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Program Director needed for New ER residency in Tropical South TX

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Program Director needed for New Emergency Medicine Residency in South Texas!South Texas Health System GME Consortium is proud to announce the expansion of its Graduate Medical Education programs. We seek a highly experienced candidate to lead the program, including the 2023 ACGME application process for a 2024 program start. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to developing a new GME program in Tropical South Texas. By training new physicians and partnering in our mission to provide exceptional care and positive outcomes to patients and their families, you can significantly impact the community. This position involves direct patient care, leadership, teaching, and administrative responsibilities. Take advantage of this great opportunity to make a real difference.Opportunity Highlights:

  • Program Director for new Emergency Medicine GME program
  • Initially a Consulting role transitioning to .6 FTE as PD, with remainder in clinical practice
  • Clinical practice may offer various benefits packages health, dental, life, disability, PTO, retirement planPosition Requirements:
    • Current board certification by the ABEM or AOBEM and specialty expertise American Board of Emergency Medicine or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine.
    • Recent PD or Associate PD experience strongly preferred.
    • 3+ years of recent documented educational and/or administrative experience in an accredited GME program and have previous experience as a core faculty member in an ACGME-accredited or AOA-approved emergency medicine program.
    • Demonstrated ability as a leader, educator, and clinician.
    • Recent history of scholarly activities/research
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skillsSouth Texas Health System is an integrated system of care comprised of six hospitals, several freestanding emergency rooms, multiple physician practices and a broad variety of outpatient services.McAllen and Edinburg, TX:
      • Great Cost of Living
      • Excellent Schools
      • Steady economy-One of the lowest unemployment rates in the country
      • Only 90 min from Texas Gulf Coast ( South Padre Island)
      • 3 airports in the areaAt the crossroads of the United States and Mexico, the four-county region known as the Rio Grande Valley is the third largest and one of the fastest growing areas in Texas. Multicultural and largely bilingual, the population of the Rio Grande Valley now totals more than 1.4 Million. One of the fastest-growing counties in the United States. Once reliant on agriculture and world-class nature tourism, the RGV has been transformed into a major international trade area with first-rate commercial and manufacturing facilities, as well as numerous health care, retirement and higher education institutions. In addition, Hidalgo has become a shopping mecca, with several districts attracting millions of visitors each year.The Valley s dynamic population and economy, injected with millions of dollars annually by Winter Texans, has led to a steady increase in employment, particularly opportunities requiring higher levels of education. Construction is taking place throughout the region, bringing thousands of jobs with the promise of sustainable economic growth and prosperity.McAllen/Edinburg enjoys a high quality of life with a low cost of living. It is one of the least expensive metro areas to live in the nation (2nd in Kiplinger s 2019 list). Residents spend less than the national median sale price on home purchases, as well as less than the national average on everyday expenses like food, transportation and health care. These facts, coupled with the areas relaxed paced of life, safe neighborhoods, and welcoming communal environment, make McAllen and its surrounding areas a great place to live and raise a family. With 3 airports in the area the Rio Grande Valley is it easy access to national and international destinations including Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Las Vegas and Mexico City.With year-round sunshine, tropical breezes and little rainfall, the weather is another key draw to the area. Temperatures are mild throughout the year, particularly in winter, with an average high of 85.9 and low of 65.2 ideal for capturing the natural beauty of the Valley including the beaches on South Padre Island, or participating in wildlife and outdoor activities like birdwatching, golfing, and more.

        If you have interest in this position, please contact:
        Samantha Barnett
        In-house Physician Recruiter

Keywords: Universal Health Services, McAllen , Program Director needed for New ER residency in Tropical South TX, Executive , Mcallen, Texas

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