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Endeavor Health
Illinois, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Endeavor Health
Illinois, United States
30+ days ago
Job Type
Full Time Regular
$700,000.00 - $900,000.00
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Health System Or Hospital
Job Function
Chair Of Radiology Dept


Chair, Department of Radiology, NorthShore Hospitals | Position profile

Embark on a journey with Endeavor Health NorthShore Hospitals leading imaging services.

Our commitment at Endeavor Health is unwavering delivering accessible, high-quality and comprehensive care in a community- based setting. As we continue to thrive and expand, we are searching for a dynamic and compassionate leader to step into the role of Chair, Department of Radiology (DOR), NorthShore Hospitals.

The opportunity

This is a pivotal role at the forefront of building a comprehensive clinical program within our NorthShore Hospitals, part of our innovative healthcare system. You will wield the influence, empathy, and expertise to shape the future trajectory of imaging services across the continuum of NorthShore Hospitals.

Responsibilities and essential functions

Collaborative leadership

• Working across the NorthShore professional staff and hospitals.

• Recognizing the unique value the parts bring to the whole.

• Fostering inquiry and curiosity across NorthShore Hospitals to drive consistent care delivery and outcomes.

Strategic planning

• Develops and sets the overarching vision of DOR to increase its standing in best-in-class clinical care.

• Leads long-term strategic planning efforts for the DOR, including evaluation of and implementation of standardized processes, in alignment with the NorthShore Hospitals and overall Endeavor Health strategic plan.

• Initiates efforts to launch new programs and/or strategies related to imaging services to advance clinical programs with NorthShore Hospitals and Endeavor Health, ultimately leading to increased local market share and national prominence in the healthcare sector.

• Identifies synergies with NorthShore Hospitals’ institutes, departments, programs and services to foster excellence, scientific creativity and clinical quality.

Administrative management

Builds robust, comprehensive clinical programs and leads primary and subspecialty imaging program development and growth across the NorthShore Hospitals.

• In partnership with administrative partners, appropriately resources and structures the DOR staff, activities, standards and patient care programs and services across the NorthShore Hospitals campuses, ensuring functionality as one entity.

• Strives to maintain loyal customer relationships, monitoring patient loyalty scores and implementing strategies to foster excellence.

• Works collaboratively and builds relationships with community physicians, understanding how the DOR can best support their needs.

Advocates for philanthropy and engages as an active partner with the NorthShore Foundation so that clinical, research, and education programs may be best served. Clearly conveys the strategic value of philanthropy and reinforces expectations to DOR leaders and team members.

• Represents the DOR on NorthShore Hospitals and other committees as required.

Management  growth and recruitment

• Enhances and expands imaging services in all pillars of clinical care to facilitate strong strategic growth of the DOR.

• Understands physician and practice referral patterns, their impact on NorthShore Hospitals affiliated physicians, Endeavor Health medical groups and other clinical departments.

• Communicates effectively with physicians and staff members regarding the clinical, administrative and financial aspects of DOR.

• Recruits key leaders and physicians to the DOR. Mentors and develops these leaders to grow and expand their respective services within the clinical, academic, and research communities of their respective specialties.

• Ensures development of appropriate medical education programs for the DOR, including graduate medical education where appropriate, but also continuing medical education and in-service education.

• Develops and grows cutting edge imaging programs of excellence.

• Collaborates with Radiology leadership of other Endeavor Health entities to enhance reach and differentiate Endeavor Health to the community and beyond.


• Advances clinical activities of the DOR, including delivery of imaging services, quality of care, continuous quality improvement, monitoring of outcomes and adherence to Endeavor Health’s standards for access, communication and service.

• Develops and nurtures relationships with both affiliated physicians and members of the Endeavor Health Medical Group to achieve overall Endeavor Health quality, growth and financial objectives.

• Evaluates quality metrics and standards and works with physicians as needed to address quality and compliance problems and mitigate associated risk.

• Inspires members of the DOR to drive patient loyalty and engagement in support of organizational objectives.

• Implements and ensures compliance with evidence-based care protocols.

• Partners effectively with other clinical services lines and disciplines to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

• Continues direct patient care practice on a limited basis


• Understands and leverages the value of undergraduate and graduate medical education in support of DOR growth and provider recruitment objectives.

• Teaches new knowledge to residents, fellows and other trainees.

• Supports academic accomplishments, fosters physician and staff growth.

• Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness and effect changes required for improvement.

• Works closely with the NorthShore Hospitals Chief Academic Officer and Office of Academic Affairs to maximize the educational impact of the DOR.

• Facilitates and lectures at conferences as curriculum demands.

• Opportunity to hold endowed William B. Graham Chair of Radiology 


• Maintains and seeks ways to grow the relationship between DOR and NorthShore Research Institute and its Center for Advanced Imaging.

• Ensures compliance of all DOR research activities with relevant review boards.

Financial management

• Creates and oversees the DOR budget, ensuring financial performance meets or exceeds expectations across the system.

• Develops, implements and provides ongoing review of the DOR annual and long-term capital and operating budgets.

• Monitors revenue cycle metrics and leads change with physicians.

Community health equity and prevention

• Collaborates with the Chief Clinical Officer and other medical leadership to ensure excellence in imaging services across NorthShore Hospitals.


• Maintains and seeks ways to grow the relationship between DOR and NorthShore Research Institute and its Center for Advanced Imaging.

• Ensures compliance of all DOR research activities with relevant review boards.




Your impact

In this position, you’ll be instrumental in driving strategic direction, clinical excellence and intellectual leadership for DOR of NorthShore Hospitals. Collaborating with administrative partners, you’ll be the vital link between providers and leaders, guiding physicians, shaping organizational planning, and ensuring the realization of strategic growth and financial objectives.

Your energy and vision will be the catalyst for driving opportunities that elevate the quality, reputation, and capabilities of imaging services in NorthShore Hospitals

Your leadership

Reporting directly to the President, North Region and Institutes, as the Chair of DOR, you will apply your leadership across all hospitals and off-site locations of the NorthShore Hospitals entity within Endeavor Health system. You will also work closely with the President, Endeavor Health Medical Group Specialty Practices to ensure alignment across the employed practice.

Balancing responsibilities with a strategic approach, you’ll have the opportunity for protected administrative time while continuing your clinical imaging or interventional practice. This unique balance ensures that you lead the overall DOR operations effectively while maintaining a hands-on connection with patient care  a true embodiment of leadership.

Join us

If you are ready to be part of our collective pursuit of excellence in providing safe, seamless and personal care; every person, every time, apply now. Join us at this pivotal moment where your contributions will resonate in the evolution of Endeavor Health’s transformative journey. Together, let’s redefine clinical care and make a lasting impact on the lives we touch.



Minimum education level

• Graduate of a nationally accredited and recognized medical school required

• Master of Business Administration, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or similar advanced degree preferred

Minimum licensure requirements

• Eligible for medical licensing in the state of Illinois

Minimum certification requirements

• Board certification in an area of imaging

Minimum work experience

• Minimum of 10 years of clinical experience in a multi-hospital system or comprehensive clinical organization

• Minimum of five years of administrative experience in a formal Radiology senior leadership role

Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs)

The ideal candidate should possess the following KSAs:

Clinical excellence

• Master clinician with an impeccable clinical reputation

• Will continue to practice on a limited basis, demonstrating ongoing commitment to direct patient care

Leadership and change management

• Proven success in managing and leading in a complex organization undergoing significant and persistent change

• Innovative thinker with the ability to generate new ideas and scale existing best practices across the healthcare system

• Genuine interest in fostering a culture of caring and clinical excellence

Program development and growth

• Demonstrated track record of program growth and development of clinical services

• Achieved positive results for the communities served

Strategic vision and community building

• Ability to build a sense of community

• Active engagement of staff in support of a shared strategic vision

• Motivated to learn about the system and integrate disparate programs and services for the betterment of patient care

Interpersonal and communication skills

• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

• Attentive listening to varied perspectives

• Fosters a supportive, caring and collaborative working environment

Management style

• Collegial, collaborative and consultative

• Confident and decisive, considering diverse needs and perspectives

• Ability to collaborate, delegate, and make difficult and timely decisions based on well-considered input

Scholarly achievements

• Demonstrated commitment to graduate medical education

Industry recognition and connectivity

• Well-respected leader in the imaging community

• Promotes pervasive connectivity

• Ability to represent the organization with internal and external constituents

Integrity and professionalism

• High level of integrity and professionalism

• Commitment to supporting and inspiring the professional development of providers and staff

Candidacy process

Please send a letter of intent and your CV to Vincenza Giannini, AVP of Talent Acquisition, at

Chair, Department of Radiology, NorthShore Hospitals | Position profile

Job ID: 73537224

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