StocktonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Stockton jobs

Physician Resident - Family Medicine

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Stockton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

St. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care.

St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

St Joseph's Medical Center provides training, in association and cooperation with its affiliated participating intuitions, in Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs that meet the standards established by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and each specialties Residency Review Committees (RRC). Residents are taught and evaluated according to the six (6) core competencies established by the ACGME: 1. Medical Knowledge 2. Patient Care 3. Professionalism 4. Practice Based Learning 5. Systems-Based Practice 6. Interpersonal Communication.

Residents will report to the program specific Program Director. This position is responsible for participation in all of the educational and clinical activities of the St Joseph's Residency Program(s) on a daily basis. This includes cooperation with all educational elements of the teaching program as well as providing clinical services to program patients within the St. Joseph's Medical Center and other approved clinical and training facilities. Completion of the training qualifies the participant for certification by a specialty board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).

Residents will perform professional medical duties while undergoing advanced professional training, under the general supervision of teaching faculty and community physicians at St Joseph's Medical Center and other participating sites. Residents must meet required deadlines as set by the residency program, ACGME and the Medical Board of California and any other requirements identified by their governing board. Residents are expected to perform all procedures within the scope of training and to seek supervision when additional training is needed. Residents should function effectively as a member of any and all teams involved in patient care or educational activities. Residents are to use good clinical judgement as learning progresses seeking immediate consultation and supervision when uncertain regarding any patient care concerns. Residents must complete all patient care documents in an accurate and timely manner as required by St. Joseph's Medical Center, Residency program management and other participating sites. Attends all teaching and learning conferences to improve clinical skills and medical knowledge, participates fully in the educational and scholarly activities of the program and, as required, assume responsibility for teaching and supervising other residents and students. Provides peer support and engages in teaching opportunities as needed by junior peers.

Residents are expected to participate in and complete scholarly activities to enhance education, log procedures as required, completing evaluations and also reporting duty hours. Completes and adheres to all compliance and safety training as directed by St. Joseph's Medical Center, California Medical Board, ACGME, participating sites and other outside surveying agencies. Residents will participate in appropriate institutional committees and councils whose actions affect their education and/or patient care including, but not limited to quality assurance and quality improvement activities. Also, Residents will serve as an active member of a hospital committee as assigned by the Residency Program Leadership. Residents must abide by all SJMC Hospital policies and procedures, including the provisions of the GME Policy and Procedure Manual, the residency training programs and the regulations of any affiliated institution to which the resident may be assigned. Major Challenges: Hours of duty may be long and irregular. Coping with human misery, pain, death and dying may be difficult. Decisions Made at the Resident Level: Patient care decisions within the scope and privileges delegated by the supervising attending physician, and commensurate with the level of residency training. Decisions Made at the Leadership Level: Patient care decisions beyond the scope, privilege or experience of the resident physician, commensurate with the level of residency training.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Certified in ACLS, PALS and NRP within the first month of training

Keywords: Dignity Health, Stockton , Physician Resident - Family Medicine, Other , Stockton, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Stockton RSS job feeds