FDC Coordinator

Aurora, USA, Colorado
Apr 06, 2017
University of
Institution Type
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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Office of Medical Education

FDC Coordinator (Academic Services Professional)

Position #732475 - Requisition 09036

The Office of Medical Education is seeking to fill a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) FDC Coordinator (Academic Services Professional) position.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

Job Summary:
Jobs in this career family provide general business operations of the organization or a combination of operational responsibilities covering multiple career families. Functions include institutional research, statistical analysis, policy development and review, strategic planning and broad unit business operations such as parking and transportation services, risk management, childcare services, real estate and property management, retail services or job responsibilities that combine fiscal, HR and operational management responsibilities.

Professionals at the intermediate level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field.

At the intermediate level, duties may be more limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals.

Position Emphasis:

Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum (FDC) is a three-year, longitudinal curriculum that is a required course for medical students in the School of Medicine. The longitudinal curriculum involves a clinical preceptorship for each student along with extensive instruction and evaluation of clinical/professional skills. Students receive training in communication skills and physical exam skills. They additionally participate in multiple professional development activities and develop a better understanding of the humanistic approach to patient care. Much of the instruction involves a small group format, necessitating involvement from numerous full time as well as volunteer clinical faculty. Standardized patients, standardized physical exam teaching associates (SPETAs) and patient models are frequently used for instruction and evaluation, requiring on-going interactions with the Center for Advancing Professional Excellence (CAPE).

The purpose of this position is to provide primary operational support for the Preceptorship component of the Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum. This support entails preceptor database management and development, coordination of preceptor/student matches and evaluations, support of over 450 preceptors and 480 students, arranging meetings, tracking of student preceptorship requirements, and support of other preceptor-related course needs. This support also entails year round recruiting efforts for primary care and specialist preceptors and preceptor outreach activities. This position will provide coordination and tracking of electronic evaluations/logging and website management. This position will also manage affiliate hospital paperwork/EMR coordination and communication with students. Additionally, this position will provide general support to the Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum work unit. This general support entails administrative assistance and back-up for other FDC course activities.

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Manage all four phases of the School of Medicine Foundations of Doctoring curriculum (FDC) from planning to implementation:
  • o Manage preceptorships administratively (40% - access full job description below)

    o Represent Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum to students, faculty and preceptors (20% - access full job description below)

    o Coordinate recruiting efforts and manage student/preceptor matches (20% - access full job description below)

    o Coordinate Badging & BLS Duties (10% - access full job description below)

    o UME Administration (10% - access full job description below)

    A copy of the full job description can be found at: https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/fc1f397d-76ef-4872-9257-7195a6fe0d3d

    Salary and Benefits:

    The salary range for this position has been established at $ 35,000 to $ 45,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience. The salary range may be extended for School of Medicine internal applicants, dependent upon skills and experience.

    The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

    The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

    The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    A bachelor's degree in education, business, public administration, health care, educational technology, social science, liberal arts, communications, accounting, finance, library science, or a directly related field from an accredited institution and (1) year of professional level experience working in a University setting.

    Substitution: A combination of education and related technical and/or paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience coordinating course schedules within a higher education/medical education environment.
    • Experience managing enrollment and course rosters.
    • Experience utilizing Canvas, iLios curriculum management system.
    • Experience working with course websites (preferably Microsoft SharePoint).
    • Experience providing assistance to student, faculty and staff within a higher education/medical education environment.

    Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
    • Outstanding customer service skills.
    • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion. Ability to work with a diverse group.
    • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and work under deadlines.
    • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to various skills.
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office.
    • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Ability to effectively communicate in person, over the phone and through email.
    • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Excellent attention to details.
    • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner with tack and diplomacy.

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