Osteopathic Principles and Practice Clinical Faculty (Bradenton, FL)

Florida, United States
Competitive Salary
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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.


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 supervision of OMS students at a clinic for underserved in Bradenton;
  • 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 Assistant Dean of Pre-Clinical Education;
  • 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.


Job Requirements:

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 [i.e. Word, PowerPoint and Excel]) 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 Florida medical license or the ability to get one.

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