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Emergency Medicine - Physician

Company: Ascension Saint Joseph Medical Center - Vituity
Location: Joliet
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

* Joliet, IL - Seeking AP Fellowship Program Director - Partner ** Join the Physician Partnership Where You Have A Voice *
Vituity's ownership model provides autonomy, local control, and a national system of support, so you can focus your attention where you want it to be - on your patients.

Under the direction of the Site Medical Director, the AP Fellowship Program Director - Partner will be responsible for developing curriculum, coordinating and presenting didactic lectures, and overseeing education and the clinical environment. They will be responsible to ensure appropriate supervision of fellows and the delivery of high-quality teaching, scholarship, and safe patient care. They will also be responsible for the overall administration, management, organization, evaluation, feedback, teaching, recruitment, and faculty development of the advanced provider faculty, fellows, and the overall program.

* Join the Vituity Team. * Vituity is a 100% physician owned partnership and is led by frontline physicians that are all equitable owners. As an equal and valued partner from day one, our ownership model provides you with financial transparency, a comprehensive benefit package including profit distribution, and multiple career development opportunities. Our leadership understands what your practice needs to thrive and gives you autonomy and local control so you can provide care when, where, and how your patients need it. You are backed by a best-in-class corporate health care team and supported by the broad peer-level expertise of 5,000 Vituity clinicians. A patient-first focus drives everything we do, from continually seeking improvements in care delivery to developing and implementing innovations in healthcare. We believe everyone has a role to play in that.

* Vituity Locations: * Vituity has opportunities at 450 practice locations across the country, serving 8 million patients a year. With Vituity, if you ever need to move, you can take your job with you.
* The Opportunity *

* Oversee the quality of education, curricula, and experiential rotations.
* Responsible for the overall administration, management, organization, evaluation, teaching, supervision, precepting and, scholarship.
* Establish the clinical and educational assignments and schedule of the fellows to achieve the educational objectives of the program.
* Support and deliver an engaging learning curriculum, policies and procedures for the program.
* Ensure safe patient care at all participating sites and develop processes for granting progressive levels of responsibility for the fellows.
* Establish the strategic direction and aims of the program and is responsible for the standards, quality, and reputation of the program.
* Ensure the Advanced Provider Fellowship Programs meet all state, federal, and other regulations and guidelines in accordance with employee law.
* Oversee and engage with all Fellowship Faculty, Clinical Faculty, and Program Coordinators (if applicable); develop projects, analyze administrative workflow.
* Regularly review the program to assess the quality of the educational experience and to review the resources available to ensure that maximal benefit is being derived from the integration of the components of the program.
* Actively participate in recruitment and selection of new fellows for admission to the program.
* Work to retain fellows within Vituity post-fellowship graduation.
* Assess performance of each fellow through a well-organized program of a training evaluation.
* Partner with the Medical Director to select/approve faculty and annually evaluate faculty for their performance in the fellowship program.
* Direct faculty in their activities within the fellowship program.
* Remain clinically active.
* Mentor and coach fellows, advise them regarding their career and educational goals.
* Administer and maintain an educational environment conducive to educating fellows.
* Evaluate fellows in a timely manner using competency based/milestone evaluations and via direct observation and other relevant evaluation methods.
* Participate in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives.
* Model professional behavior and effectively lead the multidisciplinary team within the system of care delivery.
* Assign duties to the Assistant Advanced Provider Program Director and Coordinator as deemed necessary.

* Required Experience and Competencies *

* Physician with current, valid American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Certification or eligibility in relevant field/specialty and an active unrestrictive state license to practice medicine by the Medical Board.
* Licensed physician as a Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree from an accredited medical school and completion of residency through an accredited residency program.
* Maintain membership and privileges on Hospital's medical staff and comply with and abide by the bylaws, rules and regulations, and the policies and procedures of Hospital's medical staff where services are being provided.
* Physician Partnership status.
* 2 years of experience with the education/leadership/mentorship of advanced providers and/or other learners required.
* Current national board certification required.
* Current state medical license required.
* 4 years of experience with the education/leadership/mentorship of advanced providers and/or other learners preferred.
* Clinical and academic experience to ensure effective implementation of the program requirements.
* Proficient working knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
* Ability to facilitate networking opportunities and create an environment that fosters mentorship and promotes the career advancement of AP fellows.
* Comprehensive and detailed understanding of Vituity policies, educational administration, and hospital policies.
* Ability to stay updated with the latest advancements, new developments, research, guidelines, educational methodologies, and best practices in the relevant field/specialty.
* Skilled in strategic planning, organizing, and directing the activities of a program; able to set program goals, coordinate rotations, and manage resources.
* Strong communication skills to effectively interact with AP fellows, faculty members, and other stakeholders: ability to provide constructive feedback, address concerns, and foster a positive learning environment.
* Effective collaboration and teamwork skills.
* Competent at advocating for the interests and needs of the AP fellows within the institution and the broader healthcare community; promoting professionalism, ethical conduct, and patient-centered care; upholding the values of the profession; and serving as a role model.

* The Practice *

* Ascension Saint Joseph Medical Center - Joliet, Illinois *

* Level II Trauma Center with 457 beds and an ED volume of 60,000 patients per year
* Comprehensive stroke center, regional referral hub for large vessel occlusion strokes
* Newly constructed hybrid cath lab/OR to support a structural heart program
* 24/7 in-house OB hospitalists, special care nursery
* All physician shifts have scribe coverage. EMR has Dragon Medical One integration

* The Community *

* Located 45 miles southwest of the large Chicago metropolis
* Home of the Blues Brothers
* Known as the City of Excitement, Joliet provides easy access to many entertainment venues and sports arenas, such as the Hollywood Casino, Chicagoland Speedway, and the Harrah's at Joliet
* Year-round events including concerts put on by the Bicentennial Park and Theatre and the summer-long Route 66 Street Markets Festival

* Benefits & Beyond* *

Vituity cares about the whole you. With our comprehensive benefits package, we are mindful of what matters most, and support your needs of today and your plans for the future.

* Superior Health Plan Options
* Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA, life and AD&D coverage, and more
* Partnership models allows a K-1 status pay structure, allowing high tax deductions
* Extraordinary 401K Plan with high tax reduction and faster balance growth
* Eligible to receive an Annual Profit Distribution/yearly cash bonus
* EAP, travel assistance, and identify theft included
* Student loan refinancing options
* Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives including LGBTQ+ History, Dia de los Muertos Celebration, Money Management/Money Relationship, and more
* Purpose-driven culture focused on improving the lives of our patients, communities, and employees.
We are unified around the common purpose of transforming healthcare to improve lives and we believe everyone has a role to play in that. We know that when we work together across sites and specialties as an integrated healthcare team, we can exceed the expectations of our patients and the hospitals and clinics we work in. If you are looking to make a difference, from clinical to corporate, Vituity is the place to do it. Come grow with us.
Vituity appreciates differences; our dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our organization. Vituity does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information (including family medical history), veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. Vituity is committed to complying with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.
*Visa status applicants benefits vary. Please speak to a recruiter for more details.

* Applicants Only. No agencies please. *



Keywords: Ascension Saint Joseph Medical Center - Vituity, Joliet , Emergency Medicine - Physician, Healthcare , Joliet, Illinois

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