Founding Internal Medicine Residency Program Director - Las Vegas

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Facility: St. Rose Dominican Hospital - Siena 
Address: 3001 St Rose Pkwy 
Henderson, NV 89052 
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Specialty:Internal Medicine : Program Director 
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
Salary Range:Not Specified
Employment Type:Full Time
Bonus Offered:None
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Founding Internal Medicine Residency Program Director - Las Vegas

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Hospitals of Las Vegas have an immediate opportunity for a Founding Internal Medicine Residency Program Director to lead the establishment of our brand new GME program!  

Our Founding IM Residency Program Director will have the unique opportunity to help establish, build and lead our 10/10/10 program from the ground-up. The position will include leadership, administrative, teaching and patient care responsibilities:

  • Successfully oversee the ACGME certification process, and ensure ongoing maintenance of certification and compliance with ACGME requirements
  • Responsible for all aspects of program development and growth
  • Develop high-quality educational curriculum and experiential rotations per ACGME requirements
  • Lead the interview, selection and ongoing mentoring and development of faculty physicians and staff
  • Lead the interview, selection and on-going monitoring and evaluation of residents
  • Ensure effective program partnerships with hospital, clinics and staff
  • Facilitate faculty and resident participation in scholarly activities
  • Maintain ongoing clinical duties and your own patient base

To qualify for consideration, successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in administrative, educational and/or clinical services in an ACGME accredited residency program required. Ideal candidates will have experience as a Core Faculty, Associate Director or Director of an Internal Medicine Residency Training Program.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in teaching in a residency program preferred.
  • M.D. or D.O. degree required.
  • Board qualified or certified.
  • Operational management, including budget preparation, experience in administrative support of a department, and demonstrated ability to manage detailed projects.
  • History of scholarly activities and research
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills
  • A creative thinker with a demonstrated passion for teaching and learning

As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare system, Dignity Health and St. Rose Dominican Hospitals have been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years. With human kindness at our core, we are dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved.  These central core values include our commitment to ensuring our communities are adequately resourced with highly skilled physicians.  To that end, we are pleased to establish a new Internal Medicine Residency program in Las Vegas.

Dignity Health and St. Rose Dominican Hospitals of Nevada were named in Forbes 2020 Top-10 Employers in Nevada!  Employment with us includes a competitive salary and a full range of benefits (paid vacation/sick, medical/dental/vision coverage, retirement plans including a pension, malpractice coverage and CME allowances).

Interested?  If so, let’s chat!

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals are part of Dignity Health, the nation's fifth largest non-for-profit health system. Our healing philosophy focused on “Humankindness” serves all people in need including our patients, visitors, guests, staff, physicians and the communities we serve. The Dignity Health system in southern Nevada has the only not for profit, faith-based network with three hospital campuses – St. Rose De Lima, St. Rose Siena and St. Rose San Martin. These mission-driven Hospitals are guided by our vision and core values providing compassionate, high quality, patient-centered care to address each patient’s physical, mental and spiritual needs.

Siena Hospital - Opened in 2000 to enhance and expand the services provided by the Rose De Lima Campus; this acute-care hospital houses  230 beds and is in the midst of an expansion that includes a new five-story hospital tower and four-story parking garage. The nearly 220,000 square foot tower will offer some of the most advanced medical amenities available today and will add almost 100 more private patient rooms. The tower will complement the tertiary services already available as well as the community based services of a Level III NICU, Level III trauma center, accredited chest pain center and Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center. 

Dignity Health is recognized as one of the top ten best employers in Nevada on Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-In-State Employers 2020.

Highlights of New Dominican Tower Services

First Floor

  • Emergency Room - The Emergency Room features separate waiting and treatment areas for adults and children. It is also more than twice as large as the previous emergency room, with 56 treatment rooms. We can now treat our patients in a more quiet and comfortable healing environment. 
  • Children's Emergency Room - The Children's Emergency Room has board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians and specialized pediatric nurses who provide more of the best "kid-sized" care available! 
  • Level III Trauma Unit - This area was expanded to include four treatment rooms.
  • Cardiac Center - This new Center has its own separate patient admitting and waiting areas. The Cardiac Center is used for non-invasive testing, such as 3D EKGs, heart monitoring, chest x-rays, and stress tests as well as cardiac rehabilitation.

Second Floor

  • Dominican Intensive Care Unit: This unit is in addition to the existing Intensive Care Unit, and its 24 rooms provide the highest level of care for our most critically ill patients, including neurologic, cardiovascular and thoracic, and trauma patients.
  • Surgery/Operating Rooms (ORs) - Six new ORs were added bringing the total number of ORs at Siena to 16.
  • Recovery Unit - This area now has twice as many beds (24), so staff can care for more patients who have just come out of surgery.
  • Cardiac Observation Unit - This special unit has 16 beds and its staff cares for patients whose hearts are being monitored or who are undergoing diagnostic testing.

Third Floor

  • Orthopedic Unit - The entire third floor is dedicated to caring for patients who have had surgery on hips, knees, etc.
  • The unit features two gyms to allow more patients to participate in group therapy sessions where they encourage and support each other.
  • The unit also features a 250 foot long mobility ceiling track system that allows staff to safely get two patients up and walking at the same time.

Fourth Floor

  • IMC Patient Rooms - 36 additional "intermediate care" rooms are available for patients who don't need the highest level of acute care (ICU care)
  • Oncology - 16 dedicated oncology patient rooms
  • Our expansion has provided a quiet, comfortable healing environment for patients and their loved ones as well as the space and equipment our caregivers need to fully attend to each patient.

Our commitment to filling the health care needs of our community goes beyond the new tower! Many areas in the existing hospital (now referred to as the Adrian Tower) have been expanded and upgraded, including a larger, more private admitting area, a redesigned cafeteria and kitchen, expanded lab services, dedicated oncology and mother/baby units, and more.

Just the Facts

  • A nearly 500-space parking garage
  • A Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit expansion to 26 beds 
  • Five-story, 227,000+ square foot tower
  • Tower cost approximately $160 million
  • Nearly 100 private rooms were added (bringing the hospital's total to 326)
  • 32 private emergency room and observation bays were added (bringing the total to 56)
  • ER treatment and Rapid Medical Assessment spaces were expanded to over 70 rooms
  • Six new operating suites have been added (bringing the total to 16)
  • An expanded Cardiology Center with its own admitting and waiting areas for noninvasive procedures
  • An additional Intensive Care Unit and expanded orthopedic unit 
  • Expanded oncology unit
  • Highly utilized outpatient support service areas expanded, including admitting, nutrition services, radiology, lab, pharmacy and endoscopy suites.

Community Description

Las Vegas is so much more than just “the Strip!” Our beautiful valley is surrounded by mountainous desert scenery, and our sunny year-round climate sets the stage for hiking, biking, championship golf, and sight-seeing…all just minutes from world-class restaurants and limitless entertainment options. Among the fastest growing cities in the nation, the Las Vegas metro area offers world-class schools, unparalleled cultural/recreational amenities and cutting edge health care.

Las Vegas and its surrounding suburbs offer a multitude of home choices, ranging from affluent family-friendly neighborhoods and high-rise condos overlooking the Strip to guard-gated custom-built homes and upscale apartments with a wealth of amenities. Less than 45 minutes from your home, you will find a world of natural beauty with Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, and Lake Mead. Weekend getaways to the Grand Canyon, Brianhead Ski Resort, Palm Springs, and Zion National Park are easy to reach with a short drive. McCarran Airport makes flights to the Pacific Northwest, ski destinations, and wine country convenient and affordable. Come join us in the middle of everything – there is no better place to live!

Contact Information

Dignity Health Physician Recruitment

Phone: 888.599.7787

Email: Click Here to Email

Community Based Recruitment

This is an opportunity to join a community-based practice affiliated with Dignity Health. In many cases, providers will join an existing single-specialty or multi-specialty medical group (solo options are occasionally available). Physicians in an independent group tend to enjoy both the practice of medicine and the business side of health care. Some benefits of independent practice opportunities include:

  • Exposure to and ability to impact all aspects of business operations associated with your practice
  • Flexibility to adjust work/life balance to meet your personal and professional needs, since you’re the one running the practice
  • Choice of joining an established practice or developing a new independent practice

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