Director, Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship

Fort Worth, TX

APPLICATION AND REVIEW PROCESS - To apply, please email personal/contact information, a letter of application, names and contact information for three professional references, and resume to jwt.dna@mindspring.com. For questions regarding the application process, contact J.W. Taylor, President, Doctors Network and Associates, 800-933-1884. Resume review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Job Summary:
The TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine is seeking applicants for the position of Director for the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC). Under the direction of the Assistant Dean of Curriculum, the Director for the LIC will provide overall management of the four-year LIC curriculum in Phase 1, 2 and 3 of the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine Curriculum. The LIC is an innovative model of clerkship education that enables medical students to simultaneously experience the eight core disciplines of clinical education in both ambulatory and inpatient settings as well as follow a panel of continuity patients. It also provides students with clinical training that is integrated across the entire four-year curriculum.

This position has collaborative oversight of the eight core Clerkship Directors and Academic Coordinators. This position requires flexible work hours and the ability to work autonomously.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Work closely with the administration and faculty to develop, deliver, and evaluate a comprehensive four-year LIC curriculum, ensuring that the educational and clinical experiences meet departmental and medical school learning objectives so that each student can achieve appropriate core competencies;
Supervise course directors for the Introduction to LIC course in Phase 1, the Transition to LIC in Phase 2, and the Longitudinal Patient Course in Phase 3;
Assist in recruiting preceptors for all aspects of the LIC;
Provide oversight for necessary contracting with preceptors and preceptor practices;
Provide collaborative oversight and direction regarding LIC curriculum activities to the Clerkship Directors;
Work collaboratively with the Phase 2 Clerkship Directors to develop, organize, deliver, and evaluate the LIC curriculum;
Ensure all curriculum materials for the LIC are submitted by the clinical faculty in a timely fashion;
Administer the LIC experience for students, including oversight of all weekly scheduled activities;
Plan and administer student activities related to LIC with other courses and clerkships in the curriculum;
Arrange for student training in the use of the curriculum and evaluation software for tracking patient encounters and procedures, evaluations and assessments through OASIS (online access student information software) or a similar computer software package;
Arrange for student training in the use of electronic medical records;
Work closely with the Assistant Dean, Assessment and Evaluation to develop reports related to the LIC;
Support faculty development activities for the delivery of the LIC curriculum;
Encourage and support diversity by creating an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, and acceptance;
Attend appropriate committee meetings;
Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:
Required Education and Experience:
MD degree
Board certified in an ABMS recognized specialty
Eligible for medical licensure in Texas
5 plus years administrative experience
Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds
Qualify for academic rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor) in a School of Medicine academic department
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience with management of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship program
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of assessment, curricular revision, and grant writing
Proven ability to multi-task in a confidential and fast paced environment, managing multiple projects and assignments simultaneously
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication
Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions
Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting
Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs
Work Environment:
There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

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