St. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.
he Residency Program Director reports to the Director of Academic Affairs/Designated Institutional Officer (DIO).
The Program Director will support the Director of Academic Affairs/DIO by providing reports on all aspects of graduate medical education and clinical delivery services provided by the residents as well as oversight of the clerical function of the SJMC Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program.
The incumbent is responsible for assuring that residents in the SJMC designated specialty Residency receive clinical medical training in the designated specialty of that meets and exceeds the ACGME Special Requirements for Graduate Training in designated specialty
The position is responsible for:
Developing curriculum, coordinating and presenting didactic lectures, integrating designated specialty principles with the medical curriculum, overseeing education and clinical care in all program-related patient care areas, and both supervising and conducting medical care to the residency program patients.
Monitoring and evaluating resident progress and coordinating resident training with other medical faculty, other clinical providers and staff, and other educational program components at St Joseph's Medical Center and other off-site facilities.
This position is identified to the ACGME as the program director. This position is responsible for the oversight and direction of the residents as well as participation in all of the educational and clinical activities of the SJMC designated specialty Residency Program on a daily basis. This includes supervising, conducting, coordinating, directing, and controlling both patient care and educational efforts of the department in order to provide clinical and teaching support to the residents, other trainees, other faculty physicians, other clinicians and educators of the program. A unique feature of the incumbent's role is to counsel, advise and direct resident physician trainees regarding their clinical and educational development within the residency program. In addition, the incumbent will participate in the evaluation, interviewing, ranking and selecting of qualified applicants to the residency on an annual basis.
The incumbent will participate in the assurance of compliance with the changing and evolving requirements of outside accrediting, licensing, and surveying agencies.
Freedom to Act:
As the identified direct contact for ACGME the incumbent has the freedom to make major changes to the program according to ACGME guidelines. This position has the accountability and authority to develop curriculum, standards and evaluation tools in clinical designated specialty education; to teach, consult, counsel and evaluate performance. In conjunction with other faculty, the incumbent has the authority to assure academic due process where disciplinary action is required. The incumbent is to work independently, to initiate tasks within the residency program and to complete all assigned tasks.
2 years of experience in an accredited teaching program and previous experience in the practice of both inpatient and outpatient practice or Disignated specialty
General education in a health-related field or a combination of education and experience
A current and valid license as physician and surgeon in the State of California or pending certification by the American Board of Obstretrics and Gynecology
Working knowledge of the laws and ethics governing clinical practice, requirements of the ACGME general and special requirements for post-graduate medical education.
Requirments of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Effective written and oral communication skills
Basic word processing and communication software skills