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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

Employer
University of New England
Location
Maine, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 19, 2024

Job Details

Position Details

Position Information

Position Type
Faculty

Faculty Track
Clinical

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

Employment Status
Full Time

Months
12

Campus
Biddeford, ME

Description

Full-time employee of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine on a non-tenure track appointment with full benefits and rank commensurate with the candidate’s training and experience. There will also be opportunity to participate in administration and scholarly activity as the candidate’s experience and interest evolve with department needs.

The Physician Faculty member serves as a member of their Department, works with any Divisions within the Department, and has academic, curricular, clinical, patient care, and community service experience. The Physician Faculty member is part of a team of physicians and staff that work together to create and support excellent education, scholarly activity, patient care, and community service for the department, college, and university.

Responsibilities


Academics and Teaching:
  • Precept medical students within the clinical setting, by giving formal and informal clinical instruction and supervision.
  • Participate directly in the instruction and development of clinical learning experience in the 4-year continuum of medical student education in geriatrics as defined in the primary care department’s division of geriatrics.
  • Participate in the instruction of medical students within the college through lecture, small group experiences (problem and case-based learning). Topics include but are not limited to basic osteopathic manipulative medicine, clinical skills, clinical decision-making (differential diagnosis) and general medical knowledge.
  • Precept students of other colleges or graduate programs.
  • Participate in graduate medical education as it correlates with the college.
Service to the College and University:
  • Participate and serve on committees within the college and the university.
  • Participate in community relations efforts to extend and enhance the visibility and reputation of the Department, the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the University of New England.
  • Serve on state, regional, and agencies, bureaus, and committees of the profession and specialty or discipline.
Clinical – MatureCare:
MatureCare is a clinical arm of UNE COM that provides Medical Direction and Clinical Attending services at 12 post-acute/ long term Care /Assisted Living facilities in Central and Southern Maine. The group consists of Primary Care Physicians and Nurse Practitioners that provide Primary Care services within the facilities. MatureCare also provides clinical experiences for UNE COM students’ years 1-4 supervised by Faculty Physicians within the group.
Duties include:
  • Provide direct medical care to patients of MatureCare that is patient centered and team oriented.
  • Develop and maintain a financially viable clinic practice that is conducted in an ethical, patient centered practice in accord with generally accepted standards of care.
  • Provide medical direction and oversight in facility-based care.
  • Provide backup or primary services in hospice and palliative care.
  • Review, analyze and determine the significance of a broad array of health care concerns, diagnostic tests and treatment plans including the effective use of consultants.
  • Participate in and provide information for Quality Improvement initiatives for MatureCare and UNE .
  • Participate in on-call coverage including nights and weekends on a shared basis with other practitioners in the same clinical discipline.
  • Provide timely, effective and appropriate documentation of medical services. Provide formal and informal instruction and supervision for medical students, residents and health professionals.
  • Coordinate and monitor patient care rendered by students and residents being supervised.
  • Prepare evaluations of residents and students supervised in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Participate in community relation efforts to enhance the reputation, visibility and credibility of University Health Care and UNE . Conduct and mentor scholarly activity.
  • Understand and comply with OSHA, HIPAA and safety training requirements of UNE as specified in the employee manual.
Qualifications

Board Certified DO Physician in Family Medicine/Internal Medicine – comfort with performance and teaching basic skills in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine is required. Allopathic training will be considered on an individual basis if these skills have been obtained.
  • Graduate of an accredited college of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Curricular and teaching experience in formal and informal teaching, and learner supervision and evaluation (preferred).
  • Clinical practice experience of at least 5 years (preferred).
  • Experience/expertise in holistic long term care medicine.
EEO Statement Summary

Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the University of New England is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits, and will not tolerate, discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors should not motivate decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.

COVID Vaccination Statement (PLEASE NOTE)

Employees in clinical settings must meet the State of Maine’s immunization requirements for clinical activity.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
2022F0020P

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

Company

UNE is a private, non-profit, comprehensive R2 university, with campuses in Portland and Biddeford, Maine and Tangier, Morocco. The College of Arts and Sciences is located on UNE’s waterfront Biddeford campus, with nearby city-based amenities in Portland (a 30-minute drive) and Boston (a 2-hour drive). UNE’s location in southern Maine also affords easy access to forests, mountains, freshwater lakes, rocky coastlines, and sandy beaches. CAS, one of UNE’s six colleges, has a primary focus on undergraduate education.

UNE offers students a highly integrated learning experience that promotes excellence through interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in education, research, and service. UNE’s excellence could not happen without a dedicated and talented faculty and professional staff. Our core values include but are not limited to Student Centeredness; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and Relentless Inquiry. Visit https://www.une.edu/about/mission-vision-and-values to learn about our mission, vision, and core values.

UNE is a great place to work. We boast both a tight-knit community and access to a wide array of degree programs, research opportunities and cultural events. We have three distinct campuses that combine to offer students a range of learning experiences. Our two Maine campuses house our nationally recognized undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, while our campus in Tangier, Morocco is home to an innovative semester abroad program. UNE is perennially included on “best colleges lists” by U.S. News & World ReportThe Princeton ReviewForbes, and others. Portland is one of the nation’s most livable small cities with an incredible natural environment, friendly people, a wealth of arts and cultural institutions, and major medical facilities. Outside magazine named it as one of the “Greatest Places to Live in America”, and Bon Appetit selected Portland as the 2018 “Restaurant City of the Year”.

UNE also offers a generous comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their dependents. The package includes health and dental plans; a retirement plan that includes up to an 8% match; extensive paid leave including holidays, vacation, sick and personal time; and educational benefits for both employees and dependent children. Please visit the Human Resources Benefits site – https://www.une.edu/hr/benefits – for additional information regarding UNE’s fantastic benefits package.

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