Medical Director, Clinical Skills Center

Stratford, New Jersey
Apr 21, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is currently seeking a part-time Medical Director of the Clinical Skills Center. The selected candidate is responsible for ensuring best practices in the development and delivery of simulation and standardized patient (SP) educational experiences as well as for developing the vision for and the future expansion of Center programs and services within the school and partner organizations. The Medical Director provides clinical expertise in the development of all simulation/SP cases and clinical encounters and works with students and residents in developing and remediating clinical skills. The position also promotes and participates in faculty development, research and scholarly work in the field. The Medical Director provides oversight for the budget and ongoing operations of the Center and directly supervises the administrative director and faculty involved in supporting Center functions. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Assessment in fulfilling these overall functions and in performing specific responsibilities of the position. The Medical Director may also be engaged in clinical practice in his/her area of clinical specialty.

Specific Responsibilities:

Direct the overall administration, programming, delivery and quality assurance of services offered by the Clinical Skills Center.Develop short and long range plans for program expansion and resource acquisition to ensure best practices in the use of simulation resources (standardized patients, low and high fidelity simulators and task trainers) for academic programs within the school, partner organizations and interprofessional initiatives.Design a multi-year clinical simulation curriculum to teach students and assess expected competencies and assure graduates meet school and national accreditation and certification standards. Provide clinical expertise and participate in the development of all SP cases, simulation clinical encounters and assessment instruments in collaboration with course directors.Actively engage in student and resident education and the development and remediation of their clinical skills. Participate in faculty development on the use of simulation, debriefing and innovations in clinical education.Provide clinical expertise in the training of standardized patients.Supervise staff and faculty involved in the delivery of center programs and services.Oversee the collection of data on learning outcomes and participate in preparing reports on program activities, outcomes and student performance; quality assurance monitoring; accreditation requirements; and other related reports. Direct the center budget, operations, staffing, space and the purchase of technology in collaboration with the Administrative Director.Work with RowanSOM foundation to seek funding and grant support for center expansion and new programming,Collaborate with Information Technology professionals to design and deliver onsite, web-based or distance learning simulation experiences.Promote and collaborate in research and scholarly work in the field. Perform other all duties as assigned.



Medical Degree (DO or MD or equivalent degree).

Must be able to obtain a New Jersey Medical License

Experience in medical education and curriculum development

Experience with use of an audio-video/textual data capture application for simulation, such as CAE Healthcare’s LearningSpace or similar

Exceptional leadership, organizational and problem solving skills.

Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

Meet all qualifications for holding a faculty position in the appropriate clinical department.


Experience of 3 years or more in planning, developing and evaluating clinical simulation/SP programs.

Experience of 5 years or more in clinical practice.

Knowledge of simulation research and educational theory

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.The Stratford, New Jersey campus is a Tobacco-free workplace.Our clinical campus is located in South Jersey, approximately 8 miles from Philadelphia, 1 hour from the Atlantic Ocean and 2 hours from New York City.]]>

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