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Internal Medicine Core Faculty/Site Director Opportunity

Company: Sutter Health Greater Central Valley
Location: Modesto
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Gould Medical Group, in partnership with Sutter Health, is looking for a BE/BC Internal Medicine Core Faculty/Site Director physician in Modesto, CA.

Sutter Health-affiliated Gould Medical Group is a growing, approximately 400 provider multi-specialty group located about two hours east of San Francisco, California. Our communities offer quick access to the bay area as well as other hot spots such as Napa Valley, Yosemite, and Lake Tahoe. Duties of the Internal Medicine Continuity Clinic Core Faculty / Site Director

Resident Specific

  • Supervise residents and medical students in the outpatient continuity clinic
  • Create an effective ambulatory practice, balancing educational, service, and patient needs
  • Develop processes that teach residents cost effective medicine through programs to manage pharmaceutical costs, document/code/bill correctly, consult appropriately, and time management
  • Continually revise and implement ambulatory curriculum by identifying and expanding ambulatory learning experiences to provide a balanced education in ambulatory medicine
  • Complete resident and student evaluations as assigned by the program/department
  • Mentor resident physicians
  • Participate in resident morning report on weekdays when patient care activities allow
  • Participate in curriculum development with the Residency program
    • Advises and assists in resident evaluation
    • Completes faculty evaluations of residents in a timely manner
      • Evaluate physician residents, using competency-based/milestone evaluations via direct observation and other relevant evaluation methods.
      • Respect the ACGME limits on resident work hours, paying close attention to signs of fatigue and sleep deprivation in individuals and intervening as appropriate. Clinic Duties
        • Serves as the Ambulatory Site Director for the hospital-based Internal Medicine Continuity Clinic at Sutter Memorial Medical Center
        • Serve as general medicine attending physician of record or consultant for patients in the outpatient clinic
        • Perform or supervise the performance of patient care services to include history-physical examinations and reports, clinic visit notes and evaluations, and similar services that are customarily performed in an outpatient general medicine clinic
        • Make referrals for secondary and tertiary care
        • Collaborate with other attending physicians and consultants
        • Document involvement in patient care in the medical record and record charges appropriate to the level of service provided and documented
        • Participate in performance improvement projects
        • Perform duties in a manner that complies with all applicable standards, rules, policies, and regulations of the hospital, Sutter Memorial Medical Center, Sutter Health, Joint Commission, and applicable local, state, and federal regulations
        • Provide medical direction and administration to ensure an adequate and qualified learning experience for the internal medicine residents
        • Develop the schedule for the Clinic attending physicians
        • Direct provider and medical care team meetings
        • Participate in various administrative/clinical staff meetings
        • Participates as a member of the internal medicine residency leadership team
        • Provide leadership and assist in efforts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the resident clinic
        • Serve as a member of the Clinical Competence Committee and Program Evaluation Committee and attend faculty and residency meetings
          • Support and participate in scholarly activity that has an ambulatory or quality improvement focus
            • Ensure that faculty and residents comply with all Sutter Health / Sutter Memorial Medical Center operational policies, procedures, and processes which include, but are not limited to those related to staffing, scheduling, registration, billing, collections, reporting, making hospital rounds, proper encounter documentation and coding
            • Ensure that faculty and residents comply with procurement and capital equipment purchases process and agree to work within the framework of the standardized medical supply, equipment and office supply, formulary, medical records, clinical pathway guidelines, etc.
            • Ensure that faculty and residents comply with all managed care policies including utilization review and monitoring
            • Participate in committees as assigned by the Program Director
            • Develop and provide ongoing updates to the goals and objectives related to resident rotations assigned by Program Director
            • Serve as faculty mentor for the resident / provide role modeling opportunities and ongoing mentorship for residents
            • Duties as assigned by the Program Director
            • Acts as supervising provider for Advanced Practice Clinicians employed by the clinic
            • Collaborates with additional clinic leadership regarding clinic operations Qualifications of the Core Faculty Member
              • Must have and maintain current certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine
              • Demonstrate a strong interest in the education of residents
              • Devote sufficient time to the Residency Program to fulfill their supervisory and teaching responsibilities
              • Pursues faculty development at least annually to enhance their skills in the areas of education, quality improvement and patient safety, physician well-being, and patient care based on their practice-based learning and improvement efforts
              • Maintain a working knowledge of the most up-to-date program specific requirements
              • Include current licensure and appropriate medical staff appointment
              • Include ongoing clinical activity
              • Must demonstrate ongoing academic achievements in the specialty, including publications, the development of educational programs, or the conduct of research
              • Be licensed to practice medicine in the state of California
              • Have faculty experience, leadership, organizational, and administrative qualifications
              • Core faculty members must be designated by the Program Director Reporting Relationships
                • The Core Faculty reports to the Program Director Compensation
                  • Starting base salary: $300,000 We look forward to hearing from you: If you are interested in discussing any of these opportunities, please let me know.
                    Kenny Burgess, Physician Recruitment Manager
                    Sutter Gould Medical Foundation

Keywords: Sutter Health Greater Central Valley, Modesto , Internal Medicine Core Faculty/Site Director Opportunity, Executive , Modesto, California

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