Division Chief of Gastroenterology – Loyola Medicine

Maywood, IL
Oct 16, 2023
Dec 15, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Division Chief of Gastroenterology – Loyola Medicine

Loyola University Health System and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine seeks an exceptional individual to direct the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition.  The ideal candidate should be a nationally recognized leader with an established record of academic accomplishment in research, education, and clinical care.  The selected candidate will also be committed to growing a division that sets the standards of a 21st Century department of medicine and medical school.

The Division Director provides leadership, direction and ongoing administration and management for all aspects of the Gastroenterology 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 directly with the department leadership to develop and implement strategic plans and hospital administration to create well rounded and efficient clinical services. 

A medical degree and board certification in specialty are required.  A strong track of research accomplishment is preferred.  This is a full-time faculty position.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  The candidate will be at the rank of Associate or Professor. 

Loyola University Medical Center has a close partnership with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, which lies immediately east of Hines' campus. Some faculty members have joint appointments at Hines and Loyola. Students and resident physicians rotate through Hines as part of their training. Researchers from Loyola and Hines collaborate closely on many federally funded studies


About Loyola Medicine

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a nationally ranked academic, quaternary care system based in Chicago's western suburbs. The three-hospital system includes Loyola University Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial HospitalMacNeal Hospital, as well as convenient locations offering primary care, specialty care and immediate care services from more than 1,500 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. Loyola is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its academic affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Established in 1961, Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with the Judd A. Weinberg Emergency Department, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research Facility at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center. MacNeal is a 374-licensed-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced medical, surgical and psychiatric services, acute rehabilitation, an inpatient skilled nursing facility and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics.

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About Trinity Health

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic health care systems in the nation. It is a family of 123,000 colleagues and nearly 27,000 physicians and clinicians caring for diverse communities across 26 states. Nationally recognized for care and experience, the Trinity Health system includes 88 hospitals, 135 continuing care locations, the second largest PACE program in the country, 136 urgent care locations and many other health and well-being services. Based in Livonia, Michigan, its annual operating revenue is $21.5 billion with $1.4 billion returned to its communities in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs.

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Interested candidates should email cover letter and CV to Danica Denning, Physician Recruitment Office, at danica.denning@luhs.org as well as apply online at www.careers.luc.edu.  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.