Family Medicine Physician Job with Humboldt Park Health in Chicago, IL

Family Medicine Residency Program Director

Humboldt Park Health Chicago, IL 60622
  • Accepts J1 Visas: Not Specified
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Not Specified
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:Yes
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 11/23/2021
  • 952142

The Family Medicine Residency Program Director is responsible for the overall conduct, organization, accountability, and operation of the Family Medicine Residency Program. Provide an educational experience that will:

  • Enable the resident physicians to obtain knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary to practice independently and competently
  • Prepare the resident physicians the necessary learning to successfully achieve their certification
  • Ensure the highest quality education and maintain full program accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • Ensure knowledge of the current requirements, available on the ACGME website:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as the Designated Institutional Officer (DIO);
  2. Recruitment of qualified family medicine faculty;
  3. Maintain ACGME accreditation for the family medicine residency program;
  4. Participate in the overall formulation, review, and revision of policies and procedures, and structure and content of the program’s curriculum;
  5. Recruit, interview, and select residents, and facilitate their involvement with the hospital community;
  6. Develop an evaluation process for resident performance and participate in the evaluation and promotion of residents;
  7. Participate at least semi-annually in competency evaluation of residents;
  8. Represent the program on hospital committees, including the graduate medical education committee, Department of Family Medicine;
  9. Represent the program on appropriate committees of medical school affiliates; and
  10. Engage in Quality Assurance and standards of practice activities necessary to promote a safe work environment.

Department Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Monitor curriculum effectiveness and develop the evaluation process, including a subjective survey for residents and faculty on curriculum effectiveness;
  2. Modify the curriculum to incorporate results of the evaluations and changes in medical education theory as reflected in ACGME requirements;
  3. Ensure conferences are scheduled to permit resident attendance on a regular basis protected from interruption by routine clinical duties;
  4. Ensure faculty development and faculty participation in scholarly activities;
  5. Participate in research, scholarly activities, and quality improvement activities to enhance the program’s academic reputation;
  6. Institute a formal mechanism specifically designed for promotion of resident-physician well-being and prevention of impairment;
  7. Institute a structured and facilitated group for resident support that meets on a regular basis;
  8. Devote sufficient time to the residency program (i.e., at least 28 hours per week spent in resident administration, teaching, precepting, and attending duties exclusive of time spent in direct patient care without the presence of residents);
  9. Designate a specific time commitment to patient care in order to maintain clinical skills;
  10. Participate in the scheduling of components of the residency requirements (e.g., rotations, academic half days);
  11. Devise a method by which all resident performed procedures are supervised and evaluated;
  12. Develop and document an operational plan that is aligned with the strategic plan of the department, division, faculty, and Program and aligned with accreditation standards;
  13. Develop and document a formal budget for the program that documents all of the financial supports provided to the program (i.e., funding and in-kind) as well as the expenses associated with each of the activities and resources identified in the operational plan.
  14. Review the operation plan and budget annually and/or as circumstances change in the program (e.g., new chair, internal review or accreditation, change in standards);
  15. With the faculty, devise a credentialing process to establish when a resident is competent to perform specific procedures;
  16. Maintain compliance with all ACGME requirements for program directors found in the ACGME common and program-specific requirements.

Other Responsibilities:

  1. Adheres to downtime procedures.
  2. Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.
  3. Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified by Humboldt Park Health.
  4. Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Humboldt Park Health.
  5. Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job-related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars.
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements:

  1. Degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  2. Prior to assuming this position, a minimum of five years of clinical experience in family medicine as well as at least two years as a core faculty member in an ACGME-accredited program is required.
  3. Current license to practice medicine in the State of Illinois
  4. Board certification by the American Board of Medical Specialties
  5. Ability to speak and write English to the extent necessary for safe and efficient