Coordinator, Clinical Skills
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
The Clinical Skills Coordinator reports to the Director, Office of Curriculum Support. The Clinical Skills Coordinator works with the Director, Office of Curriculum Support, Coordinator, Testing, Office of Curriculum Support, Senior Associate Dean for Education, Associate Dean for Professionalism and Doctoring Skills, Associate Deans for Medical Education, Co-Directors, Clinical Skills, Curriculum Support and Assessment and Evaluation staff, course/clerkship faculty, Clinical Skills Center staff and faculty, and Patient Safety Institute staff and faculty to coordinate the administration of the Clinical Skills Program, including planning, organizing, and evaluating standardized patient encounters, medical simulations, and physical diagnosis skills-based curriculum. This is an onsite position; work for this role is performed on campus.
Job responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
• Works closely with the faculty and staff at the School of Medicine and at the Center for Learning and Innovation to plan and implement the delivery and evaluation of the clinical skills program and its related activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization
• Organizes and maintains program documentation and prepares and forecasts program schedules for students and faculty members
• Coordinates logistics for sessions related to the physical diagnosis and clinical skills curriculum; sessions involving the use of standardized patients, formative review sessions, formative and summative clinical skills assessment sessions and reassessments
• Provides administrative support necessary to enable faculty members to be successful educators, including scheduling, supporting faculty planning meetings, using educational technology, preparing for clinical testing sessions, and grading
• Tracks, organizes, and shares all clinical skills-related educational and assessment materials with students and faculty members as requested
• Assists in developing and executing trainings for staff on troubleshooting and maintaining all testing software and proctoring of exams
• Organizes and coordinates logistics for the Clinical Learning Integration Forum, including all meeting materials/agendas, notetaking and any other related activities
• Assists with the preparation of program evaluation surveys, review and digest program evaluation data, and make recommendations to improve the success of the program
• Assists faculty members with clinical skills-related educational research projects
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Strong attention to detail and above-average organizational skills required.
• Exceptional customer-service skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and must possess a high degree of judgement, discretion, and confidentiality.
• Extensive computing experience and demonstrate proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• Must be able to provide own transportation to and from off-site meetings.
Early morning, evening, and weekend work may be required during busy periods.
For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to: School of Medicine Search Committee at [email protected] Please indicate “Coordinator, Clinical Skills” in the subject line.