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KCOM - Director Student Medical Education - Nevada

A.T. Still University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 19, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
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Employment Type
Full Time

KCOM - Director Student Medical Education - Nevada

Job Category: Academic Affairs
Requisition Number: DIREC002898
Part Time
Remote, NV 99999, USARemote, NV 99999, USA

Job Details

A.T. Still University's Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine - Nevada Region (ATSU-KCOM) seeks a part-time Director of Student Medical Education in Las Vegas, Nevada. This position is the primary faculty at the core clinical training site responsible to supervise and direct the clinical education of KCOM third and fourth-year medical students. This position is responsible to make such decisions that will maximize the clinical experience for the students as a whole, to manage emergent needs of clinical rotations that may arise, and to coordinate the curriculum delivery within the region.
  • This position performs as a mentor, educator, and evaluator of KCOM core medical students in the region.
  • Identify back-up support, mentors, and successors as appropriate.
  • Actively engaged in the development and progression of the clerkship experience within the region.
  • Willing and available to provide innate perspective and opinion on various clerkship-related topics when requested by the college.

Major Job Duties:
  • Assure clinical rotation schedules are arranged for third and fourth-year KCOM students within the region.
  • Enforce the academic policy of the University.
  • Provide routine mentoring and professional advice to KCOM
    medical students.
  • Identify a regional group of preceptors willing to make a reoccurring academic commitment to
    clinical experiences.
  • Evaluate, establish, and arrange for clinical rotations within the region.
  • Approve student absences from the clinical experience. Provide recommendations related to budget within the region.
  • Provide an annual regional summary to the main campus.
  • Represent KCOM at the hospital or system meetings that affect student education.
  • Serve as a collaborative representative between KCOM and the regional site (including students, hospital, administration, preceptors, and staff) as appropriate.
  • Assess students' fitness for duty and restructure student responsibilities with approval from the college.
  • Secure and submit required documents for credentialing consideration.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate the organization of hospital site tours, site orientation, and Education Day activities.
  • Assure Oral Case presentations, Journal Clubs, and Written Cases are completed.
  • Meet routinely with students to discuss student success.
  • As available and as directed by the Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs, participate and co-develop the bi-monthly Deans' online Zoom sessions and annual regional conference meeting held in Kirksville.
  • Facilitate exam or other assessment remediation processes.
  • Grant educational leaves and vacations to students, communicating with the main campus as appropriate.

Education and Experience:
  • DO or MD degree with the ability to oversee student functions, including the application of Osteopathic Principles
    and Practice.
  • Two to three years of experience in medical education is preferred.
  • Leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills required.

Special Characteristics/Traits
  • Positive.
  • Flexible.
  • Compassionate.
  • Interest in education.
  • Organized.
  • Approachable.








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