Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Location: Loyola University Medical Center

The Department of Surgery at Loyola University Health System is recruiting a Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The ideal candidate should be a nationally recognized leader with an established record of academic accomplishment in clinical care, research and education. The division covers several sites in the region and has a comprehensive plastic surgery practice. There is an integrated plastic surgery residency. The selected candidate will be committed to the continued growth and development of the plastic and reconstructive surgery program.

The Division Director provides leadership, direction and ongoing administration and management for all aspects of the Division including clinical service, teaching and research. The candidate is responsible for recruitment and retention of high quality faculty and is a visible and accessible mentor and role model to all division faculty, as well as planning and leading initiatives to facilitate clinical quality, academic and clinical productivity, and enhancement of patient satisfaction. The division director works closely with the department leadership to develop and implement strategic plans and hospital administration to create well-rounded and efficient clinical services.

The candidate must be board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and be licensed to practice in the State of Illinois at the time of hire. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will be at the rank of Associate or full Professor.

Loyola Medicine is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) in Maywood, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital (GMH) in Melrose Park, MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn and convenient outpatient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,772 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC, located 11 miles west of downtown Chicago, is a 547-licensed-bed hospital that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center and a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.

The medical center campus is also home to Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. GMH is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital located 2.5 miles north of LUMC. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services, advanced diagnostics and treatments in a convenient community setting located less than 5 miles from LUMC. Loyola Medicine is a member of Trinity Health, one of the nation’s largest health systems with 94 hospitals in 22 states.

The Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, located on a 147-acre campus bordering Loyola's medical center, offers primary, extended and specialty care and services as a tertiary care referral center for VISN 12. The Hines currently operates 483 beds and six community based outpatient clinics.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:

Interested candidates should address their cover letter and CV to:Alycia Snow

Provider Recruitment Specialist, Physician Recruitment

Vivian Gahtan, MD, FACS
John P. Igini, MD Professor of Surgery,
Chair, Department of Surgery
Loyola University Medical Center

Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty.


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