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Memorial Healthcare System Resident - Chief: GME - Pediatrics in Pembroke Pines, Florida


The Chief Resident shall function under the supervision of the Residency Program Director (Internal Medicine or Pediatrics). The Chief position will include both administrative, educational, and clinical duties. The Chief Resident will serve as a liaison to residents and will act as both educator and leader, gaining skills in problem solving and conflict resolution as well as an understanding of institutional administrative policies.

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Provides teaching, support and performs other duties as assigned to facilitate resident instruction and learning, including didactic activities such as morning report, noon conference, journal club and board review.

  • Provides teaching and clinical supervision in outpatient and/or inpatient settings and serves as a role model to residents, interns and medical students.

  • Participates actively in all educational and residency program activities and assumes responsibility for teaching residents, interns and medical students.

  • Manages resident schedules including a back-up system for unexpected absences.

  • Maintains resident schedules including a back-up system for unexpected absences.

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Participates in the resolution of residents staffing conflicts and maintains flexibility regarding staffing patterns, including on-call schedule and daily schedules.

  • Participates in research and scholarly activities, including serving as mentor to help develop resident projects.

Competencies and skills:


  • STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.

  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.

  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.

  • RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.

  • PATIENT SAFETY - NURSING: Complies with and ensures patient safety practices in the clinical setting.

  • DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN OF CARE: Develops and implements a nursing care plan based on the patient's individual needs, an interdisciplinary approach, and evidence-based practices.

  • ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING: Uses decision making processes and tools to analyze situations and make effective decisions.

  • MANAGING PEOPLE: Uses HR/Performance Management processes and systems to align individual performance to achieve organizational results.

  • PROFESSIONAL CREDIBILITY: Maintains a credible and professional image by modeling organizational values and exhibiting knowledge and skills required to contribute to team/department/organizational goals.

  • PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"

  • DISEASE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES: Applies knowledge of practices and interventions for specific populations with specific conditions.



  • Accredited School of Medicine



  • Medical Doctor License - FL

Education equivalent experience:


  • Graduate of an accredited Internal Medicine Residency Program. Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)

Other information:

Complexity of Work: This role requires critical thinking skills, effective communication, decisive judgment, and the ability to build and foster positive relationships. The incumbent must be able to lead others and take appropriate action when required.

Required Work Experience: Successful completion of accredited Internal Medicine or Pediatrics Residency Program.

**Ability to obtain license within time frame required for credentialing

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law. We are proud to offer Veteran’s Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers). You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.