The Vice Chancellor for Graduate Medical Education/Enterprise Wide DIO will play an integral role in the strategic planning for the future state of all Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs across Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) and RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH), approximately 1,600 residents and fellows, with a goal of achieving an optimal GME educational, strategic, and financial structure.
The Enterprise wide DIO will lead the strategic discussions and implement the development of world class education programs and training paradigms across the combined education mission of RBHS and RWJBH.
The Enterprise wide DIO monitors and tracks the accreditation activities of the sponsoring institution(s).
The Enterprise wide DIO chairs the RBHSGME Committee (GMEC) and helps oversee the ongoing transition for RBHS to become the Sponsoring Institution for all GME programs currently sponsored by New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS), Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM), and RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) Hospitals.
The Enterprise wide DIO works with other GME leaders across Rutgers and RWJBH in supervising and administering all ACGME-accredited programs and ensuring compliance with program requirements. He/she will execute these responsibilities in collaboration with RBHSGMEC and the Health Education Executive Council (HEEC).
The Enterprise wide DIO will serve concurrently as a member of the faculty in good standing of one of the constituent schools of RBHS with responsibility for scholarship, research, teaching, and patient care as appropriate.
Integrally involved in critical aspects of the integration of RBHS and RWJBHGME programs. Helping design and craft the processes and structures necessary to coordinate a state-wide training environment.
Initial focus includes the transition for RBHS to become the Sponsoring Institution for all GME programs currently sponsored by New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS), Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM), and RWJBH Hospitals.
Helps lead the restructuring of core GME programs to achieve the vision for academic excellence.
Monitors and tracks the accreditation activities of the sponsoring institution(s). Ensures compliance with the institutional, common, and specialty-subspecialty-specific program requirements of the ACGME and any other accrediting agencies.
Serves as Chair of the RBHSGME Committee and coordinates the actions and responsibilities of the GMEC. In collaboration with the GMEC and other GME leadership across RBHS and RWJBH, will have authority and responsibility for the oversight and administration of GME accredited as well as non-accredited programs.
Is an active member of the RBHS Health Education Executive Council which serves under the direction of the Joint Committee (co-chaired by Chancellor and Health System CEO). The HEEC, is a forum for the joint planning and coordination for all UME, GME and other health professional education programs. In addition, will also participate in the Interprofessional Programs Advisory Committee (IPAC), and other health education-oriented oversight bodies and committees across RBHS and RWJBH, as deemed necessary.
Is heavily involved in discussions and planning using GME financial and operational data. Participates in GME annual budget preparations, financial impact analysis of proposed programmatic changes, and development of specialty-specific GME academic program profiles across both RBHS and RWJBH education/training enterprises.
Nominates residency and fellowship program directors in consultation with leadership of the hospitals serving as significant teaching sites for the program, the applicable Associate Dean for Education, and the applicable Chair, for review and approval by the GMEC.
Communicates directly with the ACGME on matters pertaining to overall accreditation and assists residency and fellowship program directors in communications with their Residency Review Committees.
Submits a written executive summary of the Annual Institutional Review (AIR), as outlined in the ACGME Institutional Guidelines.
Will have oversight of all program directors regarding GME related matters, in consultation with the applicable Associate Dean for Education or Associate Dean for GME and the applicable Chair.
Engages in professional development applicable to the responsibilities of an educational leader.
Handles confidential and sensitive GME data regularly.
Supports the University's goal on Workplace Diversity and EEO goals and objectives concerning employment and promotional opportunities.
Understands and adheres to Rutgers' compliance standards as they appear in RBHS's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rutgers' regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
Ensures that the staff are trained and evaluated on their knowledge of and adherence to compliance policies and procedures specific to their jobs.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Successful candidates will have an earned M.D./D.O. (preferred) or equivalent terminal degree, Ph.D., or Ed.D., with prior experience in Graduate Medical Education, and preference for ten or more years of relevant experience in an administrative capacity.
Preference will be accorded to candidates with prior experience in GME administration and established insight into affiliated arrangements and accreditation processes.
Academic credentials and experience that qualify for appointment as an Associate Professor or higher, impeccable academic judgment, and an uncompromising commitment to academic excellence.
A demonstrated track record of achievement as an effective administrator, leader, and collaborator, providing strong evidence of a capacity to lead Graduate Medical Education, and a demonstrated ability to be effective within a complex university/health system environment is required.
Eligibility for a New Jersey State medical license is required for physicians, with a preference for an ability for clinical practice up to 10- 20%.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
This individual will bring demonstrated skills in leadership, communication, creativity and collegial engagement within a higher education setting. The leader also will possess extensive experience in health sciences education and an impressive record of interdisciplinary collaboration in teaching and research. Ideally, this individual also will have directed interprofessional education planning and participated in interprofessional teaching and clinical practice.
In addition, a highly competitive candidate will:
Exhibit exemplary leadership skills
Have prior experience in Graduate Medical Education finance and administration with demonstrated insight into affiliated arrangements and accreditation processes;
Demonstrate effectiveness in leading and managing within a complex university/hospital environment;
Evident passion for academics and leadership;
Articulate vision for leading and developing a forward-looking, collaborative, and diverse GME enterprise;
Demonstrate success in creating, executing, and monitoring strategic plans to achieve established institutional goals;
Drive to build upon Rutgers engagement on a national level and serve as a resource to other GME leaders;
Understand and be able to execute the elements of engaging diverse constituencies around ideas, initiatives and programs that advance their collective efforts;
Appreciate the distinct and overlapping cultures of individual professions and take them into account when planning, presenting and implementing graduate medical education as well as interprofessional proposals;
Initiate faculty development programs to deepen understanding of interprofessional education and convey principles and pedagogical approaches to effective teaching and clinical supervision;
Have the proven ability to effectively manage several high-priority projects at the same time and delegate appropriately;
Demonstrate ability to identify opportunities or threats and apply effective management principles to achieve success;
Consistently demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and sustain effective working relationships with professionals across disciplines and across organizations, and the ability to function in a team environment;
Exhibit exceptional analytic and communication skills with the ability to effectively and concisely communicate findings to a variety of key groups and individuals;
Use strong communication and advocacy skills, equally effective with both internal and external constituents;
Use participatory management and leadership styles that model the values of service, initiative, and collaboration;
Have a collegial, problem-solving style based on personal integrity, professional confidence, and excellent relationship management skills;
Nuanced business judgment and personal maturity;
Strong ethics and high integrity;
Knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment is preferred.
Strong computer skills are essential; familiarity using New Innovations software tool for residency management is preferred; and,
A demonstrated commitment to diversity.
Posting Number: 19FA2063
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 100945
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