Regional Director of Medical Education - Physician Applicants, Only
Company: North Country HealthCare
Posted on: January 9, 2021
SHAPE THE NEXT GENERATION OF PHYSICIANS
Share the passion of learning, discovery, and caring for others you
experienced during your medical school training with the doctors of
tomorrow. The Regional Director of Medical Education is a physician
learning facilitator and medical educator for the A.T. Still
University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA)
community campus located at North Country HealthCare in Flagstaff.
This position devotes 60% of the time to administrative and
teaching duties for ATSU-SOMA medical students and 40% is spent
providing direct patient care so you can keep your skills current
Physician learning facilitator and medical educator (60%)
Design and teach curriculum for second, third, and fourth year
medical students (approximately 30 students total) through
traditional class lectures and other learning modalities. This is
done in concert with other Regional Directors of Medical Education,
faculty, and in accordance with ATSU-SOMA policies. This position
is responsible for ensuring all academic and administrative
requirements of the ATSU-SOMA program regarding students on North
Country HealthCare's campus are met.
Develop and maintain partnerships with clinic rotation sites in
collaboration with ATSU-SOMA staff on the main campus in Mesa,
Arizona. Coordinate the rotation of students to these sites.
Advise, monitor progress, and perform student evaluations. Assist
in the development and coordination of community-based student
projects. Maximize the development of high-quality, highly
professional, and community-minded student physicians and address
any concerns with those not meeting standards.
Update student records, attend required meetings, and maintain
timely email correspondence.
Conduct all duties with a teamwork approach with other Regional
Directors of Medical Education, ATSU-SOMA staff and faculty, North
Country HealthCare staff and providers, and other community partner
Direct patient care (40%)
Diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions, administer
vaccinations, and perform follow-up exams.
Educate patients in preventive care and health maintenance.
Make referrals and coordinate patient care with staff and other
Prepare medical records, clinical reports, and
Supervise medical professionals (e.g. nurses, physician assistants,
Hold an MD or DO degree and have completed a family medicine,
internal medicine, med/peds, OBGYN, or pediatrics residency.
Hold a current Arizona state medical license (or be able to obtain
one upon hire) and be certified by an ABMS or AOA-approved board
(ABP, ABIM, AAFM, ACOG, for example).
Ability to travel to ATSU-SOMA main campus in Mesa, Arizona and
throughout Arizona as necessary.
Preference will be given to candidates with 1- 3 years of teaching
experience and 3 years of clinical experience in rural health, with
medically underserved populations, or at an FQHC, CHC, or PCMH
ABOUT NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AND AT STILL UNIVERSITY
North Country HealthCare (NCHC) is transforming healthcare for
rural Arizonans. NCHC is an outpatient, primary care, federally
qualified health center with a teaching and learning mission. We
started as a volunteer-run free clinic in 1991 and now serve 12
communities across the entire northern half of Arizona. We turn no
one away. We practice integrated care in an innovative culture. Our
model allows us to serve patients holistically through strong
provider and staff relationships and through on-site labs and our
own 340b pharmacy. Simply put, at NCHC, you can practice medicine
the way it should be practiced.
A.T. Still University is the world's first osteopathic medical
school and today has campuses in Kirksville, Missouri and Mesa,
Arizona. It was founded in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still to re-orient
the field of medicine to its Hippocratic roots in holistic patient
care. To foster the university's commitment to the medically
underserved, students spend three years learning in context at one
of twelve premiere community health center partner sites (of which
North Country HealthCare is one). ATSU has also partnered with the
National Association of Community Health Centers to identify future
challenges to the national healthcare system and develop methods
now to prepare tomorrow's physicians to meet those challenges
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY
Located at the base of the San Francisco Peaks at an elevation of
7,000 feet, Flagstaff offers four distinct seasons and is an
outdoor recreational paradise. Outdoor enthusiasts can find a wide
variety of recreational activities to enjoy in a pristine setting.
Located 80 miles from Grand Canyon National Park and within 30
miles of three other National Monuments, Flagstaff's manageable
size (approx. 70,000 residents) and proximity to both urban and
rural areas make it an ideal place to live.
Have questions about this job, North Country HealthCare, or A.T.
Still University? We are happy to help you explore your career
options with us! Contact Cathleen Garrisoncgarrison@nchcaz.orgor
North Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a VEVRAA Federal
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