OB/GYN Residency Program Director
Valley Health System (VHS) in affiliation with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is actively recruiting an OB/Gyn Residency Program Director. This position presents the opportunity to design, develop and operate a new training program to begin in July 2024 as well as maintain a clinical practice at VHS. In addition to excellent clinical and leadership skills, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of academic excellence and be knowledgeable of ACGME policies and procedures.
- Development of a plan for the program that includes:
- Objectives defining required competencies based on specialty specific requirements published by the ACGME;
- Learning activities;
- An evaluation system that documents resident performance and attainment of milestones and EPAs;
- The role of each participating institution and/or practice in the attainment of the educational
- To recruit and organize teaching
- Implementation of the program, including the rotation of residents to ensure that each resident is advancing and gaining in experience and responsibility in accordance with the educational
- Annual review of the program to assess the quality of the educational experience and to review the resources Specific items include:
- Assessment of each clinical teaching unit to ensure there is an appropriate number of teaching staff and house staff, adequate number of appropriate patients and professional services;
- Assessment of resources to ensure that ambulatory care, emergency care, intensive care and radiological, laboratory, operative and other facilities are utilized with optimal
- Establish mechanisms to provide career planning and counseling for
- Selection of candidates for admission to the program, in accordance with policies determined by the Graduate Medical Education Committee.
- Assessment of performance of each resident to include a final evaluation at the end of the program as required by the ACGME, certifying the resident has attained the necessary skills, knowledge, attitude, and judgment necessary for independent and competent practice without direct
- Supervision and evaluation of faculty and staff members at the primary teaching institutions as well as additional institutions/private practices that may participate in the residency
- Gathering and reporting complete and accurate information as requested by the accrediting, licensure, certification and funding agencies.
- Assuring compliance with institutional and accrediting agency requirements and appropriate notification of major programmatic changes and obtaining approval from GMEC prior to their implementation.
- Developing and implementing program policies that are compatible with accreditation and institutional requirements as well as policies pertaining to duty hours, supervision, moonlighting, leave, selection, grievances, promotions and dismissals.
- The Program Director is a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) and is expected to participate in committee activities. These activities include, but are not limited to, taskforce participation and periodically chairing Internal Review Committees.
- The Program Director must participate in scholarship as defined by the ACGME Common Requirements:
- Scholarship includes contributions of faculty to new knowledge, encouraging and supporting resident scholarship, and contributing to a culture of scholarly inquiry by active participation in organized clinical discussions, rounds, journal clubs and conferences;
- Recognition of not only the traditional scholarship of discovery (research as evidenced by grants and publications) but also 1) the scholarship of integration, 2) the scholarship of application, and 3) the scholarship of education.
- Provides clinical management of the obstetrics/gynecologic patient, including, but not limited to care during the prenatal, natal, and post-natal periods, treating diseases of the female organs.
- Performs Cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients’ health and safe delivery of newborns.
- Provides service in the inpatient and outpatient
- Conducts daily rounds on inpatients to ensure continuity of
- Maintains current knowledge of standards of care and practices according to evidence based practice
- Responsible for the quality of care provided to obstetrics and gynecology
- Assists in the development of practice standards for obstetrics and
- Provides supervision to the nurse practitioners or physician assistants in the
- Participates in educational activities for Medical, Nursing, and public audiences as
- Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities, including, but not limited to Electronic Medical Record, patient/customer satisfaction survey scores, and other organizational and System
- Participates in the practice’s on-call schedules as Is available for emergency calls from VMG staff or physicians.
- MD or DO
- Board certified in OBGYN
- Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in Graduate Medical Education
- Maintains up-to-date credentials including CV, License, DEA, CDS, Board Certification, documentation of hospital admitting privileges
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