Assistant/Associate Professor, 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, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine position at the Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.
The faculty member is expected to teach first and second year DO medical students primarily at PCOM Georgia but will agree to supply teaching coverage and support to PCOM South Georgia. Additional responsibilities include year 3 and 4 OMM sessions, training sessions in OMM for local primary care residents, clinical service in the OMM center with patients, teaching in the OMM center and the mentoring of OMM scholars. Year 1 and 2 OMM didactic and lab/ hands on sessions are the primary responsibility, though integration with the PCS/medical skills dept. will be required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
Candidate must be in current excellent professional standing and continue to maintain high professional standards in all aspects of professional service.
Candidate will participate in the education of OMS-1 & OMS-2 students at PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia as indicated by OMM Chair.
Candidate will contribute to the education of Osteopathic medical students in lecture, laboratory and clinical settings.
Candidate will supervise and teach OMS-3 & OMS-4 students, as well as Osteopathic primary care residents assigned to the service.
Candidate will assist in the development an off-site outpatient NMM & OMM specialty clinic.
Candidate will provide service in the current on site NMM & OMM specialty clinic.
Candidate will assist in the future development of a Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine residency.
Candidate will evaluate student & resident progress in the development of appropriate medical knowledge.Communicate these evaluations to the student or resident and administrative/faculty members as appropriate.
Candidate will serve in leadership and membership roles in college, faculty and hospital committees.
Other duties as assigned by OMM Chair or Campus Dean.
D.O. degree and Board Eligibility or Board Certification in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine or its equivalent.
Two years teaching Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in lecture, lab and small group settings or the equivalent.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
Maintain active medical licenses and board certification in NMM or other appropriate primary care board certification with its equivalent proficiency in OMM.
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.