Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Job Description

Summary of Position:

The Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education (ADGME) is responsible for development, oversight and accreditation training at affiliated and educational teaching sites. Provides overall strategic and executive operational leadership for accredited graduate medical education programs ensuring compliance with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Institutional, Common, and Specialty / Sub-specialty specific Program Requirements. Oversight of Continuing Medical Education (CME) leadership, accreditation and programming. Efforts to accomplish and execute scholarly activities.

• Directs all administrative duties for undergraduate Medical and Continuing Medical Education.
• Directs the day-to-day management of department including College practices, budget and financial resources, defining/outlining roles and responsibilities, assigning tasks/ projects, coordinating cohesive productivity, clarifying/instructing on duties, deadlines, and expectations.
• Assisting with and serving as a resource for problem resolution and administering personnel issues in the department.
• Primarily accountable for College’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) efforts collaborating with relevant internal and external partners as applicable.
• Maintains current knowledge of policies and procedures in compliance pertaining to GME and CME (AOA, ACGME and ACCME Institutional and Program Requirements, National Residency Match Program (NRMP) policies, Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) requirements, and related hospital policies.
• Meets regularly with the program directors and senior program leadership providing oversight and advice concerning program development, regulations, and legal matters.
• Provides oversight, support and improves the Clinical Learning Environment for programs (residents, program faculty) at affiliated hospitals and healthcare institutions (scholarly activity initiatives, research education, grants, publications).
• Contributes to the advisement of students in applying for and matriculating into graduate medical education programs (career counseling, specialty specific expectations, match strategies, post-match placement) effort to maximize students placement opportunities.
• Manages and maintains databases in support of recruitment, on-boarding, hospital affiliate policy, advancement, development, affiliation, credentialing, and retention.
• Coordinate with clinical faculty and training sites (hospitals, clinical facilities, individual preceptors) performing site visits, mock accreditation visits, etc.
• Accountable for quality and integrity of departmental assessment (attending faculty, standardized exam performance, CME programming, resident of preceptor and site, site adequacy) developing and distributing site specific performance data, annual prospective and retrospective adequacy assessment.
• Directs faculty development of program and clinical faculty, performing needs assessments, contributing to program development, to include the knowledge and understanding of osteopathic philosophy and principles.
• Leads and provides oversight for all continuing education efforts (AACME, AOA, APRN, etc.)
• Coordination with the Communications team in the Office of the President on all Noorda-COM (proposed) related legislative issues to include contact with the national, state, and local government officials, and serve as an official representative, content expert, or spokesperson on behalf of the College for GME Department.
• Serves on various committees and teams within the College as assigned (GME, IRB, Faculty Development, etc.)
• Contributes to College’s compliance with and in the development of required documentation as related to accreditation of the College to which departmental content is contributed.
• Participates in the production of various College materials, academic calendar, strategic planning, directory, College website, etc.
• Contributes to the College’s development of GME Program under the direction of the Dean

Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years of GME experience and an advanced degree (DO, MD, Ph.D., Ed.D, DHSc) in medicine, clinical education, quality, nursing, or higher education, or at least 10 years of GME experience and a Master’s degree in a health related field.

Meets all ACGME requirements for serving as a GME Chief Academic Officer and DIO. Applicant must have certification in the GME field, preferably TAGME. Proven record of ACGME accreditation, collaborative community programs with hospitals and external partners. Evidence of scholarly activity at the regional and national level preferred.

Skills & Abilities:
Highly professional individual with honest, genuine, direct communication style, excellent interpersonal skills and emotional maturity with the essential ability to demonstrate tact, discretion and job diplomacy. Significant understanding of higher education administration with proven knowledge of budget, fiscal management and experience working and building relationships with high-level community leaders, government officials, and others. Proven track record of quality, integrity and trustworthiness. Ability to use common sense, consistent and fair decisions (based on fact and data) and have courage of convictions and tolerance for ambiguity. Working knowledge of software applications including New Innovations, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Workday.

Must be:
• Self-confident, strong leader, skilled decision-maker with ability to lead by influence and effectively communicate with various constituencies across the college
• Exceptional listening, written and oral communication skills
• Able to work independently, yet is an effective participant in cross-functional teams
• Self-motivated, self-disciplined, have a strong work ethic and capable in establishing priorities
• Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and effectively handle frequent interruptions
• Innovative, resourceful, detailed oriented, with excellent follow through skills
• Capable of balancing multiple projects in stressful situations while meeting deadlines, achieving desired results, and maintaining positive relations while understanding of the importance of confidentiality of data and information
• Able to travel frequently

Salary & Benefits:
Full benefits available and salary is commensurate with experience and education.

Type: Full-Time

Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is in the accreditation process with the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation for Fall of 2021. We are located in the beautiful Utah Valley in Provo surrounded by the Wasatch mountain range and Utah Lake. Our campus is in development for completion in 2021.

Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (proposed) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against individuals in any phase of the application or employment phase on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including medical characteristics, marital status, veteran status, economic status, genetic identification, political belief, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Type: Full-time

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Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (proposed)

The proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking qualified candidates to support our unique, innovative curriculum designed for a modern day Medical School. We are in the accreditation process with the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation for Fall of 2021. We are located in the beautiful Utah Valley in Provo surrounded by the Wasatch mountain range and Utah Lake. Our campus is in development for completion in 2021 with anticipated enrollment beginning this Fall.

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