Family Medicine - Associate Program Director Residency Opportunity
Location: Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 692801
Serves a pivotal role in supporting the Residency Program Director in the provision of strategic leadership for the Family Medicine Residency Program, Family Medicine Center, and its Faculty/Staff in order to insure the highest level of Family Medicine training and to maintain quality driven, evidence based care for patients and families on the Family Medicine Inpatient Service and within The Family Medicine Center. Must embrace lifelong learning and have a genuine desire to teach and mentor developing physicians.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direct care for patients in the Family Medicine Center according to current standards of care
Participates actively as a supervising physician on the Family Medicine inpatient and consult service
Precepts residents and medical students in the Family Medicine Center as they care for continuity patients
Supports the provision of care provided by residents, medical students, and advanced nurse practitioners within the Family Medicine Center in a collaborative working relationship
Provides formal and informal teaching within the medical education programs at St. Mary Medical Center and Nazareth Hospital
Participates in development of didactic, simulation, scholarly, and bedside educational curricula
Supports all educational activities and remediation plans that pertain to the in-training examination, board examinations, and residency Clinical Competency Committee evaluations
Oversees and facilitates the core didactic curriculum for residents
Provides formal didactic teaching of residents and students
Resident Competency Assessments
Participates in regularly scheduled competency assessments of residents and students with program director and core faculty
Provides guided mentorship to residents and assist in creation of individualized learning plans
Chairs the Clinical Competency Committee in the deliberations regarding resident promotion and remediation
Participates in creation of formalized coaching, enhanced mentorship, and remediation plans for residents as needed
Supports the Family Medicine coordinator and Program Director to ensure all residents are compliant with administrative tasks such as logging of procedures and duty hours
Assists Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Program Director, and Academic Affairs with implementing successful strategies for maintaining regional and national prominence in Family Medicine
Assists Academic Affairs and the Graduate Medical Education Office with institutional efforts to promote excellence in medical education
Supports Program Director in ensuring continued compliance with accreditation standards including the preparation of annual reports
Assists in creation and maintenance of written curriculum, goals and objectives for the residency program
Supports and facilitates interprofessional education across all Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Education programming within Trinity Mid-Atlantic
Attends to all administrative tasks with attention to detail and in a timely fashion
Participates in the residency Program Evaluation Committee
Participates in national, regional, local, and branch campus recruitment events
Assists in the evaluation, recruitment, and orientation of resident and faculty applicants to the Family Medicine Residency
Provides formal and informal mentorship to junior faculty
Assists in creation and delivery of a faculty development curriculum
Supports faculty with scholarly endeavors
Provides ongoing support and education to affiliated and core faculty
Supports an environment of inquiry and scholarship through mentorship of resident research and grand rounds initiatives, promotion of residency poster presentations at local, regional, and national meetings, and active quality improvement research component within the hospitals and/or Family Medicine Center
SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:
Meets regularly with departmental, operational, and residency leaders to insure open communication.
Meets regularly with residents in an advisory capacity
Consults frequently with residency leadership in other departments to enhance and optimize education of residents across GME
Serves as residency representative on hospital committees and with administrative leadership at the request of Program Director
Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
Designated Institutional Official
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Current ABFM Board Certification
Faculty Appointment at associated medical school
Demonstrated excellence in patient care.
Demonstrated excellence in medical, educational and leadership abilities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships
Ability to successfully manage relationships, including conflict resolution.
Ability to perform in a leadership capacity.
Ability to address issues creatively to affect change.
Ability to demonstrate a high degree of credibility, respectability and integrity.
Ability to exercise superior judgement, tact and diplomacy.
Ability to be impartial when making decisions which may have a personal impact.
Ability to manage the educational process.
Ability to function as a team player.
Ability to develop and maintain a rigorous competency-based residency program
Skilled in oral and written communications.
Maintain current knowledge and expertise through continuing education and self-study.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
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