Family Medicine – Core Faculty Opportunity

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyAcademic : Core Faculty, Family Medicine : Faculty
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J1 or H1
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedNone

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

IHA and St. Mary Mercy Hospital have an excellent full-time opportunity for a Family Medicine Core Faculty located in Livonia, Michigan.

Core faculty members provide teaching and precepting services at the outpatient clinic site in Livonia and inpatient teaching services at St. Mary Mercy Hospital.

The selected candidate will provide instruction, supervision, and evaluation of resident physicians required to meet the educational objectives of the Family Medicine residency program; conduct clinical, teaching, administrative, and scholarly activity responsibilities in accordance with assigned work schedules and standards; and provide other teaching services, such as medical student clinical education, as assigned.

Faculty will be selected based on qualifications, commitment, and desire to function as a teacher and clinical supervisor. Faculty are expected to serve as positive role models for residents and students, including demonstration of exemplary professionalism, interpersonal and communication skills, patient safety and continuous improvement of practice. Faculty must be active clinicians with broad knowledge of, experience with, and commitment to Family Medicine as a discipline, and to the generalist training of residents.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide instruction (bedside and classroom) and supervision of Family Medicine residents to meet the educational objectives of the Family Medicine Residency Program.
  • Complete all scheduled teaching assignments as assigned by the Family Medicine Program Director.
  • Provide other teaching services to meet the elective and secondary educational objectives of the residency program and for medical student teaching as assigned and scheduled by the Family Medicine Program Director.
  • Be available to the residents as needed for advice and counseling.
  • Evaluate and appropriately document the educational and clinical performance of residents in cooperation with other faculty and the Program Director.
  • Maintain an active clinical practice through the teaching program and through other assigned clinical responsibilities.
  • Carry out administrative duties for the residency program as assigned by the Program Director.
  • Participate in the evaluation and improvement of the Family Medicine Residency Program in cooperation with faculty, residents, and the Program Director.
  • Participate in faculty development activities to maintain and improve teaching skill and ability, including research.
  • Maintain a learning environment characterized by inquiry and scholarship, including active participation in the conferences and other formal teaching activities of the program. Provide support and advice for residents who are conducting research and other scholarly activity, such as case reports.
  • Cooperate with the Program Director in maintaining compliance with policies and procedures governing resident education, such as the limits on resident work hours and patient assignments.
  • Advise the Program Director on resource needs of the program, such as staff, equipment, and educational resources.
  • Assure presence and supervision of residents at Provider's inpatient and outpatient clinic site sufficient to meet accreditation requirements.
  • Provides learning opportunities for Obstetric management of family medicine patients (applies to faculty with Obstetrics privileges)

Core Faculty report to the Program Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program and have collaborative reporting relationships to the Director, Medical Education/DIO and the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine as well as Chief Medical Officer.

Faculty physicians must possess the requisite specialty expertise and competence in clinical care and teaching abilities, as well as documented educational and administrative abilities and experience in their field.

This is an outstanding opportunity for the right Family Medicine physician to join the Family Medicine Residency program at St. Mary Mercy Hospital. 
 

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate including:

  • Competitive base rate and compensation plan
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits; 403b, 457
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Profession Malpractice Coverage with Tail Coverage

ABOUT THE FACILITY

IHA is one of the best and largest multi-specialty groups in Michigan. IHA employs more than 1,600 staff members, which includes more than 800 providers consisting of: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midwives in approximately 70 practice locations across Southeast Michigan, including 36 Specialties. IHA provides high-quality medical care and excellent service to nearly 485,000 active patients.

Recognized as Metro Detroit’s Top Physician Group by Consumer Reports magazine, IHA also ranks in the top quartile for patient satisfaction nationally. Offering extended office hours and urgent care services, along with online patient diagnosis, treatment and appointment access tools. IHA demonstrates that it cares by bringing safe, high-quality, comprehensive and affordable care to its patients. For more information about IHA, visit www.ihacares.com.

St. Mary Mercy Livonia (SMML) – located in Livonia, Michigan, provides acute-care medical and health services to our community. St. Mary Mercy Livonia is part of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, which includes St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, St. Joseph Mercy Livingston and St. Joseph Mercy Saline. Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

St. Mary Mercy Livonia, a 304-bed hospital offers specialized medical services including medical/surgical, intensive/cardiac, oncology/radiation, birthing services, women’s health, diagnostic services, physical medicine and rehabilitation, behavioral medicine, 24-hour emergency care, wound care, sleep center, child care, and community health education.

Dedicated to excellence in health care, St. Mary Mercy Livonia has been serving Livonia and the surrounding communities since 1959. Through several major expansions in facility, programs and services, St. Mary Mercy Livonia continues to offer the latest in quality health and medical services. The most recent expansions include the new Our Lady of Hope Cancer Center, Heart & Vascular Center, and Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. St. Mary Mercy Livonia’s newest services include Open Bore Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), 64-slice CT Scanning, Photon Emission Tomography (P.E.T.) and Primary Emergency Angioplasty (PPCI) services.

Providing the latest and highest quality technology with personal, compassionate service is the mission of St. Mary Mercy Livonia. St. Mary Mercy Livonia has received numerous awards, including the 2003-2006 Governor’s Award, 2004 National Quality Award (Trinity Health), the 2005-2008 HealthGrades Distinguished Award for Clinical Excellence and Distinguished Award for Patient Safety and 100 Top Hospital Award from Thomson Healthcare 2006-2007.

St. Mary Mercy Livonia recently implemented state-of-the art Electronic Medical Record (EMR) technology for computerized physician order entry and electronic patient charting. We have a collaborative, associate-friendly environment, and place a strong emphasis on patient safety initiatives. At St. Mary Mercy Livonia, our technologies, dedication to exceptional care, and tremendous growth have combined to create exciting career opportunities for interested candidates.

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System has come together to leverage the combined talent and resources of seven hospitals, five outpatient health centers, five urgent care facilities and over 25 specialty centers to create a regional health care system that spans five counties in southeastern Michigan and includes a team of nearly 14,000 nurses and staff, and 2,700 physicians.

For more information about St. Mary Mercy Livonia, visit www.stmarymercy.org

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Livonia, Michigan - With a population of nearly 100,000, Livonia is Michigan's eighth-largest city and one of the most-stable family communities in the United States. Livonia is located in the northwest corner of Wayne County, halfway between Detroit and Ann Arbor. For decades, Livonia has ranked as one of the leading large communities for family services, education, public safety, and recreational opportunities.

Livonia is a smartly planned community where tree-lined neighborhoods are separated from industrial and warehouse sections of the city. These are among the many attributes that make Livonia one of the best places in the country to raise a family. If you want to live in Livonia, be prepared to become actively involved in your child's education. The Livonia Public Schools are successful because as one of the ten largest school districts in Michigan they are able to offer a broad range of high-quality learning opportunities combined with outstanding parental support to provide each child an education that fits their needs.

Livonia offers a rich blend of cultural, entertainment, and family-friendly offerings. From a professional symphony orchestra to historic community venues to one of metro Detroit's largest suburban fireworks displays, Livonia is a city that provides arts and cultural opportunities for a wide variety of interests. The city has three public libraries with many programs for children and adults. Each summer, the Livonia Civic Center and other city parks are home to outdoor, family concerts featuring various musical acts as part of the weekly "Music Under the Stars" series.

Livonia is home to several community service organizations which produce a number of successful family and fundraising events, such as the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life and Livonia Rotary Club's Family Picnic.

For more information on Livonia, please visit www.livonia.org.

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email docopps@trinity-health.org or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.

About IHA

IHA is one of the best and largest multi-specialty groups in Michigan. IHA employs more than 1,600 staff members, which includes more than 800 providers consisting of: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midwives in approximately 70 practice locations across Southeast Michigan, including 36 Specialties. IHA provides high-quality medical care and excellent service to nearly 485,000 active patients.

Recognized as Metro Detroit’s Top Physician Group by Consumer Reports magazine, IHA also ranks in the top quartile for patient satisfaction nationally. Offering extended office hours and urgent care services, along with online patient diagnosis, treatment and appointment access tools. IHA demonstrates that it cares by bringing safe, high-quality, comprehensive and affordable care to its patients. For more information about IHA, visit www.ihacares.com.

Facility & Address

  • IHA - St. Mary Mercy Livonia
  • Livonia MI 48154

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Katrina Back, Recruitment

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