Assistant/Associate Professor, Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Employer
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant/Associate Professor, Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine


At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Assistant/Associate Professor, Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine position at the South Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

Position Description:

The Assistant/Associate Professor, Family Medicine/OMM position participates in the organization and delivery of the educational programs related to family medicine, osteopathic manipulative medicine and primary care at PCOM South Georgia. This position encompasses educational, clinical, and research components.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Participate in the planning and the delivery of the family medicine, primary care/ OMM curriculum for years OMS 1 and 2, including:

  • Provide clinical and OMM teaching of PCOM students (OMS 3 and 4) and OMM scholars; in person and through approaches including but not limited to: video and telecommunications and faculty development/CME programs.

  • Assist the discipline chairs of family medicine and the discipline chairs of OMM with the development and integration of the OMM and primary care curricula.

  • Other duties that fall within the administration of the physician’s discipline as agreed upon from time to time with the associate dean for clinical education and/or the campus dean.

  • Participate in faculty development and faculty meetings.

  • Represent the College in a positive and productive manner in areas assigned by the associate dean for clinical education and/or the campus dean.

  • Obtain/maintain literacy in your field.

  • Be familiar with and adhere to the administrative and academic practices, policies and procedures of the College as set forth in the faculty handbook, college catalog and college policies manual.

  • Submit an annual faculty activity report.

  • Perform all duties as outlined in the employment contract.

  • Participate in committees and prospective student interviews as assigned by the Dean.

  • Other duties as assigned



Position Requirements

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background check.

Education

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)



Experience

  • Residency completion (field of specialty rotation or equivalent credentials)

  • Clinical practice experience in specialty field

  • Experience with the education of medical students and/or residents in an academic setting

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Strong team player

  • Commitment to company values

  • Basic computer proficiency

  • General knowledge in primary care and rural medicine

  • Current proficiency in osteopathic manipulative medicine theory and techniques

  • Prior teaching experience in classroom or in clinical setting

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve proficiency in academics and research



Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • Board eligible/board certified



Physical Demands

  • The position requires a rapid pace, some days with long hours to meet expectations, long distance driving to rural sites, and the ability to organize, interpret, and utilize a large volume of information.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to ambulate, teach the osteopathic examination for both teaching and providing treatment; use office equipment such as computers; speak to large and small groups of individuals for teaching; interpret heart sounds, lung sounds and conversation for the purpose of teaching students how to hear and interpret those sounds and for practice; perform moderate telephone and poly-com communication usage; occasionally be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds; drive distances up to five hours or to fly on occasion to clinical sites, depending upon the location of the core teaching hospitals.



Essential Functions

  • Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.

  • Work environment: Office, clinical practice, classroom, laboratory, clinical skills teaching environments and clinical sites constitute working environments. Outside travel required is 15-20 percent of the time. The pace of the work requires a rapid pace to synthesize and organize large volumes of material, which includes those required for clinical practice and clinical teaching and prioritizing of duties.



Application Instructions:

All inquiries MUST include:

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Letter of intent

  • Statement of teaching philosophy



PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.


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