OB/GYN Residency Program Director
Dignity Health Medical Group - Arizona (DHMG-AZ) is actively seeking an experienced leader and visionary to serve as Residency Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology in East Valley Phoenix at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center (MGMC) and Chandler Regional Medical Center (CRMC). Ideal candidates will have strong experience in administrative, educational, and clinical services, will be board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, will have an unrestricted Arizona medical license and 3+ years of educational experience. This candidate will report directly to the Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, DHMG-AZ. The Program Director will be provided with the salary support required to devote 50 percent FTE of non-clinical time to the administration of the program. CommonSpirit Health is large, multi-state hospital system. CommonSpirit is developing a Graduate Medical Education program at its’ hospitals in Gilbert and Chandler, Arizona, with plans to also have OB/GYN, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, General Surgery, and Emergency Medicine residency programs starting in 2023 and 2024. Dignity Health Medical Group’s focus, in partnership with Mercy Gilbert Medical Center a community hospital, and Chandler Regional Medical Center, a tertiary care hospital in suburban Phoenix, is driven around being leaders in medical education, centered on evidence-based medicine while ensuring consistent collaboration and communications within the medical staff and the surrounding community.
- Managing the ACGME application and certification process
- Day-to-day oversight of the OB/GYN residency program
- Maintain ongoing certification and compliance with ACGME RRC requirements
- Provide leadership and guidance to residents
- Be a role model of professionalism
- Clinical Teaching and Supervision of Residents
- Ensure the program’s compliance with institutional policies and procedures and ACGME requirements
- Managing the academic faculty and clinical program
- Working with other departments and other clinical sites to develop and maintain appropriate clinical and educational rotations for the residents
- GME Committees/Meetings
- GME Lectures/Teaching Conferences
- Resident Recruitment and Selection
- GME Research/Scholarly Activity
- Evaluation and Promotion of Residents
- Program Evaluation
Additionally, Leadership recognizes the role in establishing a culture of safety that minimizes hazards and patient harm by focusing on processes of care. Emphasizing patient safety in maternal health is an organizational priority; providing education to medical and hospital staff regarding the commitment to reduction of medical errors, improving health care outcomes and integrating best practices into the care model; and integrating patient safety priorities into the new design and redesign of all relevant organization processes, functions, and services in the obstetrical units. This provider will facilitate adherence to national practitioner and nursing OB clinical standards and promotes OB patient safety and quality. They will provide formal and informal OB safety education. Participation in the OB Unit’s goals and objectives and active involvement in OB safety and quality decisions are expected. They will actively participate in OB committees related to safety and quality. Proactively liaises with Risk Management and the Department Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Chief Medical Officer/VPMA, Director of Quality, and the Chief Nursing Officer regarding OB safety and quality issues identification, adverse events, and OB safety and quality initiatives.
- MD or DO Degree and Board Certification in ABOG of AOBOG
- 3+ years of Proven Clinical & Administrative educational experience
- Experience as an assistant/associate PD or site director
- Clinical responsibilities within the previous 3 years
- Proven track record in clinical and/or basic science research with documented publications
- Must have or be eligible for Arizona State medical licensure
- Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
- Strong interpersonal communication skills
- Advanced management degree (MBA, MHA) preferred but not required
- Ability to travel to as needed
We are offering a competitive salary and generous benefits package that includes a matched 403b, gifted pension plan, relocation allowance if approved, CME benefit, and excellent malpractice insurance.
Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest non-profit health care systems, is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved.
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center will be opening a new Women’s and Children’s Pavilion, which is anticipated to open in 2022. The new center will provide increased access to maternity and pediatric care in the Phoenix metro area, the first of its kind in Arizona. The Pavilion combines the expertise of Mercy Gilbert and Phoenix Children's Hospital in one convenient location and will offer Level III Obstetrical Care for normal and high-risk pregnancies, including a state-of-the-art 60-bed Level III NICU. Midwifery services will also be available. Mercy Gilbert is committed to providing the highest standard of care and healing the patient’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Since opening in June 2006, Mercy Gilbert has achieved national recognition for its healing environment, leadership, and efforts toward a healthier earth, and is recognized as a designated Healing Hospital. With 197 licensed beds, some of its key services include Bariatrics, Heart and Vascular Center, including cardiopulmonary services, GI, Lund Family Birth Center, Orthopedics, Neurosciences, Palliative Care, Sleep Center, a recognized Stroke Center, surgical services, and Women’s Imaging Center. Mercy Gilbert is also one of the largest employers in the city of Gilbert.
Chandler Regional Medical Center is a full-service, 429-bed acute care hospital located 25 miles southeast of downtown Phoenix. It has approximately 78,000 emergency department annual visits and is a level 1 trauma center with over 5000 trauma activations annually. It is a primary stroke center, has cardiovascular and cardiac surgery services, and neurosurgery. CRMC has received the Health Care Leadership Award for Hospital of the Year and #1 Acute Care Hospital in 2013 from AZ Business Magazine.
Combined, our East Valley facilities deliver 6,500 babies/year with growth anticipated with the opening of the Women & Children’s Pavilion.
Arizona is an ideal place to raise a family, with excellent schools and well-respected state universities. With professional sports teams, wonderful restaurants, and incomparable shopping, the Chandler/Gilbert/Scottsdale area is among the most highly desirable areas in the country to live. These opportunities offer a perfect lifestyle balance.
For more information, please visit dignityhealth.org/dhmg-arizona.
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