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Rush University Medical Center Program Manager, Education - Internal Medicine Administration in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title:

Program Manager, Education - Internal Medicine Administration


Internal Medicine Chair




Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


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Job Description:

Program Manager, Education

Internal Medicine AdministrationDepartment

Position Highlights:

The Program Manager, Education provides oversight for the development, direction, and coordination for the fellowship, residency, and clerkship programs within the department. This position also supports planning and execution of CME events. The individual who holds this position exemplifies the Rush mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership in the development, implementation and monitoring of fellowship, residency, and clerkship programs.

  • Oversees all GME activities, residency recruitment and match activities, medical student/resident rotation activities.

  • Responsibility and oversight for residency and fellowship program facilitation, on-boarding, credentialing, coordination of departmental re-credentialing and promotion activities, and orientation for faculty, staff and or fellows.

  • Works closely with key physician and administrative leaders, which may include participation in strategic planning,

  • Oversees all CME activities and coordinates the department's alumni activities and the OPPE bi-annual process.

  • Responsible for the training professional development of fellowship, residency, and clerkship program team members in the department.

  • Manages and coordinates the electronic resident application process.

  • Provides reports for accreditation, program reviews, and institutional effectiveness surveys.

  • Provides quarterly and annual reports on the utilization of services, including tracking key themes and trends.

  • Guides staff and provides cross training as needed to ensure suitable coverage.

  • Participates in regular staff meetings to offer input and identify problems or opportunities within the area.

  • Reviews and implements policies and procedures in collaboration with department leadership as necessary and recommends changes to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Develops routine and special reports, surveys, evaluations, etc.

  • Ensures faculty, residents, and medical students have the appropriate materials, resources and information to efficiently and effectively participate in the medical student program.

  • Focuses on achievement of department objectives through program planning and evaluation.

  • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.

  • Manages programming and logistical support for educational activities.

  • Maintains a high level of customer service and recommends system improvements as needed.

  • Fosters teamwork among direct reports and other members of department.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor degree required.

  • At least five years of administrative or business management experience required, preferably in an academic environment.

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.

  • Ability to effectively represent the RUMG in a variety of stakeholder meetings.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Prior supervisory or training experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of ACGME, RRC rules and regulations, processes, policies, and procedures preferred.

Company Highlights:

  • Rush University is ranked 22nd on the Times Higher Education's 2016 list of the world's top 150 universities under 50 years of age.

  • Rush University is a health science university that is integral to Rush, an academic health system that includes three hospitals and numerous outpatient care facilities.

  • Rush University's Nursing Administration program is ranked in the top four in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.