The Senior Program Coordinator is based in Bakersfield working at Kern Medical Center. The Senior Program Coordinator will work directly with Kern Medical Center and Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) students to ensure students are credentialed and ready to start clinical clerkships. The Senior Program Coordinator will work closely with Kern Medical Center administration on orientation, student documentation and evaluations. This position will work closely with the Director of Medical Education and the Associate Director of Medical Education at Kern Medical Center and will participate in UME and GME activities as it relates to Ross University School of Medicine.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position is based on a current affiliation agreement in place between RUSM and Kern Medical Center. Continued employment is contingent upon RUSM and Kern Medical Center’s continued affiliation.
Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has more than 11,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and beyond. The mission of Ross University School of Medicine is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. We do this by focusing on imparting the knowledge, skills, and values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician.
RUSM students begin their journey to become physicians on the school’s campus in Dominica, located in the West Indies. Students complete a rigorous basic science curriculum, supported by cutting-edge instructional technology, including an anatomy and medical imaging laboratory and a simulation center where students begin to develop clinical skills. Students then complete their medical education by taking core and elective clinical rotations in U.S., Canada, and UK.
In 2013, RUSM achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).In 2014, RUSM graduates earned more than 800 residency positions; the largest number for any medical school in the world.