The Departments of Emergency Medicine at Northwest Medical Center and Westside Regional Medical Center, is establishing a new allopathic Emergency Medicine Residency Program, with an estimated start date of July 1, 2022.We are currently seeking a Residency Program Director, to lead in the development and implementation of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program to be based between Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, FL and Northwest Medical Center in Margate, FL. The Program Director of the Emergency Medicine is responsible for the leadership, organization, operation, and the general administration of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. The Program Director establishes the strategic direction of the program and is responsible for the standards, quality and reputation of the Emergency Medicine residency program.

The Program Director is expected to integrate the Emergency Medicine residency program with physician practices and hospital clinical services in a manner that enhances value and quality, and that promotes an optimal environment for graduate medical education. The Program is targeting 12-15 Residents per year, with the First class of PGY1 residents starting July 1, 2022. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated leader to have input on building a program from the ground up. Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor will be commensurate with years of experience and accomplishments

Qualified Candidates:

Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Core Faculty member in an ACGME –accredited Emergency Medicine program
Must be clinically active in Emergency Medicine
Must be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine
Have previous leadership / administrative experience
Be willing to combine Administrative and Diagnostic (teaching) Responsibilities (50/50)
Have strong administrative and team building skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Responsibilities will include:

Authority and accountability for the operation of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Development of curriculum, policies, and procedures for the program
Obtain and maintain ACGME accreditation and state approval
Recruiting residents into the program and developing evaluation process for their performance
Participation in competency evaluation of residents
Additional responsibilities to ensure programs success
Candidates with recent scholarly activity such as peer reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publication or presentation of case reports or clinical series at scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees or educations organizations highly encouraged to apply.

Northwest Medical Center located in Margate Florida, is a 228-bed medical center and healthcare complex providing high quality medical care to the South Florida community. The success of Northwest is a reflection of their ongoing commitment to their mission: to provide exceptional care to everyone, every day. From their newly renovated maternity floor and Level III NICU, to the newly expanded Emergency Room and lobby, this facility is constantly growing and incorporating the most high-tech healthcare innovations. The Emergency Room has approximately 63,000 annual patient visits, features a 45-bed ED and a separate Pediatric ER.

Westside Regional Medical Center located in Planation Florida, is a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex continuously expanding and bringing on the latest technology that enables us to provide leading edge services to the population we serve. Their medical services, combined with programs in specialties varying from oncology to cardiology, from surgery to emergency care, illustrate why they are one of the best leading healthcare facilities in South Florida. Westside Regional Medical Center also offers the community the latest in minimally invasive spine and colorectal surgery – and are very excited to be one of only 9 Joint Commission certified centers in the United States for minimally invasive colorectal surgery. The Emergency Room has approximately 55,000 annual patient visits, features a 43-bed ED, a comprehensive stroke faculty with new biplane and interventional cardiac catheterization facility.

Plantation and Margate are located in the greater Ft. Lauderdale, Florida area. Ft. Lauderdale is home to a community rich with diversity and world-class culture. Affordable neighborhood communities, excellent school systems and superb shopping and dining. Located 20 miles north of Miami/Dade County and easy access to two of South Florida’s major airports and most popular seaport. Enjoy the pleasures of living in a community that offers a tranquil ambiance and magnificent tropical climate!­ This prime location means you will be surrounded by the very best South Florida has to offer, sunny weather, picturesque beaches and a wealth of recreational opportunities­ with no state income tax!­