Pediatric Leader

York, PA | Physicians | Tracking Code: 57356

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Position Summary:

Chair of Pediatrics/Service Line Medical Director

WellSpan Health

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WellSpan Health, a large integrated health system in south central Pennsylvania, is seeking a physician with Board Certification in pediatrics or a pediatric sub-specialty.  Prior experience in a pediatric medical practice or NICU is required.  Quality assurance, utilization management and case management experience preferred. 

  Position Summary

  • Secure employment with WellSpan Medical Group, a mature multi-specialty group that employs 1,500+ providers
  • This position is a blended role; three days a week (0.6 FTE) the leader will be involved in clinical activity and two days a week (0.4 FTE) the physician will participate in leadership activities
  • 2 FTE Pediatric Chair at York Hospital
    • Physician shall report to the Vice President of Medical Affairs
    • Duties shall include overseeing all Pediatric Services at York Hospital
    • Responsible for administering and directing the activities of assigned personnel and review the quality, adequacy and appropriateness of services within the Pediatric Services area
    • Develop and implement departmental programs for on-going monitoring of practice, credentials review and privileges delineation, medical education and utilization review and the ongoing assessment and improvement of quality of care, treatment and services
    • Maintain continuing review and surveillance of the professional performance of all practitioners in the department who have clinical privileges and report regularly thereon to the Vice President of Medical Affairs and to the Medical Executive Committee
    • Appoint such committees as are necessary to conduct the clinical functions of the department as specified by the hospital bylaws and designate a chairman of each such committee
    • Assist in the preparation of such annual reports pertaining to the department as may be required by the Service Line, Medical Executive Committee, the Vice President of Medical Affairs, or the Board
    • Provide outstanding services to all customers; foster teamwork; and practice fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation
  • 2 FTE Service Line Co-Medical Director
    • Direct the medical management and quality improvement activities for inpatient pediatrics and the NICU across the system of care
    • Design and implement programs to ensure that all participating providers deliver quality, cost effective care across all settings
    • Oversee the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure effective monitoring and management of clinical interventions
    • Ensure that the clinical policies and procedures are based on the best evidence and are reviewed and revised as needed and as scheduled to be in compliance with regulatory standards
    • Promote standardization of care through the development of order sets and work pathways
    • Work collaboratively with the Vice President of Women & Children Service Line to assist with setting strategic direction measure results, resolve issues and achieve operational and financial objectives
  • Competitive salary and signing bonus
  • Outstanding benefits, including full relocation, retirement with generous employer contribution/match and medical malpractice with tail coverage  



  • York Pennsylvania is a family-oriented community with excellent schools and a low cost of living
  • Many recreational and cultural activities are available including theatre, golf, hiking and water sports
  • Conveniently located just 1 hour north of the Baltimore/DC metro area and 90 minutes west of Philadelphia


For immediate confidential consideration or to learn more please contact

Josh Irwin, Director Physician Recruitment

Phone: 717-851-6924


Required Skills

Must be Board Certified/Board Qualified. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Pennsylvania medical license.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Joshua  Irwin, MBA, FASPR
Joshua Irwin, MBA, FASPR
Director, Physician Recruitment
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