Campus Preceptorship and Clinical Skills Lab (CSL) Director

  • University of Medicine and Health Sciences SK
  • Maine, ME, USA
  • 10/22/2021
Full time Admin-Clerical Science

Job Description

The University of Medicine and Health Sciences School of Medicine, chartered on the island of St. Kitts
in the Caribbean with a clinical campus located in South Portland, Maine and with corporate offices in New York City is seeking a unique individual who is trained and experienced in an allied medical field to provide clinical skills training to third year students and coordination of our preceptorship program in our clinical campus located in South Portland, Maine.

UMHS Maine Campus Preceptorship and Clinical Skills Lab (CSL) Director

Position Description:
The UMHS Maine Campus Preceptorship/CSL Director is the primary point of contact for, and facilitator of, the Introduction to Clinical Medicine II (ICM II) course Preceptorship and the Clinical Skills Lab experiences. The Preceptorship/CSL Director interacts closely with area physicians and advanced level practitioners, office staff, and CSL instructors who oversee and mentor UMHS students during their Maine Preceptorship and Clinical Skills Lab experiences. In addition, the Preceptorship/CSL Director provides instruction to medical students on various clinical procedural skills and ensures that all students meet their objectives for completing the Preceptorship and CSL portions of the ICM II course.

General Responsibilities:
Provides students with an Orientation to Clinical Skills Lab. Provides certified training to the students for the OSHA required topics of HIPAA Compliance, Blood Borne Pathogens and Needle Stick safety.

The medical skills for this course include the following: Baseline Vital Signs, Orthostatic Vital Signs, Peak Flow, Pelvic Exam, Testicular & Prostate Exam, Mini Mental Exam, Breast Exam, Subcutaneous Injection, Intramuscular Injection, PPD Skin Test, Arterial Blood Gas, Adult Endotracheal Intubation, IV Placement, Venipuncture, 12-lead EKG and Lumbar Puncture. Maintains CSL equipment and orders needed supplies.

This position is responsible for training and on-boarding CSL instructors as needed. Additionally, schedules instructors for CSL and BLS-CPR teaching sessions. Complies with FERPA and HIPAA regulations when working with student academic and health records.
This position maintains and enhances established Preceptorship relationships, develops new relationships and works to improve or otherwise expand the Preceptorship program.

Requirements for this position:
• Clinically relevant degree with a current license as one of the following: PA, NP, RN or BSN.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in teaching medical or nursing students in an academic setting.
• Skills lab experience required.
• Passion for teaching students who will become medical doctors of tomorrow.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Superior organizational skills.
• Ability to function independently and work as part of a team environment.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and online platform skills.

The position is full time at the UMHS South Portland Campus. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter of interest and include a current resume.