Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director - Community Health

Marana Main Health Center, 13395 N. Marana Main St., Marana, Arizona, United States of America Req #2107
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

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MHC Healthcare is seeking a Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director (APD) to join the Residency team at the Marana Main Health Center, located in the heart of Marana, AZ. The Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director (APD) is a key member of the Family Medicine Residency Leadership team and is responsible for assisting the Family Medicine Residency Program Director (Program Director) in leading and overseeing the MHC Healthcare Family Medicine Residency Program. Tasked with working to ensure the success of the program’s aims and objectives, and that all requirements are met. Direct involvement in patient care is crucial, to include continuous supervision, mentoring, and direct teaching of the residents. MHC Healthcare is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC), with 16 sites in Tucson and Pima County. Our mission is to improve our Community by providing exceptional, whole-person healthcare.

The following qualifications are required:

  • Valid and unrestricted medical license from the State of Arizona
  • Valid and current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number
  • Certified with the American Board of Family Medicine or with the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
  • Completion of an accredited residency program in Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine educational or administrative experience
  • Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Arizona Department of Public Safety (or ability to obtain upon hire)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • First Aid certification
  • Current Arizona driver’s license with clean driving record and proof of current vehicle insurance (39-month MVR will be run by MHC)

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Experience providing patient care in a rural setting or underserved area
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered if applicable and must be directly related to the functions and body of knowledge required to successfully perform the job.

This position has the following supervisory responsibility:

  • Supervises and monitors performance for an assigned group of employees. Supervisory duties include overseeing work assignments and quality, scheduling and timekeeping, training, and providing input on hiring, disciplinary actions, performance evaluations, and development.

The ideal candidate will also possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Computer proficient.
  • Advanced oral communication skills with ability to give clear, concise instructions to patients and families regarding treatment, to consult with medical team, to teach and present recommendations on programs, and to interact with department staff, and other departments.
  • Ability to provide clear and concise oral instructions.
  • Advanced reading and writing skills in the English language to provide instruction and feedback to residents, evaluate patient charts and documents, to participate in research programs and collect/report meaningful data.
  • Demonstrates personally courteous, responsive, and overtly hospitable interactions with clients and employees in all departments.
  • Excellent customer service, organizational, and communication skills with emphasis on responsiveness, building trust, mutual respect, and courtesy.
  • Ability to cultivate a culture of respect and service excellence through professionalism, skilled communication, and demonstrated commitment to integrity, trust, respect, and equity.
  • Proven effective leadership with demonstrated ability to effectively direct, delegate, motivate, and build high-performing, collaborative teams.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence and commitment to supporting and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion through work performance and professional interactions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to Residency Education and to supporting institutional and program mission and aims.
  • Models professionalism and excellence in whole-person care and maintains own clinical skills by providing regular direct patient care without learners at the teaching site(s) in addition to the precepting and supervisory sessions.
  • Teaches and trains resident physicians and medical students in Family Medicine while providing high quality, evidence based, cost effective, care for patients while ensuring patient and learner safety.
  • Cultivates a psychologically-safe working and learning environment for the residents, allowing them to confidentially raise concerns and provide feedback, without fear of intimidation or retaliation.
  • Assists the Program Director in maintaining Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accreditation of the program by understanding and complying with the Institutional, Common, and Specialty-Specific Program Requirements, as well as ACGME Policies and Procedures and MHC Healthcare GME Policies and Procedures.
  • Oversees the program’s quality improvement processes by chairing the Program Evaluation Committee, managing the evaluation process, and providing the Program Director with a written Annual Program Evaluation (APE) report addressing strengths, challenges, opportunities, current and anticipated needs, and an action plan to improve program quality, patient care, resident performance, and faculty development.
  • Monitors residents’ academic progress through participation in the Clinical Competency Committee.
  • Assists Program Director in the semi-annual review process and annual review of resident assignments to ensure they are meeting graduation requirements.
  • Mentors and provides feedback and guidance to the residents and advises on career planning, academic progress, and areas of strength and areas for improvement.
  • Encourages wellness and resilience by providing information on stress management, career balance, and other topics to enhance residents’ overall well-being.
  • Participates in the recruitment and retention of a diverse, high-caliber resident body through application review and selection, interviews, involvement in ranking meetings, assisting Program Director with recruitment strategy, and oversight of the Family Medicine Residency Program Coordinator’s recruitment duties.
  • Assists Program Director in the administrative duties of the program such as monitoring duty hours, assuring adequate clinic volumes for resident learning, Chief Resident selection, participating in orientation, graduation, and other program events, and representing the program at MHC Healthcare and community events.
  • Assists Program Director in the educational duties of the program such as curriculum development, review, and revision, development of assessment tools, and execution of the program’s didactic content.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled didactics such as Journal Club and interdisciplinary conferences.
  • Participates in the teaching efforts of the program through oversight of resident patient care, providing supervision consistent with the residents’ level of training and competence, ensuring high-quality, patient-centered care at all times, and evaluates and assesses resident performance, providing constructive and timely feedback.
  • Assists the Program Director in coordinating the faculty development program.
  • Professional Growth and Development:
    1. Participates in activities, which will enhance role development:
      1. Maintains clinical competency in Family Medicine
      2. Serves on various medical staff committees
      3. Enhances clinical research among residents and self
    2. Participates in activities which model life-long learning and a professional commitment to the position and to MHC Healthcare.
      1. Sets short- and long-term goals for professional growth
      2. Actively participates in regional and national organizations to enrich personal growth and enhance the image of MHC Healthcare
      3. Models excellence in whole-person patient care, professionalism, scholarly activity, and personal growth for the residents, faculty, and institution
      4. Obtains/maintains clinical appointment with leading institutions of medical education


MHC Healthcare’s vision is to be the premier provider and employer in community health. To support our mission and vision in our community, MHC Healthcare believes health and well-being must start at home. Therefore, employees have many opportunities to care for our own health and wellness with benefits such as:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 403(b) with employer contribution
  • Short-term disability and other benefits
  • Paid time off including 11 holidays plus vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Paid bereavement, jury duty, and community service time
  • Employee discount for medical services ($500 per year for full-time)
  • Education reimbursement ($3,000 per year for full-time)
MHC Healthcare will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or an other characteristic protected by law. In addition, all personnel actions such as compensation, promotion, demotion, benefits, transfers, staff reductions, terminations, reinstatement and rehire, company-sponsored training, education and tuition assistance, and social and recreational programs will be administered in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $201,564.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $256,994.00
  • Required Education Doctorate
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  • Marana Main Health Center, 13395 N. Marana Main St., Marana, Arizona, United States of America