Coordinator III - Regional Clinical Coordinator III - Coastal Bend
Sam Houston State University
Department: Department of Clinical Education
Open until filled: Yes
Educational and Experience Requirement:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Three 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 is strongly preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position:
Ensures 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.
Plans, develops, recruits, and maintains the community based clinical training sites and preceptors within the assigned region. Serves as the primary coordinator for clinical training experiences for students based on the clinical rotation calendar for each clinical site. Acts as the liaison with clinical sites and preceptors to coordinate and manage clinical training experiences for students to ensure the maximum quality educational experience is provided and meets the curriculum guidelines of the school, program, and the Commission on Osteopathic Accreditation (COCA). Establishes new clinical training sites in addition to maintaining relationships with current sites through face-to-face calls that are followed up with the appropriate communication. Orients students to the clinical training site(s) and community where the clinical training is taking place and makes site visits during student rotations to ensure an exceptional experience for both the student and preceptor. Research adequate housing and travel support as needed for students during their clinical training experience. Provides an overview of the mission and function of the SHSU – COM in the form of presentations to students, preceptors, health care sites, professional organizations, and community programs. Ensures all clinical training programs adhere to the goals and objectives. Serves as an effective regional representative in the development of a region-wide presence with communities and in state-wide activities involving health professional programs, schools, and organizations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requires knowledge of local, state, and federal laws with the ability to supervise business functions. Communicates with other university departments, personnel, and other agencies. Requires excellent organizational skills, the ability to work independently, and communicate well including public speaking. Requires the ability to learn new software, including Blackboard, DaVinci Leo, Aquifer, etc. Sets an example of professionalism and participates in professional development opportunities.
This position will be based in one of the Affiliate Hospitals in the Coastal Bend regions (includes from Bay City south to Corpus Christi and north up to I-10), and will require travel within the region/state for in person visits. This position will require a minimum monthly visit to our college located in the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine building at 925 City Central Avenue 77304, Conroe, TX.
Up to 20% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.
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