Memorial Healthcare System, located in South Florida, is seeking a general surgery residency program director to lead the development and implementation of a new general surgery residency program. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated leader to be involved in the development of a fully supported and groundbreaking program in a large and recognized dynamic healthcare system.
The successful candidate must be clinically active in and have current board-certification in general surgery. Additionally, candidates must also have documented educational and administrative experience acceptable to the ACGME General Surgery Residency Review Committee and be able to successfully obtain a Florida medical license and a medical staff appointment with Memorial Healthcare System. Previous experience as a core faculty member, Associate Program Director or Program Director in an ACGME –accredited general surgery program is also required.
In addition to previous leadership/administrative experience, candidates should also have excellent interpersonal, communication and team building skills. All candidates should be either a board-certified general surgeon or ABMS certified subspecialist who exhibits a passion for medical education, teaching and mentoring. Responsibilities will include authority over and accountability for the overall operation of the general surgery residency program. This includes responsibility for the quality of didactic and clinical education as well as the administration and maintenance of an environment conducive to educating residents in each of the ACGME competency areas.
This is also a unique opportunity for qualified candidates to provide clinical medical educational leadership while delivering surgical services within the Memorial Healthcare System. The program director will be provided with the appropriate protected administrative time to operationalize the program.
This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
About South Florida
South Florida offers a dynamic urban/suburban lifestyle with an abundance of cultural and recreational amenities, miles of beautiful beaches, top-rated golf courses, zoos and wildlife refuges, a vibrant arts community, museums and world-class dining. South Florida's high quality of life – including year-round summer weather, exciting multiculturalism and no state income tax – attracts new residents from all over the country and around the world.
Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work – in Modern Healthcare magazine, Florida Trend magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review, just to name a few.
Memorial’s facilities include its flags...hip, Memorial Regional Hospital, one of the largest in Florida; Memorial Regional Hospital South; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the only freestanding children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties; Memorial Hospital West; Memorial Hospital Miramar; Memorial Hospital Pembroke; and Memorial Manor, a US News five-star-rated nursing home.
Memorial’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.