• Residency Program Director for Family Medicine / Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

    Job ID 2019-1120
    Job Locations
    US-CO-Lone Tree
    Category
    Academic Administrative Faculty
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Rocky Vista University in Parker, CO has an immediate opening for a

     

    Residency Program Director for the RVU/Sky Ridge Medical Center FM Residency and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine.

     

    To be considered for this position applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV and salary requirement.

     

    PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Demonstrate experience and expertise in clinical education for predoctoral and postdoctoral students, provide service to the university and professional communities, programs and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge.  The Program Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing graduate medical education program including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities.

    Responsibilities

    DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

     

    This position is designed to bridge the gap between Rocky Vista University and the clinical entities required to advance pre-doctoral and residency training at nearby hospitals. The faculty member’s responsibilities will be a mix of 25% clinical work with a private practice and 75% academic work for the university. It is expected that during the time the faculty member is providing clinical services through the private practice, that student and/or resident teaching will be continued in the hospital setting with direct patient care.

     

    The following job description describes only the academic portion of this position.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

     

    1. Act as residency program director (see specific description of services for this position listed below).
    2. Act as the primary supervisor for the Residency Coordinator and Core Faculty. Provide timely feedback and annual evaluation of these employee’s performance.
    3. Assist in the education and instruction of medical students and residents while providing mentorship and motivation for learning in classroom environments, clinical settings, active learning groups, and laboratory experiences.
    4. Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification of Residency Program as a part of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
    5. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of the COM and residents meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
    6. Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
    7. Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee.

      

    MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

     

    1. Assist administration, faculty and staff in special projects as required.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

     

    1. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education
    2. Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum templates
    3. Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    1. DO or MD degree with current Board Certification in appropriate area of specialization.
    2. Six (6) years academic experience as an adjunct faculty physician for a college of osteopathic medicine.
    3. Demonstrated leadership and productivity in the areas of clinical or professional service, scholarly activity, medical research or education.
    4. Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
    5. Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer.

     

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

     

    1. Demonstrated leadership and administrative experience in clinical, professional or educational settings.

     

     

    Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

     

    RVU offers a full benefit package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.


    Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

     

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