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Family Medicine Geriatrician Faculty Opportunity - Columbia, South Carolina

Company: Lexington Medical Center
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Lexington Medical Center is seeking a Board Certified Family Medicine Geriatrician to join our growing Graduate Medical Education program in West Columbia, SC. Candidates should be Board Certified in Family Medicine with extensive experience in Geriatric Medicine, as well as academic and leadership experience.Family Medicine Core Faculty for the Lexington Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program will devote a significant portion of their effort to resident education and providing assistance to the FM Program Director in the development, leadership, supervision, and ongoing maintenance of the residency program. Broad knowledge of accreditation requirements and involvement in the program, permitting evaluation of the program and completion of the annual ACGME Faculty Survey, is required.Lexington Medical Center is committed to faculty and professional development. Physicians will have the opportunity to avail themselves of the curriculum leading to certification by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM).Job Requirements:Time will be split between educational, administrative, and clinical care components as listed below. Faculty members can expect to spend 2 - 3 half days per week for personal clinical office time at the Family Medicine Practice site.Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • Board certification in Family Medicine
  • License to practice family medicine in the state of South Carolina
  • Previous experience as a core faculty in a ACGME-accredited program is preferred
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Medical staff privileges in the Department of Family Medicine at Lexington Medical Center consistent with the scope of Family MedicineDuties and Responsibilities:
    • Administrative duties related to residency training including:
      • Provide feedback and written evaluation on the performance of residents who he/she has precepted or otherwise supervised to maintain the quality and accreditation standards of the program
      • Assisting the Program Director in recruitment and the annual orientation of residents
      • Leadership of faculty, staff, and residents
      • Professional development duties related to residency training including:
        • Completing professional and faculty development
        • Participating in scholarly projects-individually or with residents
        • Completes quality/practice improvement projects annually with residents
        • Serves as an advisor and role model to resident and staff of professionalism, quality, and patient safety, fostering own and resident well-being, education goal-setting, career planning, scholarship, and patient care based on practice-based learning and improvement effortsClinical Care:
          • Promotes family medicine care by family physicians and the residency
          • Complies with all local, state, and federal regulations regarding documentation, coding, billing & collections, referrals, and other clinical practice regulations
          • Call commensurate with other faculty providersAbout Lexington Medical Center GME Program:Lexington Medical Center's Family Medicine Residency Program welcomed its first class of 13 residents in July 2023. In the spring of 2023, Lexington Medical Center's state-of-the-art, three-story 48,000 sq. ft. GME building opened its doors. Outfitted to provide a full range of practice including family medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, internal medicine, and transitional year, as well as resident work and wellness spaces. Lexington Medical Center looks forward to welcoming another class of residents this summer!We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits for our employees and their families. Competitive Day ONE Benefits:
            • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
            • Retirement and Savings Plans with No Vesting Period
            • 24/7 Live Epic EMR Support from Our On-site Team
            • Relocation Assistance and Sign On Bonus
            • Annual CME Allowance
            • Tail Coverage for Medical Malpractice
            • Life, Accidental, and Critical Illness Insurance
            • Employer Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability (after 90 days)
            • Healthcare FSA
            • Daycare FSA
            • 529 College Savings Plans
            • Adoption Assistance
            • Dependent Life InsuranceTo learn more about our growing GME Program, please visit or our facility website at Lexington Medical Center is a 607-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. It anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 7,800 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina's first HeartCARE Center. The network also has an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer's care center and 70 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating nearly 100,000 patients each year. The hospital delivers more than 4,000 babies each year and performs more than 25,000 surgeries.We've been named Columbia's "Best Place to Have a Baby," "Best Hospital" and one of the "Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S.," honors all made possible by a dedicated, talented team of health care professionals and staff.Exceptional Care, Where You Live
              • 7,000+ health care professionals.
              • 70 doctor's offices.
              • 5 community medical and urgent care centers.
              • Occupational health center.
              • The largest extended care facility in the Carolinas.
              • A specialized care center for Alzheimer's.When Lexington County Hospital opened in 1971 as a nonprofit hospital, it quickly became a healthcare leader. More than 50 years later, we continue to serve our community as a local, independent, nonprofit hospital.Community Highlights:
                • Close Proximity to beautiful Lake Murray
                • Affordable Cost of Living
                • Annual average temperature is 68 degrees in December
                • Lexington County is one of the fastest growing areas in South Carolina
                • Family Friendly and home to some of the best school districts in the stateLocated in the heart of South Carolina, Columbia offers an unexpected mix of tradition and tomorrow. Pairing a diverse food & drink scene with shopping, festivals and family friendly attractions; Columbia has something for everyone. On the banks of the Congaree River, Columbia boasts a wide variety of outdoor recreation activities, a premier international art museum, an award winning children's museum, a Zoo and Garden plus Division 1 Sports make Columbia, South Carolina an ideal place to live, work and play.

Keywords: Lexington Medical Center, Columbia , Family Medicine Geriatrician Faculty Opportunity - Columbia, South Carolina, Healthcare , West Columbia, South Carolina

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