Program Coordinator, Clinical Skills & Reasoning

Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The Office of Medical Education (OME) serves as the centralized office committed to developing, delivering and evaluating curriculum for both pre-clinical and clinical medical education. The OME includes staff and decanal faculty and supports faculty, students and curricular committees. The primary purpose of this position is to provide executive administrative support for the Clinical Skills and Reasoning (CSR) Theme curriculum in the Medical Degree (MD) Program. This role will provide general support for other aspects of the MD program that are overseen by the Office of Medical Education.
The purpose of the CSR curriculum is to provide students the fundamental knowledge and skills of history-taking, physical examination, diagnostic reasoning, and clinical management that will be required for clinical clerkships and for future practice as a physician. The curriculum provides the opportunity to practice those skills in small group settings and in a physician's office, beginning in the first semester of medical school
The CSR Program Coordinator will provide administrative support for the Directors of CSR in terms of, but not limited to, scheduling of lectures, small group sessions inclusive of interviewing and physical examination training,, Formative Objective Simulated Clinical Experience Sessions, case-based Clinical integration sessions, and skills enhancement sessions, as well as curriculum organization.

Specific tasks include:
• Provides administrative support for the coordination and scheduling of instructors assigned to small group teaching sessions.
• Provides administrative support for the coordination and scheduling of faculty and guests performing lectures for the CSR curriculum.
• Provides administrative and technical support for course directors to help organize, edit, and distribute course material to faculty, instructors, and students using the Blackboard educational platform and via direct physical distribution.
• Oversees student scheduling for Performance Based Exams and individualized CSR sessions
• Oversees student attendance for CSR exams and sessions and coordinate scheduling and tracking of make-up and remedial/skills enhancement assignments and sessions.
• Coordinates and supports faculty development sessions for the Clinical Skills and Reasoning curriculum.
• Serves as primary contact for medical student, faculty, and instructor questions regarding the Clinical Skills and Reasoning curriculum.
• Assist in general course support needs, as appropriate.
Meets regularly with CSR directors and assist in general course support needs as appropriate.
• Serves as exam proctors and support student exam review sessions.
Provides administrative support for miscellaneous medical education activities, including faculty development sessions, interprofessional education sessions, and intersessions.
• Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 3 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

•Highly motivated with ability to work within a team framework.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•Experience working in an institution of higher education.
•Detail and goal oriented with the ability to focus on completion of specific projects.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new software programs.
•Ability to work with minimal direction and effectively manage multiple priorities for multiple parties and frequent changes in work assignments.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Family Academic Affairs Sub-Family Program Administration Stream Service and Support Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM- 5:30 PM Position Designation: Non-Essential: Employees who are not required to work unless directed to do so by their supervisor. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006732 Job Open Date: 10/10/2017 Job Close Date: 10/23/2017 If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Recommendation 1
    2. Letter of Recommendation 2
    3. Letter of Recommendation 3

    Documents needed to Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Recommendation 1
    2. Letter of Recommendation 2
    3. Letter of Recommendation 3


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