General Surgery GME Program Director
Surgery General - GME
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Westside Regional Medical Center, Plantation, FL
Our facility provides comprehensive healthcare to the residents of Broward County. Founded in 1974, Westside Regional Medical Center is a fully accredited hospital that has evolved into a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex continuously expanding and bringing on the latest technology that enables us to provide leading edge services to the population we serve. Our medical services, combined with programs in specialties varying from stroke to cardiology, from surgery to emergency care, illustrate why we are one of the best leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.
Westside offers comprehensive inpatient and ambulatory medical and surgical services, including emergency service, critical care, comprehensive medical and surgical cardiac care, neurosurgery, orthopedic and sports medicine, oncology, complete diagnostic services, rehabilitative services and stroke.
Our Emergency Department provides you and your family comprehensive emergency services in a caring, compassionate and efficient manner. Our strong focus on enhancing care and improving ER processes has also dramatically reduced wait times to below national averages. We offer comprehensive cardiovascular services that include open heart surgery cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology services, atrial fibrillation clinic, and cardiac CT Angiography. We are also very proud of our STEMI times, also known as a door-to-balloon time (time to open a clogged coronary artery), with our average well exceeding the national average.
The entire Westside Team of doctors and staff are proud to share those with you and are always here to serve you and your family for all of your healthcare needs.
Although Plantation was born as a suburb of Fort Lauderdale, its charm, beauty of natural surroundings, and prime location near major roadways have caused it to grow into a flourishing city in its own right.
• Breast MRI
• Cancer services with dedicated inpatient unit
• Cardiac catheterization & angioplasty
• Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
• Comprehensive Stroke Center Certified by ACHA
• Digital mammography
• Emergency medicine
• Heart & vascular care
• Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
• Kid-friendly emergency services
• Kidney dialysis, inpatient
• Minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery
• Open-heart surgery and cardiovascular ICU
• Orthopedic and Spine
• Sleep disorders center
• Vascular care
• New biplane neuro-interventional suite
• Joint Commission Top Performer on key quality measures for three years in a row
• Hospitalists and intensivists in-house 24/7,ensuring our patients get the best hospital care possible
Job SummaryHCA East Florida is seeking an Program Director to lead the hospital in the development and implementation of a new ACGME General Surgery Residency Program in Broward County. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated leader to have input on building a program from the ground up.
• Must have previous experience as a Core Faculty member, Associate Program Director, or Program Director in an ACGME –accredited General Surgery program
• Must be clinically active in General Surgery
• Must be Board Certified in General Surgery
• Have previous leadership / administrative experience
• Be willing to combine Administrative and Diagnostic (teaching) Responsibilities (50/50)
• Have strong administrative and team building skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Candidates with prior Program Director or Associate Program Director experience, recent scholarly activity such as peer reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publication or presentation of case reports or clinical series at scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees or educations organizations highly encouraged to apply.
Westside Regional Medical Center and Northwest Medical Center will have a joint Surgery Program. Westside Regional Medical Center provides comprehensive healthcare to the residents of Broward County. Founded in 1974, Westside Regional Medical Center has evolved into a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex continuously expanding and bringing on the latest technology that enables us to provide leading edge services to the population we serve. Our medical services, combined with programs in specialties varying from oncology to cardiology, from surgery to emergency care, illustrate why we are one of the best leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.
Westside Regional Medical Center is a part of HCA East Florida, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery and diagnostic imaging facilities, and a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in the South FL community.
HCA East Florida affiliated facilities include:
• 14 hospitals
• 12 ambulatory surgery centers
• Numerous diagnostic imaging facilities and occupational health sites
• An integrated regional lab
• And a consolidated service center
HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, is dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare in the communities we serve.
All of our recruited employed physicians are required to be available for call at our Westside Regional Medical Center, Northwest Medical Center, University Hospital and Plantation General Hospital. Also agreeing to obtain medical staff privileges at Westside Regional Medical Center, Northwest Medical Center, University Hospital and Plantation General Hospital.