The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Norton Community Hospital in Norton, Virginia, is currenlty looking for two chief medical residents, or CMRs, to serve a critical role in promoting education and excellent patient care within its IM Residency Program.
The CMRs will assist medical students and residents in internal medicine on their journey to becoming the excellent physicians of the future for our region.
Most importantly, the inpatient CMR is a standard of excellence and mentor for residents and students and plays a key role in building a culture of learning and professionalism.
The CMRs will serve a one year term coinciding with the residency academic year (July to June).
This role will include the title of clinical instructor and junior faculty, with time divided equally between educational, clinical, and administrative roles.
He/she serves as the primary liaison between residents and the Program Director and reports directly to the Program Director.
TEACHING & CONFERENCES: The CMRs will organize and lead most of the educational conferences for the residents and students, ensuring that each of the core learning objectives of the ABIM receive adequate attention during the academic year.
Conferences include: Weekday morning reports Noon-time didactic lectures Grand Rounds Journal Club Morbidity and Mortality MKSAP Board preparation review The CMRs lead bedside physical exam rounds at least monthly to specifically highlight abnormal physical findings and physical examination methods.
CMRs will supervise morning and/or evening sign out rounds at least once per week.
ACADEMIC/MENTORSHIP: The CMRs Will will assist in mentoring residents on developing and implementing projects in patient safety, quality, and efficiency of medical care.
Encourage and assist residents in preparing case reports or posters for presentation at professional conferences.
May concurrently pursue clinical research projects related to his/her future career goals.
Assists in proactively evaluating and addressing the concerns of residents in providing guidance and counseling to struggling residents and in building morale and camaraderie among residents.
LEADERSHIP/ADMINISTRATIVE OPPORTUNITIES: The CMRs will assist in developing the master schedule for the training year.
CMRs will participate in several key committees including: Program Evaluation Committee Clinical Competency Committee Patient Safety Quality Committee Resident Selection Committee Patient Experience Committee Physician Leadership Committee The CMRs assist the program coordinator in assessing resident attendance at required conferences, as well as compliance with New Innovations evaluations and required reporting of work hours and procedures.
Reviews results of End of Rotation exams for each resident and assists in developing and implementing study plans for those residents requiring remediation.
Assists in evaluating the quality of off-site rotations and their compliance with ACGME requirements.
CLINICAL: Serve as a teaching attending on the inpatient medical service for 8 weeks per year (Total of 56 12-hour shifts per year).
Conduct bedside teaching rounds when serving as an inpatient teaching attending is a key method by which the CMRs will teach clinical skills to the residents.
CMRs may choose to moonlight in the community as long as this work does not interfere with his/her core responsibilities.
Serve as ambulatory clinical instructor by mentoring residents in a ½ day clinic one day per week, except when working on the inpatient service.
Total administrative and clinical duties will average 40 hours per week.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary: $100,000/year Benefits: Health and Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Life Insurance, 401k retirement plan Relocation expenses: up to $2,500 CME funds and days: $4,000 and 5 days Vacation days: accrued PTO The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Norton Community Hospital in Norton, Virginia, is currenlty looking f