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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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General Surgery Residency Coordinator/Academic Services Professional

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Date Posted: March 17, 2014

Nature of Work The General Surgery Residency Coordinator, hereinafter referred to as the Coordinator, under direction from the General Surgery Residency Program Director, is primarily responsible for coordinating the General Surgery Residency Program and its approximately 80 residents-in- training, hereinafter referred to as the Residency. Coordination encompasses the residency recruitment process, curriculum, schedules, business activities (e.g. payroll, but has a much broader range), finances, budget and policies and procedures. The Coordinator provides essential communication and networking for the effective functioning of a major surgery residency training program. The Coordinator represents the Residency on behalf of the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office, the Department of Surgery, the School of Medicine, UCDHSC, and the University of Colorado. An employee in this position can be terminated at any time without notice, and severance pay may not be provided. Supervision Received The Coordinator reports to the Education Manager of Residency for program-related matters. The Education Manager reports to the Vice Chair of Education for the Department, who has accountability for the educational programs of the Department. Additionally, this position reports to the Director of Finance & Administration for all fiscal matters, who in turn reports to the Chair of the Department of Surgery. The Coordinator is additionally accountable to the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME) for rules, regulations and directives related to the surgery residency training program. The Coordinator will provide assistance to other designated individuals who have been assigned program or administrative roles with the residency or in the education office of the Department, including any designated Assistant or Associate Residency Directors, Chief Residents or general departmental education office directors. Supervision Provided While not constituting supervising functions per se, the Coordinator will perform a variety of functions on behalf of the residents sometimes performed by a supervisor, including active participation in the residency recruitment process, processing of performance evaluations, collection of time records, coordination of schedules and processing of graduation materials. The Coordinator will act as a resource to prospective, current and past residents of the Residency. Duties and Responsibilities Specific duties and responsibilities of the Coordinator may include, but are not limited to, the following: Residency Recruitment • Manages all aspects of the annual Residency recruitment process. Develops and maintains up-to-date informational brochures on the Residency, in hard copy and on-line versions, as appropriate. Fields prospective resident information requests primarily by e-mail and phone. Establishes interview days for residents. Helps to collect and organize information on applicants from national resident applicant database, ERAS (see below). Coordinates faculty interviewers, space, meals, transportation and, in some cases, housing and other needs for prospective residents. Gathers and assembles interview results, and prepares for the Resident Match process, including coordinating a faculty ranking session and ultimate submission of Match list to the on-line system. Residency Data and Recordkeeping • Coordinates all required electronic recordkeeping that serve as the data processes for the Residency. Manages ERAS, the on-line Residency recruitment tool, used as the mandatory resident “match” mechanism. Manages OnCall (amion), the system required by the University of Colorado Hospital for physician on-call scheduling. Manages MedHub, the software required by the GME office for resident reporting. Additionally manages software used for resident evaluations or a host of other residency needs. • Manages hard copy and electronic files of residents who enter or leave the program, and responds to all requests for confirmation of residency or letters of reference. • Prepares reports for the Department or others to satisfy needs, such as ACGME studies, program reviews, retreats, audits or other, as requested. Fiscal Management All financial management activities are under the overall direction of the Department Administrator, who has overall responsibility for departmental funds, serves as the Fund Administrator and overall approving official. Within these parameters, the Residency Coordinator: • Manages all funds related to the Residency, whether those funds originate from hospital support of residents and the training program, GME support, departmental support, grants and contracts, gift funds or other sources. Volume of funds and resources management is anticipated to be in the area of $1 million, with funds supporting residents generated from the hospitals (UCH, TCH, DHMC, VAMC and others) and other sources. • Prepares budgets controls, and monitors revenue and expenditure activity for each source of funds. • Utilizes standard University and department systems for accounting, data processing and other computer systems, as necessary, for financial management and statistical reporting. Utilizes multiple systems for purchasing, human resources, facilities management, daily operations and other business activities, and maintains expertise in these systems Policy Coordination and Compliance • Administers pertinent State fiscal policies, State and UCDHSC rules and procedures, and State and Federal laws and standards applicable to the Residency or business management. • Administers pertinent Graduate Medical Education policies, including rules and regulations promulgated by the national Residency Review Committee. • Coordinates program and fiscal policies related to residency needs at all training site locations, including the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), The Childrens Hospital (TCH), the Denver Veteran’s Administration Medical Center (VAMC), Denver Health Medical Center (DHMC) and others. • Attends and may be the coordinator of General Surgery Residency-related meetings and functions or other educational meetings of the Department, including faculty meetings, department manager meetings. May be the coordinator of divisional faculty and staff or other meetings. Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements • Organizational skills with ability to plan and organize Residency needs and activities, establish work priorities and provide follow through to ensure completion of activities, both individually and assisting others with work tasks. • Knowledge of, or ability to, become fully competent in computer programs essential to the Residency, including the Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook), the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS), OnCall (amion) scheduling tools and MedHub. Software used will continue to change, so adaptability to new electronic programs and tools is essential. • Ability to develop and manage budgets, and carry out fiscal responsibilities of the position. • Ability to understand and apply regulatory requirements at the program level. • Ability to communicate effectively with administrative personnel, physicians and other program personnel, trainees/prospective trainees, staff and other constituents, in written communications and oral presentations. Interpersonal skills working with residents and others in an environment of high volume and stress. QUALIFICATIONS • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred. Relevant experience in graduate medical education, higher education, medical school programs or a health sciences center setting may be substituted for education.

How To Apply

https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/79962

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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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Surgical Residency Program Administrator-Jacksonville, FL

University of Florida-Jacksonville
Date Posted: February 6, 2014

ACGME Surgical Residency Program Administrator The Administrator will mange the non-clinical functions and documentation for the Surgical Residency core program for 29 residents as well as subspecialty fellowship programs for ACGME surgical critical care and minimally invasive surgery, as well as medical student clerkships. The Administrator supports the Program Director and Associate Program Director to ensure all ACGME requirements are maintained. The Administrator supervises one full time Program Assistant. GME residency program coordination administration experience is required. BS or BA degree is required, but may substitute appropriate combination of education and experience. Jacksonville, Florida offers a great northeastern Florida lifestyle with countless recreational activities, convenient location, mild climate and reasonable cost of living. The City is perfectly positioned along the Atlantic Ocean with more than 20 miles of uncrowded beaches and one of the largest urban park systems in the United States. It is home to a major symphony orchestra, museums, several universities, an international airport and the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars.

How To Apply

Interested candidates may send resume to Karen.frank@jax.ufl.edu or submit an application on line at: https://tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=SHANDSJAX&cws=1

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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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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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Residency Training Program Administrator

UC San Diego
Date Posted: October 13, 2013

General Surgery Residency Program: The General Surgery Residency Program receives 700 applications annually and conducts 360 interviews. The House staff in Surgery is comprised of 46 residents in various stages of the program, interns, continuing residents, chief residents, and research fellows, including House staff from 3 divisions and the Department of Orthopedics. Under the general supervision of the Residency Training Program Director, the Residency Training Program Administrator is responsible for implementing and overseeing recruitment, ranking, scheduling, curriculum planning and development, evaluations, certifications and graduation. The Administrator is responsible for all personnel and payroll actions, management of 7 databases and ensuring that residents are informed of licensing requirements, enrollment procedures, registration and application deadlines for in-training exams, the American Board of Surgery exam, etc. Manages and prepares all documents for the UCSD Internal Review, ACGME Site Visit and semi-annual Program Director meetings. Systems Administration: Responsible for managing the Basic Science Conference, L-RRC, and Journal Club. Participates in the curriculum and planning of resident education labs in our Surgery Research Laboratory, manages online learning tools and the resident library. Is responsible for all components of New Innovations, a hospital wide Residency Management System that includes complex schedules, evaluations, duty hours, etc. Design and generate monthly and ad hoc reports for statistical and administrative use. Responsible for managing the annual recruitment process using the Electronic Residency Application Service. Responsible for coordinating and planning all meetings, events, and conferences. Fiscal Administration: Independently managing the program budget to include reconciliation, travel, purchase orders, recharges and reimbursements. Manage the annual Resident Education Stipend and report to the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education. Serve as liaison between the Office of Graduate Education, UCSD residents, faculty, affiliated institutions, community physicians, and other agencies. Act on behalf of Director as needed. Curriculum Development and Program Expansion: Responsible for analyzing current educational resources, practices, and policies with respect to the General Surgery Residency program to make recommendations, as appropriate, to comply with ACGME guidelines, site visit requirements, and expand and develop curriculum. Responsible for a range of comprehensive development functions focusing on the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual prospects and donors, with emphasis on gift potential for the UCSD Surgery Residency Program. Developing and presenting proposals for potential gift donors, adhering to UC San Diego and Development policies and procedures governing private gift support. Pursuing alumni for support and collegiality. Working with Development and Administrative leadership, as well as volunteer leadership, to develop and implement fundraising strategies and timetables. Will provide work direction to support staff and establish guidelines and procedures. **Must be willing to work overtime as deadlines may dictate.** **Must be willing to travel to various work locations, such as the UCSD Medical Center campus in Hillcrest.** #QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor's degree, or equivalent education and work experience. Master’s degree in education, business, finance or public health highly preferred. * Demonstrated thorough knowledge and understanding of all components of the medical education process, including undergraduate medical education (medical school), postgraduate residency training, and continuing medical education after residency. Demonstrated knowledge of Graduate Medical Education's policies and procedures regarding resident physicians and training programs. Ability to interpret and implement policies and procedures regarding all aspects of residency training, including educational curriculum. * Comprehensive understanding of ACGME General Program and the ACGME Residency Review Committee and understand their implications for a residency program. Demonstrated thorough knowledge of the professional goals of an accredited training program. This includes a comprehensive knowledge of ACGME requirements. * Demonstrated knowledge of implementing and overseeing a Residency Training and Fellowship Program. Previous experience in development of systems to track, monitor, and report programs and program compliance. * Supervisory experience to conduct interviews, performance management, training and development. * Bookkeeping/accounting/fiscal management skills. Knowledge and experience to successfully manage a complex budget with many differing funds. * Extensive PC and software experience to include Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Internet Navigation. * Demonstrated experience in planning, researching, prospect searching, analyzing, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and writing/coordinating grant proposals. * Knowledge of contracts and grants policies, program reviewers’ guidelines, and extramural funding requirements. * Advanced organizational skills to meet many concurrent deadlines on a variety of projects. Must be able to prioritize workload while keeping functions in perspective and to encourage others to work with you to complete projects. * Excellent communication skills to obtain and impart information via the telephone, electronic mail, and in person.

How To Apply

Please visit: http://jobs.ucsd.edu/default.aspx and reference job#68408. Follow apply directions. We do not accept emailed resumes.

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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.

How To Apply

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

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Residency Coordinator

St. Joseph's Regional Medical center
Date Posted: July 29, 2013

Inspired Care Begins with St. Joseph’s Healthcare System At St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, our inspiration comes from a tightly knit team of accomplished professionals that help give people in our care every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Through our commitment to support, technology and training, we think you will find one of the most rewarding and satisfying experiences of your career. RESIDENCY COORDINATOR Paterson, NJ Campus * Allopathic Surgical Program Reporting to the Manager/Director, the successful candidate will coordinate the daily activities associated with our Residency Program, including the processing of applicants, maintenance of documents and files, verifying of privileges, and management of administrative details associated with budget. Responsibilities will include: • Overseeing the recruitment and processing of all program applicants • Coordinating new resident orientations and graduations • Tracking invoices, securing signatures and compiling summary reports • Monitoring time/attendance of department residents • Developing/maintaining database of key resident/fellow information • Assisting with the NJ State permit process • Assisting residents and fellows with various issues • Handling resident evaluations and visa status • Producing and/or distributing monthly schedules • Performing other related functions as assigned To qualify, you must have an Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s preferred) in Business or a related field, along with 2 years experience, and the ability to effectively function as a liaison between the residents and Program/Associate Program Director, Graduate Medical Education, accrediting agencies and other inter-departmental and outside personnel. Superior analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and oral/written communication skills will be expected, as will the ability to work with large volumes of data, perform resident interviews, and deal with frequent modifications to resident schedules.

How To Apply

We offer a competitive salary, dynamic work environment, and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please email your resume (put Residency Coordinator in subject field) to: santiaga@sjhmc.org, or apply online at: www.jobs.stjosephshealth.org . EOE M/F/D/V St. Joseph’s Healthcare System www.stjosephshealth.org

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Chair of Surgery

Christiana Care Health System
Date Posted: July 15, 2013

Christiana Care Health Systems (CCHS) in Newark, Delaware, is conducting a national search to identify innovative, forward-thinking physician leaders for the position of Chair of Surgery.

This is an excellent opportunity to lead a progressive surgical service line focused on designing new delivery models of care, leveraging technology, expanding capacity and educating physicians to excel within a transformed healthcare environment.

The successful candidate should have the following:

• Visionary leadership skills gained through experience in successfully leading faculty and complex interdisciplinary clinical teams to achieve organizational, departmental and community goals. • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team-building skills with a focus on quality, growth, education and research. • National or regional recognition as a clinician/teacher and investigator and, at minimum, the rank of Associate Professor (the rank of Professor is preferred). • A track record of developing and implementing innovative programs and/or process improvements with documented outcomes. • Board certification in Surgery or a surgical specialty, and must hold (or be eligible for) a Delaware Medical License. The primary job responsibilities include: • Providing clinical leadership to the functioning of the Christiana Care Operating Rooms through collaboration with Anesthesiology, Nursing and Administration. • Developing and maintaining an environment where emphasis is placed on promoting and measuring the competencies of patient care, advancing medical knowledge through practice-based learning, and promoting departmental professionalism and systems-based learning for all surgeons and surgeons in training. • Providing the structure and faculty to ensure high-quality graduate and post-graduate surgical education. • Ensuring the resources and surgical leadership to meet the criteria for verification as a Level I Trauma Center by the American Colleges of Surgeons. • Collaborating with Christiana Care Medical leadership to develop integrated clinical programs of excellence.

About Christiana Care Health System:

Christiana Care Health System (CCHS), headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is one of the country’s largest healthcare providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. A not-for-profit, nonsectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses and more than 250 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. Christiana Care is a Delaware branch campus of Jefferson Medical College, with many third- and fourth-year medical students participating on General Surgery rotations here. CCHS is a member of the Delaware Health Sciences Alliance and the Council of Teaching Hospitals. CCHS is also a Magnet®-Designated Organization with a high level of BSN and Certification-qualified Nursing professionals.

Christiana Care is the only Level I Trauma Center between Philadelphia and Baltimore treating more than 4,000 patients annually and is part of a statewide, integrated trauma system supported by a robust LifeNet Helicopter program. CCHS is also a regional Center of Excellence in Heart and Vascular, Cancer, Bariatric Surgery, Spine Surgery, Advanced Joint Replacement, and Women’s Health Services.

About Christiana Care Department of Surgery:

Christiana Care Health System ranks 24th in the nation (12th for the East Coast) for volume of surgical cases, due largely to the support the system provides for surgical services, the clinical expertise of our surgeons and our robust resident and fellowship training environment.

The Department of Surgery has 180 attending and affiliate surgeons in 14 surgical specialties working out of 53 operating rooms in two acute-care hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and two outpatient, on-campus Surgery Centers. Both campuses have robotic surgery capability, and the Wilmington campus is nearing completion of a 200-million-dollar expansion project that will grow surgical capabilities there, including a Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Christiana Care has the largest non-University General Surgery Residency in the U.S. at seven residents per year, as well as two fellows per year in Surgical Critical Care. In addition, the Christiana Care Health System Virtual Education and Simulation Training (VEST) Center is accredited as an ACS Level 1 Comprehensive Educational Institute. More than 40 employed mid-level providers, including Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Nurses, support the surgical services.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and CV to Amy Bird, Director, Physician and Executive Recruitment, at abird@christianacare.org, or apply directly online at http://careers.christianacare.org/job/Newark-Chair,-Department-of-Surgery-Job-DE-19702/2706630/

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Program Director needed in Spring Hill Florida

Regional Medical Center of Bayonet Point
Date Posted: July 11, 2013

General Surgery Program Director Needed for Beautiful West Florida!! HCA West Florida is seeking a General Surgery Program Director to lead the hospital in the development and implementation of a new General Surgery Residency Program. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated leader to have input on building a program from the ground up. Qualified Candidates: • Must be Board Certified in General Surgery • Have previous leadership / administrative experience • Be willing to combing Administrative and Surgical (teaching) Responsibilities (50/50) • Have strong administrative and team building skills • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Candidates with recent scholarly activity such as peer reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publication or presentation of case reports or clinical series at scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees or educations organizations highly encouraged to apply. HCA West Florida is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery and diagnostic imaging facilities, and a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in West and Central Florida communities. Last year we treated 1.19 million patients. Our parent company, HCA, is the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services. HCA West Florida affiliated facilities include: • 15 hospitals • 16 ambulatory surgery center • Numerous diagnostic imaging facilities and occupational health sites • An integrated regional lab • And a consolidated service center In 2011, the 15 hospitals in West and Central Florida provided care for approximately 566,735 patients through Emergency Department visits and more than 170,288 hospital admissions. Our more than 4,000 physicians and 16,794 employees provide the quality foundation for delivering care to our patients safely, effectively, and compassionately. HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, is dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare in the communities we serve. We are committed to continually enhancing the standard of healthcare and wellness through safe, accessible, consistent and compassionate care. We are dedicated to state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment technology to give our patients a cutting-edge healthcare experience.

How To Apply

For more information or to be considered for this position, please contact Denise Berger at 816-786-5202 or Denise.Berger@HCAhealthcare.com.

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General Surgery Residency Program Coordinator

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Date Posted: June 11, 2013

The Department of Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles California is recruiting for the position of General Surgery Residency Program Coordinator. Harbor-UCLA has an ACGME-approved General Surgery Residency Program accepting 5 residents each year. The Residency Coordinator position provides direction, leadership, and day-to-day non-clinical management of the educational and departmental activities related to the residency. The Coordinator works closely with the Program and Associate Program Director to ensure compliance with the ACGME requirements. The Cooridinator also fuctions as a liason to Hosptial Adminstration to ensure the residents are compliant with hospital policies. A major component of the position includes maintianing files for the residents within the Department of surgery, including compiling documentation regarding work hours and educational activities. Further responsibilities include administrative support to the Program Director and interacting with adjunctive hospitals to ensure paperwork is in place for visiting residents and to ensure our residents are ready for away rotations. In addition, the Coordinator helps maintains policy and procedure manuals and documentation for accreditation and site visits for the residency program. Incidentally, a site visit was just completed here in May of 2013. There are two assistant coordinators, one recently hired, to work directly under the Cooridinator position. Additionally, there is significant faculty support of this position in regard to handling resident scheduling and running a skills center. The Coordinator ideally demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness, and problem solving skills. Competitive candidates for this position will have at least some exerience in Medical Student or Resident education. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, ERAS, ACGME data systems, and NRMP software is preferable. Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

How To Apply

Please apply by sending your resume to the Associate Residency Program Director, Angela Neville, M.D. (angelane13@gmail.com). We are excited to entertain applications from persons with ambition and a sense of organization. It is a friendly residency with a solid group of hard working and genuine residents. Thank you!

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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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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

SUNY UPSTATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
Date Posted: May 31, 2013

The Department of Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York is seeking to recruit a General Surgery Residency Program Director at the Associate or full Professor level. This is an exciting opportunity for leadership in a fully accredited residency program established in 1957 which graduates five chief residents a year. Candidates should have a minimum of six years experience in clinical practice with demonstrated excellence in education and administration. Preference will be given to candidates with an established record of scholarly activity and previous experience as an Associate Program Director, Surgery Curriculum or Simulation Director; eligible for medical licensure in New York State. Upstate Medical University is a two-campus, 715 bed multidisciplinary, academic medical center which serves as the tertiary care referral center for Syracuse and the Central New York region. Our University Hospital serves as a Level 1 Trauma Center and regional Children’s Hospital. A free-standing comprehensive Cancer Center is under construction and expected to open in 2014. Upstate Medical University is located in Syracuse, New York adjacent to Syracuse University and surrounded by numerous outdoor recreational opportunities, cultural events, and has nationally recognized public and private schools. Upstate Medical University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV and (3) references with contact information to Robert N. Cooney, MD., Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, c/o Kim Hanifin, Upstate Medical University, Department of Surgery, Suite 8141, 750 E. Adams Street, Syracuse, New York 13210 or by email to hanifink@upstate.edu. For questions please call (315) 464-5549.

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Associate Program Director of General Surgery Residency Program/General Surgeon

PINNACLE HEALTH SYSTEM (PinnacleHealth)
Date Posted: May 25, 2013

Associate Program Director of General Surgery Residency Program/General Surgeon

Location: PinnacleHealth General Surgery Residency Program

205 S. Front Street

Harrisburg, PA 17104

Opportunity:

  • Full-time position – .5 FTE will serve as Associate Program Director of General Surgery Residency Program and .5 FTE is allocated to clinical office hours and OR time
  • Opportunity for advanced research and curriculum development
  • Join 7 surgeons in a successful growing general surgery practice
  • Call 1:8
  • Electronic medical records

Desired Candidate:

  • Board certified
  • Strong academic interest
  • Experience with Graduate Medical Education
  • Understanding of accreditation requirements
  • Demonstrated scholarly activity through publications
  • Participation in society organizations and research
  • Commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate care to patients
  • Team oriented

Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary plus incentive bonus
  • Health, life and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance (occurrence based)
  • Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
  • Professional dues and CME
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Relocation Allowance

For the latest information on physician opportunities at PinnacleHealth, please call Hollie Boykin, Physician Recruitment, at (717) 231-8796, email at hboykin@pinnaclehealth.org or apply directly online at www.pinnaclehealth.org/careers.

PinnacleHealth (PINNACLE HEALTH) System in Harrisburg is one of Pennsylvania’s top hospitals and a healthcare organization dedicated to maintaining and improving the health and quality of life for central Pennsylvania. A 600-bed hospital system, PinnacleHealth includes two acute care facilities, numerous primary and specialty care centers, physical therapy, orthopedic surgery, robotic surgery, cardiology, medical imaging, Magnet® nursing, and much more.

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Vascular Surgery Hospitalist

Clara Maass Medical Center
Date Posted: May 9, 2013

A large Vascular Surgery Group in Northern New Jersey is looking for a trained general surgeon to function in the role as a Vascular Hospitalist. Responsibilities will include evaluation and management of in-hospitla patients, placement of central catheters for hemodialysis, surgical assisting (carotids, lower extremity bypasses and open aortic reconstructions.) The work schedule will be Monday-Friday 7:00AM-5:00PM and one weekend call per month as the second call physician. Benefits are included. Must be licensed to practice medicine in NEW JERSEY.

How To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to csales@tcvcg.com The cover letter must be LESS THAN 250 words and indicating why you want this position.

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Vascular Surgery Hospitalist

Clara Maass Medical Center
Date Posted: May 9, 2013

A large Vascular Surgery Group in Northern New Jersey is looking for a trained general surgeon to function in the role as a Vascular Hospitalist. Responsibilities will include evaluation and management of in-hospitla patients, placement of central catheters for hemodialysis, surgical assisting (carotids, lower extremity bypasses and open aortic reconstructions.) The work schedule will be Monday-Friday 7:00AM-5:00PM and one weekend call per month as the second call physician. Benefits are included. Must be licensed to practice medicine in NEW JERSEY.

How To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to csales@tcvcg.com The cover letter must be LESS THAN 250 words and indicating why you want this position.

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Colorectal Surgeon

Atlanta Medical Center
Date Posted: April 30, 2013

Atlanta Medical Center is looking for both a Surgical Oncologist and a Colorectal Surgeon to join the GME surgical faculty. Please send any questions to Philip Ramsay, MD, Surgery Residency Program Director, at ptrams@hotmail.com or pt.ramsay2@tenethealth.com

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Surgical Oncologist

Atlanta Medical Center
Date Posted: April 30, 2013

Atlanta Medical Center is looking for both a Surgical Oncologist and a Colorectal Surgeon to join the GME surgical faculty. Please send any questions to Philip Ramsay, MD, Surgery Residency Program Director, at ptrams@hotmail.com or pt.ramsay2@tenethealth.com.

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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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Surgical Education Coordinator

Cottage Health System
Date Posted: March 26, 2013

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital seeks Surgical Education Coordinator to support the Director of Surgical Education with the Surgery Residency Program. Coordinates the educational activities of the program with the incoming and current residents. Assures program compliance with regulatory agency standards and maintains essential documents required for program viability. Functions as liaison between residents, departments, attending physicians, administration, and outside institutions. Requires: experience supporting executive level professionals, exceptional time management/organization skills; overseeing busy director's calendar, superior writing skills with the ability to compose correspondence to executive level/ physician audiences; dictation and proficiency in MS Office. 3+ years experience working with residency training program and C-TAGME certification preferred.

How To Apply

Cottage Health System offers an excellent compensation package that includes above market salaries, premium medical benefits, pension plans, and tax savings accounts. Please apply online at www.cottagehealthsystem.org. EOE

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Residency Program Coordinator

Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Date Posted: March 18, 2013

The Department of Surgery of Carolinas Medical Center, Carolinas Healthcare System, is recruiting for the position of Program Coordinator of the ACGME-approved General Surgery Residency Program. This position provides direction, leadership and day-to-day non-clinical management of the educational and departmental activities related to the residency training program. The Coordinator provides full administrative support for tracking, documenting and reporting of educational activities for all residents in the Department of Surgery. Further responsibilities include administrative support to the Program Director of the residency training program, educational coordination between attending physicians, residents, medical students, institutional and regulatory administrative offices, coordination of orientation and year-end graduation events, activities supporting resident interviews and the resident selection process. In addition, the Coordinator prepares and maintains policy and procedure manuals and documentation for accreditation and site visits for the residency program. The individual in this position works closely with the Program Director to assure compliance with all ACGME requirements and for managing educational programs in the surgery residency program. The coordinator must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and problem solving skills in applying a detailed knowledge of responsibilities, functions and underlying management structure of the department and of the larger institution. Competitive candidates for this position will be recognized by their peers for superb written and verbal interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills. In addition, experience and success with computer and database management skills, financial oversight and team management are highly desirable. Required Education and Experience: Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience: Recognized related experience in GME program coordination, administration, and strong computer skills with Microsoft Office, ERAS, ACGME data systems, FREIDA, NRMP and MedHub software is preferable.

How To Apply

Applicants should forward a letter of interest and current resume to Courtney.Hester@carolinashealthcare.org.

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Surgery Residency Program Coordinator

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center of Boston, Inc.
Date Posted: February 15, 2013

Residency Program Coordinator – Surgery St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Boston, Inc. Boston, MA Job Responsibilities: St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has an immediate opening for a Residency Coordinator position in the Department of Surgery. The position provides direction, leadership and day-to-day management of the educational and departmental activities to include administrative support to the Program Director of the residency training program, Student Clerkship Director, Director of Graduate Medical Education, and educational coordination between attending physicians, residents, medical students, institutional and regulatory administrative offices. Responsible for the daily activities of the 20 resident ACGME accredited training program. The coordinator must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and problem solving skills in applying a detailed knowledge of responsibilities, functions and underlying management structure of the department and of the larger institution in organizing independently and prioritizing work, establishing procedures and systems, and ensuring orderly and timely work flow. Required Education and Experience: Education: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience: Three years related experience in GME program coordination, administration, strong computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint), ERAS, WebAds, FREIDA, NRMP and New Innovations software is preferable.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume via e-mail to diane.giacalone@steward.org

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DIRECTOR AND ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Date Posted: February 12, 2013

DIRECTOR AND ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT SAN ANTONIO The Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA) School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Program Director and a full-time Associate Program Director for a new General Surgery Residency Program located at the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. The teaching hospitals for the residency are Doctors Hospital at Renaissance and Valley Baptist Medical Center. Program Director duties include leadership of the residency program, oversight of all affiliates, maintenance of compliance, regulatory and educational requirements, curriculum development and obtaining and maintenance of ACGME accreditation. This includes: coordinating with the Chair of the Department of Surgery, the Regional Dean, the Designated Institutional Official (DIO); constructing a feasibility assessment, strategic plan, budget and timelines for the creation of the residency program; meeting with hospital partners and practicing physicians to assess level of clinical capacity and surgical caseloads to support resident training; recruiting and managing faculty; and other duties as detailed within the ACGME Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in General Surgery. The incumbent should have at least ten years clinical experience, a minimum of five years experience with Graduate Medical Education and a significant understanding regarding the accreditation requirements and the core competencies as set forth by the Surgery Residency Review Committee (RRC) of the ACGME. Associate Program Director duties include administration of the residency program, oversight of all affiliates, maintenance of compliance, regulatory and educational requirements, curriculum development and obtaining and maintenance of ACGME accreditation. The incumbent should have at least two years clinical experience, experience with Graduate Medical Education and an understanding of the accreditation requirements and the core competencies set forth by the RRC of the ACGME. Candidates for either position should possess a strong commitment to the education of residents and medical students. The incumbents will have protected time for administrative duties and will also maintain a surgical practice, supervise residents and teach medical students. Candidates must be board certified by The American Board of Surgery in their specialty and hold a valid Texas medical license. They should have demonstrated scholarly activity as evidenced by scholarly publications, participation in specialty society organizations, and/or research funding. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience. The South Texas area is a unique multicultural coastal region filled with rich history, wild life and plant life, and beautiful weather. This region is a birder’s paradise in a Gulf Coast area with beautiful and unspoiled wetlands and beaches, crowded only with birds, fish and dolphins. The program is located in a lush semi-tropical region that is at the threshold where Latin American and US cultures meet. Though it is one of the dynamic, least expensive and fastest growing areas in the country, the South Texas population has a number of economic, health and educational disparities. This is a place where you can enjoy the best life has to offer and make a difference. Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae to Ronald Stewart, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MSC 7840, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900 or via email to marezs@uthscsa.edu. For additional information on these opportunities, please call (210)567-5705. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae to Ronald Stewart, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MSC 7840, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900. For additional information on these opportunities, please call (210)567-5705.

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Associate Program Director

Virginia Tech-Carilion
Date Posted: January 15, 2013

The Virginia Tech-Carilion General Surgery resident training program is seeking a Board Certified general surgeon who has an interest in pursuing an administrative role in residency education as an Associate Program Director. Applicants must foremost desire to be clinically active faculty instructors for our residents within the realm of acute care surgery and/or trauma-critical care, and possess the academic credentials to compete at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Protected time will be set aside for the successful candidate to work with the current Program Director to fashion a broad-based general surgery resident training program, and to assume progressive administrative responsibility in concert with his/her demonstrable abilities and aspirations.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should e-mail their CV to the Chair, Dr. Christopher Baker (ccbaker@carilionclinic.org) and to the Program Director Dr. John Ferrara (johnj@ferrara.cc ).

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Academic General Surgeon

Cleveland VA Medical Center
Date Posted: December 12, 2012

The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center is a 673-bed tertiary healthcare facility which provides a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology to over 100,000 veterans in Northern Ohio. Our main campus is in Cleveland, OH, and we are a longstanding teaching affiliate of Case Western Reserve University. A wide range of complex and basic surgical procedures are performed at our center including cardiac and thoracic surgery, complex joint replacement and major cancer resections of the colon/rectum, breast, stomach, liver and pancreas. We are an American College of Surgeons designated cancer center. The physical plant is beautiful, with modern operating rooms planned for an expansion. In addition, construction of an Ambulatory Surgery Center has been approved with three additional operating rooms. The volume and complexity of pathology for which the VA is well-known make this a stimulating place to work. Our service runs two operating rooms with a full schedule four days a week. The surgical ICU is fully staffed during the day by two full-time experienced intensivists and at night by in-house intensivits or the on-call chief resident. Physician support in our Section is excellent. In addition to the physician staff, the General Surgery Section is comprised of a nurse-scheduler, administrative assistant and 3 physician extenders (NP-PA). An additional physician extender is approved and will be hired shortly. The General Surgery service is always staffed with a full team of residents - including a chief resident, junior resident and intern. The residents originate from both University Hospitals Case Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic. Podiatry interns, medical students from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and NP students rotate on the surgical service. We place a strong emphasis on teaching in our Section and we administrate a large VA-issued grant establishing the first Patient-Centered Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Education clinic within the VA. Support for research at the Cleveland VA Medical Center is outstanding, and there are a number of large well-funded research programs at the medical center including projects in: biomedical research, health services research and clinical studies. We are a participant in the VA Cooperative Studies program and have access to VASQIP outcomes databases. We have a close partnership with researchers at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, which is nearly walking distance from the medical center. The Cleveland VA is one of only 8 sites for the VA Quality Scholars Program which develops expertise in the measurement of quality, the implementation of quality improvement and the performance of quality improvement research. The General Surgery Section of the Surgical Service at The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center is seeking a full time (8/8ths) General Surgeon. The candidate will be expected to: • Display good judgment and technical proficiency for a wide-range of procedures comprising standard General Surgery practice. These include but are not limited to: inguinal, ventral and other hernias, gallbladder surgery, venous access for chemotherapy, soft tissue resection, gastrointestinal surgery. • Take night and weekend General Surgery call from home in a rotation with the other staff General Surgeons. The candidate will be available to evaluate consults, perform surgery if necessary and conduct weekend rounds for the service while on call. • Participate in outpatient clinics • Teach and mentor the residents and students in the clinic, ward and operating room • Supervise and encourage the professional growth of the physician extenders • Work harmoniously with all staff and colleagues • Display exemplary professionalism and ethical conduct as described by the American College of Surgeons code of conduct. • Participate in Section meetings and conferences • Assist with Section physician administrative tasks and peer-review We understand that trainees recently finishing residency will need additional guidance and support as they transition to independent practice. It is our stated intention to mentor a new partner so that they can overcome obstacles, reach their full potential and be successful. Opportunity for faculty appointment and professorship at Case West Reserve University commensurate with academic credentials is available. Most physician staff on the Surgical Service and all physician staff in the Section of General Surgery have such an appointment. The opportunity for protected time to perform research, participate in the Quality Scholars program and write grants is possible. In particular, a pathway to the VA Career Development Program grant funding is highly desirable and encouraged. In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following requirements: • U.S. Citizenship (Non-citizens may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens) • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. • Must be board certified in general surgery (or board eligible with expectation of board certification in less than 3 years from employment). In addition to the basic requirements list above, some special consideration will be given to candidates who possess any of the following: • Intention to pursue surgical research culminating in independent grant funding or Career Development Program award Candidates may be asked to provide professional references from colleagues familiar with their work and performance. Candidates may be asked to submit case lists summarizing their current scope of practice. Candidates under consideration will likely be asked to come to the medical center for an interview. Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.

How To Apply

Our job can be seen by searching at: www.usajobs.gov Alternatively I can be contacted by email at: eric.marderstein@va.gov

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Academic General Surgeon

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine - Tulsa
Date Posted: November 21, 2012

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. 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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Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Date Posted: November 11, 2012

The Department of Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York is seeking a new faculty member to join a busy clinical, research and academic service in General Surgery. The candidate will participate in the care of patients at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Faculty Practice Associates, and join a current practice of 3 busy faculty surgeons. Additionally, the new faculty member will have an active role in training medical students and surgery residents. We are seeking outstanding candidates who possess excellent clinical skills and academic contributions with a strong interest in teaching. Candidates who are completing general surgical residency or completing fellowship training for minimally invasive surgery, acute care surgery, and colorectal are encouraged to apply. Compensation is very competitive, and benefits are comprehensive. Candidates should be Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Surgery.

How To Apply

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Alecia Williams at alecia.williams@mountsinai.org

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RESIDENCY PROGRAM COORDINATOR

St. Joseph’s Healthcare System
Date Posted: September 28, 2012

Inspired Care Begins with St. Joseph’s Healthcare System At St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, our inspiration comes from a tightly knit team of accomplished professionals that help give people in our care every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Through our commitment to support, technology and training, we think you will find one of the most rewarding and satisfying experiences of your career. RESIDENCY PROGRAM COORDINATOR Paterson, NJ Campus * Children’s Hospital Residency Program Reporting to the Physician Resident Program Director/Ambulatory Administrator, the successful candidate will coordinate all activities associated with the program, including processing of applicants, maintaining/updating documentation, verifying privileges, and monitoring of time/attendance for all department residents. Responsibilities will include:
  • Processing all resident applications
  • Managing the interview process of candidates
  • Ensuring all documentation and Visa paperwork is complete and accurate
  • Preparing resident contracts in accordance with established protocol
  • Coordinating preceptor program
  • Monitoring applications in ERAS (Electronic Residency Application System)
  • Distributing/monitoring resident rotation evaluations in New Innovations
  • Producing resident schedules
  • Coordinating preceptor program, final exams and graduation activities
  • Performing other related functions as assigned
To qualify, you must have a College Degree (Bachelor’s preferred), along with superior analytical and organizational skills, the ability to implement policies, and communicate with accrediting agencies (ACGME and ECFMG), while effectively collaborating with the Chairman, Program Director, residents, residency applicants, medical students and internal staff. The ability to work with large volumes of data, perform resident interviews, and deal with frequent modifications to resident schedules will be expected, as will PC proficiency with Word Processing and spreadsheet systems. Attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills are a must for these openings. Prior experience in area of interest preferred.

How To Apply

We offer a competitive salary, dynamic work environment, and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please email your resume (put Residency Coordinator in subject field) to: santiaga@sjhmc.org, or apply online at: www.jobs.stjosephshealth.org . EOE M/F/D/V St. Joseph’s Healthcare System www.stjosephshealth.org

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Associate Program Director – General Surgery

St. Francis Medical Center
Date Posted: September 28, 2012

The Department of Surgery at Saint Francis Medical Center is actively recruiting an Associate Program Director for its new General Surgery Residency Program. This position provides unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth and unique opportunity to contribute to the inception and growth of a brand new training program. Successful candidates will be fully engaged in both graduate and undergraduate surgical education and scholarly activity, and will possess high quality clinical and patient care skills, maintain and model exemplary professional and ethical standards, and have a desire to participate, and preferably have experience, in medical education and/or scholarly activity. Candidates with fellowship training in a subspecialty area will be of particular interest. While experience will be a factor in selection, candidates about to complete fellowship training are invited to apply. Competitive salary/benefits will be offered. Candidates must be board certified in general surgery or in their subspecialty and must possess or be eligible for a full unrestricted license to practice in New Jersey. Candidates requiring a visa will also be considered. Nestled between historic Philadelphia and “Big Apple” New York City, St. Francis Medical Center is located in the Tri-State Region of NJ, an area which provides numerous educational opportunities, surprising diversity of culture, access to a multitude of outdoor and sporting activities, theater, restaurants, casinos, and spectacularly affordable housing and relatively low cost of living.

How To Apply

How To Apply Interested candidates should submit (via email) a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research/scholarly interest, and an initial list of three professional references directly (no recruiters, please) to: Peter Benotti, MD, Program Director, Department of Surgery, Saint Francis Medical Center, 601 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton NJ, 08629. Telephone Contact: 609-599-5645

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Program Coordinator for Osteopathic Residency Programs

St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center
Date Posted: September 12, 2012

A major 800 bed teaching hospital in Paterson New Jersey is seeking a Program Coordinator for its Osteopathic Surgical Residency Programs. At present we have a fully accredited Osteopathic Surgical Program approved for 20 positions. Additionally, we have a newly established 3 Hospital allopathic Surgical Residency Program with 28 positions. This Program has its own dedicated Coordiantor. The candidate must have some experience as a Residency Program Coordinator, preferably Surgical, but not required. A Bachelor’s degree is required and advanced education would be an asset.

How To Apply

All interested candidates can forward their CV by e mail to: bordand@sjhmc.org Dennis L. Bordan, M.D. Associate Chairman Dept. Of Surgery St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center

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Residency Program Coordinator

St. Francis Medical Center
Date Posted: August 31, 2012

New General Surgery Residendy Program, under the supervision of the Program Director; seeking a Residency Program Coordinator who will be responsible for operations that support the General Surgery residency program (a single-sponsored program) at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, NJ. The tasks for this position are complex, diverse, and require an understanding of strategic process. The Coordinator must be able to work autonomously and make independent judgments, develop and adhere to work timelines, draft core documents and templates, communicate effectively with the Residency Staff about ACGME requirements and core curricula, provide guidance to residents about institutional policies, manage extensive data files and electronic information sites, and provide support for continuous quality improvement in graduate medical education. • Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree with equivalent experience required; • 1-2 years of previous GME experience in General Surgery or 3-5 years of previous GME experience (in any specialty/sub-specialty) preferred.

How To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume via email to Program Director, Dr. Peter Benotti.

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Pediatric Surgery – New Jersey

Pediatric Surgery Children's Regional Hospital,Cooper University
Date Posted: August 7, 2012

The Division of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Cooper University Hospital is seeking a full-time faculty member to join two experienced pediatric surgeons and an advanced practice nurse. Responsibilities include clinical practice with an interest in minimally invasive surgery, training and teaching surgical residents and medical students, consulting on pediatric trauma, and the possibility of developing research interests. Interest in Surgical Robotics and developing a program is a plus. Candidates must have an MD or equivalent degree and be Board Certified or Board Eligible in pediatric surgery. Cooper University Hospital is a state-of-the-art medical center in a rapidly growing community that provides comprehensive medical services to residents of Southern New Jersey. Cooper University Hospital is minutes away from Philadelphia with access to City living and an international airport and major sports teams, including the Phillies. It is 1 1/2 hours to New York City and the New Jersey shore resorts.We are unable to accommodate candidates seeking visa sponsorship at this time .

How To Apply

Please email a Confidential CV to : Mary Packard, mpackard@practicewisemd.com, Phone: 610-688 1612

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Program Director

HCA West Florida
Date Posted: July 30, 2012

General Surgery Program Director Needed for Beautiful Hudson, Florida!! HCA West Florida is seeking a General Surgery Program Director to lead the hospital in the development and implementation of a new General Surgery Residency Program. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated leader to have input on building a program from the ground up. Qualified Candidates: • Must be Board Certified in General Surgery • Have previous leadership / administrative experience • Be willing to combing Administrative and Surgical (teaching) Responsibilities (50/50) • Have strong administrative and team building skills • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Candidates with recent scholarly activity such as peer reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publication or presentation of case reports or clinical series at scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees or educations organizations highly encouraged to apply. HCA West Florida is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery and diagnostic imaging facilities, and a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in West and Central Florida communities. Last year we treated 1.19 million patients. Our parent company, HCA, is the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services. HCA West Florida affiliated facilities include: • 15 hospitals • 16 ambulatory surgery center • Numerous diagnostic imaging facilities and occupational health sites • An integrated regional lab • And a consolidated service center In 2011, the 15 hospitals in West and Central Florida provided care for approximately 566,735 patients through Emergency Department visits and more than 170,288 hospital admissions. Our more than 4,000 physicians and 16,794 employees provide the quality foundation for delivering care to our patients safely, effectively, and compassionately. HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, is dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare in the communities we serve. We are committed to continually enhancing the standard of healthcare and wellness through safe, accessible, consistent and compassionate care. We are dedicated to state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment technology to give our patients a cutting-edge healthcare experience.

How To Apply

For more information or to be considered for this position, please contact Denise Berger at 816-786-5202 or denise.berger@hcahealthcare.com.

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Surgical Residency Program Coordinator

Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, Il
Date Posted: July 17, 2012

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital General Surgery Residency in Chicago has an immediate opening for a Residency Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Program Director and GME office to coordinate the academic activities of the surgical house staff within the Department of Surgery; including appointments, promotions, recruitment, committee meeting supervision, evaluations, managing program expenses, and other duties as required. The coordinator will maintain resident records database and files. As well, he or she will coordinate annual events (i.e., orientation, interview days, graduation) as needed. At least a Bachelor’s degree is required and GME experience preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Computer skills are required. The residency program in General Surgery is academically sponsored by the University of Illinois and is accredited by the ACGME. We educate 20 categorical and 2 preliminary residents at any given time. The major teaching site is Mount Sinai Hospital, a 320-bed teaching, research and tertiary-care facility. Mount Sinai is a member of Sinai Health System, along with Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Community Institute, Sinai Medical Group and Sinai Children's Hospital. Further information regarding the medical center and residency program can be viewed at http://sinai.org

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send a current CV to the program director: Stephen R. Wise, MD, stephen.wise@sinai.org

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Surgical Residency Program Coordinator

Sanford Clinic
Date Posted: July 11, 2012

Sanford Clinic in Sioux Falls, SD is seeking a full-time Surgical Residency Program Coordinator. Under the direction of the Surgical Residency Program Director, the Sanford Surgical Residency Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and management of the administrative duties for the Sanford Surgical Residency Progrm. This position involves working with the Director of the residency training program, Department Chairman and Chief Residents; and educational coordination between between attending physicians, fellows, residents, medical students and institutional and regulatory administrative offices. The coordinator must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and problem-solving skills in applying a detailed knowledge of the responsibilities, functions and underlying management structure of the department and of the larger institution in organizing and independently prioritizing work, establishing procedures and systems and ensuring orderly and timely work flow. Furthermore, the Program Coordinator coordinates and administers human resource functions and participates in budget reviews and financial processes for the residency program. The Program Coordinator also acts and makes decisions for the program in the program director's absence within prescribed limits of authority.

How To Apply

www.sanfordhealth.org Direct link to job: https://sanfordhealth.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=222221&company_id=16046&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=975897&aid=1

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Surgical Residency Program Coordinator

Sanford Clinic
Date Posted: May 10, 2012

Sanford Health has a presence in 112 communities in eight different states (North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, California and Oregon). Across this vast health care network, we are committed to foundational services, integrated departments, exceptional patient experiences, transformative research, and a comprehensive health plan. We are also a complex teaching hospital passionate about the advancement of future doctors and other health care professionals. We currently have 3000 thousand residents in various specialties pioneering the future of heatlh care with us. Under the direction of the Surgical Residency Program Director, the Sanford Surgical Residency Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and management of the administrative duties for the Sanford Surgical Residency Progrm. This position involves working with the Director of the residency training program, Department Chairman and Chief Residents; and educational coordination between between attending physicians, fellows, residents, medical students and institutional and regulatory administrative offices. The coordinator must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and problem-solving skills in applying a detailed knowledge of the responsibilities, functions and underlying management structure of the department and of the larger institution in organizing and independently prioritizing work, establishing procedures and systems and ensuring orderly and timely work flow. Furthermore, the Program Coordinator coordinates and administers human resource functions and participates in budget reviews and financial processes for the residency program. The Program Coordinator also acts and makes decisions for the program in the program director's absence within prescribed limits of authority. Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration or related field required. 1-2 years of prior residency or fellowship program coordination experience preferred.

How To Apply

To view full job description and to apply on-line, please visit www.sanfordhealth.org/careers

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Residency Program Coordinator/Manager

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Surgery
Date Posted: April 13, 2012

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Surgery is announcing an opening for a Residency Program Coordinator/Manager. The successful applicant will organize, oversee and manage the coordination of the General Surgery Residency Program and its fellowship programs. They will supervise a group of individuals who will assist in administrative management and credentialing of resident, faculty, and allied health personnel. The applicant should have experience in medical education, preferably a surgical field. Certification is expected, if not already present. A high degree of organizational skills, efficiency, computer skills and superb interpersonal skills are required.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send a current CV, and 3 referees who are knowledgeable about your current qualifications and performance. Please send as PDF to: Pamela Lipsett, MD, MHPE, Program Director, plipsett@jhmi.edu

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Assistant Director of Trauma

Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
Date Posted: March 20, 2012

You will be serving as the Assistant TMD in a busy Level II ACS-verified trauma center, and working in an acute care surgery model (same as all the surgeons who take call currently do here). Day to day rounds will be split between the TMD & Assistant, with the aid of 2 NP's. The hospital is a teaching campus for Indiana University School of Medicine, and research opportunities are available. Assistance at surgery will be available at all times, and a back-up system is in place. This is an excellent starting position for a young surgeon interested in growing professionally, under the tutelege of a double-boarded, Fellowship-trained TMD with many publications and years of experience. It should serve as a step to becoming a Director elsewhere, or even an eventual replacement Director here. Pay and benefits - and vacation - are generous. Indiana has particularly favorable malpractice laws, and Fort Wayne is a city of over 250,000 with a service area of approximately one million. Trauma fellowship is not required, only Board-certification (or "eligibility" temporarily), although that would be a plus.

How To Apply

Contact Dr. Donald N. Reed, Jr., directly by calling him @ 260-435-7380, or e-mailing him at the address below.

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Surgical Education Coordinator

Cottage Health System
Date Posted: March 9, 2012

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital seeks Surgical Education Coordinator to support the Director of Surgical Education with the Surgery Residency Program. Coordinates the educational activities of the program with the incoming and current residents. Assures program compliance with regulatory agency standards and maintains essential documents required for program viability. Functions as liaison between residents, departments, attending physicians, administration, and outside institutions. 3+ years experience supporting executive level professionals, exceptional time management/organization skills; overseeing busy director's calendar, superior writing skills with the ability to compose correspondence to executive level/ physician audiences; computer literacy required to include MS Office. Requires: 2+ years experience working with residency training program, or Sr. Administrative Assistant experience. C-TAGME certification preferred. Cottage Health System offers an excellent compensation package that includes above market salaries, premium medical benefits, pension plans, and tax savings accounts. Please apply online at www.cottagehealthsystem.org. EOE

How To Apply

Apply online at: www.cottagehealthsystem.org

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