Program Director — General Surgery Residency

Samaritan Health Services; Corvallis, OR
Date Posted: March 29, 2018

Looking to make the next step in your career as a GENERAL SURGERY PROGRAM DIRECTOR, with a health system that focuses on innovation? There's a place for you with Samaritan Health Services, a non-profit integrated health care delivery system in OREGON. Our award-winning health system provides exceptional primary care and a range of specialty services throughout the mid-Willamette Valley and Central Oregon coast. The network serves approximately 300,000 residents in Linn, Benton, Lincoln and portions of Polk and Marion counties. Our skilled providers have a passion for building healthier communities through world-class, compassionate health care. JOB SPECIFIC DETAILS: Oversee and ensure the quality of didactic and clinical education at all sites, including the selection of a local director at each site, supporting program faculty, and other well-qualified surgeons to assist in supervision and education. Schedule conferences, as outlined by the institution, that permit resident attendance on a regular basis. Prepare and submit all information required and requested by the ACGME, and ensure continued compliance with ACGME requirements, policies and procedures. Provide verification of residency education for all residents. Implement and distribute policies and procedures consistent with the institutional and program requirements for resident duty hours and the working environment. Monitor the need for, and ensure the provision of, back up support systems when patient care responsibilities are unusually difficult or prolonged. Assess the technical competence of each resident, and ensure that each resident has at least 750 major cases across the five years of training, including a minimum of 150 major cases in the resident’s chief year. Ensure residents have experience with a variety of endoscopic procedures, including esophogastro-duodenoscopy, colonoscopy and bronchoscopy as well as experience in advanced laparoscopy; evolving diagnostic and therapeutic methods; and experiential learning in the provision of all elements of the comprehensive care of surgical patients. QUALIFICATIONS: - Minimum of five years of experience as an active faculty member in a general surgery residency program. - Minimum of one year as an associate program director in a general surgery residency program. - Current certification in the specialty by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), or specialty qualifications that is acceptable to the ACGME Review Committee. - Eligibility for state licensure. Physicians and their families will appreciate the abundant outdoor recreation opportunities available in the Willamette Valley and on the Oregon coast, as well as proximity to the Cascade Mountains and Portland. Affordable housing, no sales tax, a mild climate, plentiful entertainment opportunities, good schools and more, are all reasons to consider a job in Oregon. Experience the unmatched quality of life that our area has to offer!

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