Chief Medical Resident - Medicine
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-26
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Job Summary (Purpose and Function):
The Chief Resident shall function under the supervision of Dr. Fredrick Williams, Program Director of the UMMSOM Regional Campus Internal Medicine Residency Program. In addition to clinical responsibilities, the Chief Resident will have administrative duties which will support the residency program.
Accountabilities (For Non-exempt Employees Include Percent of Effort):
• Admission, consultation, evaluation, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of patients with general medical problems for safe, effective and compassionate patient care. Demonstrates dexterity and competency to perform and teach all essential and required procedures.
• Identifies need for patient education and orders or provides education.
• Comprehensively documents in patients’ charts in a timely and accurate manner.
• Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to patient and family issues, including age, gender and cultural diversity.
• Efficiently performs in emergency situations, including adherence to established clinic and hospital-specific protocols.
• Demonstrates applied knowledge base including integration of skills.
• Acts as an instructor of clinical medicine to provide teaching, supervision and serve as a role model to other residents in the program.
• Participates actively in all educational and residency program activities and assumes responsibility for teaching residents, interns and medical students.
• Precept residents and students in the resident clinic.
• Demonstrates awareness and applies knowledge of legal issues in all aspects of patient care, incorporating risk management skills, and quality control measures.
• Assists the Program Director and GME office in obtaining resident participation in the Graduate Medical Education Committee.
• Prepares residents for upcoming ACGME Institutional Review.
• Participates in the resolution of problems or complaints affecting the residents.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
PGY4 residents report to the Program Director, Dr. Frederick Williams and are supervised by faculty at both JFK Medical Center and the VA Medical center.
PGY4 residents are required to supervise and train junior residents in clinical tasks.
Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):
M.D. or D.O plus three years of training in an ACGME accredited program.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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