Associate Program Director-- Internal Medicine Residency Program
ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY
REDMOND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENER
We are seeking an innovative physician leader to further develop and improve upon the outstanding foundation that exists supporting training and education of our future physicians. The Associate Program Director will have the opportunity to assist in the leadership, along with the Program Director and another Associate, of a fully ACGME accredited 16 resident per year Internal Medicine Residency program in one of the rapidly growing areas of Georgia. Redmond Regional Medical Center is a 230 bed facility, serving as a regional referral source for all of northwest Georgia and parts of Alabama. Redmond offers a full array of inpatient and outpatient programs, many of which are unique to the northwest Georgia region. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, Redmond provides a full service cardiology product line and is nationally recognized as a top cardiac care center. In addition to the Gold Seal of Approval®, Redmond has also earned eight disease specific certifications from The Joint Commission for outstanding care in the areas of cardiology, stroke, orthopedic surgery, spinal surgery, and vascular surgery.
Rome is situated in the beautiful foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Floyd County, GA. Home to Berry College, The Rome Symphony Orchestra, and a minor league franchise of the Atlanta Braves, there is something to do for everyone! Ample opportunities for leisure activities, white water kayaking, mountain climbing, museums and other social activities are within an easy drive. Industries including Suzuki, Pirelli, and Peach State Labs all call Rome home and employ thousands of local citizens.
The Associate Program Director is responsible to assist the Program Director and Designated Institutional Official over all aspects of leadership, organization, operation, and the general administration of the Internal Medicine Residency Program.
Responsibilities of the Associate Program Director are as follows:
- All administrative and educational activities of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, including clinical instruction of residents up to a maximum of 0.5 FTE.
- Assist the Program Director in the development of the Internal Medicine residency curriculum to provide a high quality education program and to meet the requirements of the ACGME. The curriculum provides educational goals and objectives appropriate for each level of training in the program.
- Assist the Program Director in recruiting, retention and faculty development of Internal Medicine physicians and other specialists to serve on the program faculty. Assist the Program Director to ensure research and scholarly activity requirements of the program, including active participation in the clinical discussions, rounds, journal clubs, and research conferences in a manner that promotes a spirit of inquiry and scholarship are met.
- Actively assist the Program Director to recruit and select the Internal Medicine residents in concert with institutional policies, guidelines, and budgets.
- Be available to chair or support the various ACGME required committees, to include the GME Committee, Program Evaluation Committee, Clinical Competence Committee, and others as determined by the direction of the Program Director.
- Maintain current knowledge of the accreditation and operational requirements of the residency program, including monitoring current trends and anticipating changes. Attend educational programs sponsored by the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine and other education related activities intended to maintain and improve the quality of the program.
- The Associate Program Director will assist the Program Director and the faculty in evaluating resident performance in relation to the educational objectives of the program and the ACGME Milestones for Internal Medicine, including appropriate documentation of the evaluation process.
- Supervise, as directed by the Program Director, any internal medicine subspecialty training programs sponsored by the institution and linked to their core program to ensure compliance with the ACGME accreditation standards
- The Associate Program Director must personally demonstrate scholarly activity as evidenced by activities such as peer reviewed funding, publication of original research in a peer-reviewed journal, publication of review articles of chapters in textbooks, publication or presentation of case reports or clinical series at local, regional, or national professional and scientific society meetings. The Associate Program Director will demonstrate support for resident participation, as appropriate, in research and scholarly activities.
- The Associate Program Director must possess the required specialty expertise, as well as documented educational and administrative abilities, to carry out the responsibilities of the role and to achieve the goals and objectives of the program.
- Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
- Demonstrated clinical competency as a practicing physician.
- The Associate Program Director must be appointed in good standing to the Medical Staff .
- The Associate Program Director must have unrestricted credentials within the Department of Internal Medicine of and be licensed to practice medicine by the State of Georgia.
- The Associate Program Director reports to the Program Director for Internal Medicine
Please contact Elise Benson for more information!
Redmond Regional Medical Center is a 230 bed facility, serving as a regional referral source for all of northwest Georgia and parts of Alabama. Redmond offers a full array of inpatient and outpatient programs, many of which are unique to the northwest Georgia region. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, Redmond provides a full service cardiology product line and is nationally recognized as a top cardiac care center. In addition to the Gold Seal of Approval®, Redmond has also earned eight disease specific certifications from The Joint Commission for outstanding care in the areas of cardiology, stroke, orthopedic surgery, spinal surgery, and vascular surgery. Other areas of excellence include emergency care, oncology, and inpatient rehabilitation. For additional information on Redmond Regional Medical Center, visit www.RedmondRegional.com.