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Director, Medical Education
Health System Overview:
Health Quest was formed through an affiliation of four hospitals: Northern Dutchess Hospital (Rhinebeck, NY), Putnam Hospital Center (Carmel, NY), Sharon Hospital (Sharon, CT) and Vassar Brothers Medical Center (Poughkeepsie, NY). Health Quest also includes affiliated healthcare providers Health Quest Medical Practice and The Heart Center. Together,
these hospitals and healthcare providers have devoted themselves to the development of clinical specialties and medical programs and services.
We also count among our partners long-term care facilities, a free-standing radiation oncology center, urgent care centers, a multi-specialty medical practice and a home care service.
HEALTH QUEST IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Key Roles & Responsibilities:
The Director of Medical Education (DME), in partnership with the Designated Institutional Official, is responsible for the strategic planning, leadership, and management of the Graduate Medical Education service lines.
Span of Control: Includes medical education residency programs in the specialties of general surgery, internal medicine and family medicine in 2019 and any subsequent additional residency or fellowship programs.
The DME is responsible for resolving complex issues, making business decisions for the GME department, directing administrative operations and maintains appropriate oversight and management of all medical education programs.
•Drives efforts to advance residency education through accreditation
•Completes annual audits of each residency and fellowship program
•Facilitates necessary training and orientation for each facility. Develops mechanisms to ensure appropriate teaching of ACGME competencies.
•Management Responsibilities to include: Manages fiscal and human resources for medical education and Creates, updates and monitors Master Affiliation Agreements.
• Minimum of 7 years of graduate medical education and leadership experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and education is required.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and/or 4 years' experience in a healthcare setting focused on medical education.
• PREFER: Master's degree from an accredited
college or university and/or 7 years' experience in a healthcare setting with multiple GME programs
Sean Brix, Health Quest Recruitment