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Physician - Academics - Family Medicine - Family Medicine Core Faculty Opportunity

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Hanford
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Committed to the education of future generations of medical professionals, Adventist Health in the Central Valley serves as the sponsoring institution of -- two residency programs in Hanford and Tulare, where new physicians receive hands-on training in family medicine. We are currently looking for family medicine physicians, with a passion for teaching to join our faculty in Hanford or Tulare.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Family Medicine Residency Program Director, core faculty members serve as clinical leaders; assuring the delivery of high quality teaching and patient care as part of a robust accredited Residency program. Core Faculty members dedicate at an average of 32 hours per week to residency training, ensuring that all requirements are met, while providing excellent patient-centered whole person care. Core faculty will receive annual training on a variety of topics including (but not limited to): (a) all relevant policies and procedures, (b) the evaluation and assessment of residents, (c) core competencies and milestones and (d) faculty development.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Devote 32 hours weekly to the administration of the residency program and/or the education and supervision of residents.
  • Supervise Family Medicine residents according to institutional and program supervision policies, ensuring patient safety and high quality care at all times.
  • Monitor resident work hours, paying close attention to signs of resident fatigue or sleep deprivation and intervene or escalate as necessary, according to institutional and program fatigue mitigation policies.
  • Assess Family Medicine residents, using competency based/milestone evaluations via direct observation and other relevant evaluation methods, providing them with real-time feedback through the process.
  • Mentor residents, advise them regarding their career and educational goals.
  • Model excellence in whole-person patient care, professionalism, scholarly activity and personal growth for the residents, fellow faculty and institution.
  • Participate and/or coordinate regularly scheduled didactics (including, but not limited to: journal clubs, lectures, interdisciplinary conferences, workshops).
  • Supervise Family Medicine residents' QA/QI and research activities as required/appropriate.
  • Serve on relevant committees, as requested.
  • Complete annual ACGME faculty survey.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to scholarly work, both on your own and with residents.


    Qualifications


    • Required

      • Must hold a valid and unrestricted medical license from the State of California.
      • Shall be certified/maintain certification with the American Board of Family Medicine or with the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.
      • Physician faculty members from other specialties must have current American Board of Medical Specialties certification in their respective specialties.
      • Clinically active, working in direct patient care and the supervision of patient care.





        • Preferred

          • 1-3 years of Family Medicine educational experience
          • Experience providing patient care in a rural setting and/or under-served area


            PandoLogic. Keywords: Residency Director, Location: Hanford, CA - 93230

Keywords: Adventist Health, Hanford , Physician - Academics - Family Medicine - Family Medicine Core Faculty Opportunity, Healthcare , Hanford, California

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