Internal Medicine Residency Program PGY4 Chief Resident - Instructor/Limited Term

Location
Athens, Georgia
Posted
May 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Information  

Job ID: 14407

Position # 00014921

The Opportunity: We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, and innovative PGY4 Chief Resident for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. We are seeking a candidate with a broad knowledge base, desire for medical education, superb presentation skills, and commitment to collaboration. This position offers enormous possibilities for developing and enhancing clinical, teaching, and administrative skills, leadership ability, and personal growth. It involves supervision of residents, assessing and addressing resident morale, and direct patient care duties including precepting residents and medical students in the residents’ clinic. The PGY4 Chief Resident will assist the Program Director in the administration of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, development of curriculum, and participate in academic didactic conferences as a moderator and mentor. During the academic year, the Chief Resident will develop his/her personal leadership style, learn the complexities of conflict negotiation and resolution, and gain skills involved in administration, management and pedagogy.

The AU/UGA Medical Partnership Internal Medicine Residency Program Chief Resident is a one-year experience that offers a unique blend of education, patient care, and administration. The position is a non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Clinical Instructor. Employment will be through Augusta University. 

General Responsibilities: Responsible for assisting Program Administration in the supervision and education of residents of the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The PGY4 Chief Resident will assist Program Administration in academic and career mentoring for each resident and support the continued accreditation of the program through application of ACGME Common and Specialty Requirements. 

  • Prepare, organize, and teach at didactic conferences for the Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Provide patient care for patients in the residency clinic, Community Internal Medicine of Athens  
  • Provide supervision, teaching, and mentorship for residents and medical students
  • Serve as a role model for residents and medical students
  • Attend program committee meetings after normal business hours
  • Attend various academic and professional society conferences

 

80% Teaching Responsibilities: including but not limited to assisting in the development and management of  the residency program’s daily and monthly rotation schedule; monitoring and managing resident duty hours; general mentoring of residents in the Internal Medicine residency program; teaching, mentoring and directly supervising transitions of care and check out at the end of inpatient shifts; preparing for and participating in recruitment activities, new resident orientation, and rising resident retreats for the residency program; caring for patients and supervising residents and medical students in the Community Internal Medicine of Athens clinic; mentoring interns and residents as they progress towards independent practice; other teaching and clinical responsibilities required of the residency program.

10% Scholarly activity: including but not limited to assisting in preparing for and teaching at Morning Report, Morbidity & Mortality conferences, Academic Half Day and other didactics; mentoring residents in their scholarly activity, quality improvement, Journal Club articles, and research projects, including helping residents prepare case vignettes for poster presentations, publications, and conference presentations.

10% Service: including but not limited to assisting in the development and preparation for residency forums and committees, serving on hospital and residency program committees, and attending professional society conferences. 

Background Information: Augusta University and University of Georgia have partnered to create a four-year medical education program in Athens, GA to help alleviate a statewide shortage of physicians that threatens the health of Georgians. The Augusta University/University of Georgia (AU/UGA) Medical Partnership combines the significant instructional and research resources of UGA, the flagship land grant research university, with the expertise of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Georgia’s only public medical school. The AU/UGA Medical Partnership has partnered with St. Mary’s Hospital as the major participating site for the three-year Internal Medicine Residency Program in Athens, GA. 

The Community: Athens is one of the nation’s quintessential college towns, with a lively restored Victorian-era downtown bustling with shops, dining, and nightlife. This city of 120,000 people is home to the University of Georgia and is known as the birthplace of R.E.M., the B-52’s, and Drive-by Truckers.  It is located 61 miles from Atlanta, and less than 4 hours away from both mountains and beaches. To learn more about Athens, see www.visitathensga.com

Minimum Requirements  

  • MD, DO, or equivalent degree
  • Will have successfully completed an ACGME accredited categorical Internal Medicine Residency Program after January 1, 2018 and prior to July 1, 2019
  • Certified or eligible for American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board Certification in Internal Medicine or one of its subspecialties
  • Possess or be able to obtain an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Georgia
  • Possess or be able to obtain appropriate hospital credentials and privileges
  • Possess or be able to obtain an unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration License 

How To Apply  

To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document. 

Position Start Date: July 1, 2019

Application Deadline: Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Required Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Program Director Recommendation Letter
  • USMLE/COMLEX Transcript

*All required application materials must be uploaded as one document with the CV.*

*CV's and applications can only be accepted through the online application process. Please do not email CV's or application information. 

Conditions of Employment  

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation. 

Other Information  

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."   Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.       

Equal Employment Opportunity  

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
 

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