Director of the Sensitive Patient Exam Commitment Program (part time)
Director of the Sensitive Patient Exam Commitment Program (part time) with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
JOB SUMMARY: The Director of the Sensitive Patient Exam Commitment (SPEC) Program facilitates student History and Physical exams and reviews student immunization charts. In addition, the Director oversees a diverse teaching instructors so to maintain LECOM’s standard of excellence.
CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are a list of exercises that may be required as a member of the staff from time to time:
•Teach the principles of a thorough and sensitive genital exam, both male and female;
•Recruit, hire, train, directly oversee, and maintain a diverse poll of Teaching Associates and Instructors;
•Develop the schedule for Teaching Associates/Instructors;
•Keep inventory of all needed supplies and order as needed;
•Be responsible for the shared space for the program;
•Develop questions for the 10 point pre-test quiz;
•Teach the proper use of the all instruments;
•Maintain decorum of staff and students, showing by example “Respect for the Patient” (teaching associate);
•Impart the humanistic ideals, in accordance with the Osteopathic Philosophy;
•Transport refreshments to medical offices;
•Assist the Director of Clinical Education in evaluating and administering student examinations including utilizing the Simulated Patient Program;
•Assist the Director of H & P in course evaluating and administering student examinations;
•Participate as Facilitator in LECOM’s PBL Pathway;
•Uphold the mission of LECOM;
•Assist in candidate interviews for the incoming classes at the medical college;
•Contribute to the academic planning and development of LECOM’s curriculum by preparing course syllabi, course outlines, lecture materials, bibliographies and other materials
•Contribute to the academic planning of the SPEC Program;
•Provide academic advice and support to LECOM’s students;
•Serve on planning, governance and other LECOM committees as assigned;
•Prepare written monthly reports documenting the foregoing activities in a form acceptable to the Senior Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs;
•In accordance with the Office of Student Affairs, ensure student immunization records are in compliance with LECOM requirements as well as conduct periodic reviews to ensure such records are current;
•Perform any other duties as assigned by LECOM including but not limited to participation in any new academic programs;
•Be available to work extended hours and weekends on an as needed basis;
•Contribute directly to the Mission of LECOM embodying the essence of Osteopathic Principles and Practices by assisting with Institutional fundraising and participating in the LECOM Scholarship Auction;
•Commit to being a representative of LECOM by being actively involved in the community, including, but not limited to, serving on Boards, participating in community fundraisers and overall outreach; and
•Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
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.
•Strong computer literacy with MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel…etc.) and accurate data entry skills;
•Enthusiastic, good sense of humor, and a professional positive attitude;
•Excellent understanding of the admissions process and a demonstrated ability to market and promote professional programs in healthcare administration, medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry;
•Willingness to maintain an established work schedule;
•Adherence to all local, state, federal laws and LECOM policies and procedures;
•Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and meet deadlines;
•Knowledge of pertinent laws, policies/procedures and/or guidelines affecting areas of responsibility;
•Ability to be self-reliant and follow instructions;
•Sound decision-making capabilities and the ability to work independently and as directed by the Institutional Director or his/her designee;
•Willingness to assume responsibility; initiate appropriate action; and maintain confidentiality;
•Knowledge of and ability to maintain confidentiality of patient (HIPAA) and student privacy (FERPA);
•Compliance with State and Federal Regulations and Safety Protocols (OSHA);
•Ability to be trained and certified on the Institutional Data System;
•Effective use of interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy;
•Effective use of organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through;
•Time management skills in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands;
•Willingness to maintain confidentiality of work-related information and materials;
•Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships;
•Willingness to be flexible and accept other duties needed/assigned;
•The ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others, consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect in compliance with 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: a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with three to five (3-5) years’ of experience in a related field required. Doctorate, R.N. or N.P. degree preferred. OB/GYN or family medicine background and experience with gynecologic and male genital examinations. Successful candidate must possess efficient and effective verbal and written communication skills, multi-task and problem solve to properly support and promote the mission of LECOM.
Salary Range: $40 - $45/hour, based on experience
Please complete an online application at www.lecom.edu/jobs.
We are very excited to welcome you to our vibrant and engaging work culture, where you can grow, develop, and share your talents. We look forward to your personal contribution to LECOM’s mission of excellence in education, research, clinical care, and community service. You will find that we provide a highly productive and energetic workplace, with unlimited opportunities for personal satisfaction and career advancement. We are confident that you will agree that LECOM is a great place to work!