The Residency Coordinator provides direction, leadership and day-to-day management and continuity of the educational and departmental activities related to pediatric residency training programs. This position provides educational coordination between attending physicians, residents, medical students, and institutional and regulatory administrative offices. This position coordinates and administers human resource ordinary functions and participate in budget and financial processes; and act for and make decisions in the Program Directors absence.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensures housestaff compliance with established policies and procedures.
Manages and coordinates GME conducted accreditation site visits for program.
Maintains web based GME accreditation data system and surveys for program, collecting and evaluating information from various sources throughout the campus.
Prepares and submits reports to GME, American Board of Medical Specialties, American Academy of Specialties, American Association of Medical Colleges, AMA and other professional organizations as required.
Develops new procedures in response to new or revised policies issued by governing agencies or program director based upon independent judgment.
Manages the operations of the residency program to include budgeting, auditing, procurement, marketing, resident benefits, compliance, and accreditation activities.
Documents and credentials graduate medical education training conducted within the department including initiation and writing credentialing documents as required by housestaff and completion of credentialing forms for signature by appropriate medical staff; maintenance of housestaff personnel records, including confidential evaluation and counseling records.
Plans, organizes and schedules new housestaff orientation.
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