Vice Chair of Education and Residency Program Director
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: b86b2fc6a49fd847a9ca1c58b35b7dce
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.
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.
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
Individuals are required to adhere to all LVHN vaccination policies in effect at the time of hire. Employees will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Please note that safety sensitive positions cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites, medical or otherwise.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state, and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.
To apply, please send your CV to Amanda Gurgick, Provider Recruiter, Lehigh Valley Health Network, at Amanda.Gurgick@Lvhn.org or call 484-788-1123. Please visit us at LVHN.org.