Ultrasound Fellowship Director

Employer
UPMC Central PA
Location
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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UPMC Central PA is currently seeking an Ultrasound Fellowship Director to help initiate and grow our new program located in Harrisburg, PA.

About the Position:

  • Oversees recruiting of highly qualified fellows
  • Works with administrative staff to submit EUFAC application for accreditation
  • Responds to all EUFAC requests pertaining to application
  • Collaborates with ED U/S director on operations
  • Assists in hiring additional faculty to support the Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography Fellowship and
  • Ensures individual faculty members meet or exceed ongoing requirements such as scholarly activity
  • In addition to application ensures all other EUFAC requirements are monitored and maintained
  • Ensures the quality of patient care provided by residents and faculty
  • Serves as a clinical and professional role model
  • Participates in budgeting process
  • Participates in external academic and educational programs to improve the program
  • Represents the program at internal and external meetings
  • Attends GMEC and appropriate sub-committee meetings
  • Keeps EM Program Director and Chair apprised of key program issues and makes recommendations to resolve problems
  • Ensures fair implementation of policies and procedures including grievance and due process
  • Monitors work environment for residents and fellow well being
  • Ensures program meets all regulatory requirements at all times

Professional Skills:

  • EM Board certification
  • Completion of an Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship and/or training and experience that is acceptable to EUFAC
  • Holds Focused Practice Designation in Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasound by ABEM, or be board eligible, or qualifications that are acceptable to EUFAC
  • Expertise in emergency ultrasound education; specifically curriculum development and dissemination and experience as an educator at the regional and national level
  • Has demonstrated scholarship in clinical ultrasound with publication of original ultrasound research or review articles in peer reviewed journals
  • Experience with safety, quality and security of images, documentation and coding
  • Possesses a highly collaborative and innovative leadership style

Benefits:

  • Health, life and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
  • Professional dues and CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Potential sign on bonus

About South Central Pennsylvania

  • Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey s Chocolate World.
  • Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania s top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia it s a great place to grow a career and family.
  • Listed among Forbes.com America s Most Livable Cities, and ranked in U.S. News & World Report s Best Cities to Live in 2017, we are a 2 3 hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

About UPMC Central PA

UPMC Central PA is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. Its more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals and approximately 11,000 employees serve a 10-county area at outpatient facilities and eight acute care hospitals with 1,360 licensed beds: Carlisle, Community Osteopathic, Hanover, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lititz, Memorial, and West Shore.

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