• Simulation Teaching Specialist

    Location US-FL-Miramar
    Job ID
    2019-107725
    Institution
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Department
    Clinical
    Employment Type
    Contract
    FLSA Status
    U.S. - Non-Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Ross University Simulation Center provides students with simulation experience to enhance their clinical knowledge and skills during hospital clerkship rotations with sites in Far Rockaway, NY; Pontiac, MI; Los Angeles, CA and Miramar, FL. The Simulation Center (Miramar Campus), students learn to apply their medical knowledge and competencies through interactive simulation and standardized patient care component. Located in South Florida, we run simulation related activities for approximately 900 third-year medical students each year.

     

    We are currently seeking for per diem simulation teaching specialist applicants in the Miramar Florida AreaIDEAL CANDIDATES MUST RESIDE IN THE MIAMI-DADE/BROWARD COUNTIES AREA, NO RELOCATION PACKAGE OFFERED.  Responsibilities include assisting Simulation Manager in all areas of Simulation Center instructions and other activities as assigned.

    Responsibilities

    The ideal applicant should be able to engage, mentor, and teach a diverse student body, as well as, work closely and cohesively with other Clinical Simulation Instructors as a team under the instruction and supervision of the Simulation Manager. To this aim, he/she must possess excellent teaching, communication, organizational, interpersonal, and public speaking skills. It is also important the Simulation Teaching Specialist be self-directed. Candidates must be motivated by working on complex, ever-evolving initiatives that are student driven.

    • Assist the Simulation Manager operating and maintaining all clinical simulators and skill trainers
    • Assist with Becker CSA high stake assessment by providing documented tracking, grading, feedbacks. Working closely with Medical Directors and Students Services
    • Support with Center for Haitian Studies ACC electives, teaching, grading and providing feedbacks.
    • Assist with Internal Medical Foundation Cleveland Clinic Florida instruction: teach OSCE/standardized patient formative and summative exercises, simulation and skills lab sessions, provide guidance on history-taking, write-ups, SOAP notes, design test questions and proctor exams
    • Assist with other instructional activities, as assigned by Simulation Manager and Medical Director
    • Serve as mentors to a cohort of students, maintaining close communication with each student and providing guidance in all aspects of their performance, including visits to clinical sites
    • Assist with teaching senior elective rotations off site, as required
    • Weekend travel for mock CS examinations, as needed
    • Team up with Clinical Teaching Instructors staff to ensure that adequate needs, gaps, staffing, and logistics; ensuring optimum student experiences and Backup coverage during residence interview season.
    • Operate computer controlled mannequin simulation and AV system equipment with the ability to follow medical aspects of training scenarios and make appropriate adjustments based on participant actions
    • Supports simulation faculty during the planning, setting up and running of simulation events preparing, applications, props placement, and moulage to create a realistic healthcare setting that meet assigned teaching objectives.
    • Provides collaborative feedback to Medical Director, Clinical Simulation Instructors and Simulation Manager
    • Responsible for input and tracking of information associated with mock CSA data
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Must be a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine
    • Must have an M.D. degree and completed all clinical rotations by March 31, 2019
    • Must have graduated within twelve months prior to the start date of the position
    • Must have passing scores on all three USMLE examinations (Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS)
    • Satisfactory (or better) grade in 5th semester, preferably, to have been undertaken in the Miami program
    • Satisfactory (or better) grades in all subsequent activities undertaken as RUSM student, including performance on NBME qualifying exams
    • Strong teaching skills and experience; or evidence of potential
    • Must work well on a team and show flexibility
    • Excellent communication skills in English
    • Desire for self-improvement

    Please include the following with your application:

    • Current location or residence

    Who We Are

    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.

     

     

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