Medicine-General Internal-Asst. Professor of Clinical

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-05-01
Req: R100031865
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The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Job Family: Clinical and Ambulatory Services 
Job Function: Program Director 
Job Title: Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Program Director 
Pay Band: 
FLSA Status: non-exempt 

General Description {Purpose and Function): 
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds Residency, a program focused on developing the next generation of leaders Med-Peds, seeks a director for the residency program. The Program Director is responsible for the administrative and clinical oversight of the educational program. The Program Director is accountable for the operation of the program and must dedicate no less than 50% (20 hours per week) to the administrative and educational activities of the program. The Program Director is responsible for the operations of the program, including all activities related to recruitment, selection, instruction, supervision, advising, evaluation, documentation, and advancement ofresidents. The Program Director ensures continuing accreditation of the program through application of ACGME common and specialty requirements. 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities (For-exempt Employees Include Percent of Effort): 

Responsibilities of the Program Director include, but are not limited to, the following: 

1.    Ensuring the quality of didactic and clinical education at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Holtz Children's Hospital, the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and ambulatory sites including the continuity clinic site, assuring they are within the requirements of the ABIM, ABP and the ACGME.
2.    Develop and maintain the curriculum
3.    Serve as a Faculty Mentor to the Associate Program Directors and Chief Residents.
4.    Maintain and lead an effective resident advising program.
5.    Be available and accessible to residents at Jackson Memorial Hospital as well as continuity sites
6.    With the faculty and Clinical Competency Committee (CCC) evaluate resident performance and assure that residents are achieving the stated objectives of the program.
a.    Work with CCC to assure residents are assigned clinical responsibilities appropriate for their level of training and knowledge and skills, and that they have appropriate supervision.
7.    Recruit and guide the selections of the residents for the Program.
8.    Participate on the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC).
9.    Participate in educational programs that enhance educational and administrative skills
a.    This includes attendance at the annual Med-Peds Program Director Association conference
b.    Maintain current knowledge of the accreditation requirement for the residency program
c.    Attend additional educational related activities that are intended to improve the quality of the program
10.    Be actively involved in scholarly activity as evidenced by one or more of the following:
a.    Discovery

i. Peer reviewed funding or publication of original research in peer reviewed journal

b.    Dissemination
i.    Review articles or chapters in textbooks
c.    Application
i.    Publication or presentation of case reports, clinical series, innovative strategies at local, regional or national professional and scientific society meetings

11.    As part of the faculty, mentor a preselected cohort of residents
12.    Provide semi-annual feedback and guidance in career, educational and scholarly growth.
13.    Provide didactic teaching in either the ambulatory or inpatient setting as asked by the Attend resident conferences, which can include Afternoon report, Morbidity and Mortality, Evidence Based medicine, board review, etc.

Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):

•    At least five years of participation as an active faculty member in an AGME- accredited combined Internal Medicine or Pediatrics residency program
•    Maintain Board Certification in Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
•    Doctorate degree in Medicine.
•    State of Florida Medical License.
•    DEA Certification.
•    Successful completion of Residency in Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics

To be considered for employment, all applicants must submit proof of education, licensure, certification and proof of employment eligibility at time of application. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer physical examination including drug and alcohol screenings; background checks and verification of employment, education, licensure and registrations/certifications. Reasonable Accommodations are available for qualified persons with disabilities. 

The Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics in conjunction with the Section of Med-Peds at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are seeking a creative, dynamic and organized individual at the Assistant Professor level or higher to serve as the Program Director for the combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) residency program. Requisite specialty expertise and documented educational and administrative experience acceptable to the Review Committee, which includes at least five (5) years as an active faculty member in an ACGME accredited residency and three (3) years of graduate medical education administrative experience. Additional qualifications include: 

•    Dual board certification in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
•    Commitment to excellence in patient care and evidence-based practice
•    Excellent mentoring and leadership skills
•    Transparent and inclusionary management style
•    Commitment to valuing and promoting diversity
•    Skills in promoting research and quality improvement activities

About the Section of Med-Peds 
Our Med-Peds faculty are a diverse and driven group comprised of primary care, hospital medicine and subspecialty faculty. The current faculty includes nine primary care and hospitalist faculty and nine subspecialty faculty. 
To enhance healthcare for children and adults spanning the continuum of life, to provide a stable primary care network for the transition of children with special healthcare needs, to teach student and residents the discipline of combined Adult and Pediatric practice in a variety of settings. To expand the contribution of the Med-Peds faculty to the scholarly activity of the Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. 
The Med-Peds section is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the clinical practice and scholarly activities of physicians trained in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and supported subspecialties. 

•    Promote combined Med-Peds clinical practice
•    Provide access and safe transition to quality adult primary care for youth with special health care needs
•    Provide faculty development and support Med-Peds faculty in their varied roles
•    Support all Med-Peds Support the Med-Peds Residency Program leadership in their endeavors to evolve and improve the Med-Peds Program
•    To participate actively and serve in leadership roles within the institution(s)

Interested parties should send a CV and cover letter to Damena Gallimore-Wilson at the following email address: [email protected] 

All Applicants Must Apply Online

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Posted: 5/2/2019
Application Due: 7/1/2019
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