Program Director General Surgery

General Surgery Residency Program Director

Phoenix, AZ 85008
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Merritt Hawkins

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Merritt Hawkins is assisting The Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance is seeking a General Surgery Residency Program Director. This position is in partnership with the newly formed Educational Alliance comprised of Creighton University, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Dignity Health-St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, and District Medical Group. The position will lead the newly integrated General Surgery Residency Program for both the Maricopa Medical Center and Dignity St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. 

Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) serves as one of the sponsoring institutions to Phoenix’s first fully accredited ACGME General Surgery Residency Program, hosted at the Maricopa Medical Center Campus. The candidate will be expected to become an integral member of a busy clinical and academic surgery practice. The Program Director is responsible for the administration and development of curriculum, education, resident selection, resident and medical student mentoring and training, faculty development, and continued ACGME accreditation of the Integrated General Surgery Residency Program. As a key member of the department, participation in research, process improvement, peer review, and quality initiatives is required. The faculty at each of the two sites will comprise the teaching faculty for our new program with resident clinical rotations occurring at each of the two medical centers.

The academic surgeon must possess strong leadership, and team building skills to direct and oversee the newly combined general surgery residency programs. The preferred candidate must be board certified, have a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience, 2 years of experience as a core faculty member in an accredited residency program, and demonstrate scholarly activity. Surgical sub-specialties are also welcome to apply.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.