Job Title:Designated Institutional Official (DIO) / Executive Director for Medical Education
Hamilton Health Care System- Dalton, GA
Hamilton Health Care System, (HHCS) is seeking a Designated Institutional Official (DIO)/Executive Director for Medical Education. The DIO is a dynamic physician-executive and educator who is responsible for the success of all existing and future graduate medical education (GME) programs. The DIO has oversight and executive management responsibility for the ACGME-accredited Sponsoring Institution, two accredited residency programs, and related support programs. This is a full-time onsite leadership role with option for up to 20% clinical time and 20% protected time for scholarship.
Representing GME at the system executive level; and advocating for Undergraduate GME (UGME) and GME programs within and outside of HHCS.
Support, implement and evaluate the organization’s strategic plan and the GME strategic plan.
Collaborating with system administration, medical staff and nursing leaders to improve the quality of clinical and ongoing/continuing medical education, the development of new and existing clinical education experiences, and the recruitment and retention of faculty and program graduates.
Ensuring ongoing accreditation of all programs and the Clinical Learning Environment, production of the Annual Institutional Report (AIR), and the recruiting, hiring, retention and development of GME program leaders.
Maintain and cultivate affiliations with medical schools and medical students
Maintain and promote common knowledge of and compliance with ACGME Institutional, Common, and specialty-specific Program Requirements.
Provide expertise in the development of GME graduate retention programs. Ensure the implementation of program elements by Program Directors and other GME personnel.
Serve as a liaison between Executive Leadership and GME programs
Assist in the development and maintenance of a robust Ongoing Maintenance of Certification and Continuing Medical Education program
Maintain effective communication with appropriate personnel at other institutions participating in GME programs at HHCS.
Participate in the maintenance of HHCS CMS accreditation.
MD or DO degree, with a Master’s degree, PhD, or equivalent experience in management, public health, and/or leadership.
Experience in a GME leadership position is required; previous experience as a DIO or associate DIO is highly desirable. Five years of recent management experience in an undergraduate or graduate medical education setting, including but not limited to service as a DIO, residency/fellowship program director, academic department chair or similar.
Board certified by a specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties, or equivalent credentials.
Licensed to practice medicine within their current state or practice or the state of Georgia, and the ability to obtain a medical license within the state of Georgia.
Exceptional relational and team-building skills, ideally demonstrating the ability to work across disciplines, departments and health systems to orchestrate and drive system-wide initiatives.
Ability to interpret, adapt, develop and apply professional education requirements, guidelines and procedures.
Ability to analyze complex scenarios and apply critical thinking.
Working knowledge of GME reimbursement and GME federal regulations
Hamilton Health Care System is a not for profit, fully united system of care serving the northwest Georgia region. Hamilton Medical Center, is a 255-bed regional acute-care hospital which offers major medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including award-winning, accredited stroke, chest pain centers, Peeples Cancer Institute and Anna Shaw Children's Institute. Known for its advanced care and personalized service, Hamilton Health Care System offers innovative treatment options in state-of-the-art facilities while maintaining a compassionate, friendly and tranquil healing environment.
This four-season community offers outdoor enthusiasts many choices for year-round enjoyment. Beautiful natural resources are readily available to provide lake access, kayaking, hiking, mountain and/or road biking. If you enjoy a more metropolitan feel, Chattanooga, Tennessee is a short 30-minute commute and Atlanta is only a 90-minute drive.
A competitive salary, full array of benefits, a healthy work/life balance, and a great location make this an ideal choice for the provider who is looking to experience the best of North Georgia living. If you’re looking to live in a family friendly community, this opportunity should interest you.
Hamilton Health Care System is a not for profit, fully united system of care serving the northwest Georgia region. Hamilton Medical Center, is a 255-bed regional acute-care hospital which offers major medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including award-winning, accredited stroke, chest pain centers, Peeples Cancer Institute and Anna Shaw Children's Institute. Known for its advanced care and personalized service, Hamilton Health Care System offers innovative treatment options in state-of-the-art facilities while maintaining a compassionate, friendly and tranquil healing environmen