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Academic Coordinator

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Date Posted: August 25, 2014

Tasks and Duties outlined yet not limited to as follows: Academic Coordinator for the General Surgery Residency program by providing administrative duties, support and leadership through communication and collaboration in working with the Program Director and Associate Program Director along with Ph.D. educator and Project Manager overseeing education programs. This involves teamwork, communication, and collaboration with all faculty, staff and residents as well as college and outside representatives. Positive interpersonal skills, efficient time management in multi-tasks, conflict resolution and resolution with positive outcome. Requirements: Undergraduate degree, knowledge and use of Microsoft word (Excel, Word, and Access), Attention to detail and ability to demonstrate positive, initiative, and professional leadership and interpersonal skills in working with others, Ability to multitask and organized matter required, and ACGME experience preferred

How To Apply

Please contact Holly Shilstone, Manager for Education in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery by email holly.shilstone@bcm.edu or by phone 713-798-6190. Thank you.

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General Surgery Residency Program Director/Associate-Full Professor

Florida Atlantic University
Date Posted: July 25, 2014

Associate/Full Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science/General Surgery Residency Program Director, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University is seeking an outstanding faculty member at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science and General Surgery Residency Program Director. This position is intended for faculty with major effort in teaching, leadership, innovation and service in General Surgery and its sub-specialties. The specific instructional role is flexible and will include a combination of direct teaching, developing instructional materials, curriculum design, and other roles including medical student support as determined by the developing needs of the College of Medicine. Faculty with expertise in teaching of residents in general surgery and experience as a residency director or associate director may apply. Our mission is to produce surgical residents as graduates who are prepared and motivated to play a central role in the achievement of three critical state goals: (1) providing the highest quality health care to Florida's citizens; (2) assuring that the state has the requisite number of medical faculty required to support Florida's medical schools and assure continued access to medical education opportunities in Florida; and (3) producing physician-scientists with the knowledge and skills required to transform healthcare and biomedical research in the state. Faculty will collaborate in the development of the five year curriculum. The focus of this position(s) is graduate medical education of residents in general surgery in a five year curriculum with an elective sixth year in research. M.D. or D.O. from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher, and American Board of General Surgery active (ABMS) board certification in General Surgery. Applicants must have significant teaching experience and demonstrated teaching excellence. The preferred candidate has served as faculty of a general surgery residency or as residency program director. Experience as a course or clerkship director is desirable. The ability to effectively communicate with a variety of students, residents, fellows and employees from widely diverse backgrounds is required.

How To Apply

To apply, visit, https://jobs.fau.edu (Position 979866). Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771.

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Vice President of Education

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Date Posted: July 22, 2014

The American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Vice President of Education is an executive level position within the Academy that directs all educational policies, programs, and products. As such, it has a profound impact on the graduate and continuing education environment for the Academy’s 32,000 members and for ophthalmologists worldwide. Premier educational programs include the Ophthalmic News and Education (ONE) Network—the largest web-based compendium of ophthalmic information and e-learning tools in the world, and the Basic and Clinical Sciences Course—the principal global curriculum for graduate medical education in ophthalmology. The VP of Education leads the Academy’s 35 education staff, has responsibility for a $9 million budget and coordinates over 400 volunteer physicians who contribute to the Academy’s educational programs. It also provides oversight to the Academy’s Quality of Care programs including the clinical data registry. There is active interface with other key stakeholder groups, including other medical societies, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology, and the American Board of Ophthalmology. The position also interacts regularly with other Academy divisions including Meetings, Global Alliances, IT, and the Academy’s Foundation. Responsibilities: • Establish standards for inclusion of ophthalmic content into the Academy's Ophthalmic Knowledge Base and organize the knowledge/product synthesis • Decide when to develop new or revised content for all products and services • Collaborate and manage all content development processes • Lead Divisional management teams to identify processes, staffing and budget goals • Work closely with the Senior Secretary for Clinical Education and the four Secretaries in the Clinical Education Secretariat • Develop new initiatives to reflect changing educational needs and monitor ongoing projects as well as direct prioritization among projects • Oversee administrative and coordinative activities with the IRIS clinical data registry • Responsible for the journal Ophthalmology, the OKAP Exam, Translations, and Joint Sponsorship of CME • Responsible for the development of expert centers in all the subspecialties as well as the Laser Surgery Education Center and Resident Education Center • Ensure the Academy's process for granting Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) credit to eligible coursework and seminars is continued • Ensure that the Academy's educational activities comply with all current ACCME Guidelines and Recommendations Requirements: • Prior experience in medical education working with physicians (10 years) • Prior management/leadership experience (5 years) • Experienced in information gathering, content creation, product development and product delivery mechanisms at a professional level including e-learning • Experienced at leading cross-divisional teams to achieve desired goals • General awareness of current best practices for the delivery of medical education • Leading physician author groups in managing knowledge-based product development • A history of on-budget and timely delivery in a variety of media • Competent in managing diverse stakeholder needs and expectations • Excellent communication skills to organize, motivate and deliver intra-divisional and cross-divisional initiatives • Demonstrable leadership achievements, with the ability to execute, through collaboration, for the attainment of the highest quality and range of educational opportunities • Physician with medical education background or experienced, professional non-physician medical educators preferred

How To Apply

To Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter at http://www.aao.org/jobs/

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GME Accreditation Specialist

The Carle Foundation Hospital
Date Posted: July 15, 2014

SUMMARY: Oversees the accreditation process across all residency programs. In conjunction with the DIO, VP, Program Directors, and GME Manager, this person ensures that regulatory and accreditation standards are met, supports accreditation processes, including coordinating and actively participating in site visits, develops and maintains documentation and provides guidance to program leaders, faculty and staff. Additionally, this person creates evaluation reports needed to identify areas for improvements, and compiles and submits accurate reports to accrediting bodies and other professional organizations, as required. EDUCATION: Masters degree. EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of experience in Healthcare OR Three (3) years of experience in Education. Experience in healthcare working with physicians and staff. OTHER KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Must have outstanding grammar and editing skills. Must have an ability to use independent judgment and follow through on completion of projects with minimal supervision. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite required. Must have meticulous attention to detail. Proficient in multi-tasking, problem-solving, prioritizing, organizing and planning. "We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status."

How To Apply

Apply online today! Please visit our website at www.carle.org/Careers. This position can be found under the Job Category of "Professional".

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GME Education Specialist

The Carle Foundation Hospital
Date Posted: July 2, 2014

SUMMARY: The GME Education Specialist is the primary education resource for the residencies. This person ensures the educational soundness of the programs, providing guidance to program leaders, faculty and staff, and individual residents. This person is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the education activities and curricula for the faculty and residents. Additionally, the specialist utilizes educational tools to evaluate achievement of learning goals. EDUCATION: Masters degree required. PhD preferred - Curriculum development and/or evaluation EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of Healthcare experience OR Five (5) years of Education experience. Curriculum design, evaluation design and implementation required, healthcare or medical education experience preferred. OTHER SKILLS: Must have knowledge of educational theory, objectives and outcomes, teaching, research, and statistical skills experience. Must be proficient with data management systems and outcomes assessment tools. Must have the ability to exercise creativity and engage faculty and residents. Strong organizational skills, excellent communication (verbal/written) skills, computer skills (Word, Access, Excel, a statistical package), ability to learn accreditation requirements required; experience with healthcare or medical education preferred. "We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status."

How To Apply

Apply Online Today! Please visit our website at carle.org/careers and search under Professional positions.

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Clinical Research Coordinator

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY
Date Posted: June 24, 2014

We are a large NYC teaching hospital looking two full-time research coordinators for clinical research in the department of surgery. Our department is very high-volume and fast-paced with several opportunities for authorship on publications and attendance to prestigious conferences for presentations throughout the year. This is a one year UNPAID research position where you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the research laboratory in Division of General Surgery. Job description includes IRB submissions, obtaining GCO approvals, study designing, data mining, abstract and manuscript writing, and submission for publications and conference presentations. You will be overseeing approximately 10-20 active projects at any given time, with a large team comprised of 10-20 residents, medical students and other researchers. Candidates must be willing to start early May. Typical work week will be Monday - Fridays, 9am-5pm.

How To Apply

Please send you current CV at surgeryresearch@mountsinai.org. Only candidates that send their CVs and interest to this email id will be considered for the position.

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Coordinator for Administration

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
Date Posted: May 8, 2014

The Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas invites applications for an experienced and enthusiastic educator to join the Sealy and Smith Laboratory for Surgical Training Assessment and Research (LSTAR). This American College of Surgeons Accredited Comprehensive Education Institute provides simulation-based technical and non-technical skills training to faculty physicians, residents, medical students, nursing students, and operating room personnel. We are looking for a PA or MD with at least 3 years of clinical experience involving surgical patients and/or procedures such as suturing, central line placement, laparoscopy, and management of ER, ICU or floor surgical patients. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching clinical or technical skills and an interest in curriculum development, model design and construction, and assisting in data collection and other aspects of scholarly work around education. Salary commensurate with experience. UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

How To Apply

A letter of application, curriculum vitae and references should be sent to: Barbara H. Petit Administrator Department of Surgery The University of Texas Medical Branch 301 University Blvd. Galveston, Texas 77555-0527

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Residency Program Coordinator

Cook County Health and Hospitals System John H. Stroger Hospital, Chicago , Illinois
Date Posted: April 24, 2014

this position will coordinate the administrative aspects of the residency program for 5 surgical specialties at John H. Stroger Hospital serving the Cook County and greater Chicago land community.

How To Apply

visit our career page at http://www.cookcountyhhs.org/about-cchhs/careers/

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Program Director

Monmouth Medical Center
Date Posted: April 22, 2014

Monmouth Medical Center, an affiliate of Barnabas Health in New Jersey, is seeking a Program Director of the General Surgery Residency Training Program. Located in Long Branch, NJ, the General Surgery Residency at Monmouth Medical Center is fully accredited by the ACGME. The program graduates 4 chief residents (20 categorical/6 preliminary). The program is integrated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, and offers rotations at Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Regional Trauma Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Applicants for Program Director must be Board-Certified with leadership experience in GME (i.e. Associate or Assistant Program Director) as well as strong scholarly experience publishing and presenting. Experience with and development of Simulation Lab integration is ideal. As part of the largest integrated health care system in NJ, the position offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package including health, life, disability and malpractice insurance, 401k/retirement, plus PTO and added time off for CME. Located along the Jersey shore, this thriving area is full of beautiful suburban neighborhoods with access to top-notch schools, plus bursts with plenty of places to see and things to do including restaurants, theaters and other amenities. What’s more the hospital is just over an hour from New York City, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City.

How To Apply

Interested applicants, please submit your current curriculum vitae to mhirko@barnabashealth.org.

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Administrator, Skills Courses

American College of Surgeons
Date Posted: April 8, 2014

About the American College of Surgeons The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 79,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit www.facs.org. Summary: This position is responsible for the administrative support of the skills and experiential courses and faculty. The incumbent has considerable independence in the administration of multiple skills courses concurrently; including ongoing work with the Skills Courses Committee; prepares budget paperwork and other administrative documents. Primary focus is on the course offerings at the annual Clinical Congress. Coordinates and communicates with Senior Manager to understand the relationship between project goals and resources. Administration of course logistics and vendors; including working closely with the Senior Manager on budgets and grant requests to the Foundation for commercial support of Skills Courses, as well as assignments related to the administration of grant awards. The position also provides cross coverage support for the National Ultrasound Faculty (NUF) and the courses (live and electronic) offered by the NUF. This Exempt Level position will report to the Senior Manager, Skills and Experiential Learning Courses in the Division of Education. Primary Responsibilities: •Responsible for the comprehension and accurate interpretation of ACS policies and procedures. Create, as needed, and administer the requisite documentation for program development and equipment needs for Skills Courses. Assume activities related to working with faculty ongoing throughout the span of projects; including planning calls and activity scheduling and course related materials. •Responsible for project implementation, ensuring delivery of projects within budget and on time. Establish and administer project time lines. Develops and updates internal and external project status reports and participates in status update meetings. •Works in collaboration with the Senior Manager to develop grant requests in support of Skills Courses. Carry out the distribution of grant parameters for project specifications outlined in grant awards. Responsible for securing equipment and supplies in support of the courses from industry vendors. •Comprehension and interpretation of national standards, policies and regulations for credit and verification. Adherence to all educational accrediting bodies; including the collection, retention and maintenance of accurate records and the requisite documentation of all accreditation course files. •Work with considerable independence to provide administrative support for the meetings and activities of the Skills Courses Committee and Skills Courses at the annual Clinical Congress. On site course support as needed with the implementation of committee activities, as well as working with vendors in the implementation of programs at the annual Clinical Congress Skills Courses. •Responsible for financial management of assigned projects; including tracking budget expenditures, processing vendor and faculty payments and final course reconciliation. •Other duties as assigned. Requirements Required Education and/or Experience: •Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Communication, Education, Surgical Skills or related field required; coursework in project management and accounting preferred. •Experience with Surgical Skills courses or Surgical Skills certification required. •Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a medically related work environment required. •Familiarity with medical terminology and medical meeting planning experience desired. •Experience managing courses/programs in a surgical simulation or wet lab setting desired. •Prior experience in grants development and administration, including the development of budgets highly desired. •Strong working knowledge of 2010 Microsoft Office Suite (including advanced proficiency in Excel and Word); ability to adapt quickly to using closed systems. •Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro highly desired. •Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to effectively interact with all levels of organization. •Proven track record of providing excellent customer service. •Accuracy, attention to detail and strong organizational skills are mandatory. •Must possess strong creative and innovative problem solving skills. •Must be able to multi-task. •Display high level of energy and thrive in a fast paced environment. •Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a member of a team. •Ability to plan and prioritize workload and meet deadlines. •Ability to establish strong working relationships with all division teams and management. •Experience in Associations, professional services, healthcare, and/or education desired. Supervisory Responsibilities: This position is required to make specific work assignments to others and ensure the work is completed in an accurate and timely manner. Fiscal Management: This position is required to provide staff support to the supervisor in the development of the unit’s annual budget, program or project budget. Physical/Work Environment- Fast paced with significant people interaction. No lifting over 20 pounds, minimal reaching bending and stooping. Normal office environment with long hours in front of the computer. Other Necessary Requirements: Occasional evening or weekend duties may be required. Moderate travel for activities such as out of town meetings is required. The American College of Surgeons is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to humanresourcesdepartment@facs.org or call (312) 202-5000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

How To Apply

Please apply via the ACS' internal recruiting system by clicking on the "Employment at ACS" link on www.facs.org

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Program Coordinator II

MUSC
Date Posted: April 4, 2014

Responsible for the daily operation and overall implementation, evaluation and coordination of the education and training for the core General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and CT Surgery Residency programs. Responsible for Transition to Practice Fellowship, third and fourth year medical student education programs which are supervised by the Department of Surgery. Also responsible for additional ACGME governed programs and other educational programs which could be developed in the future. This includes supervising the Program Coordinators for the above programs, providing guidance and oversight, and assisting with faculty development efforts. The Program Coordinator II reports to the Program Director(s), Vice Chair for Education, and Chairman of the department. Under limited supervision, the Program Coordinator II develops objectives, structure, budget, policies and procedures for achieving organization‐wide education goals. 1. Work with Program Directors to assure appropriate administration, coordination, and supervision of daily operation of ACGME approved residency and fellowship training, medical student education, and other training fellowships programs conducted by the Department of Surgery. Provide assistance in efforts to initiate any new training programs. Serve as a liaison between the Department of Surgery and the Medical University Hospital Authority Graduate Medical Education Office. 30% 2. Work with the Program Directors to coordinate the resident and fellow interview, evaluation and selection process. Plan and coordinate the new resident and fellowship orientation and training programs. 15% 3. Provide direct supervision of Program Coordinators for the ACGME approved residency and fellowship training programs conducted by the Department of Surgery. 15% 4. Work with Program Directors to assure compliance with all regulations applicable to the various educational programs conducted by the Department of Surgery; as well as to enhance the educational experience of the trainees in those programs. 10% 5. Develop, implement, and oversee programs to improve resident, fellow and faculty efforts to enhance performance as teachers. 10% 6. Maintain sustained involvement in national and regional organizations related to Surgical Education. 10% 7. Assist Program Directors in individual counseling sessions with residents, fellows, and medical students to include, when applicable, advisement on remediation and disciplinary policies. 5% 8. Work with the Vice Chair of Education, Finance, and Department Chairman to develop an education budget for the Department of Surgery. 5% Requirements (Education, Work Experience, Licensure, Registry and/or Certifications): Bachelor's degree and two years relevant experience in education, graduate medical education, resident training, public administration (preferably within the medical industry) or related field required. First consideration will be given to those that have a Master's degree in Education, or related field. Experience working with an ACGME accredited program preferred.

How To Apply

http://www.jobs.musc.edu/postings/23994

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Residency Coordinator, Sr.

Orlando Health
Date Posted: April 3, 2014

Essential Functions: • Coordinates the recruitment process to include preparation of appropriate correspondence to applicants regarding interview dates, letters of invitation, confirmation letters, name badges and interview day itineraries. • Develops working knowledge of ERAS database in regard to applications, evaluations and scoring. • Enters and updates interview scores and notes to applicant files in ERAS for annual match meeting. • Organizes and develops annual department specific orientation assuring compliance of all required documentation and certification. • Responsible for resident employment contracts and employee master changes. • Maintains complete and up to date confidential resident files to include department specific requirements. • Maintains and tracks Web-based accreditation process and statistical surveys to be used in various reporting mechanisms including the AMA/FRIEDA annual report. • Develops process to improve efficiency by designing standardized formats for routine correspondence. • Acts independently, exercising good judgment in the academic program manager’s absence within prescribed limits of authority. • Able to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards. • Able to maintain compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures. Other Related Functions: • Schedules residents for re-certification in BLS/ACLS and ATLS • Coordinates and proctors In-Training Examination as well as other department specific training exercises. • Prepares display materials and coordinates participation at residency fairs. • Prepares and submits CME application for Visiting Professor lectures, Grand Rounds, Journal Club and M&M Conference. • Analyzes administrative and clinical communication for action by the Academic Program Manager. • Maintains evaluation system on residents and faculty, and rotations in compliance with current ACGME accreditation standards. • Demonstrates ability for self-evaluation and seeks out opportunities to learn and promote all department programs. • Acts as liaison between the resident staff and department management staff, assuring compliance with the Resident Manual and departmental policies. • Supervises and directs the work-flow as necessary regarding administrative paperwork, records and complex filing systems to support program maintaining confidentiality. • Assists in the completion of USMLE Step III application, state licensure applications and DEA applications for residents and physicians. Requirements: Education/Training High school graduate or equivalent, but highly desires college degree Experience 4 years related experience. Associate degree in healthcare administration, business or health related field may offset 2 years of experience.

How To Apply

Must apply online, please do not e-mail resumes: www.orlandohealth.com, "Careers" link, "Job Search" tab on left, type "118743" in "Search Our Jobs" field, click on job link and apply using the button on the top right.

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Clinical Research Coordinator

Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY
Date Posted: March 31, 2014

We are a large NYC teaching hospital looking two full-time research coordinators for clinical research in the department of surgery. Our department is very high-volume and fast-paced with several opportunities for authorship on publications and attendance to prestigious conferences for presentations throughout the year. This is a one year UNPAID research position where you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the research laboratory in Division of General Surgery. Job description includes IRB submissions, obtaining GCO approvals, study designing, data mining, abstract and manuscript writing, and submission for publications and conference presentations. You will be overseeing approximately 10-20 active projects at any given time, with a large team comprised of 10-20 residents, medical students and other researchers. Candidates must be willing to start early May. Typical work week will be Monday - Fridays, 9am-5pm.

How To Apply

Please send you current CV at surgeryresearch@mountsinai.org. Only candidates selected for an interview will be notified via email. No Phone calls please.

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Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Advanced Pelvic Surgery

Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple Health
Date Posted: March 27, 2014

The Minimally Invasive and Advanced Pelvic Surgery Fellowship Program is a one year program designed to provide a graduating chief resident in Ob/GYN an additional year of extensive surgical training. The surgeons in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology perform a broad range of vaginal, abdominal, and minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries (both benign & oncologic), including robotic procedures. Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Minimally Invasive and Advanced Pelvic Surgery Fellowship Program trains physicians who will become outstanding faculty dedicated to advanced operative gynecological techniques in pelvic surgery. Our fellows will be trained to care for critically ill patients with multiple co-morbidities. Fellows also are prepared to become excellent clinical researchers by combining didactic courses in research methods with a clinical research project mentored by a faculty member active in women's health research. The aim of the fellowship is to prepare candidates for subspecialty certification and for a career in academic medicine.

How To Apply

Please submit your CV for review

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Faculty surgical hospitalist

Kaweah Delta Medical Center
Date Posted: February 19, 2014

Kaweah Delta Medical Center (KDMC) has an immediate opening for a Board eligible or Board certified general surgeon to join the Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Service (TACSS) teaching faculty. This is an immediate opening but candidates who are completing their residency or fellowship training by June of 2014 are also encouraged to apply. KDMC is a 448-bed teaching hospital affiliated with the School of Medicine of the University of California, Irvine, and is situated in Visalia, California, a growing city of 125,000 set in the middle of the Central Valley of California, 40 miles south of Fresno at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Visalia is within easy driving distance to the mountains, the coast, the Los Angeles region as well as the Bay area. Housing and cost of living are quite reasonable in this part of California. KDMC is the only trauma center in the county of Tulare, and serves a population of over 500,000. KDMC offers newly accredited residency programs in Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Psychiatry and Transitional Year, and is in the process of obtaining accreditation for a General Surgery program with three categorical residents. TACSS consists of a group of general surgeons committed to deliver high quality surgical care and to provide clinical and academic support to the upcoming residency. In addition to solid surgical skills, the successful candidate must have a proven interest in surgical education and scholarly pursuits and is expected to devote substantial time and effort to the academic aspects of the surgery residency program, which include supervision, mentoring and teaching of residents, program support, and research activity. As a TACSS member, the successful candidate will be guaranteed a set number of compensated clinical shifts as well as back-up and clinic coverage. Clinical and academic productivity incentives, as well as stipends to cover educational, malpractice and health insurance, are provided. The position offers recently trained surgeons ample opportunities to develop professionally and academically in any area of interest.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should directly submit via email a letter documenting their interest, teaching experience and scholarly activities, and a curriculum vitae with a list of publications to: Ms. Susan Delgado Surgery Residency Coordinator Kaweah Delta Graduate Medical Education Office sdelgado@kdhcd.org No recruiters inquiries will be entertained.

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Board Certified/Board Eligible Vascular Surgeon.

Montefiore-New Rochelle
Date Posted: December 17, 2013

The Department of Surgery at Montefiore-New Rochelle is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Vascular Surgeon. This salaried position reports to the Director of Surgery and involves mostly vascular surgeries with some general surgeries. Attractive ER call schedule. Candidates must meet the following requirements to apply for this position: • Graduation from an accredited School of Medicine • Must be fellowship trained in Vascular Surgery • Board Certification or eligibility in Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery • New York State license • Federal Drug Enforcement Agency license • State Controlled Substance License • Current ACLS certification

How To Apply

Interested candidates must submit their qualifications and CV via e-mail. Please forward the required information to: Madhu Rangraj, MD Director, Department of Surgery Montefiore-New Rochelle 16 Guion Place New Rochelle, NY 10802 Surgery@sshsw.org No fax or phone calls please.

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CLER Program Field Representative (CLER-FR)

Furst Group on behalf of ACGME
Date Posted: December 13, 2013

The CLER Program Field Representative (CLER-FR) will conduct site visits at ACGME accredited sponsoring institutions and their participating sites. These visits will assess how sponsoring institutions fulfill their responsibility to integrate residents and fellows in the quality and safety of the environment for learning and patient care. The CLER-FR will produce reports following each visit that describe his/her findings from semi-structured interviews with institutional leaders, residency program and other clinical and administrative personnel, faculty, residents and fellows and direct observations in the clinical environment. CLER-FR will also assess how sponsoring institutions oversee practices around transitions of care, supervision, duty hours oversight, fatigue management/mitigation and specified aspects of professionalism in the clinical and learning environment. The CLER-FR will be responsible for periodic direct follow-up discussion with the CLER Evaluation Committee. The CLER-FR will also participate in ongoing professional development activities to develop, maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills appropriate to these tasks. The CLER-FR role requires travel up to 46 weeks per year. Travel is often Monday through Wednesday or Thursday. The primary duties and responsibilities of the CLER-FR include, but are not limited to, accomplishing the following: To prepare for the CLER site visit. Be thoroughly familiar with CLER process documents and interview protocols; Study documentation prior to and during site visits and interviews; Contact the CLER program staff for additional information or clarification of information, as needed. To identify pertinent issues which emerge during the CLER visit. Work with the CLER program staff to confirm the schedule of interviews set with the sponsoring institution’s and/or participating site’s leadership, faculty members, administrators, residents and other key institutional personnel; Conduct interviews and observations to ascertain integration and demonstration of resident and fellow engagement in focus areas; Identify and address ambiguities in determining the integration of the CLER focus areas in the institutional clinical and learning environment; To prepare a comprehensive, objective report according to CLER guidelines in a timely fashion following the site visit that assists the Evaluation Committee in developing its final report. Compose a concise, objective, factual report using the information gathered from review of documentation and from observations conducted during the site visit; Report omissions and/or discrepancies discovered during interviews and through comments and observations gathered during walkarounds in clinical environments Conduct exit interview to report initial findings to institutional leadership; Transmit reports electronically to the ACGME offices; meet pre-established deadlines for the submission of the reports and associated materials; Participate as required in CLER Evaluation Committee meetings to provide clarification and to address Committee members’ questions. To maintain current knowledge in the fields of quality and patient safety and accreditation standards related to the six focus areas. Keep informed about changes in the process for conducting CLER site visits and in the six focus areas through written documentation, conference calls, electronic mail and face-toface briefings with CLER program staff; Participate in the annual professional development meeting for the CLER Field Staff Representatives, as well as other meetings scheduled on an ad hoc basis; Together with the Regional Vice President, design an ongoing personalized professional education program; Study and keep informed about developments in the fields of patient safety and quality improvement, particularly in medical education environments through workshops, meetings and written material. To manage an extensive travel schedule. Be willing and able to travel nationwide to carry out assigned CLER site visits; Travel to and from institutional sites. To perform logistical, clerical, and training functions to support the CLER site visit process. Communicate with CLER program staff to makes arrangements for site visits; Make arrangements for travel and hotel accommodations; Review preliminary schedule and inform CLER Program staff well in advance of scheduling conflicts, conflicts of interest, vacation plans, and attendance at Evaluation Committee and/or other professional development meetings; File expense reports and perform other required clerical tasks; Participate in the orientation of new CLER-FRs as assigned by the CLER Executive Program Director. To participate in ongoing efforts to improve the CLER site visit process. Review evaluations from designated institutional officials and the CLER Evaluation Committee for suggestions on how to improve the CLER site visit process and/or the reports; Share suggestions for improvement in any aspect of the site visit process with the CLER Executive Program Director. To complete other additional and/or alternative duties as assigned. Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Candidates must be a Board Certified MD. Physician applicants are expected to have extensive experience as patient safety or quality improvement leaders or as designated institutional officials, program directors with greater than five years’ experience, or associate/assistant dean-level administrative experience in medical education. Regardless of the individual educational background, the CLER-FR is expected to become sufficiently knowledgeable in the expectations of the CLER program in order to conduct a competent site visit on behalf of the CLER Evaluation Committee. Additional skills required include the ability to: Meet and interact successfully with a wide range of personalities, and establish professional credibility within an abbreviated timeframe, especially with those individuals in executive hospital leadership positions; Establish rapport and mutual respect rapidly while working in varying teams which include volunteer CLER site visitors Review policy documents to become conversant with expectations defined by institutional policies regarding patient safety, quality improvement, and additional policies related to the other focus areas; Synthesize information gathered from multiple perspectives to meet expectations of the CLER Evaluation Committee; Write comprehensive and objective reports; Meet established deadlines for the submission of CLER site visit reports; Manage a heavy travel schedule, including significant air travel; Work independently with minimal supervision; Function comfortably in a staff role in conducting site visits and providing initial feedback to the sponsoring institution on behalf of the CLER Evaluation Committee.

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Applicants can apply to the email address below: kreddy@furstgroup.com

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ICU/Trauma Intensivist

Montefiore-New Rochelle
Date Posted: November 25, 2013

The Department of Surgery at Montefiore-New Rochelle has one (1) ICU/Trauma Intensivist position. Candidates must meet the following requirements to apply for this position. Interested candidates must submit the following via e-mail: Please forward the required information to the following: Madhu Rangraj, MD Director, Department of Surgery Montefiore-New Rochelle 16 Guion Place New Rochelle, NY 10802 Surgery@sshsw.org No fax or phone calls please. ICU/Trauma Intensivst Overview: • In conjunction with the attending physician and other consultants, the Intensivist assumes responsibility for the care of all patients in the intensive care unit. • The Intensivist provides continuous vigilance: early intervention and ongoing care with the goal to decrease ICU related morbidity and mortality. • The Intensivist proactively communicates with other members of the team to assure optimal results. • The Intensivist attempts to decrease unnecessary nighttime burdens upon the attending physician staff. • The Intensivist responds to life threatening emergencies and other duties within the Health Center. Reports to: Director of Surgery Responsibilities: • Evaluate and treat new admissions and intervene to prevent further deterioration • Diagnose and stabilize critically ill medical and surgical patients with impending or active organ failure (respiratory, cardiac, neurologic, hepatic, gastrointestinal, hematologic, renal. Etc.) or life-threatening electrolyte and acid-base disturbances, or poisonings • Initiate advanced cardiac life support until the code teams arrives, then supervise and support the code team • Initiate, manage, and wean patients from mechanical ventilation using a variety of techniques and ventilators • Act as the ICU team leader where appropriate and increase the clinical skill of ICU nurse practitioners, nurses and ancillary personnel in caring for critically ill patients • Institute best practices • Respond to patient alarms and alerts • Proactively communicate changes in patient status to the appropriate physicians(s) • Effectively communicate with members of the ICU team in a collegial manner to provide safe and error-free care during routine care and emergent conditions • Teaches residents/students Qualifications: • Graduation from an accredited School of Medicine • Board Certification or eligibility in Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Surgery • Ability to obtain state medical license in all states where services are provided as well as current Federal Drug Enforcement Agency license and state controlled substance license • Ability to obtain staff privileges at all hospitals for which coverage is being provided • Current ACLS certification

How To Apply

Please forward the required information to the following: Madhu Rangraj, MD Director, Department of Surgery Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester 16 Guion Place New Rochelle, NY 10802 surgery@sshsw.org No fax or phone calls, please.

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Board Certified/Board Eligible Trauma/Critical Care Surgeon

Atlanta Medical Center
Date Posted: November 10, 2013

Atlanta Medical Center is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Trauma/Critical Care Surgeon to join the GME faculty in the Department of Surgery. Atlanta Medical Center is a Level 1 trauma center located in the heart of Atlanta. Please contact Philip Ramsay, Surgery Residency Program Director, for further information at pt.ramsay2@tenethealth.com or ptrams@hotmail.com.

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UGME/GME Program Specialist (part time)

University of Illinois/Metropolitan Groups Hospitals
Date Posted: August 30, 2013

Part – Time Position University of Illinois/Metropolitan Groups Hospitals Residency in Gen Surgery UGME/GME Program Specialist Serves as coordinator for MGH undergraduate (medical student), surgical residency and surgery continuing medical education program. Provides administrative secretarial support for MGH Site Program Director, Director Surgical Medical Student Education and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery. Accountabilities & Job Activities A. Manages 3rd and 4th year medical student program for surgery rotation. 1) Responsible for conducting 3rd & 4th year medical student monthly orientation including ensuring documentation of policy review and other required documentation; ensures compliance procedures are followed by students prior to starting rotations. (approximately 120 students annually) 2) Maintain student database and prepare student activity reports as needed. 3) Develops, copies and distributes syllabus, assigned readings and schedules for medical students and residents rotating at participating sites (IMMC, Lutheran General, Cook County Hospital, University of Illinois Medical Center, Mercy Hospital and St. Francis Hospital) 4) Coordinates the evaluation process for medical students, reviews with clerkship directors and submits final summaries to the respective medical school. Completes student letters of recommendation as requested. B. Serves as program coordinator supporting Residency Program Director, Medical Student Program Director and Chairman of the Department of Surgery. 1) Maintains and provides analysis of various student and resident reports. Develops graphs and deplays program outcomes. 2) 0rganizes meetings and prepares and distributes materials for conferences and lectures. Develops posters, brochures, invitations or advertisements for special events/lectures/retreats 3) Receives inquiries from medical students and residents and triage as necessary to others within the department or other hospital departments 4) Verifies trainees' status and activities as needed. 5) Assist in the preparation of materials for ACGME Site Visits or Internal Reviews. 6) Prepares multimedia presentations, projects and electronic data organization within a database as requested to support administrative and clinical offices or residency program. Create and assist with various presentations, provide expertise in developing PowerPoint presentations. 7) Assist with coordination of various training sessions and activities in the simulation lab as needed. 8) Assist Coordinator in preparation of call schedules. C. Serves as department liaison for Continuing Medical Education accreditation. 1) Coordinates submission of CME application. Completes CME application and ensures required documentation for CME credit is submitted in a timely manner. Conducts needs assessment and prepares analysis for Activity Director's review. Assist Activity Director by performing literature searchers to identify topics for presentations. 2) Coordinate speaker arrangements, process honorarium, reconcile expenses and submit for reimbursement based on AIMMC reimbursement guidelines. 3) Ensure program documentation is submitted within established timelines and monitor for compliance bringing outliers to Activity Director's attention. D. As website administrator will have primary responsibility for the MGH Surgery Residency website, including web design, production, and content editor. Ensures that content is designed, created, published and updated in a timely fashion and reflective of the residency program 1) Design, maintain, edit and monitor the website. Ensure that all website content is uploaded to the site in a timely basis and content is accurate and current. 2) Ensure overall integrity of website through constant review of content, ensuring all links are active and troubleshoots for errors. 3) Researches best practices that enhance the value of the website. Works with Program Director and Chairman to develop content and keep the site up-to-date with available technologies and text. 4) Conduct website quality review with Residency Program Administrator and Program Coordinator and make recommended edits or additions to enhance website.

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Interested candidates can apply for the position at the following website http://www.advocatehealth.com/ using job code 20057-61097

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Surgery

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine - Tulsa
Date Posted: June 10, 2013

The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine at Tulsa is actively seeking an academic general surgeon at the assistant/associate/professor level. Located in the beautiful “Green Country” of northeastern Oklahoma, Tulsa offers a wonderful opportunity to practice medicine in a rapidly growing academic department and a city full of amenities that is also a great place to raise a family. Primary responsibilities will include patient care in the entire spectrum of general surgery, undergraduate and graduate surgical education, and clinical research initiatives. Upper and lower endoscopy experience preferred. Qualifications include completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in general surgery, board certification or board eligibility in general surgery and the ability to obtain an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Oklahoma. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How To Apply

Please send inquires and curriculum vitae to: John Blebea MD, MBA Shepard Thompson Clingan Chairman Department of Surgery University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – Tulsa 4502 E. 41st Street Tulsa, OK 74135-2512 john-blebea@ouhsc.edu

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ICU/Trauma Intensivist Position

Shore Medical Center of Westchester Center
Date Posted: April 18, 2013

The Department of Surgery at Shore Medical Center of Westchester Center has one (1) ICU/Trauma Intensivist position. Candidates must meet the following requirements to apply for this position. Interested candidates must submit the following via e-mail: Please forward the required information to the following: Madhu Rangraj, MD Director, Department of Surgery Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester 16 Guion Place New Rochelle, NY 10802 surgery@sshsw.org No fax or phone calls, please. ICU/Trauma Intensivist Overview: In conjunction with the attending physician and other consultants, the Intensivist assumes responsibility for the care of all patients in the intensive care unit. The Intensivist provides continuous vigilance; early intervention and ongoing care with the goal to decrease ICU related morbidity and mortality. In addition, the Intensivist proactively communicates with the other members of the team to assure optimal results. Furthermore, the Intensivist attempts to decrease unnecessary nighttime burdens upon the attending physician staff. Finally, the Intensivist responds to life threatening emergencies and other duties within the Health Center. Reports To: Director of Surgery Responsibilities Evaluate and treat new admissions and intervene to prevent further deterioration. Diagnose and stabilize critically ill medical and surgical patients with impending or active organ failure (respiratory, cardiac, neurologic, hepatic, gastrointestinal, hematologic, renal, etc.) or life-threatening electrolyte and acid-base disturbances, or poisonings Initiate advanced cardiac life support until the code team arrives, then supervise and support the code team. Initiate, manage, and wean patients from mechanical ventilation using a variety of techniques and ventilators. Act as the ICU team leader where appropriate and increase the clinical skill of ICU nurse practitioners, nurses and ancillary personnel in caring for critically ill patients. Institute best practices Respond to patient alarms and alerts Proactively communicate changes in patient status to the appropriate physician(s) Effectively communicate with members of the ICU team in a collegial manner to provide safe and error-free care during routine care and emergent conditions. Qualifications Graduation from an accredited School of Medicine Board Certification or eligibility in Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Surgery. Ability to obtain state medical license in all states where services are provided as well as current Federal Drug Enforcement Agency license and state controlled substance license. Ability to obtain staff privileges at all the hospitals for which coverage is being provided. Current ACLS certification.

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