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Vice Chair of Education and Residency Program Director, Anesthesiology

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jan 18, 2025

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Specialty
Anesthesiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Position Overview

Be supported by a team of excellent clinicians with over 150 CRNAs and dozens of anesthesiologists dedicated to improving community health. culture of high-quality, integrated, team-based care with an emphasis on professional satisfaction, collaboration and physician well-being.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement a system and curriculum for rotation of learners (medical students, allied health providers, advanced practice clinicians, and physicians) in the Department of Anesthesiology.
  • Coordinate with the originating departments or institutions of rotating learners to provide that the experiences of our rotating students are consistent with their needs.
  • Work with the Department Administrator and Chair to develop and maintain annual operating budgets for all educational programs.  Oversee the administrative support of educational programs.
  • Participate in and facilitate the recruitment of clinician educators; onboard new faculty members to roles and responsibilities in education and teaching; foster a culture of faculty involvement in the Department s educational programs; and provide support and mentoring to faculty who have interest in medical education.
  • Oversee faculty-development activities related to education, including training faculty members how to teach effectively, how to effectively evaluate learners, and how to give appropriate and meaningful feedback. Promote faculty awareness of institutional and national opportunities for development of educational leadership and expertise.

LVPG Anesthesiology offers support for every interest, including diverse practice and geographical options, facility and subspecialty leadership roles and education and clinical research.

Benefits & Perks

As a nationally certified Great Place to Work , we acknowledge the dedication of our colleagues and offer a generous Total Rewards package that makes LVHN an even better place to work and grow your career.  Explore our benefits.

  • Starting Bonus
  • Resident and Fellow Educational Stipends
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • CME Time and Allowance
  • Relocation (if applicable)
Qualifications
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
  • Faculty member experience; preferably providing supervision and instruction for both GME and UME programs.
  • Administrative experience as director of a medical student clerkship, GME training program or both. This includes previous membership in the Medical Student Clerkship Council and/or Graduate Medical Education Committee. Equivalent experiences may be considered.
About LVHN

LVHN hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are the only hospitals in the region to have received Magnet® recognition five consecutive times since 2002. This prestigious recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center demonstrates our commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. LVHN is home to five clinical institutes. Each serve as a hub for innovation, collaboration and education. Our institutes include Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. LVHN is also home to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital, which is the only children's hospital in the region. This hospital gives our community access to more than 30 pediatric specialties, Children's ExpressCARE locations and a dedicated Children's ER.

We've been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the region and among the best in the state. We're also Great Place to Work-Certified™, which means an overwhelming majority of our colleagues have a positive experience at LVHN.

These designations tell you that LVHN is a great place to work from hire to retire. If you are someone who aligns with LVHN's core values - Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence – you will have a rewarding and successful career here.

Vaccination Requirements

Individuals are required to adhere to all LVHN vaccination policies in effect at the time of hire. Employees will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Please note that safety sensitive positions cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites, medical or otherwise.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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