Medical Faculty-Essential Clinical Skills
Mount Pleasant, MI
Job posting number: #7085346
Posted: September 15, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosition Summary
The Central Michigan University College of Medicine (CMED), Mt. Pleasant campus is currently seeking a dedicated half-time faculty member for the Essentials of Clinical Skills (ECS) course to teach and assess interviewing and physical exam skills to 1st and 2nd year medical students in a structured setting using standardized patients (SP). The position will work in conjunction and under the direction of the course director for ECS. Position is benefit-eligible and start date is negotiable.
The ECS course is an integrated clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic skill development course and runs longitudinally for the first two years. Emphasis is placed on history- taking, physical examination, and diagnostic skills presented by body system. The course utilizes CMED’s SP and simulation center in Mt. Pleasant. Standardized patient simulation involves the use of individuals trained to portray patients which allows students to practice and enhance their communication skills, physical exam, and history taking techniques.
The center includes 12 Exam Rooms for SP sessions, each room is equipped with Bline web-based technology, which allows for the recording of the SP encounters. This system allows faculty, staff, SP, and students the opportunity to view live or recorded sessions for feedback and assessment.
MD, DO, PA or NP licensed or license eligible in Michigan
Board Certified or Board Eligible as applicable to credentials
At least 5 years of clinical experience
Dedicated to delivery of patient-centered medicine and the college’s mission
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated excellence in patient satisfaction and clinical best practices
Ability to collegially engage and work with faculty, staff, students and administration
Availability Wednesday and Thursdays (main course days), other weekdays as specified
Use of computer technology like Microsoft windows, some experience working in a remote or virtual environment
Teaching experience in an academic environment at the undergraduate medical student level or other health professional student level
Primary care specialty preferred
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