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Chair Emergency Medicine

Req #:  154721
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Chicago/Lakeview
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1


  • The Clinical Department Chair will be a member of the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center medical staff.
  • Be currently board certified in his/her area of specialty with a practice limited to his/her area of specialty or major area of interest and qualifica­tion.
  • Have demonstrated experience and ability to provide leadership and to engender cooperation and support of colleagues; have had prior service in an adminis­trative capacity in a clinical depart­ment or on a medical staff.
  • Possess demonstrated experience and participation as a knowledgeable and respon­sive teacher.
  • Have the ability to devote the time and effort needed for the effective and timely execution of the responsibilities associated with being a Depart­ment Chair.
  • Be a member in professional societies that are relevant and contribute to the department.
  • Have academic experience including, clinical inves­tiga­tions and research, as well as previous presentations of publica­tions and papers at medical meetings 
  • Demonstrate attendance at scientific meetings and on-going continu­ing education activities.


Job Description

The Department Chair of Emergency Medicine is responsible for providing leadership and management for the emergency department. The Chair works cooperatively and supportively with members of the medical staff, as well as nursing leadership, to provide emergency services for all patients who present to the emergency department.  The Chair works cooperatively and supportively with the heads of diagnostic and therapeutic departments to ensure availability, quality and effective use of services.  The Chair works cooperatively and supportively with administration of the Hospital, Advocate Medical Group and Advocate Physician Partners to ensure that the needs of the hospital, medical group and the physicians are met.  The Chair monitors community needs and provides oversight into EMS system and disaster planning. 



  1. Quality of Care & Patient Safety
  2. Patient Engagement & Loyalty
  3. Business Growth
  4. Regulatory Compliance
  5. Educational Program Supervision
  6. Emergency Medical Services
  7. Disaster Management
  8. Emergency Dept Operations
  9. Physician and Advanced Practice Clinican Staffing & Engagement

Nearest Major Market: Chicago