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PHYSICIAN EDUCATION SPECIALIST, GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION

Schedule: 8 HR DAY
Facility: MAIN CAMPUS
Date Posted: May 27, 2024

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Description

Location: Main Campus
Department: GRAD MEDICAL EDUCATION
Schedule: Full Time, 8 HR Day Shift,

POSITION SUMMARY 

Serves as administrative leader for one or more graduate medical education (GME) programs and partners with the GME director in the operational and financial management of the program(s). This position requires a comprehensive and detailed understanding of national accreditation policies as well as a high degree of initiative and independent judgment. This person will develop, initiate and/or direct a wide range of programmatic activities including long- and short-term program planning, project development and management, recruiting, developing and updating policies, developing and implementing databases, communicating with faculty, fellows, residents, and medical students and managing internal and external program relations. The physician education specialist’s role crosses many specialty areas including but not limited to: administrative, finance, and event planning. The position is essential in training program operations and is a primary resource for learners, faculty and administrative staff. The incumbent may also be responsible for supervising office staff members who work in the training program office. 

EDUCATION 

An associate’s degree or three years of administrative support experience required. 

EXPERIENCE 

Previous GME experience preferred but not necessary. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 

  • Exhibits excellent knowledge and the ability to interpret and articulate accreditation program requirements and board and/or institutional requirements of training program(s). 
  • Exhibits excellent knowledge of professional ethics, laws and regulations. 
  • Demonstrates commitment to knowledge development. 
  • Maintains flexibility and a willingness to interact collegially with hospital administration, other departments, and outside contacts to carry out the mission of the program. 
  • Exhibits exceptional interpersonal/customer service skills and is able to cope with stress effectively. Demonstrates commitment to continual advancement of verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Exhibits proficiency of Microsoft Office programs, GME database management programs and web-based applications for process improvement. 
  • Exhibits the highest moral integrity when handling confidential information. 
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, expertise in prioritizing tasks, shows initiative and is proactive. 
  • Ability to multitask and problem solve in coordinating multiple, simultaneous program demands. 
  • Ability to conduct long-range program planning, involving complex decision-making skills. 
  • Ability to foster and support change, and take informed risks that appropriately challenge the status quo. 
  • Ability to run program education meetings with continuous follow-up and action planning. 
  • Ability to monitor remediation compliance, perform in stressful situations and supervise other staff members, if applicable. 
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers to include faculty, learners, and administrative staff, thereby promoting good customer and departmental relationships. 
  • Ability to successfully investigate, develop and/or implement solutions for ongoing regulatory demands. 
WORKING CONDITIONS - ADA INFORMATION 

Office setting. Safe working environment, possibility of irregular work hours upon request. Perhaps some discomfort due to noise and crowded conditions. A moderate amount of stress at times. Involves sitting, standing, and bending. Ability to use sound judgment and initiative when dealing with stressful situations.



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