The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks an osteopathic physician for a fulltime faculty position at LECOM at Seton Hill, the medical college location on the campus of Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA. The successful candidate will participate in teaching History & Physical Examination and Osteopathic Principles & Practice courses; facilitate problem-based learning tutorials; advise medical students; and contribute to the development of the college through research and service. Based on qualifications, the physician may be appointed Assistant Director of Osteopathic Principles and Practice or Assistant Director of History and Physical Examination.
Osteopathic Principles and Practice Clinical Faculty are well versed and experienced in all phases of Osteopathic Medicine and have achieved a specific level of expertise. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include teaching in the Osteopathic Principles and Practices course as a table trainer, offering lecture presentations to first and second year osteopathic medical students, facilitating Problem Based Learning (PBL) groups, and additional scholarly and service assignments across the Institution.
CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following are a list of Academic Exercises that may be required as a member of the Clinical Faculty from time to time:
•Serve as an instructor and table trainer in the OPP course;
•Prepare course syllabus in detail, to include, all assignments, readings both for laboratory exercises and discussions (examinations) that will guide the student through the rigorous curriculum;
•Assist in Simulation Lab supervision on an as needed basis;
•Interview prospective candidates for the College of Medicine (COM);
•Serve on Committees, as assigned and as Advisor to assigned students and at least one club;
•Provide, at minimum, two scholarly activity or research project yearly;
•Preparation of educational tools (A/V, demonstration models, lectures, lesson plans…etc.);
•Preparation of demonstrations, lectures, small group discussions, and the selection of suggested and required reading from various sources, and coordinating these educational tools with other faculty members;
•Prepare evaluation tools that will aid in the evaluation of students’ work product and help to identify students that are discovered to be weak in various areas;
•Attend “Team” meetings approved by COM that require advancement of your profession;
•Must be able to take direction and receive assignments from the Vice President of LECOM at Seton Hill;
*Faculty member will contribute and be responsible for overall student success, including, but not limited to, advising and student outcomes;
*Faculty member will contribute directly to the Mission of LECOM embodying the essence of Osteopathic Principles and Practices by assisting with Institutional fundraising and participating in the LECOM Scholarship Auction;
*Faculty member will participate in scholarly activity so to enrich and broaden the student learning experience;
*Faculty member will commit to being a representative of LECOM by being actively involved in the community, including, but not limited to, serving on Boards, participating in community fundraisers and overall outreach;
•Must be available for work during the hours assigned, for student instruction and clinic development; and
•Accept other duties assigned/needed for the Institution’s needs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
•Must adhere to the AOA or AMA code of ethics, according to your profession;
•Knowledge of general medical coding and related information in the field;
•Compliance with State and Federal Regulations and Safety Protocols, at the clinic level;
•Knowledge of student and patient’s privacy (i.e. FERPA, HIPAA…etc.);
•Follow proper OSHA and safety guidelines; Protect equipment (office, facility…etc.);
•Strong communications skills are essential as well as computer literacy (MS Office Suit [i.e. Word, PowerPoint and Excel]) and accurate data entry skills;
•Excellent organizational skills;
•Must be accurate and attentive to detail;
•Must be trained and certified on the Institutional Data System;
•Maintaining an established work schedule;
•Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy;
•Effectively using organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through;
•Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands;
•Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials;
•Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships;
•Be able to be flexible to accept other duties needed/assigned for the clinic needs;
•The ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others, consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect and EEO rules and regulations;
•The ability to report to work as scheduled, ready to devote full attention and energy to the important work of LECOM; and
•The ability to accept work directives from managers and supervisors in a respectful and cooperative manner.
Education and experience equivalent to: D.O. degree required; teaching experience in academia with two to five (2-5) years’ or more of experience practicing preferred. Special certification in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine is not essential and individual faculty review sessions will be available upon request. Must have a PA medical license or ability to get a PA license.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 4289
About Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
LECOM Health, the only academic health center in the osteopathic profession, is a highly innovative health care and education system that strives to add to the quality of life of our neighbors by bringing total health care to the community. At the core is Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), the nation's largest medical college, with campuses in Erie and Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Bradenton and DeFuniak Springs, Florida, and Elmira, New York (opening in 2020). LECOM offers innovative and affordable education through student-centered pathways as it prepares the next generation of physicians, dentists, and pharmacists.
The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine marked a significant milestone in 2017 with the celebration of the college’s 25th anniversary. During the year-long celebration, LECOM commemorated the last 25 years with special events geared toward highlighting the numerous accomplishments made by the institution as well as the students, faculty, staff and alumni who have played a role in establishing LECOM as an indispensable facilitator of healthcare and wellbeing for everyone.