The Internal Medicine Residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center (Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital) is recruiting a Program Director to guide its continued success. The ideal program applicant will be an experienced clinician-educator with a passion for mentorship and educational planning. They will join an experienced leadership team in guiding a 70-person residency that is based in two clinical campuses to continued success. Mercy Catholic Medical Center has a strong track record of producing clinically oriented graduates who pursue fellowship (40%), hospitalist (40%), and primary care (20%). Our residency is fully accredited and recently implements X+Y scheduling. In addition to their role as a physician-leader, the successful applicant will be expected to be clinically active as a general internist, hospitalist, or a medical subspecialist.
The residency is based at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in suburban Philadelphia. The hospital is a mission-based safety-net community teaching hospital has a 80 year history of GME. We are close academic affiliates of both Drexel University College of Medicine and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Greater Philadelphia offers urban, suburban or rural living with access excellent school districts, a wealth of cultural, entertainment, and recreational options, and easy to travel to New York, Washington, and beyond.
PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (.6FTE)
Clinical Inpatient Service
Responsibilities (.4 FTE)
The Program Director is appointed by the Chief Medical Officer with the advice and consent of the Chair of the Department of Medicine, President, and the Graduate Medical Education Committee.
The Program Director reports to Chief Medical Officer.
The Program Director works cooperatively with the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), to assure compliance with institutional requirements, rules and regulations. The Program Director should actively participate in other GME activities including GMEC committees and subcommittees as appropriate.
The following are minimum qualifications for appointment as Program Director:
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital located in Darby, PA is a 188-bed acute care community teaching hospital that has been serving a large number of economically fragile neighborhoods in Delaware County and Southwest Philadelphia for 85 years. In 2018, the hospital admitted 7,819 patients, cared for 40,473 people in the Emergency Department, and saw 149,884 outpatient registrations.
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is home to comprehensive heart and vascular care, cancer care, bariatrics, orthopedics and ambulatory services, advanced diagnostic and interventional radiology, gastroenterology services including a heartburn clinic, an endoscopy center, a sleep center, orthopedics, wound care, behavioral health services, acute inpatient rehabilitation, and physical and occupational therapy.
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is consistently recognized by leading healthcare accreditors and insurers for the quality of care provided to patients.
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.
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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.
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