Residencia Administrativa (Administrative Residency)

This residency is a logistically planned extension of the previous academic quarters.  It provides and integrates experience for the application of theoretical concepts and principles in real life situations.  Each student will be under the supervision of a preceptor. Sites for administrative residency will be chosen by students under the guidance and supervision of the administrative residency program, Prof. Dharma Vázquez-Torres, PhDc. Professional Résumé and letter of referral, and interview are required prior starting on the residency program.

RESIDENCY COORDINATOR POSITION

The Residency Coordinator is the liaison between the academia and the healthcare practice organizations.

 

Tasks:

  • Conduct or participate in networking activities, committees, and meetings of professional organizations in healthcare to promote the residency program among the healthcare managers in different practice scenarios.
  • Discuss work of students with field preceptors to evaluate performance, and to recommend changes that could strengthen teaching, leadership and communication skills.
  • Organize production and design of administrative residency materials such as Student Manual, Preceptors Manual, Student Evaluations, Preceptors Evaluations, and Student Portfolios.
  • Establish practice schedules and placement assignments for students, according to student’s goals, residency competencies, and scenarios availability.
  •  Negotiate or approve contracts or agreements with the different healthcare organizational entities.
  • Communicate to faculty, and students of available practicum sites annually.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the administrative residency program in promoting knowledge or skill acquisition among students.
  • Advise students for future career development and job placement opportunities.

 

The residency coordinator has been a key player in maintaining the best preceptors and sites for embracing the system transformations. This position has secure at present 78 diverse healthcare facilities that comply with criteria as excellent practice sites for the future healthcare leaders in PR. Years of experiences of field preceptors in different settings provides the graduate student with different perspectives that will facilitate students to embrace the dynamics of the healthcare industry transformations.

 

(APPROVED RESIDENCY TRAINING CENTERS)

 

2004 – 2012

 

  • ACCA
  • Hospital Castañer (2005)
  • ASES (Insurance)
  • Hospital Cayetano Coll y Toste, Arecibo
  • Ashford Presbyterian Community Hospital (Ambulatory)
  • Hospital Damas
  • Ashford Presbyterian Community Hospital (General Hospital and Ambulatory)
  • Hospital del Maestro (General Hospital)
  • Asociación de Maestros de PR
  • Hospital Hermanos Meléndez (General Hospital)
  • Atlantic Medical Center, Barceloneta
  • Hospital Industrial
  • Bella Vista Hospital (2009)
  • Hospital La Concepcion
  • Camuy Health Service
  • Hospital Pediatrico
  • Casa del Veterano
  • Hospital Oncologico Ponce
  • CDT Family Medicine, Gurabo (Primary Care)
  • Hospital Oncologico San Juan
  • Centro Cardiovascular del Puerto Rico y del Caribe (Specialized)
  • Hospital Perea (Mayagüez)
  • Centro de Diabetes (2004)
  • Hospital Regional de Bayamon
  • Centro Medico de Mayaguez
  • Hospital San Carlos de Boromeo (2005)
  • Clinica Las Americas Hato Rey
  • Hospital San Cristobal (2005)
  • Concilio Integral de Loíza (Primary Care – 330)
  • Hospital San Juan de Capestrano
  • Cuz Azul (insurance)
  • Hospital San Lucas
  • Doctors Hospital (2007)
  • Hospital San Francisco
  • Health South (San Juan)
  • Hospital Susan B Allen (Kansas)
  • First Hospital Corporation(Psychiatric Care)
  • Humana (Insurance)
  • HIMA San Pablo Bayamon
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami, Florida)2006
  • HIMA San Pablo Caguas
  • Kettering Medical Network (2005)
  • HIMA San Pablo Fajardo
  • La Cruz Azul (2007)
  • Hospital Alejandro Otero (2004)
  • La Montaña 330
  • Hospital Bella Vista (2009)
  • Legal Consulting Frim in Healthcare (2005)
  • San Sebastitian Health Service
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center(New York) 2006
  • SARAF (Department of Health License)
  • Medical Card System ( Insurance)
  • Sociedad de Educacion y  Rehabilitacion
  • Menonita General Hospital Aibonito (Acute-General)
  • Sociedad Española Auxilio Mutuo (Acute-General and Ambulatory)
  • Menonita General Hospital Cayey (Acute-General)
  • Triple S
  • Metropolitan Hospital (General Hospital)
  • University of Puerto Rico Hospital (Acute-General and Ambulatory)
  • Pannel Kerr Foster, LLP (Healthcare Accountant Firm)
  • VAMC Tennesse
  • Pavia Health System, Inc. Santurce
  • VAMC San Juan
  • Pavia Hospital (Hato Rey)
  • ROVICO (Mental Health)
  • Pediatrix, Inc. (2005)
  • Rincón Primary Health Center
  • RCM Intramural Practice
  • Ryder Memorial Hospital (Acute-General and Ambulatory)