JOB SUMMARY: Physician Faculty members are well versed and experienced in all phases of Medicine and have achieved a specific level of expertise. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include teaching in the Osteopathic Principles and Practices course (if a D.O.), advising medical students, interviewing applicants, and contributing to the mission of the college through research and service. The successful candidate will also participate in the History & Physical Examination course and facilitate in the problem based learning (PBL) curriculum.
CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following are a list of Academic Exercises that may be required as a member of the Physician Faculty from time to time:
•Serve as an instructor in various Clinical Examination courses;
•Serve as a Problem Based Learning Facilitator;
•Serve as instructor in the OPP course (if a D.O.);
•Assist in Simulation Lab supervision on an as needed basis;
•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 Clinical exercises that parallel real life Clinic protocol and procedure…by means of case based models;
•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 Vice President of LECOM at Seton Hill;
•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;
•Must be available for work during the hours assigned, for student instruction; and
•Accept other duties assigned/needed for the Institution’s needs.
Applicants must complete the online application and upload current CV (curriculum vitae) to the application site. The applicant must also email a cover letter outlining how he/she would enhance the LECOM family , a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
•Knowledge of general medical coding and related information in the field;
•Compliance with State and Federal Regulations and Safety Protocols;
•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 ) 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;
•Must have great skills in diagnosis and treatment planning;
•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: M.D. or D.O.degree required; teaching experience in academia with two to five (2-5) years’ or more of experience practicing preferred. Must have a PA medical license or ability to get a PA license.