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Vice Chair of Education and Residency Program Director

Company: Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location: Allentown
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Vice Chair of Education and Residency Program Director for New Anesthesiology Residency Program in Eastern Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), serving seven counties in Eastern Pennsylvania, is seeking an anesthesiology program director to develop a new residency program in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
The Vice Chair for Education reports to the Chair of Anesthesiology and works closely with other vice chairs, division chiefs, and program directors to maintain, strengthen, and develop new educational programs in keeping with the overarching mission of the Department.
Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement a system and curriculum for rotation of learners (medical students, allied health providers, advanced practice clinicians, and physicians) in the Department of Anesthesiology.
  • Coordinate with the originating departments or institutions of rotating learners to provide that the experiences of our rotating students are consistent with their needs.
  • Work with the Department Administrator and Chair to develop and maintain annual operating budgets for all educational programs. Oversee the administrative support of educational programs.
  • Participate in and facilitate the recruitment of clinician educators; onboard new faculty members to roles and responsibilities in education and teaching; foster a culture of faculty involvement in the Department's educational programs; and provide support and mentoring to faculty who have interest in medical education.
  • Oversee faculty-development activities related to education, including training faculty members how to teach effectively, how to effectively evaluate learners, and how to give appropriate and meaningful feedback. Promote faculty awareness of institutional and national opportunities for development of educational leadership and expertise.
    Job Qualifications:
    • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
    • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
    • Faculty member experience; preferably providing supervision and instruction for both GME and UME programs.
    • Administrative experience as director of a medical student clerkship, GME training program or both. This includes previous membership in the Medical Student Clerkship Council and/or Graduate Medical Education Committee. Equivalent experiences may be considered.
      Benefits & Perks:
      • Attractive Work Schedule & Starting Bonus
      • Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
        • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
        • Top-tier retirement programs
        • Educational Stipend and Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
          • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
          • Relocation Assistance

            Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.

Keywords: Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown , Vice Chair of Education and Residency Program Director, Executive , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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