KCOM - Assistant Professor Family Medicine

A.T. Still University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 27, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

A.T. Still University's Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a Family Medicine Physician and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine. This position will be split between academic and clinic duties. For academic assignments in the department, this person will report to the chairperson; for administrative and academic duties beyond the department, this person will report to the associate dean for academic and clinical educational affairs (directly) and the dean (indirectly). For clinic assignments, this person will report to the Director of Clinical Operations and the Family Medicine Residency Program Director. The Assistant Professor/Physician is responsible for teaching courses and course prep work in the department of Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine & Community Health, providing core faculty support to the Family Medicine Residency Program, and providing comprehensive family medicine medical services with emphasis in women's health for members of the Northeast Missouri community.

Major job duties

  • Assist in clinical presentation development; this includes integration of case and clinical presentation formats in the current curriculum and development of cases for evolving curriculum.
  • Assist in the identification of assessment issues and in the response and resolution to those issues as they effect KCOM students and faculty.
  • Assist in the revisions, development, and presentation of policies affecting KCOM students and faculty (i.e. learning disabilities policy, Promotion Board changes, etc.).
  • Interview KCOM applicants.
  • Serve on committees.
  • Other duties assigned by the chairperson, associate dean, or dean.
  • Develop learning objectives, lecture materials, and test questions associated with coursework related to existing curricular aspects of internal medicine.
  • Submit an annual Faculty Activity Report or portfolio.
  • Provide supervision and assessment of residents in the Family Medicine Residency Program.
  • Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments,
    diagnoses, and treatment for a specified patient population.
  • Train and supervise medical students assigned to the clinic.
  • Participate in GMEC, subcommittees, task forces, and special and/or internal review committees as requested.
  • Work with other Family Medicine faculty to ensure a positive learning climate.
  • Participate in recruitment and selection of resident candidates.
  • Facilitate residents' participation in the educational and scholarly activities.
  • Direct and coordinate the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required.
  • Provide comprehensive medical services for patients on a continuing basis.
  • Provide supervision of residents and students in the program.
  • Complete assessment of trainees as requested.
  • Work with program director and other faculty to assure program meets ACGME standards.
  • Participate in departmental and residency program meetings and committees, as assigned.

Experience and Degree/License Requirements

  • DO or MD Degree
  • Board Certified Family Physician, FP/OB
  • Must have teaching experience in a higher education setting. Medical education experience would be extremely helpful.
  • Must have experience working with physicians and coordinating efforts
  • The preferred candidate will be a well-trained family physician with interest in women's health and OB with procedural experience. The candidate will participate in deliveries, newborn rounding, and outpatient clinic.
  • Federal DEA Certification; Medical Specialty License or Certification; Board certified or Board Eligible in specified Area of Medical Specialty

Skill and Characteristic Requirements

  • Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
  • Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to develop, deliver, and assess curriculum content for medical students.
  • Must have good organization skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Must work well within a larger organization.
  • Must have well-developed problem solving skills.
  • Must work well without direct supervision.
  • Must accept responsibility but know when to ask for help or advice.
  • Should be personable and work well with others.
  • Must be flexible and able to work on many types of projects.
  • Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes,
    smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or
    walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following
    extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.

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