Director, Clinical Clerkship

Location US-FL-Miramar
Job ID
2020-115660
Institution
American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
Department
Clinical
Employment Type
Regular Part-Time
FLSA Status
U.S. - Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

Director – Clinical Skills Clerkship

 

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is establishing a 4-week Clinical Skills Clerkship program for all students progressing to their clinical rotations. The Clinical Skills Clerkship will run two 4-week back-to-back sessions three times per year.  Working with other key leaders at AUC and reporting to the Assistant Dean-Academic & Student Affairs, the Director will be responsible for the successful implementation and maintenance of this critical transition for AUC medical students.

 

Location: Candidate must be located in South Florida

Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The minimum requirements for the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position are listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Curriculum Development:

  • Writes general curriculum guidelines
  • Measures whether curriculum objectives are met against designated criteria.
  • Ensures curriculum objectives are met by formative and summative assessment; ensures inter-rater reliability for clinical skills assessment.
  • Creates and prepares course syllabi
  • Creates course schedule
  • Creates and manages course on Canvas
  • Reviews and tests all lecture materials
  • Edits, enhances, and processes all course materials digital or otherwise
  • Performs multimedia lecture fixes to ensure quality products
  • Creates template files, as needed
  • Scripts and creates multimedia animations, or other course materials, based on recorded lecture materials, as needed
  • Assists in the development of course production standards and procedures, including best practices for layout and design, animation, audio, and video
  • Utilizes simulation center’s high-fidelity simulators, task trainers, and standardized patients to deliver clinical skills curriculum
  • Ensures curriculum objectives are met by formative and summative assessment

 

Student Issues / Student Evaluation

  • Deals with student concerns regarding the course
  • Monitors student performance (including issuance of attendance warnings)
  • Designs formative and summative clinical skills assessments
  • Identifies and supports struggling students

 

Staffing Issues / Faculty Development

  • Leads project team meetings
  • Provides project metrics and status reports to leader at defined points
  • Deals with faculty concerns regarding the course
  • Designs faculty evaluation process
  • Evaluates course faculty
  • Designs standardized patient evaluation process
  • Evaluates standardized patients
  • Selects, prepares and supervises Clinical Skills Fellows
  • Ensures inter-rater reliability for clinical skills assessment

 

Course Issues / Program Evaluation:

  • Creates and develops curricular evaluations
  • Performs research and investigates cutting-edge tools and opportunities for innovation and continuous process improvement
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • MD in a relevant field, from an accredited institution of higher education required
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible required
  • Must be flexible, possess high energy level, and promote a collaborative team-oriented environment
  • Experienced and dynamic medical educator with at least 5 years of direct medical education experience
  • Passionate about student outcomes & success in the medical field
  • Strong record of scholarly achievement and progressive teaching, leadership and academic administration in a medical school
  • Experience in academic administration or equivalent experience at a North American or United Kingdom medical school
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership skills in the area of academic programs
  • Experience as a faculty member
  • Budget management experience 
  • Abilty to be availalbe during the hours of the program while in session;  The hours during off-session time will be flexible.

 



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Who We Are

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is an international medical school preparing physicians for careers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. We believe that today’s complex healthcare landscape requires a different type of doctor, one who is globally minded and capable of working as part of a cohesive team to deliver empathetic, extraordinary care to diverse patient populations. AUC employs a U.S. model curriculum with two years of medical sciences taught at our St. Maarten campus, followed by two years of clinical sciences taught at affiliated hospitals in the United States and the United Kingdom. AUC is proud to have more than 7,000 alumni eligible for licensure in all 50 states and practicing medicine as chief residents, department chairs, program directors, researchers, entrepreneurs, and community advocates.

 

AUC’s mission is to train tomorrow’s physicians whose service to their communities and patients is enhanced by international learning experiences, a diverse learning community, and an emphasis on social accountability and engagement. Learn more about AUC, part of Adtalem Global Education, at www.aucmed.edu.

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