience as well as a commitment to quality and safety. An important aspect of the Chair’s role is to collaborate with all members of the St. Luke’s leadership team in accomplishing their goals.
We have a competitive income structure, excellent benefits, paid malpractice, and an open, collaborative environment.
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Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 16,000 employees providing services at 12 hospitals and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.
Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows.
St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system with Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital. In 2020, two of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals were St. Luke’s hospitals. St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health eight times total and six years in a row. St. Luke’s has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.
Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.
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