Associate Program Director - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - GME
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North Florida Regional Medical Center, Gainesville, FL
As Gainesville’s community hospital, North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC) has continued to expand in order for more people to have access to the quality, award-winning care NFRMC consistently delivers. During 2014, the hospital opened a 20-bed behavioral health unit in response to the acute need for increased behavioral healthcare in the community. We also opened Neurosurgical Specialists of North Florida in order to provide comprehensive neurosurgical care, specifically cranial procedures. Over the past few years, North Florida Regional has undergone several expansions and is now a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving residents throughout North Central Florida.
In addition, the UCF College of Medicine HCA GME Consortium is developing community based programs to produce outstanding physicians who will meet the growing healthcare needs of our community. Together, they have opened a successful Family Medicine program in 2015 and Internal Medicine will open in 2016 with several new programs slated for the near future.
As the largest city in both Alachua County and the north-central Florida region, Gainesville has much to offer visitors and long-term residents alike. Home to the University of Florida and a slew of other excellent educational facilities at every level, we’re also known for beautifully preserved historic buildings, breathtaking landscapes, and scintillating entertainment. People call us one of the nation’s most livable cities for good reason! We’re a delightful hodgepodge of sports facilities, city parks, gardens, art shows, museums, food festivals, and tons of other charming quirks that you’ll have to explore and fall in love with for yourself.
Job SummaryNorth Florida Regional Medical Center, an HCA-affiliated facility, located in Gainesville, Florida, in conjunction with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF COM), is seeking internal medicine teaching faculty applicants for a new ACGME-accredited residency training program. The UCF COM/HCA GME Consortium Internal Medicine residency program is accredited for 45 residents and seeks teaching faculty to practice in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting. Teaching physicians will receive faculty appointments and collaborate with other UCF COM faculty. The main UCF COM campus offers state-of-the-art medical education and research facilities and is located in Lake Nona Medical City, near Orlando.
The ideal candidate must be board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and should have at least 2 years of experience as a faculty member. Candidates with less than 2 years faculty experience who have extensive teaching experience as either a fellow or chief resident may be considered.
Our Internal Medicine residency program is accredited for 45 residents. The Associate Program Director will participate in the recruitment, selection, teaching, evaluation and mentorship of our residents. They will assist with the didactic curriculum, residency quality improvement / patient safety projects and can participate on applicable hospital committees. They will have an average of 20 hours per week of protected administrative time.
By joining the internal medicine faculty, you are joining the nation’s top-performing health system, HCA. HCA is a national network of locally managed healthcare facilities. Our purpose is simple: to make the world a healthier place by delivering the best healthcare to our patients. We do this by giving our physicians a voice in how we staff, equip, and create the best environment to deliver great care. Our national network also allows physicians to collaborate and learn from each other on an unprecedented scale. It also facilitates an environment where residents can thrive and faculty can grow.
An exceptional example of this commitment is the team at North Florida Regional Medical Center. One of the nation’s top performing hospitals on key quality measures as recognized by the Joint Commission, North Florida Regional Medical Center is a place where exceptional physician leaders are training the next generation of clinicians and creating a pipeline that ensures that the people of Gainesville have access to quality, patient-centered care for decades to come. North Florida Regional Medical Center is also a part of the HCA Graduate Medical Education network that consists of more than 200 programs across 43 hospitals in the United States.
Ready to learn more? Visit www.northfloridagme.com to learn more about the opportunity to shape future physicians in one the of most vibrant cities in the state of Florida.
Gainesville is just a short drive from the coast as well as many of central Florida’s premier attractions, like Disney. In addition to national college sports, Gainesville offers a lively downtown area, intriguing museums and countless events and outdoor activities. Gainesville continues to receive national recognition as a top-rated city from places like Livability.com or Forbes. Join a community where you can work and play!