Emergency Medicine Assistant Program Director

Utica, New York
Jan 15, 2021
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Further your career as an Assistant Program Director (APD) for a new ACGME-accredited Emergency Medicine Residency program at St. Luke's Campus - Mohawk Valley Health System in Utica, New York. This key role will collaborate with the Program Director in planning and coordinating the academic and operational activities of the residency program and provide administrative oversight and guidance to residents. The APD will also be responsible for ensuring program, faculty, and resident compliance with ACGME guidelines. The anticipated start date for the first class of EM residents is summer of 2022. This opening has an enhanced sign-on bonus and relocation assistance available! Qualified candidates must be ABEM/AOBEM Board-Certified. Candidates with previous academic experience, research experience, and publications are preferred. Candidates who have completed an additional fellowship are also encouraged to apply. Must be willing to relocate to the Utica area and maintain current ACLS, PALS, ATLS, and Stroke Certifications. As a TeamHealth physician leader, you will receive support services, educational resources, and access to join a community of thousands of professionals to share and shape best practices. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources, and collective knowledge that empowers our clinicians to provide excellent care for their patients. At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect our physicians\ufffd ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believe better experiences for physicians lead to better outcomes\ufffdfor patients, partners, and physicians alike.

City Description
Just a short drive away from Syracuse and beautiful Adirondack Park, Utica is considered to be the socio-economic hub of Oneida County and offers small-town charm, abundant industry, affordable housing, ample recreational opportunities, and a culturally diverse community. Located in Central New York and at the foot of the Adirondack Mountains, Utica offers plenty of outdoor activities for every season. Take a trip to the Utica Zoo or catch an AHL Utica Comets game. During warm months enjoy water sports at Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, or the Finger Lakes. During the cold months, enjoy winter sports like ice skating, snowboarding, ice fishing, hockey and skiing.

Location Caption
Utica starts with you!

Facility Caption
A new integrated health campus coming in 2023!

Facility Description
Mohawk Valley Health System Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare is a 379-bed hospital with a 29-bed ED. This facility has an annual volume of 41,300 and a designated Stroke Center with CT scanner. The ED provides 36 hours of physician coverage and 36 hours of advanced practice clinician coverage daily. Our facility offers a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accredited Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), an Accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center, Labor and Delivery with a Level II Nursery and Maternal Child Services, Oncology Inpatient Unit, Surgical and Ambulatory Services, Total Joint Orthopedic Program, Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Home Care Services, and Urgent Care Services. Faxton St Luke's Healthcare is part of a two-hospital system which includes St. Elizabeth Medical Center, a Level III Adult Trauma Center & Cardiac Center. Collectively, the two hospitals see 72,000 EM visits per year. We transition into our new regional medical center in Downtown Utica in 2023. Our new facility will include a 373 bed hospital, 47 ED treatment spaces (ED exam, quick turn, trauma), 6 Behavioral Health ED Treatment Rooms, 10 Observation Beds, dedicated access to the Medical Imaging Room, and CAT Scan with direct and easy access to other Imaging Modalities. The new design will support the care of 90,000 visits annually.

Job Benefits
  • Independent contractor model - Faculty stipend - Competitive compensation - Enhanced sign-on and relocation assistance available - Access to TeamHealth clinician wellness program and referral program - Association with a leading physician practice - Intangible benefits like the mentorship and support of a national network of world-class Emergency Medicine experts - Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through the TeamHealth Institute - Practice with confidence as a member of TeamHealth's national Patient Safety Organization - Access to leadership development programs such as Leadership Education and Development (LEAD), Coach Development Academy (CDA), Women in Leadership (WIL), and the National Medical Leadership Conference (NMLC)

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