Physician_Family Medicine Residency Faculty

  • Requisition ID: 171722
  • Department: 510701 Administration
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Varies
  • Category: Provider

Biweekly Hours: 80 (90% clinical/10% faculty administration)

Renown Healthis northern Nevada’s largest and only not-for-profit integrated health network committed to meeting the health and wellness needs of our growing community and serving the surrounding Lake Tahoe and northeast California regions.  If you are committed to providing quality and compassionate clinical care to your patients and energized by teaching local residents in academic setting as part of Renown’s affiliation with the University of Nevada, Reno School Medicinewe would like to talk with you. 

We are seeking a BE/BC Family Medicine physician to join our established family medicine faculty team. You can expect a leadership team committed to providing resources to keep patients as the center focus of care.  

  • Full Time Employed clinical position with Renown Medical Group with academic teaching responsibilities
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine or Professor of Clinical Family Medicine appointment – UNR School of Medicine
  • Weekly mix of family medicine resident clinic supervision, regular outpatient clinics, and hospital team supervision for adult, pediatric and newborn patients
  • Night and weekend call distributed amongst the faculty at the discretion of the FM Chair and the PD
  • Competitive Compensation
  • 401k with Match, CME Allowance, Board Certification covered
  • Health Benefits, employer-paid Short-Term Disability
  • 7 weeks Annual Leave bank
  • Paid Malpractice with 100% Tail coverage
  • $30K Start-to-Work Bonus
  • Qualifying entity for Federal Loan Forgiveness Program as 501(c)(3)
  • NO STATE INCOME TAX

 

Nothing beats living in the Reno-Tahoe region.  Our area holds a favorable quality of life from Reno itself to the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe.  With over 300 days of sunshine annually, endless activities, diverse culinary scene, and family friendly community, it is easy to understand why so many people choose to live, explore and play in the natural beauty of our region.  Nestled at the base of the Sierra Nevada, Reno is a quick drive to Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, Napa Valley or San Francisco. Come see for   yourself.                                                                                                                      

Contact:

Sam Serniak, Faculty Recruiter | sserniak@med.unr.edu | 775.784.1844

Family Medicine Residency Program Faculty exemplify commitment to leadership in resident education and program administration to meet the goal of continuous program improvement. Working in tandem with and reporting to the Program Director (PD), faculty will support the PD in the organization, implementation, and supervision of the training program. Duties include but not limited to: resident selection, orientation, evaluation, and remediation; curriculum development; program evaluation, accreditation, and improvement; supervision and mentoring of Family Medicine Residents. 

Faculty members are a foundational element of graduate medical education – faculty members teach residents how to care for patients. They provide an important bridge allowing residents to grow and become practice-ready, ensuring that patients receive the highest quality of care. They are role models for future generations of physicians by demonstrating compassion, commitment to excellence in teaching and patient care, professionalism, and a dedication to lifelong learning. Faculty members experience the pride and joy of fostering the growth and development of future colleagues. The care they provide is enhanced by the opportunity to teach.

Faculty members recognize and respond to the needs of the patients, residents, community, and institution. They create an effective learning environment by acting in a professional manner and attending to the well-being of the residents and themselves.

Overall responsibilities:

  • Faculty must maintain American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) certification.
  • Work with the PD and core faculty to ensure the programs missions and aims are being met.
  • Work continuously to adhere to Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policy relevant to the running of the Family Medicine Residency Program as per ACGME accreditation standards.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the education of the program’s residents.
  • Administer and maintain an educational and professional environment conducive to educating residents.
  • Support the PD and core faculty in implementation of policies and procedures consistent with the institutional and program requirements for resident duty hours and the working environment.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of milestones as evaluation tools.
  • Lead or participate in projects designed to improve, enhance and support the quality of training provided to family medicine residents, in collaboration with the program director.
  • Participate in UNR SOM and Renown Committees as requested

FM Residency Specific Duties:

  • Provide advising and mentorship to residents and medical students in the areas of educational goal setting, career planning, patient care and scholarship.
  • Create Individualized Educational Plans for all resident advisees and monitor the progress of these plans on at least a semi-annual basis
  • Foster the spirit of collegiality and camaraderie among residents and faculty.
  • Administer and maintain an educational environment conducive to educating residents.
  • Provide and attend didactic lecture/workshop sessions & contribute to the quality of didactics and clinical education of the program for both the FM residents and the medical students.
  • Participate in the evaluation of the program residents, medical students and faculty and decisions related to their continued participation in the training program.
  • Participate in the program evaluation committee and help complete the annual program evaluation at the discretion of the program director.
  • Evaluate FM resident advisees on the progress on the FM Milestones at least semi-annually and present advisees/participate in the clinical competency committee.
  • Attend weekly faculty meetings with the PD, core faculty and Program Administration.
  • Participate in program retreats and team building.
  • Provide oversight and leadership by creating and monitoring the goals and objectives of FM residency rotations as assigned by the PD.
  • Review Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) applications and do interviews as dictated by the PD and core faculty. Aid in formulating the program’s rank list.
  • Participate in orientation in June to welcome and prepare new interns as required by the PD.
  • Provide structured feedback to residents and medical students.
  • Participate in resident wellness activities.
  • Complete all required surveys and questionnaires in a timely manner (ACGME, UNR SOM, etc,)

Continuity Clinic Specific Duties:

  • Provide direct clinical supervision of residents in the continuity clinic, frequency to be dictated by the program director.
  • Provide continuity of care to a panel of family medicine patients
  • Assist the PD and core faculty in maintaining the clinical learning environment of the continuity clinic including implementation of the longitudinal goals and objectives of the program.
  • Oversee individualized educational plans or remediation of residents as it pertains to the primary care clinic.
  • Mentor and assist residents in developing primary care focused careers.
  • Assist in the development of the continuity clinic educational experience to include but not limited to didactics, outpatient case conference and huddles.
  • Oversee and adjust resident patient panels to maintain appropriate clinical content, size and case mix.
  • Review and respond to resident feedback.

Program Mentorship & Scholarship:

  • Mentor residents and provide semi-annual meetings, as well as ad hoc meetings as necessary.
  • Mentor resident scholarship with the goal of residents completing one scholarly project per year: Quality Improvement, curriculum development, posters, abstracts, papers, chapters, or presentations, etc.
  • Participate in scholarship with the goal of completing one scholarly project per year at the state, regional, national or international level: Quality Improvement, curriculum development, posters, abstracts, papers, chapters, or presentations, etc.
  • Write letters of recommendation for medical students and residents seeking positions in residencies and fellowships as needed.
  • Support residents attending regional or national conferences.
  • Participate in academic societies and educational programs designed to enhance his/her educational and administrative skills at least annually.
  • Provide and actively participate in monthly faculty development meetings.

Other:

  • Perform additional administrative, clinical and supervisory functions, in support of residency program initiatives, as defined by the program director.

Required Qualifications:

  • Eligible to obtain a Nevada State provider license.
  • Board certification/Board Eligible in Family Medicine.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as teaching faculty in a GME program.
 

 

 

Nature and Scope

The incumbent obtains history, examines, diagnoses, counsels, and treats patients within the physician’s area of specialty and experience. The incumbent makes critical decisions regarding medical care. The incumbent works closely and in cooperation with the management staff, directs comments and questions to the appropriate management person and follows administrative policies. The incumbent actively participates in physician governance meetings, management decisions, and follows policies adopted by Renown Health and its medical staff. The incumbent stays abreast of current advances in medicine by reviewing recent publications, attending in-services and educational meetings, and attending continuing medical education programs in the appropriate field.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Ability to function effectively in an integrated delivery system.

1. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulatory rules;

2. Capable of operating business units in conformance with good quality and business practices as may be outlined by agencies such as The Joint Commission, NCQA, MGMA, etc.

3. Effective leadership skills (and leading by example);

4. Ability to obtain results with minimal disruption while involving a variety of internal and external groups.

5. Ability to work independently.

This position does provide patient care.

 

Disclaimer

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

 

 

 

Disclaimer

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

Name

Description

Education:

Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Board-Eligible or Board-Certified in medical specialty.

Experience:

Prior experience in referenced specialty preferred

License(s):

Must possess and maintain a current and valid State of Nevada Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) medicine license. Controlled substance License to Prescribe issued by the State of Nevada and Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the DEA, required.

Certification(s):

Board Eligible or Board Certified in Family Medicine through the American Board of Family Medicine or Board Eligible or Board Certified in Internal Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine. If Provider is Board Eligible at time of hire, Certification must be obtained within two (2) years of employment.

 

Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Certification Life Support (ACLS) required. Prefer American Heart Association (AHA) approved certification, but will accept online certification from American Red Cross Training Services, Advanced Medical Certification, or ACLS Certification Institute.

Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

 

Ability to credential through Renown’s Medical Staff and/or payor credentialing, as applicable.

 

 

Benefits

Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

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    401(k) Company Match

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