Director of Osteopathic Principle and Practice (OPP) Integration, Assistant/Associate Professor
The Director of OPP Integration will direct the osteopathic education and instruction of medical students while providing mentorship and motivation for learning, research and scholarly activity in classroom environments, clinical settings, active learning groups, laboratory experience and research opportunities. Additionally, he/she will ensure the integration of scientifically based, outcome evaluated clinical knowledge and skills, biomedical sciences, and osteopathic principles and practices for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral students and provide service to the College and professional communities. The Director OPP Integration, specially, will ensure that OPP is integrated across the entire UGME and GME Curriculum.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSBILITIES
- Ensure OPP Integration across the entire UGME and GME Curriculum.
- Provide faculty development related to OPP to onsite and offsite faculty.
- Provide oversight of the OPP Elective rotation.
- Provide oversight, instruction, and assessment as it relates to OPP Skills under the direction of the Chair of OPP.
- Assess OPP comparability across clinical rotation sites.
- Ensure quality and accessible Osteopathic Medical care at an ARCOM affiliated clinical site for the community and for teaching of ARCOM students.
- Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.
- Provide service to the College community and students through serving on College committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to students, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Dean or Department Chair.
- Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
- Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of the College meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
- Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a portion of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
- Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field.
- Develop clinical preceptors (adjunct clinical faculty) and assist in their faculty development.
- Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
- Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
- Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university and college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
- Advance the prestige of the College through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
- Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee.
QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
Education and Experience
- Terminal osteopathic medical degree (DO) with current Board certification in appropriate area of specialization which for this position could include Neuromuscular Medicine (NMM), Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics.
- Special interest and skill set in OPP.
- Clinical or teaching experience that provides a depth and breadth of knowledge necessary for training future osteopathic physicians.
- Demonstrated leadership, productivity and administrative experience in a clinical, professional, research or educational settings.
- Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
- Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer if applicable.
- Prior teaching experience in the clinical setting, as a faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, Academic Health Care Teaching Center or as a full-time faculty member in a Graduate Medical Education Program.
- Board Certification in Neuromuscular Medicine (NMM).
- Demonstrated leadership and productivity in the areas of clinical or professional service, scholarly activity, medical research or education.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education in the classroom, laboratory, simulation and standardized laboratory settings “or” in clinical settings for students and residents.
- Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum template and educational formats.
- Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers.
- Demonstrate a depth of knowledge in one or more of the medical, psychological, or social disciplines required for the education of medical students, the practice of medicine, the advancement of medical knowledge and research.
- Demonstrate leadership skills, organizational skills, delegation skills, and time management skills.
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