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General Surgery Program Director

Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Program Director for General Surgery residency at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NECreighton University School of Medicine is seeking a Program Director for our ACGME-accredited General Surgery Residency Program based in Omaha, NE. This is a unique opportunity to lead and grow a well-established, robust surgical residency program in the beautiful city of Omaha, NE and to make a difference by training new physicians and partnering in our mission of delivering the highest quality of care and positive outcomes to patients, families, and the community. Creighton Surgery is one of the most prestigious and well-established residency programs in the country. Before learning anything else about Creightons School of Medicine, its important to know the phrase cura personalis. This means care for the whole person - a core Jesuit value that inspires nearly everything about our approach to developing doctors. Creighton healthcare professionals are unique in passion and mindset, contributing to the greater good and making a difference in their patients lives.Opportunity highlights:

  • Program Director for Surgical Residency Program of a well-established at 20+ categorical PGY1-5 program
  • Program has full faculty in place including APD
  • Position is 0.4 FTE as PD, with remainder in clinical practice with well-established, local surgical group in any of the following areas of surgery: general surgery, trauma, acute care surgery, GI, minimally invasive, bariatric, surgical oncology, endocrine, vascular, or thoracic surgery.
  • Clinical practice via our clinical partner Catholic Health Initiative (CHI) Health offers various benefits packages which includes health, dental, life, disability, PTO, retirement plan.The Program Director must:
    • Serve as a role model by espousing the traits of exemplary integrity and professionalism
    • Have at least three years of clinical experience in General Surgery at an ACGME-Accredited General Surgery Residency Program training location, with three years of documented educational and/or administrative experience.
    • Dedicate a majority of his or her time to program administration, evaluation, teaching, resident precepting, and scholarship.
    • Dedicate remaining time to direct patient care with the presence of residents.
    • Must be appointed and remain in good standing to the CHI Medical Staff.
    • Be licensed to practice medicine by the Nebraska Medical License Board.
    • Demonstrate clinical competence as a practicing physician.Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
      Patient Care:Diagnose and treat various medical conditions.Develop and implement comprehensive treatment plans.Conduct thorough medical examinations and histories.Communication:Communicate effectively with patients, families, and healthcare teams.Provide clear and concise medical information.Foster a collaborative and patient-centered approach to healthcare.Documentation:Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.Document medical findings, diagnoses, and treatment plans.Ensure compliance with coding and billing regulations.Diagnostic Procedures:Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as lab work and imaging.Perform procedures as neededCollaborate with specialists for further diagnostic evaluation.Team Collaboration:Collaborate with nurses, specialists, and other healthcare professionals.Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and case discussions.Provide consultative services to other healthcare providers.Quality Improvement:Participate in quality assurance and improvement initiatives.Review and analyze clinical outcomes for continuous improvement.Implement changes to enhance patient care and safety.Compliance:Adhere to ethical and legal standards in medical practice.Stay informed about healthcare regulations and compliance requirements.Participate in quality audits to ensure adherence to standards.Continuous Learning:Stay abreast of medical advancements and best practices.Participate in ongoing medical education and training.Contribute to the development of clinical protocols and guidelines.
      American Board Certified or Board Eligible in Specified Area of Medical SpecialtyA valid and unrestricted state medical license or license-eligible
      Pay Range
      $250.00 -350.00/ Hour

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiatives, Omaha , General Surgery Program Director, Executive , Omaha, Nebraska

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