Family Medicine with OB GME Core Faculty

HCA Healthcare
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Apr 09, 2024
Apr 23, 2024
Role Type
Position Type
Full Time
Work Mode
Employment Type
Organization Type
Academic, Hospital / Health System

Family Medicine with OB

Job Summary:
Core Faculty Recruitment:
HCA Healthcare East Florida is seeking a dynamic physician leader interested in medical education to serve as core faculty in our family medicine residency program at HCA Florida St. Lucie Hospital. We are looking for a family medicine/surgical OB.

Our East Florida Graduate Medical Education Division currently encompasses 44 high-quality residency and fellowship programs across 9 teaching hospitals and continues to grow its UME and GME footprint. Our vision and mission are to become a driver of quality and positive change in medical education, to provide our learners with the highest quality training experience and maintain excellent outcomes, to engage our learners and faculty in research and scholarship systematically, and to retain our graduates as future practicing physicians and teachers within HCA.

Our Core Faculty constitute the foundation of our Graduate Medical Education Programs as they teach our residents and fellows, provide high-quality care to our communities, and ensure that our learners graduate as practice-ready, high-quality physicians. As an essential part of our program, our Core faculty have the responsibilities to:
  • Be role models for future generations of physicians by demonstrating compassion, a commitment to excellence in teaching and patient care, evidence-based medicine, professionalism, and the advancement of the field of medicine by engaging in scholarship and by demonstrating a dedication to lifelong learning.
  • Provide residents with level and skill-appropriate supervision and promote patients cost-effective, as well as progressive resident responsibility and independence.
  • Create an effective learning environment, with open communication, free of fear of incrimination or retribution, and attend to resident well-being.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in resident education; regularly participate in organized clinical discussions, didactics, rounds, journal clubs, conferences, and other educational activities as assigned by the Program Director
  • On an annual basis, pursue the development of their teaching, mentoring, and administrative skills related to education, well-being, practice-based learning and improvement, and other areas applicable to GME.
  • By joining HCA Healthcare, the Core Faculty will become part of the largest Graduate Medical Education provider in the US, and will have the opportunity to help shape the direction and goals of medical education at the program and division level.

    This role also allows the Core Faculty to practice in his/her desired specialty at the primary and/or closely affiliated sites, under employment by HCA or one of its area specialty partners.

    The Core Faculty will also have the opportunity to join the academic faculty of one of our partner medical schools, the Nova Southeastern University Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, and engage in medical student education, collaborative research, and scholarship. The academic rank will depend on the candidate s experience.

    Requirements: It will be required that the Core Faculty is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Family Medicine and have an Obstetrics fellowship or C-section privileges, will obtain a License to practice medicine in Florida, and be credentialed at the facilities of his/her clinical engagement. The ideal candidate has some clinical experience in an academic/teaching environment, and has demonstrated involvement and/or a strong interest in medical education, as well as some involvement in research and scholarship over the past couple of years. Candidates that have recently graduated will be considered.

    Responsibilities: The Core Faculty will be responsible for day-to-day involvement in the education of the residents and/or fellows, as well as the education of medical students, and devote a significant portion of their overall effort to the education of residents and fellows. As assigned by the Program Director, the Core faculty may be asked to take on the administration or implementation of key components of the program and will support program leadership in the development, implementation, assessment, and improvement of parts of the curriculum, resident assessment, and mentorship, resident engagement in scholarship and other important tasks.

    Incentive/Benefits Package:
    • Salary will be dependent upon experience
    • Full comprehensive benefits; medical/dental/vision/retirement plan
    • Incentives/bonuses
    • CME allowance
    • Malpractice coverage
    • Relocation assistance

    Living in South Florida
    Florida is the third most populated state in the United States, with a population of 21 million people. Our hospitals and programs are located along the East Coast of the state, in close proximity to gorgeous beaches, warm weather, and popular destinations for tourists and residents alike. Of course, one of the top reasons to move to Florida is for the gorgeous warm weather and sunny days. Florida offers comfortable living year-round, with an average daily temperature of 70 degrees.

    Florida has the fourth-strongest economy in the country and has enjoyed continued growth in the technology, healthcare, and education sectors, which continue to attract diverse groups of professionals and learners.

    Florida is one of the only states with no state income tax. While one of the top vacation destinations in the country, living in South Florida can also be affordable. According to the cost of living index, the average cost of living in Florida is 1% lower than the national average.