Position Title: Residency/Fellowship Training Program Administrator
Reports to: Residency/Fellowship Program Director
Revised Date: April 2014
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field or 3-5 years equivalent office administration and/or management experience in an academic or healthcare setting.
Position Overview: The Residency/Fellowship Training Program Administrator manages the day-to-day operations of the training program in collaboration with the program director, and is an essential member of the training program team. The training program administrator often serves as a liaison between the training program and the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
Competencies: The following competencies are critical to a Training Program Administrator’s successful job performance:
Training Program Management, which includes the ability to appropriately and effectively manage accreditation issues, to promote the educational mission of the program, and foster the stability of the program;
Interpersonal and Communication Skills that result in effective information exchange between and among all members of the team;
Professionalism as manifested through a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities and an adherence to ethical principles.
Quality Improvement that involves self-evaluation and demonstration of a commitment to improve performance;
Systems Management as manifested by actions that demonstrate an awareness of the larger context of Graduate Medical Education/healthcare systems and the ability to effectively access system resources to provide fundamental knowledge to the training program team and facilitate timely and accurate dissemination of information;