Family Medicine - Faculty Opportunity

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Facility: Saint Francis Healthcare 
Address:  
Wilmington, DE 19805 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Academic
Family Medicine
Family Medicine : Obstetrics 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Saint Francis Healthcare (SFH) has an excellent opportunity for a Board Certified Family Medicine physician to join the Faculty of one of the oldest Residency programs in the United States, located in suburban Wilmington, Delaware.

The three-year Family Medicine Residency Program at SFH is affiliated with Temple University School of Medicine and fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Family Medicine is the only Residency program at SFH and has six Residents in each class. Working with faculty and staff, the Residency program supports a busy Family Medicine program with a practice located adjacent to Saint Francis Hospital.

In addition, the Residency program serves as a satellite teaching site for Temple University School of Medicine and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) students in their third and fourth years of medical school. The program presents extensive learning opportunities through a wide variety of Inpatient and Outpatient clinical exposures, including Obstetrics.

The Family Medicine Faculty member is accountable for the following:

  • Support the Family Medicine Residency Director in communicating the vision and direction for the residency program
  • Participate in the development of outstanding Family Medicine physicians
  • Ensure the quality of didactic and clinical education provided
  • Serve as an energetic and motivated physician role model for residents
  • Provide an experiential learning for residents with regular feedback and evaluation of skills
  • Support a curriculum and program of clinical experiences in line with ACGME standards, including supervised, meaningful care of patients, and training in: 
    • The practice of medicine
    • Continuum of care
    • Values, ethics (organizational and clinical), and integrity
    • Effective business practice models and financial decision making
    • Customer focus
    • Productivity
  • Foster a sense of teamwork and collaboration through own actions as a role model
  • Provide meaningful feedback to Residency Director
  • Represent the program within SFH and the community
  • Serve as a leader within the SFH physician group
  • Support innovation and continuing practice improvement within the residency
  • Meet and follow established hospital policies and procedures
  • Honor the SFH mission and core values, especially the commitment to the poor and underserved

The selected MD or DO must be Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with a minimum of two years of full time professional activity in the practice of Family Medicine and possess the ability to lead, teach and mentor Resident physicians with a particular attention SFH mission and core values. They must be a fully licensed physician in the State of Delaware, be familiar with hospital Joint Commission requirements and possess clinical skills and knowledge of a Family Medicine Residency Program.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Family Medicine physician to join the Faculty at Saint Francis Healthcare.


RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

A competitive compensation package is being offered for excellent candidates.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Saint Francis Healthcare operates Delaware’s only Catholic hospital serving Wilmington and Northern New Castle County since 1924 when it was founded by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. Saint Francis Healthcare was founded in 1924 and has been providing quality care to its community for more than 90 years. With 395-beds, SFH employs over 1,000 people and serves patients in Delaware and surrounding Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey.

The system includes Partners in Cardiovascular Health and Cardiovascular Services, 24-hour Emergency Services, Ambulance Service, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the da Vinci Surgical System, Gastroenterology Services, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Advanced Wound Center, Imaging Services, Sleep/Neurodiagnostics Center, Pain Center, Home Care, Outpatient Physical Therapy and Comprehensive Women’s Services. Saint Francis Healthcare currently has three community outreach programs – the Saint Clare Medical Mobile Outreach Program offers acute medical care for the uninsured, the Center of Hope provides primary care for less fortunate and immigrant families, and Tiny Steps serves the prenatal, maternity, and postpartum needs for women and babies. Saint Francis Healthcare is affiliated with the Saint Francis Foundation, and Saint Francis LIFE (Living Independently for Elders), a PACE (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) model.

Saint Francis Healthcare is a member of Trinity Health based in Livonia, Michigan. Saint Francis Healthcare is committed to providing exceptional quality care for each patient delivered in a compassionate healing environment.

To learn more about this Saint Francis visit http://www.stfrancishealthcare.org.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Wilmington, Delaware lies on the shores of the Christina and Delaware rivers. It
is the largest city in the state of Delaware, built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. It is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine River, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain.

As of the 2015 United States Census estimate, the population of the city is 71,948, reflecting an increase of 1.5% from the 2010 Census. The Wilmington Metropolitan Division, comprising New Castle County, DE, Cecil County, MD and Salem County, NJ, had an estimated 2015 population of 723,341. And the Delaware Valley metropolitan area, which includes the cities of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden, New Jersey, had a 2015 population of 6,069,875, and a combined statistical area of 7,183,479.

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 120 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email backkg@trinity-health.org  or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.

Contact Information
Contact: Katrina Back 
Phone: 734-343-2300
Fax: 312-957-3700 
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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