Program Director of the Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency
Position: Hilo Medical Center is actively recruiting for a Program Director of the Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency Program. The Program Director is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, implementing, and coordinating all activities of the family medicine residency and is responsible for the education and training of all family medicine residents and visiting medical students.
As the Big Island's leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care, Hilo Medical Center delivers a full range of services and programs. The 20-acre campus includes acute hospital patients, behavioral health unit and our long-term care facility. There are over 1,000 employees and a medical staff comprised of 250 physicians, physician assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. The hospital is state owned and operated and serves a community that is underserved with limited primary care and mental health access. This is the premier learning campus on the island hosting medical students, pharmacy students, nursing students and the Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency Program.
Education: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine with a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. Completion of a Family Medicine Residency at a recognized and accredited institution.
Experience: Must work as a clinician, administrator and resident educator for a length of time required by the RRC-FM. A minimum of five years of clinical experience in family medicine, with two years as a core faculty member in an ACGME-or American Osteopathic Association (AOA)-accredited family medicine residency program. Experience with residency programs in rural and medically underserved areas is preferred.
Certification: Board certification in Family Medicine.
Desired Skills: Advanced training in faculty development is preferred. Must demonstrate active involvement in clinical practice, continuing medical education, regional and national professional organizations and scientific societies. Demonstrated evidence of a commitment to diversity in the educational community. Maintain good working relationship with Medical Staff, hospital staff and administrative staff. Respond to Administration and Medical Staff requests and concerns in a timely fashion.
Clinical Duties (20%) Role model the profession of family medicine
Other Duties (10%)
Subject to long and irregular hours and many interruptions. Must meet health and physical standards deemed necessary for performance of duties. Work requires great deal of time and tolerance for stress.
Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency Program
1190 Waianuenue Avenue
Hilo, HI 96720
Kathleen Katt, MD