Chief Resident

  • Job Reference: 1326783135-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: CommonSpirit Health
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Care workers, Senior Care workers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Hello humankindness Dignity Health Medical Group is the employed physician group of Dignity Health Arizona. Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) employs approximately 200 providers and 500 support staff that cover a wide variety of specialties. The medical group has had tremendous success over the past few years and now provides more than 73 subspecialty services. The physicians provide clinical services in their areas of specialty and many serve in pivotal academic research and leadership roles.DHMG is also heavily involved in preparing tomorrows healthcare providers. DHMG has 84 medical school students and approximately 200 residents and fellows throughout the 25 academic programs. Clinical services are complemented with translational and bench research to augment medical education for residents and students. The mission of Dignity Health Medical Group is consistent with Dignity Healths mission and St. Josephs guiding principles with a focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. As part of the Dignity Health hospital system DHMG has full access to the staff and all facilities on our hospital campuses. This unique relationship with our hospital allows Dignity Health Medical Group to provide its patients with state-of-the-art patient services including care of the poor and disenfranchised.Look for us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.For the health of our community we are proud to announce that we are a tobacco-free campus



  • Reports to the Internal Medicine Residency Program Director and Academic Chairman.
  • Assumes primary responsibility in the Program Director's absence.
  • Ensures resident compliance with departmental policies.
  • Collaborates with Residency Coordinators on ACGME and RRC policies.
  • Supervises and supports third-year chief residents.

Administrative/Teaching Duties:

  • Serves as liaison between residents, faculty, and administration.
  • Sends weekly updates to stakeholders regarding research, education, and policies.
  • Provides feedback to Program Director on resident concerns.
  • Oversees third-year chief residents' activities.
  • Advocates for residents in addressing various issues.
  • Handles scheduling and clinic assignments.
  • Facilitates resident participation in research activities.
  • Organizes and leads educational conferences.
  • Collaborates with clerkship director for medical student education.
  • Represents residents on institutional and departmental committees.
  • Assists in resident recruitment and orientation.
  • Manages resident in-training exam schedules.
  • Ensures resident compliance with policies.

Quality Improvement:

  • Leads or participates in quality improvement projects.
  • Contributes to hospital-wide QI committees.
  • Ensures resident engagement in QI projects.
  • Supports residents in submitting QI projects to IRB.
  • Assists faculty in mentoring residents in QI projects.
  • Supports CATCH program administration.


  • Participates in Wellness Committee activities.
  • Plans and organizes Wellness events.
  • Assists Wellness directors in developing curriculum and conferences.

  • Completion of an accredited residency program in Internal Medicine.
  • Board certification or eligibility in Internal Medicine.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, residents, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Commitment to resident education, mentorship, and professional development.
  • Understanding of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.
  • Evidence of involvement in scholarly activities, research, or quality improvement projects.
  • Dedication to patient care, safety, and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Willingness to serve as a role model and advocate for residents' well-being.
  • Capacity to handle administrative responsibilities effectively, such as scheduling, program assessment, and policy adherence.

Pay Range
$106.77 - $147.78/hour