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 OfferedNegotiable

Family Medicine – Core Faculty Opportunity

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Serves to support the Residency Program Director at St. Mary Medical Center (Langhorne, PA) and Nazareth Hospital (Philadelphia, PA) in the provision of resident clinical supervision for the Family Medicine Residency Program, Family Medicine Center, and its Faculty/Staff in order to insure the highest level of Family Medicine training and to maintain quality driven, evidence based care for patients and families on the Family Medicine Inpatient Service and within The Family Medicine Center. Must embrace lifelong learning and have a genuine desire to teach and mentor developing physicians.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical

  • Provides direct resident clinical oversight in the care for patients in the Family Medicine Center according to current standards of practice
  • Precepts residents and medical students in the Family Medicine Center as they care for continuity patients and/or acute care settings in accordance with credentials.
  • Supports the provision of care provided by residents, medical students, and advanced nurse practitioners within the Family Medicine Center in a collaborative working relationship

Educational

  • Provides formal and informal teaching within the medical education programs at St. Mary Medical Center and Nazareth Hospital
  • Participates in development of didactic, simulation, scholarly, and bedside educational curricula
  • Supports all educational activities and remediation plans that pertain to the in-training examination, board examinations, and residency Clinical Competency Committee evaluations
  • Participates in the core didactic curriculum for residents

 Resident Competency Assessments

  • Participates in regularly scheduled competency assessments of residents and students with program director and core faculty
  • Provides guided mentorship to residents and assists in creation of individualized learning plans

Administrative

  • Supports Program Director in ensuring continued compliance with accreditation standards
  • Assists in creation and maintenance of written curriculum, goals and objectives for the residency program
  • Attends to all administrative tasks with attention to detail and in a timely fashion
  • Participates in the residency specific committees

Recruitment

  • Assists in the evaluation, recruitment, and orientation of resident and faculty applicants to the Family Medicine Residency

Faculty Support/Development

  • Provides formal and informal mentorship to junior faculty
  • Supports faculty with scholarly endeavors
  • Provides ongoing support and education to affiliated and core faculty

Research

  • Supports an environment of inquiry and scholarship through mentorship of resident research within the Family Medicine Center

SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:

  • Meets regularly with departmental, operational, and residency leaders to insure open communication.
  • Meets regularly with residents in an advisory capacity 

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

  • Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
  • Designated Institutional Official

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • MD/DO
  • Current ABFM Board Certification
  • Faculty Appointment at associated medical school
  • Demonstrated excellence in patient care.
  • Demonstrated excellence in medical, educational and leadership abilities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships
  • Ability to successfully manage relationships, including conflict resolution.
  • Ability to perform in a leadership capacity.
  • Ability to address issues creatively to affect change.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of credibility, respectability and integrity.
  • Ability to exercise superior judgement, tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to be impartial when making decisions which may have a personal impact.
  • Ability to manage the educational process.
  • Ability to function as a team player.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a rigorous competency-based residency program
  • Skilled in oral and written communications.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Maintain current knowledge and expertise through continuing education and self-study.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • None

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Generally pleasant office environment.
  • No unusual hazards.

 

ABOUT THE FACILITY

St. Mary Medical Center - As the area’s most comprehensive medical center, St. Mary Medical Center provides state-of-the-art technology and advanced care for the most complex cases through a compassionate team of more than 700 physicians, 3,200 colleagues, and 1,100 volunteers. Services include the region’s leading cardiovascular program; Bucks County’s only state-accredited trauma center; emergency services including a dedicated pediatric emergency care center; neurosciences; a Joint Commission- certified primary stroke center, joint replacement program, and sleep disorder center; specialized diagnostic imaging; obstetrics; NICU and emergency pediatric care in partnership with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP); orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation; pain management; the St. Mary breast center; and the St. Mary cancer center.

Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic comprises Mercy Health System (Southeastern Pennsylvania), Saint Francis Healthcare (Wilmington, DE), St. Mary Medical Center (Langhorne, Pa.), and their associated home health and LIFE programs, aligned joint ventures, sub-corporations, programs and services.

Formed in October 2018, the Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic region empowers the three Trinity Health Regional Health Ministries to be one unified, regional system with five hospitals, continuing care services and support services, operating from a position of strength across the many diverse neighborhoods we serve. Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic will serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence.

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.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Bucks County, Pennsylvania – Tucked neatly within Philadelphia's Countryside amidst rolling hillsides, working farms and picturesque towns, the 622 square mile area of Bucks County is a particularly inviting place. Visitors in search of historical or artistic treasures, charming accommodations, and eclectic shops will find that Bucks County offers it all and is conveniently located 25 miles from Philadelphia and 75 miles from New York City.

To learn more of Bucks County, Pennsylvania please visit http://www.visitbuckscounty.com/about-bucks-county/ 

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  • Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic - Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic Medical Groups
  • Bucks County PA 19047

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