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Company: Baylor College of Medicine
Location: Lufkin, TX
Career Level: Director
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education



The Program Director is responsible for the leadership, operation, organization, and general administration of the Family Medicine Rural Training Track (FM RTT) Residency Program at CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial. Academic rank commensurate with qualifications.

Job Duties
  • Oversee operations of the FM RTT Residency Program at CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial
  • Devote at least 0.5 FTE to program administration, evaluation, teaching, resident precepting, and scholarship
  • Time spent in direct patient care without the presence of residents must not be included in the 0.5 FTE dedicated to program administration
  • Develop a program budget and oversee budget execution under supervision of the DIO
  • Participate in competency evaluations of residents and faculty
  • Recruit and select candidates for the residency program through the National Residency Matching Program
  • Ensure the quality of didactic and clinical education at all sites that participate in the program
  • Develop and oversee a process to evaluate and select qualified Family Medicine physicians and other specialists to serve as program faculty
  • Appoint and approve local directors for each participating site who are accountable for resident education at that site
  • Ensure that all resident experiences meet the program standards, removing residents from supervising interactions and/or learning environments that are below standards
  • Ensure that the program does not place excessive reliance on residents for service at the cost of their education
  • Maintain active clinical practice, typically in Family Medicine or one of the subspecialties of Family Medicine
  • Ensure institutional policies and procedures are adhered to by residents and faculty
  • Oversee compliance with ACGME program requirements and report non-compliance promptly in collaboration with the Designated Institutional Official
  • Fulfill all duties as a Program Director specified in the ACGME program requirements, including but not limited to oversight of data entry into the Accreditation Data System, evaluating quality of resident education experiences, monitoring duty hours and fatigue, providing residents feedback, and improving the program based on input from resident and faculty surveys
  • Develop and maintain ACGME compliant curriculum, policies, and procedures for the program
  • Serve as a voting member on the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)
  • Work with the GMEC to help formulate institutional policy involving resident supervision, transitions of care, patient safety, professionalism, and quality improvement
  • Serve on committees as requested by the DIO and the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine
  • Supervise the FM RTT APD/Track Director, Program Coordinator, Core Faculty, and Subspecialists
  • Document verification of program completion for all graduating residents within 30 days, providing verification of an individual resident's completion upon the resident's request within 30 days
Minimum Qualifications
  • Have at least 3 years of educational and/or administrative experience
  • Must have board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine, the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, or specialty qualifications that are acceptable to the Review Committee
  • Must be appointed in good standing to the CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial Hospital staff
  • Licensure to practice medicine in the State of Texas 
  • Candidates with recent scholarly activity such as peer reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publication or presentation of case reports or clinical series at scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees or educations organizations are strongly preferred
  • Candidates with at least 5 years of clinical experience in Family Medicine and at least two years as a core faculty member in an ACGME-Accredited Family Medicine Residency Program are strongly preferred





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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