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Associate Program Director - Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, Arizona 85038
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Phoenix, Arizona

Dignity Health-East Valley is in the process of starting a new Internal Medicine Residency Program and is looking for an innovative and energetic Associate Program Director to help create a top notch residency in one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. The Internal Medicine Residency Associate Program Director (APD) will help coordinate curriculum development and evaluation, resident evaluation and remediation processes, residency recruitment, grant development, resident scholarly activities, and residency budget and policy development. The APD position is designated for 50% time dedicated to these administrative duties assisting the program director, while spending 50% time in clinical activities related to teaching and the practice of medicine. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • With the Program Director the APD will have oversight of all curricular areas, including developing innovative curriculum.
  • Participates on the Program Evaluation Committee to set program priorities, areas of improvement, and strategic planning.
  • Develops and oversees policies and procedures for the residency and collaborates with the residency program director and the residency program coordinator to ensure compliance with Chandler Regional Medical Center, ACGME, and ABIM requirements.
  • Oversees resident evaluation processes as the head of the Clinical Competency Committee, and works with the PD to determine strategies for helping residents who are experiencing difficulties and when appropriate, assist in developing remediation plans.
  • Assists the program coordinator and/or the IM Chief Resident to prepare resident rotation schedules, including helping negotiate with other residency programs and practice sites.
  • Identifies and collaborates with program leadership on grant proposals appropriate to the maintenance and improvement of the residency program.
  • In concert with the PD and program coordinator, plans and assists with the residency applicant recruitment process.
  • Assists the program director in developing the residency program operating budget and monitoring the financial operations of the residency.
  • With the Program Director, coordinates the faculty development program. Participates in the education and training of residents in areas of expertise.
  • General oversight of scholarly and quality improvement projects of the residents.
  • Participates in education research and demonstration projects within the IM residency program.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Practicing ambulatory IM physician with an interest in academic medicine looking toward future leadership. (Will consider new fellowship grad or chief resident)
  • Enjoys a mix of Administration/Clinical/Teaching
  • MD or DO Degree and Active Board Certification
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited residency
  • A passion for providing clinically excellent care
  • Must have or be eligible for Arizona State medical licensure
  • Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay plus Sign-on Bonus
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Relocation
  • CME Benefits
  • Fully Funded Pension in addition to 403b

CommonSpirit Health is a national, faith-based healthcare organization operating in 21 states. The Arizona Division, branded as Dignity Health, serves the Phoenix metropolitan area with 6 acute care hospitals and 10,000+ employees. Longstanding graduate medical programs have existed in the central Phoenix location at St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center. Given the population growth and expansion of clinical services in the Phoenix ‘East Valley’ communities of Chandler and Gilbert, multiple new GME programs are under construction for launch in 2023.

With its attractive climate of 300+ days of sunshine, the East Valley is home to 1.5M residents and projected to grow to 1.8M over the next 10 years. The region is one of the fastest growing areas in America largely due to its affordable cost of living, safe neighborhoods, excellent educational opportunities, world-class healthcare delivery systems, and its wide array of outdoor and cultural attractions. With its low cost of doing business, it is a prime location for global companies looking to relocate and expand creating a multitude of job opportunities, including Intel, Boeing and Avnet, as well as by entrepreneurs and new enterprises. Attracting younger families with median ages in the 30's, the East Valley offers a broad scope of training opportunities in all areas of Internal Medicine.

Find out more at dignityphysiciancareers.org.

To apply, please send CV to:
Physician Recruitment
(888) 599-7787

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Posted: 2021-10-04 Expires: 2021-11-01

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