Residency Program Director

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 05, 2021
Ref
27547
Position Type
Permanent
Job ID #: 27547

Employment Type: Contract

Location: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

Weekends Required? Yes

Rotation Required? Yes

On-Call Required? Yes

Entity: EPPI

Department: Surgery A - EI

Shift: day

Biweekly Hours: 80

Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years

City: Philadelphia

State: PA

Zip Code: 19141-3018

Position Description

Einstein Healthcare Network, soon to be part of Jefferson Health System, is recruiting a board-certified Surgeon with at least five years of progressive clinical, educational/scholarly, administrative, and leadership experience to serve as Program Director of the General Surgery Training Program. The primary objective of this position, which will include 30% administrative, non-clinical time, is to direct all activities of this well-established residency consisting of 20 general surgery residents and 5 preliminary trainees. The program is based in a Pennsylvania-certified Trauma Center-Adult Level I with a Surgical ICU staffed by surgical intensivists, and high-volume in-patient and ambulatory surgical programs. The Department of Surgery at EMCP consists of 28 full-time surgeons spanning the surgical disciplines of Transplant, Vascular, Colorectal, General, ENT, Breast, Cardiac & Thoracic, Plastics & Reconstructive, Bariatrics/MIS, Trauma & Acute Care, and Neurosurgery . In addition to a robust educational program in the department, the program has access to a state-of-the-art high-fidelity simulation and extensive skills training lab. The department completes over 8,000 surgeries per year and contributes significantly to surgical research publishing 49 peer reviewed publications, 21 peer reviewed oral presentations, and 18 peer reviewed abstracts in 2019-2020. The training program has no ACGME citations, enjoys a 100% 3-year ABS success rate, and recently was approved for a complement increase for 4 chief residents annually.

Major responsibilities include:
• Authority and accountability for the General Surgery residency
• Design and maintain a curriculum that meets the needs of the program and the missions of the hospital and sponsoring institution
• Evaluate faculty upon joining the program and regularly thereafter
• Establish programs for faculty development as educators
• Communicate regularly with the DIO and Associate DIO, GMEC and ACGME
• Administer and maintain a learning environment conducive to training residents in each of the ACGME competencies
• Ensure compliance with all institutional and ACGME policies and requirements
• Oversee resident recruitment
• Oversight of program budget, review of performance measures and use of staff resources

Einstein Medical Center - Philadelphia (EMCP) is a 600-bed teaching hospital that provides a vast array of services in health and wellness. It is the largest independent academic training facility in Philadelphia servicing some 450 residents and fellows in 40 GME accredited programs. EMCP is joined by Einstein Medical Center - Montgomery, a 195-bed suburban hospital in Montgomery county and Einstein Medical Center - Elkins Park, a 66-bed acute care hospital also in Montgomery county. Lastly, the healthcare network is rounded out by Pennsylvania's #1 rehabilitation hospital, MossRehab, a 140-bed inpatient rehab hospital also located on the Elkins Park campus. Our 9,000 employees diligently and professionally serve a population, of nearly 1,000,000, with significant pathology, health care inequity issues and who are generally underserved in their communities. Join us, make a difference.

The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment commensurate with his/her qualifications at Thomas Jefferson University/Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine.

How To Apply
Send a cover letter and CV to Dr. Radi Zaki - Chair, Department of Surgery c/o Steven Jacobs, MA CPRP Manager - Physician Recruitment Einstein Healthcare Network 5501 Old York Road Philadelphia, PA 19141 jacobsst@einstein.edu

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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