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Chair of Pediatrics-Rochester General Hospital

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Job ID REQ_119634 FACILITY Rochester General Hospital LOCATION Rochester, New York

Division Chair of Pediatrics

Rochester General Hospital

Rochester, NY

Rochester Regional Health, in Rochester, NY has initiated a nationwide search for qualified applicants for the role of Division Chair of Pediatrics at Rochester General Hospital, a 528-bed tertiary care center that includes a Level II Special Care Nursery.

The Chair will work closely with hospital leadership and the Leadership of the Primary Care and Ambulatory Specialty Institute (PCASI) to ensure a fully integrated service line clinically interconnected across affiliates and across the continuum of care by standard policies, procedures, metrics, reporting and other necessary elements.  Applying effective leadership in this domain requires close partnerships that cross-departmental boundaries such as partnerships with affiliate, operational, nursing, finance and other leaders. 

The Department Chair is a member of the RGH Senior Leadership Team and PCASI with responsibilities to participate in the strategic, clinical and operational activities of his/her department within the context of the RRH goals & priorities.  The Chair is responsible to set standards and expectations of departmental quality, patient safety, teaching/education, scholarly activities, and other important outcomes. The Chair ensures that all departmental and educational practices and policies are compliant with regulatory and accreditation standards.  Additionally, the Chair exemplifies emotional maturity in his/her behavior and holds all departmental members to the same standard.

Rochester Regional Health, headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., is a physician-led integrated health services organization serving the people of Western New York, the Finger Lakes and surrounding areas. We are passionate about providing quality care, close to home, to patients from all walks of life.

Today, Rochester Regional serves 1.2 million residents across more than 4,000 square miles. Rochester Regional offers comprehensive care from 150 locations, including: Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, United Memorial Medical Center and Clifton-Springs Hospital and Clinic; more than 100 primary and specialty practices, rehabilitation centers and ambulatory campuses; innovative senior services, facilities and independent housing; a wide range of behavioral health services; and ACM Global Laboratories, a global leader in patient and clinical trials.

Rochester Regional Health is shaping the future of healthcare in central and western New York and making the lives of its patients better, easier and healthier.

There’s something special about the greater Rochester region. Living and working here, our employees know that the people are friendlier, the community stronger and nature more beautiful. But that’s just the beginning; you can find food, culture and all the benefits of a metropolitan area here as well.

Please submit nominations or expressions of interest via e-mail to RGH Pediatric Chair Committee c/o Michelle Simlin, Senior Physician Recruiter @

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Physician - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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