JOB SUMMARY: Osteopathic Principles and Practice Clinical Faculty are well versed and experienced in all phases of Osteopathic Medicine and have achieved a specific level of expertise. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include teaching in the Osteopathic Principles and Practices course as a table trainer and offering lecture presentations to first and second year osteopathic medical students.
CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following are a list of Academic Exercises that may be required as a member of the Clinical Faculty from time to time:
•Serve as an instructor and table trainer in the OPP course;
•Serve as an instructor in the Clinical Examination course;
•Serve as a Problem Based Learning Facilitator, on an as-needed basis;
•Assist in Simulation Lab supervision on an as needed basis;
•Prepare course syllabus in detail, to include, all assignments, readings both for laboratory exercises and discussions (examinations) that will guide the student through the rigorous curriculum;
•Interview prospective candidates for the College of Medicine (COM);
•Serve on Committees, as assigned and as Advisor to assigned students and at least one club;
•Provide, at minimum, two scholarly activity or research project yearly;
•Preparation of educational tools (A/V, demonstration models, lectures, lesson plans…etc.); Preparation of demonstrations, lectures, small group discussions, and the selection of suggested and required reading from various sources, and coordinating these educational tools with other faculty members;
•Prepare evaluation tools that will aid in the evaluation of students’ work product and help to identify students that are discovered to be weak in various areas;
•Attend “Team” meetings approved by COM that require advancement of your profession;
•Must be able to take direction and receive assignments from the Director of OMM or Vice President of LECOM at Seton Hill;
•Faculty member will contribute and be responsible for overall student success, including, but not limited to, advising and student outcomes;
•Faculty member will contribute directly to the Mission of LECOM embodying the essence of Osteopathic Principles and Practices by assisting with Institutional fundraising and participating in the LECOM Scholarship Auction;
•Faculty member will participate in scholarly activity so to enrich and broaden the student learning experience;
•Faculty member will commit to being a representative of LECOM by being actively involved in the community, including, but not limited to, serving on Boards, participating in community fundraisers and overall outreach;
•Must be available for work during the hours assigned, for student instruction and clinic development; and
•Accept other duties assigned/needed for the Institution’s needs.
Applicants must complete the online application and upload current CV (curriculum vitae) to the application site. The applicant must also email a cover letter outlining how he/she would enhance the LECOM family , a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
•Must adhere to the AOA code of ethics, according to your profession;
•Knowledge of general medical coding and related information in the field;
•Compliance with State and Federal Regulations and Safety Protocols, at the clinic level;
•Knowledge of student and patient’s privacy (i.e. FERPA, HIPAA…etc.);
•Follow proper OSHA and safety guidelines; Protect equipment (office, facility…etc.);
•Strong communications skills are essential as well as computer literacy (MS Office Suit ) and accurate data entry skills;
•Excellent organizational skills;
•Must be accurate and attentive to detail;
•Must be trained and certified on the Institutional Data System;
•Maintaining an established work schedule;
•Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy;
•Effectively using organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through;
•Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands;
•Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials;
•Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships;
•Be able to be flexible to accept other duties needed/assigned for the clinic needs;
•The ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others, consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect and EEO rules and regulations;
•The ability to report to work as scheduled, ready to devote full attention and energy to the important work of LECOM; and
•The ability to accept work directives from managers and supervisors in a respectful and cooperative manner.
Education and experience equivalent to: D.O. degree required; teaching experience in academia with two to five (2-5) years’ or more of experience practicing preferred. Special certification in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine is not essential and individual faculty review sessions will be available upon request. The successful candidate must have a Pennsylvania medical license or the ability to get one.
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Wendy Grafius Human Resources Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine 1858 West Grandview Boulevard