Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Department of Clinical Education
Bachelor's degree in related field. Two years of experience in a related field. Previous experience in healthcare, communications, marketing, public relations or comparable field preferred. Experience working within a healthcare institution and with physicians and members of a healthcare team strongly preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
This position will work remotely but will also require travel to our Center for Health Professions building at 925 City Central Avenue in Conroe, TX. This opening is for the regional area of:
Fort Bend County Region – Richmond/Sugarland/Wharton
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Ensure a comparable clerkship education for SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine medical students to include site recruitment, outreach and development, scheduling, clerkship process improvement and management of other clinical education initiatives.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Maintains and establishes professional connections with affiliated clinical faculty while sustaining a continuous cycle of recruitment of future affiliated clinical faculty and affiliated sites in assigned region. Develops and maintains a professional relationship with all physician offices, staff, and hospital staff to ensure a successful teaching and learning environment is continued at all times. Creates a welcoming learning environment for medical students from the SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM). Develops and maintains a strong rapport with SHSUCOM students. Maintains a continuous schedule of contact and availability with students in assigned region(s). Provides professional and administrative support managing the day to day operations of assigned Osteopathic Medicine Student 3 (OMS3) and Osteopathic Medicine Student 4 (OMS4) year clerkship program(s). Assists in resolving scheduling conflicts to ensure each student's schedule meets his/her clerkship requirements for graduation. Assists in the coordination and delivery of the Clerkship Preparation Program at the beginning of the OMS3 year. Facilitates the Clinical Site Orientations at the beginning of each rotation. Serves as a liaison between SHSUCOM and the varied clinical sites where clerkships are occurring with regard to all third and fourth year rotation scheduling. Facilitates student and faculty access to the on-line scheduling, evaluation and advising software system. Provides assistance to students with questions and concerns related to the clerkships and to clinical site policies and procedures. Assists with coordination for COM lectures and lecturers. Schedules and assists with meetings, conferences and didactic sessions, additional learning opportunities, using web and teleconferencing technologies, when needed. Schedules, administers and proctors exams. Coordinates the collection, tracking and reporting of evaluations and grades for clerkship programs using DaVinci Leo evaluation system. Assists in establishing service learning opportunities for medical students within their assigned regions. Contributes to the preparation of Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) accreditation materials, when necessary. May assist with Graduate Medical Education (GME) development within the regional hospitals. Serves as the main point of contact and liaison between the SHSU-COM, the Office of Clinical Education, medical students and clinical rotation sites (affiliated clinical faculty and hospital administration). Oversees and/or assists with coordinating programs for students, staff and faculty concerning clerkship education for the third and fourth year. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 27506
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsvi...lle is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. A member of The Texas State University System