Assistant Professor of Surgery/Emergency Medicine.
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-03
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I. Prehospital and Emergency Training (PET)
A. Will assist the Director in the management of prehospital programs including cardiac life support, stroke, acute coronary syndromes, trauma, pediatrics, advanced airway, ultrasound, disaster/mass casualty, teletraining, and others.
B. Will mentor paramedic instructors, nurses and others who teach in Gordon Center programs.
C. Will work with the Director and Assistant Director of Operations to oversee daily course implementation locally, nationally and internationally.
D. Will assist the Director in the expansion of statewide prehospital training programs for paramedics and other emergency personnel in collaboration with the State University System, Department of Health, Municipal and County EMS systems, Community Colleges and Florida Chapters of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, EMS Medical Directors and College of Emergency Physicians.
E. Will represent the Gordon Center PET programs at local, state, national and international conferences and participate in committees as requested.
F. Will contribute to the Gordon Center Research Fellowship in Medical Education as it relates to training and mentoring in Emergency Medicine.
II. Curriculum Development and Outcomes Research for PET, medical student, resident and allied health care professional training
A. Will assist the Director in the development and implementation of PET curricula for EMS programs, including those for paramedic/firefighters. This includes the use of standardized patients, task trainers and simulators.
B. Will contribute to the emergency medicine curriculum development in multiple medical disciplines at multiple learner levels for medical students, generalists and allied health care professionals, including physician assistants and nurses.
C. Will work with representatives from Departments within our University, statewide and with our national consortium of medical schools to create these curricula and to carry out outcomes research programs for PEH.
III. Technology and Simulation Development
A. Digital Learning with online, mobile technologies
1. Will assist the Director in the management and will contribute to the
creation of training programs in emergency medicine.
2. Will assist in the dissemination of these programs at the University of Miami, in the State of Florida, nationally and internationally.
B. Distance Learning
Will assist in the development of programs for dissemination of PET curricula
throughout Florida, nationally, and globally.
Will assist the Director in the management of the PET standardized patient, task trainers and simulation programs.
A. Note: teaching responsibilities will be intimately linked to curriculum
development, dissemination and outcomes assessment. These activities will be carried out primarily at the Gordon Center and will be integrated with the school wide goals in medical education. Selected off-site teaching throughout Florida and beyond will also take place.
B. Teaching responsibilities include:
1. The introduction of new curricula into PET programs with measurement of cognitive and skills outcomes and the statewide dissemination of these programs.
2. Teaching emergency personnel, including prehospital and hospital
providers in multiple PET courses as outlined above.
3. Teaching medical students, residents, and nurses emergency medicine
topics, including students on emergency medicine, cardiology and
4. Participation in Gordon Center conferences and faculty development
V. Outcomes Research
A. Will collaborate with faculty and staff, including trainees and students, regarding educational research projects.
B. Will collaborate with health care educators and investigators to design, implement, and improve education research methodology, data collection and analysis, and outcomes assessment.
C. Will assist Gordon Center senior faculty in conducting workshops and courses on research methodology, IRB processes and publishing for health professionals.
D. Assist Director of PET in applying for intramural and extramural funding for studies and programs.
E. Will publish and present educational research papers at peer-reviewed forums.
A. Will assist the Director in managing the activities of the PET Division and assist in the hiring and evaluation of the PET personnel.
B. Will assist the overall administration of the Gordon Center, as requested
Will actively participate in development activities of the Gordon Center, including the State and Federal agencies, Foundations and individual donors. This will involve presentations at the Gordon Center and in various venues throughout our community and beyond.
VIII. Community Service
Will actively participate in community service events hosted or supported by the Gordon Center. This includes giving demonstrations and presentations at community events in South Florida and hosting local primary and secondary education schools at the Gordon Center.
IX. Patient Care
Patient care should be carried out to maintain clinical skills. The time allocated should not exceed 20%.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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