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Director-Residency Program and Clinic OPP/OMM (Faculty Ranke - CS Medical Education - Admin Universi

Job ID: 20026
Job Category: Leadership & Administration
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: Baptist Health Sciences University
Location: Memphis, TN

• Participate in teaching, scholarly activities, and service in the college of osteopathic medicine with a goal of producing competent and holistic physicians
• Participate in and/or direct multidisciplinary curricular courses and formative and summative assessment of learners
• Mentor junior faculty in developing instructional experiences that support the mission and goals of the College and University
• Partner with College leadership to assess educational outcomes and use data to perform quality improvement of instructional methodology and curriculum
• Full-time, non-tenure track, faculty ranked, exempt position under the administrative direction of the Department Chair, Assistant Dean for Osteopathic Principles and Practice and Senior Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs as well as the BMME Designated Institutional Official
• May occasionally require hours beyond an 8-hour workday
• Distribution of time to be spent in Teaching, Research & Scholarly Activity, Service, Administration, Clinical Practice and Program Director negotiated annually based on faculty career goals, college and administrative needs, and meeting accreditation standards.
• Assigned administrative responsibilities necessary to successfully implement the college's strategic plan for the advancement of Osteopathic Principles and Practices/ Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine consistent with accreditation and training standards.
• Participate in the clinical training of med students and residents in both In-patient and Out-patient settings.

The Program Director (PD) is appointed with authority and accountability for the overall program, including compliance with all applicable program requirements (II.A.1), and must receive support required to devote a minimum of 20% FTE (defined as 1.0 days per week) of non-clinical time to the administration of the program (II.A.2).This will be increased as the program grows in size (40% 7-10 residents, 50% >10 residents).

II.A.4: The PD must have responsibility, authority, and accountability for: administration and operations; teaching and scholarly activity; resident recruitment and selection, evaluation, and promotion of residents, and disciplinary action; supervision of residents; and resident education in the context of patient care.
• Be a role model of professionalism
• Design and conduct the program in a fashion consistent with the needs of the community, the mission of the Sponsoring Institution, and the mission of the program
• Administer and maintain a learning environment conducive to educating residents in each of the ACGME Competency Domains
• Develop and oversee a process to evaluate candidates prior to approval as program faculty members for participation in the residency program education and at least annually thereafter
• Have the authority to approve program faculty members for participation in the residency program at all sites
• Have the authority to remove program faculty members from participation in the residency program at all sites
• Have the authority to remove residents from supervising interactions and/or learning environments that do not meet the standards of the program
• Submit accurate and complete information required and requested by the DIO, GMEC, and ACGME
• Provide applicants who are offered an interview with information related to the applicant's eligibility for the relevant specialty board examination
• Provide a learning and working environment in which residents have the opportunity to raise concerns and provide feedback in a confidential manner as appropriate, without fear of intimidation or retaliation
• Ensure the program's compliance with the Sponsoring Institution's policies and procedures related to grievances and due process
• Ensure the program's compliance with the Sponsoring Institution's policies and procedures for due process when action is taken to suspend or dismiss, not to promote, or not to renew the appointment of a resident
• Ensure the program's compliance with the Sponsoring Institution's policies and procedures on employment and non-discrimination
• Document verification of program completion for all graduating residents within 30 days
• Provide verification of an individual resident's completion upon the resident's request, within 30 days
• Obtain review and approval of the Sponsoring Institution's DIO before submitting information or requests to the ACGME

In the simplest description, the PD is a physician responsible for building and leading a team of physicians, administrators, and other healthcare professionals who develop and implement a strategy to accomplish the mission of the GME program.


Teaching and Scholarship

Facilitates the creation of a learning environment for student instruction that encourages critical thinking, investigation, self-direction and respect for the uniqueness and strengths of each individual.


Advises and tutors students and evaluates academic progression of students in meeting requirements for the program of study and in accomplishing program outcomes.

Professionalism and Scholarship

Demonstrate a professional role within the discipline by remaining current with trends, issues and practices.

Service and Scholarship

Demonstrates leadership, teamwork and collaboration in the department and the university through active participation.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned degree (DO/MD) from an accredited institution acknowledged by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation or Lisason Committee on Medical Education.

Board certified or Board eligible through the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM) or Board Certified or Board eligible for a Certificate of Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (C-SPOMM).

Commitment to support the mission and vision of Baptist Health Sciences University, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Baptist Memorial Medical Education.

Proficiency using computer with applications such as Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, and Excel)

Ability to stand or sit for periods of time, stand, walk and bend intermittently through the day in university environment with

moderate fluctuations in noise and temperature.

Must successfully complete and pass requisite pre-employment drug screen/physical and background check

Must include ongoing clinical activity. (Core)

Serves as a resource regarding trends, issues, and practices in the profession or discipline.

Participation in local and/or state and/or national professional organizations.

Participation in community-based organizations and/or initiatives.

Evidence of sustained excellence in teaching, clinical service, and in scholarly or creative works;

Unrestricted certification/licensure to teach/practice in the State of Tennessee; must have ability to obtain an active and unrestricted medical license in the state where clinical activities occur.

Desired Qualifications:

Evidence of a national and/or international reputation in given field

Minimum of five (5) years teaching experience in undergraduate medical education.

Robust research portfolio or peer-reviewed publications

Track record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and/or research

Leadership in professional and community organizations

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 18467 - Director-Residency Program and Clinic OPP/OMM (Faculty Ranke
Facility: Baptist Health Sciences University
Department: CS Medical Education - Admin University
Category: Leadership & Administration
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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