Requisition Number: 0902373
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Description: The University of Florida’s College of Medicine seeks a qualified professional to serve as a Medical Educator in the Office of Graduate Medical Education. The Medical Educator will assist with developing and improving faculty and resident education initiatives to meet the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) next accreditation system requirements. The Medical Educator reports to the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education/Designated Institutional Official (DIO) and works closely with the Assistant DIO to meet ACGME institutional compliance responsibilities for the quality and safety of the environment for learning and patient care. Position Responsibilities: Conduct needs assessments and assist the DIO and Program Directors to develop plans for and assessment of quality improvement in areas related to patient safety, resident supervision, and other aspects as required in the ACGME’s Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program. Provide consultation on curriculum design and assessment to the DIO and Program Directors. Analyze outcome data to make institutional and residency program improvements; assist faculty and administration in evaluating the efficacy of educational programs and outcomes. Advise and participate on GMEC and internal review committees as needed. Coordinate CLER site visits. Work with DIO on the six CLER core evaluation areas to assess current residency program and assessment of the institution and work to improve deficiencies. Work with program directors to develop assessment and reporting tools utilizing the ACMGE Milestones. Work with the DIO and Program Directors for curriculum development for common educational program needs. Participate in the GMEC Assessment Committee and work with programs to develop remediation programs.
Preferred Qualifications: We seek an individual with proven leadership skills and a record of academic achievement. The position requires a Doctoral Degree or a Master’s Degree preferably in education or a related field and experience in healthcare or in a higher education setting that includes experience in accreditation, curriculum development, or instructional design. The successful candidate must have knowledge of educational theory, objectives, and outcomes; teaching, research, and statistical skills experience. Experience in medical education desired, but not required. Must be proficient with data management systems and outcome assessment tools, and have the ability to exercise creativity and engage faculty and residents. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills required. The Medical Educator will be appointed as a member of the College of Medicine’s faculty at the academic rank of Lecturer with an administrative appointment of Program Director. The selected candidate’s academic department in the College of Medicine will be determined based on the candidate’s education and experience. This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure accruing appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Special Instructions to Applicants: This is a repost of requisition number 0902373. Previous applicants are under consideration and need not apply. Applicants for this position must apply through the University of Florida's online application system (https://jobs.ufl.edu) referencing requisition #0902373. Please also attach your CV, the names of three references, and a cover letter that describes how your experience and qualifications have prepared you for this position. The review of applications will begin February 22, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/. As part of the application process, applicants are invited to complete an on-line confidential and voluntary self disclosure form. This information is stored within GatorJobs and accessible by job number to the Equal Employment Office (when needed to fulfill reporting obligations). For searches not using GatorJobs as a means of recording or tracking candidate applications, a self disclosure form can be found at: http://www.hr.ufl.edu/job/datacard.htm. Please reference Position Number 00027684.