Chief Operating Officer

Pediatrics West | Westford, MA

Permanent Position


Providing quality pediatric care from birth through college for over 40 years, Pediatrics West is a private, independent practice dedicated to supporting children in their journey to become healthy, confident adults. There are currently over 130 staff with 3 primary care locations in Westford, Groton and Fitchburg Massachusetts and an allergy practice called Allergy West in Westford.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing multi-location pediatrics practice and provide operational oversight and strategic direction. Pediatrics West has been a successful pediatric practice and anticipates more growth over the coming years. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will execute the organization’s strategic plan, ensuring operational effectiveness, positive patient and employee satisfaction and fiscal management. The COO will assume responsibility for operations and operate as a constructive partner to the Board of Directors (BOD) and will bring a collaborative and values driven mindset to this critical position. This position is both internally and externally focused and requires a confident and strong leader.


The ideal candidate will possess a master’s degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, or related field. S/he will bring 5-7 years of operational experience to the position, ideally in a multi-location ambulatory physician practice or hospital setting. Pediatrics practice experience is preferred but not required. This position requires confidence, independent action, initiative, a sense of urgency, and the ability to make decisions and take responsibility for them. A strong candidate will react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and produce practical ideas for dealing with them. S/he will be a lively and incisive communicator.

Chief Operating Officer

For More Information

For additional information, please contact Marge Stockford or Ellen Mahoney at 781.938.1975. All contact with our office will remain confidential.

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