John Peter Smith Health Network

Assistant Program Director / Conference Director

Service Line: Emergency Medicine

Location: Fort Worth, Texas | ED Volume: 130,000

Position: Full-time w/ benefits – Assistant Program Director / Conference Director

Status: Employee


JPS Hospital is a teaching/county facility that serves as the only level 1 trauma center for Tarrant County, as well as a comprehensive level 1 stroke center, that encompasses a population of approximately 2.5 million and the surrounding 200-mile radius area.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

IES is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status.

John Peter Smith Health Network

1500 South Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

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Emergency Department

  • Admission Rate: 23%
  • Patients / Hour: 2.0
  • Capacity: 
    • ED Beds: 70
    • Overflow Beds: 15
  • Shift Coverage:
    • Physician
      • 90 – 94 hours of coverage daily
    •  APP:
      • 73 hours of coverage daily
  • Documentation:  
    • EPIC EMR
    • Scribe Services Available

Assistant Residency Program Director / Conference Director Opportunity

The Department of Emergency Medicine at John Peter Smith Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas is seeking an enthusiastic medical educator to join our expanding residency education team. The EM program at JPS was established in 2011 as a fully accredited three-year program that has grown to 15 residents per class. The emergency department cares for over 130,000 patients per year, serving Tarrant County as the area’s only safety net hospital, Level I trauma center, and comprehensive stroke center.  

Required Qualifications

Ideal candidates will have an established track record in education, teaching, research, recent scholarly activity, and outstanding clinical service.  Candidate must be board certified in Emergency Medicine (ABEM/ABOEM) and completion of an accredited residency program in Emergency Medicine. Additional requirements include having 3 years prior core faculty experience, prior residency leadership, or completion of an educational fellowship or advanced degree related to education. Must have a demonstrated interest and aptitude for residency education in Emergency Medicine. 

APD / Conference Director Duties

The APD will maintain a full-time position in the Emergency Department at JPS as well as supervise Emergency Medicine Residents, medical students, house officers from other specialties, nurses, technicians, and other health care workers in the Emergency Department at JPS while on-duty as the Emergency Attending Physician.  

Conference Director duties include the opportunity for curriculum development, coordination of the conference schedule to maintain institutional and ACGME requirements, and strategic involvement with the residency leadership team to provide meaningful faculty and resident development. A full job description is available upon request. 


  • Competitive salary with protected time to accomplish educator responsibilities. 
  • Academic Appointments are available at the University of North Texas, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Texas Christian University School of Medicine with ranks commensurate with experience.  
  • Employee status with benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K with matching available, and CME allowance. 
  • Occurrence-based malpractice insurance coverage is provided.


Offering both big-city excitement and quiet suburban living, the Fort Worth metropolitan area has an interesting mix of Texas pride and cosmopolitan attractions. Fort Worth possesses numerous cultural and entertainment attractions including the nationally ranked Fort Worth Zoo, a world-class museum district, the Bass Performance Hall, the Historic Stockyards District, Sundance Square, and the Texas Motor Speedway.

Send curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Jennifer Bullard, Recruiter | (c) 214.794.9065 | (p) 469.420.5503