Arizona Health Education Alliance - Program Coordinator

210061 Requisition #

The Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance is currently recruiting a Residency Program Coordinator for the Internal Medicine Department at Valleywise Health.  The Residency Program Coordinator is responsible for the operational and financial management of the accredited residency training program. In collaboration with the Program Director and reporting to the GME Manager, the position requires a comprehensive and detailed understanding of national accreditation policies and hospital policies, as well as a high degree of initiative and independent judgment.


Specific job duties include the following:

  • Provides support and meets regularly with the Program Director concerning program management and activities and the status of projects. Identifies and evaluates the methods for improving workflow and cost effectiveness and makes recommendations to the Program Director and GME Manager for improvement.  May assist in program-level policy development. 
  • Interprets and applies ACGME, other national accrediting agencies, and hospital policies to support compliance.
  • Provides both administrative supervision and support to residents/interns/fellows. Acts as a liaison between residents and hospital administration when necessary.  Establishes relationships and acts as a liaison to other Hospitals, internal departments, and divisions regarding resident recruitment, orientation, external rotations, etc.


High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel; PowerPoint and Outlook

Minimum of 3-5 years of office administration experience, preferably in a healthcare and/or education setting.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments;

Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;

Ability to lead and train staff and/or students;

Knowledge of finance, accounting, and budgeting procedures;

Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports;

Ability to function effectively as a team member, while exercising independent and critical judgment;

Ability to prioritize work with multiple and conflicting demands in a deadline-oriented environment


Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 50 – 74%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0 – 24%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0 – 24 % (pound: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%

Travel: No

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No


AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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