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Director Residency Program - Emergency Medicine

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Bakersfield, California
Requisition ID 2022-275922 Employment Type Full Time Department ER Physicians Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Sunday - Saturday Remote No Category Physician and Physician Assistant

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital includes 385 general acute beds 48 licensed critical care beds 13 state-of-the-art surgical suites and a full-service Emergency Department with an Accredited Chest Pain Center and Nationally Certified Stroke Center. In addition we offer a beautiful Family Care and Birthing Center the Lauren Small Childrens Center including the areas only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Family Care Center a Level II NICU the Sarvanand Heart and Brain Center with Kern Countys first Bi-Plane Interventional Suite the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics and many more services. Memorial Hospital is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality compassionate care since 1956. Click here to learn more about Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.


Position Summary:

According to the ACGME Institutional Requirements, “the purpose of graduate medical education (GME) is to provide an organized educational program with guidance and supervision of the resident, facilitating the resident’s ethical, professional and personal development while ensuring safe and
appropriate care for patients.” In partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital's, Residency Program
Director will help establish, build and lead our program from the ground-up to bring a GME program to the Bakersfield community. The position will include leadership, administrative, teaching and patient care responsibilities.
In partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine, our focus on GME expansion is to:
•Diversify the physician workforce and address the national physician shortage;
•Concentrate training opportunities on primary care;
•Focus on areas of inequity with regard to the provision of healthcare, including but not limited to racial
inequities in healthcare and caring for medically underserved and vulnerable populations; and
•Join the national initiative to train 300 additional underrepresented minority providers annually.


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of three (3) years of experience in administrative, educational and/or clinical services in an ACGME accredited residency program required.
Education Required: MD or DO degree

A current and valid license as physician or doctor in the State of California.
Current certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Operational management, including budget preparation, experience in administrative support of a department, and demonstrated ability to manage detailed projects.
History of scholarly activities and research
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills
A creative thinker with a demonstrated passion for teaching and learning

Preferred Skills:

Minimum of five (5) years of experience in teaching in a residency program preferred.
Ideal candidates will have experience as a Core Faculty, Associate Director or Director of a Family Medicine Residency Training Program.


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