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The purpose of this position is to provide program management for the education activities within the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine with a focus in the Pain and Critical Care Divisions. The position focuses on the educational mission of the department by providing programmatic support and administration for the ACGME Pain Medicine and Critical Care fellowship programs. As a member of the educational leadership team, this individual works closely with the Program Directors in accreditation efforts, educational programming and support of residents and fellows. This individual manages the day-to-day operations and serves as an important liaison with the houses staff which includes interns, residents, and fellows, faculty and departmental staff, ACGME, GME office, participating sights, and other departments. This position works closely with the program director for both ACGME fellowship programs. This individual will report to the Pain Division Manager and maintain a strong matrixed reporting relationship with the individual fellowship program directors.
Major responsibilities of this position are:
Oversight and Programmatic Management of ACGME Pain and Critical Care Fellowships - 75%
Management of Program Policies, Accreditation and Compliance - 25%
To be successful, the education program specialist must be thoroughly knowledgeable and have the ability to interpret and assist with implementation of the fellowship programs in different subspecialties as well as across the UW Medicine system.. This individual must know and maintain up-to-date knowledge about program requirements, anticipated changes, and be able to help interpret and implement these changes. This position must ensure that institutional, departmental, and program policies are created and enforced. They will work with the Program Directors and Division Manager on planning, developing, and implementing quality improvement projects for the programs. The individual in this position must have strong oversight and management skills, the ability to independently initiate, implement and prioritize program priorities and projects, dedication to accuracy and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, regardless of multiple on-going domains of work.
The individual in this position must possess a willingness to understand situations and work within parameters not wholly under their control. They must have the trust and confidence of faculty and other staff in similar positions and work well with them in solving problems. They must possess a “can-do” attitude and look for alternate solutions when necessary to accomplish a goal. The mandate to train and educate is the mission of the University. Strong Graduate Medical Education programs are essential to the continued success and reputation of the University, School of Medicine and the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.
The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine is a diverse group of clinicians, educators, researchers, trainees and staff who unite to advance medicine and healthcare through clinical care and innovation, research and education.
We believe every member of our team enriches our ability to achieve our mission by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our department and providing a safe and inclusive space for our faculty, staff and trainees. We strive to create an equitable and inclusive environment where all feel valued, heard, and respected. We work together to sustain the excellence that is a hallmark to APM as we seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that is a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Washington and the WWAMI region and to fulfill the School of Medicine’s guiding principles.
Oversight and Programmatic Management of ACGME Pain and Critical Care Fellowships 75%