The Director of Clinical Education is a member of the Clinical Faculty for Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM). The Director of Clinical Education is responsible for maintaining the current pre-clerkship and clerkship clinical skills curriculum. This role includes development and modification of current curriculum to maintain high clinical standards, evidenced based medicine, professionalism, and empathy in medical practice. The Director of Clinical Education will participate and directly deliver curriculum, as well as assist in faculty recruitment and faculty development to ensure curriculum is successfully delivered to the CUSOM students. Other responsibilities include the supervision of students to advance their professionalism, knowledge, skills, and competencies to the level required for a graduate Osteopathic physician.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Demonstrates an active and consistent commitment to the Mission of CUSOM and Campbell University.
- Develops all course documents, materials, assessments, and syllabi for the clinical skills course, call back Friday, and COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE preparation program.
- Collaborates with the Associate Dean for Clinical Integration, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Associate Dean for Biomedical Affairs, Chair of Simulation, Director of Simulation Education, Assistant Director of Clinical Education, Director of Standardized Patients, and others as necessary to maintain and develop curriculum.
- Supervises the Assistant Director of Clinical Education and Director of Standardized Patients.
- Recruits faculty/staff to help provide the foundation for delivery of the curriculum.
- Provides input for the annual budget in collaboration with Chair of Simulation and Clinical Education, other Department Chairs, Course Directors, and Associate Deans.
- Provides administrative oversight to the course faculty.
- Develops and coordinates programs and resources to assist and promote faculty growth and development.
- Assures integration of osteopathic principles in education programs.
- Works in cooperation with the Curriculum Committee, Course Directors to develop curriculum for the students of the COM, schedule courses, assign educators, evaluate outcomes, and implement a continuous quality assessment and improvement system for the curriculum of the COM.
- Works in collaboration with the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Campbell University Department of Interprofessional Education to help develop and deliver educational programming and initiatives.
- Serves as teaching faculty in Clinical Skills labs and Small Group Clinical Cases.
- Works with Clinical Skills and Simulation faculty, staff, administration and other relevant stakeholders to deliver clinical skills and simulation training through the CUSOM Mobile Health and Education Clinics.
- Participates in faculty meetings and committees as assigned.
- Participates in interviewing CUSOM applicants as required.
- Assures the advancement and integration of high standards for ethical and professional behavior in all aspects of the education of the students of CUSOM and actions of the administration, faculty, and staff.
- Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
- Upholds and abides by Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to; Title IX, and Information Security, including HIPAA, FERPA and other state and federal mandates.
- Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
- An earned DO degree from a COCA accredited college of osteopathic medicine.
- A valid medical license and ability to obtain North Carolina licensure.
- Appropriate board eligible status or board certification.
- Three years of successful academic experience in a medical school and/or higher education desired.
- Experience in clinical skills education and COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE preparation.
- Track record in teaching and leadership from an accredited medical school desired.
- Be a member in good standing in all appropriate professional and governmental organizations.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to communicate effectively to all groups through both oral and written channels.
- Ability to work as a group member and team player.
- Ability to prepare program proposals and academic evaluative reports.
- Ability to respond calmly and appropriately in emotional situations.
- Ability to listen and communicate in a positive manner.
- Must be proficient in word processing and computer usage experience.
- Experience and demonstrated abilities for working in an academic setting.
- Ability to collaborate and interact with health care professionals.
- Ability to organize, direct, prioritize, and delegate work appropriately.
- Ability to manage time well and work under stressful conditions with an even temperament.
- Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees and the public.
- Excellent organizational and management skills.
- Ability to maintain a positive and fresh approach and attitude.
- Ability to manage multiple, cross discipline, projects to meet required deadlines.
- Possess excellent verbal and communication skills with the ability to speak comfortably before large groups
- Demonstrated ability to complete multiple assignments, meet deadlines and exercise good judgment.
- Ability to work as a group leader and group member; team player.
- Ability to prepare grant proposals and academic evaluative reports.