• Clinical Skills Facilitator

    Location BB-Bridgetown
    Job ID
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Clinical Foundations
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Global - Salaried
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), located on the island of Barbados in the West Indies, invites applications for Clinical Skills Facilitators in the Department of Clinical Foundations. The RUSM academic center has facilities in the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Center, which is centrally located in the vibrant capital city of Bridgetown.


    This is a one (1) semester offer with option to renew. All Clinical Teaching Facilitators hired are expected to be in Barbados and available to start orientation and training on Monday, January 6th. You must be an RUSM graduate in order to apply for a Facilitator role. 


    The academic year is divided into three semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester. Lectures and other educational responsibilities continue throughout the year.  Effective teachers are sought, particularly individuals who are interested in improving medical education and who work well on a team. Research opportunities exist, primarily in the area of medical education.


    • The successful candidates will be required to facilitate small group learning sessions designed to teach physical examination skills, medical interviewing skills, and case-based clinical reasoning.
    • Assistance in high fidelity medical simulation used to teach students to apply clinical reasoning and a methodical approach to patients with time sensitive needs.
    • Clinical Skills Facilitators are also assigned extended hour duties during pre-examination periods in order to coach students in skills practice sessions and are expected to proctor practical examinations within the clinical skills courses. 
    • Grading of patient encounter documentation is also expected as is performance of other duties, projects and tasks as requested by the department Chair.
    • Opportunities exist to assist with curriculum development, medical education research projects and scholarly writing for publication. 
    • Clinical Skills Facilitators report to the Clinical Foundations Chair and are directly supervised by the Vice Chair. 

    Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

    • Must have the M.D. degree from Ross University School of Medicine
    • GPA must be above 3.0 or candidate must submit a letter of reference


    Must have the M.D. degree from Ross University School of Medicine GPA must be above 3.0 or candidate must submit a letter of reference.


    Other Requirements:


    You must have received graduation clearance from the Office of the Registrar.
    Applicants must have completely finished clinical rotations and electives and have passed USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK and Step 2 CS. 

    A final diploma will be provided to the Clinical Foundations Chair verifying you have met all graduation requirements.
    Candidates will be selected based on their record of academic achievement and at least one phone interview with the Department Chair and Vice Chair.


    Please include the following with your application:

    • Student ID #
    • Current Phone Number
    • List of other Clinical Teaching Instructor positions to which you have applied

    Current location or residence


    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

    Who We Are

    Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 12,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Bridgetown, Barbados before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.


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