Prime Healthcare

Program Director/ Hospitalist- Internal Medicine

Facility Desert Valley Medical Group
Position Type
Full Time



Desert Valley Hospital and Victor Valley College partner

Desert Valley Hospital is an accredited 148-bed acute care hospital located in Southern California. Desert Valley Hospital is in the top 5% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for clinical performance. The hospital has achieved numerous quality award distinctions including Patient Safety Excellence Award, Women’s Health Excellence Award and Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award. Desert Valley Hospital, along with Desert Valley Medical Group, offers key services to the community including heart care, emergency services, labor and delivery, surgical services and more. For more information visit


Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community!

Why Prime Healthcare? Desert Valley Hospital, a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference. 



Desert Valley Hospital offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs.


Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to:

  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Outstanding Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision Coverage
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Many more Voluntary Benefit Options!

Benefits may vary based on employment status, i.e. full-time, part-time, per diem or temporary.  


This is a Fast-paced work environment in which you can take pride in serving an underserved community. Come Join a Team of Dedicated Healthcare Workers!!!


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  Know Your Rights:


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Under the direction of the Designated Institutional Official (DIO), the Program Director is responsible for the general administration, curriculum planning, recruitment, and teaching and supervision of the IM Residency Program (“IM Program or Program”). The Program Director establishes the strategic direction of the Program and is responsible for the standards, quality and reputation of such. The Program Director is expected to support integration of the IM Program with physician practices and hospital clinical services in a manner that enhances value and quality, and that promotes an optimal environment for professional practice and medical education.  The Program Director will be expected to provide some inpatient and outpatient services related to hospitalist and/or the resident continuity clinic.

  • Clinical Teaching and Supervision of Residents
  • Core Program Clinical Teaching
  • General Administration
  • GME Committees/Meetings
  • GME Lecturing/Teaching Conferences
  • GME Recruiting/Interviewing
  • GME Research/Scholarly Activity
  • Resident Evaluation/Monitoring
  • Program Evaluation


Minimum Requirements : 

  • Interested candidates must have three to five years of Internal Medicine post residency clinical experience as well as core faculty experience in an ACGME-accredited Internal Medicine Residency program.
  • A minimum of 3 years of GME teaching/administrative experience as Program Director or Associate Program Director. 
  • Qualified candidates will have excellent communication skills, active involvement in research and scholarship (publications, presentations, etc.), and mentorship experience of residents and students in scholarship and development of scholarship programs. 

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Inpatient and administrative experience is preferred.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Internal Medicine physician to lead our Residency program and enjoy quality of life and team comradery working alongside highly trained physicians and support staff.


A reasonable compensation estimate for this role, which includes estimated wages, benefits, and other forms of compensation, is $350,000.00 to $400,000.00 on an annualized basis. The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire, in which a wide range of factors will be considered, including but not limited to, skillset, years of applicable experience, education, credentials and licensure.


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