Director for Family Med Residency Program in the North Carolina Mountains

The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), based out of Asheville, NC, is looking to expand locations and is partnering with Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) to start a new Family Medicine residency program based in Boone, NC.  Our first crop of residents will start the summer of 2020.  We feel that the great reputation of MAHEC's residency program nationally, combined with the excellent resources of ARHS will give residents a wonderful learning experience in a rural setting.  

The incoming director would be asked to spend 50% of their time working with ARHS and MAHEC in setting up the residency program to start in the summrr of 2020.  The other 50% of their time will be spent working in the clinical setting.  After the residency program gets off the ground the director will spend 50% of their time on administrative duties, 30% of their time in clinic and 20% of their time teaching.  Shared Call with multiple Family Med physicians all ready established within the community.



Position is primarily responsible for the general administration of Boone's Family Medicine Residency Program including those activities related to the recruitment, selection, instruction, supervision, counseling, evaluation, advancement of residents  and supervision and evaluation of residency program faculty. The program director is also responsible for maintenance of accreditation of the program by the ACGME, and for the collaborative relationship between the program and affiliated institutions such as the sponsoring hospital and other clinical partners. The direct supervisor for this position is the Director of the Division of Family Medicine at MAHEC.



Licensure to practice medicine in North Carolina.

Certification by the specialty board in Family Medicine.



Minimum of 5 years clinical, educational and administrative abilities and experience.



Frequent and intense communication with individuals inside and outside the program, to include problem resolution, negotiations, and promotion of program activities in the accomplishment of activities for which the position has primary accountability.  Demonstrates appropriate service orientation in all interactions with the organization and with clients, patients and visitors.  Must be a team player.  Must demonstrate discretion in dealing with medical, fiscal and personnel information as is appropriate to position.



This position requires the ability to appropriately and professionally handle multiple and competing priorities; occasional use of personal vehicle (for which reimbursement may be provided); medical terminology; occasional or routine exposure to infectious diseases, hazardous chemicals, etc; occasional or routine need to traverse rough terrain to access client's residence; special schedule requirements include early morning, evening and weekend work.


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