The Director oversees the clinical skills suite at the Alpert Medical School. In this role, s/he provides overall leadership in managing the center. S/he also serves as the standardized patient (SP) coordinator and trainer who has primary responsibility for maintaining a robust standardized patient program. In this role, s/he collaborates with the Director of the Doctoring Program, the Doctoring Course Leaders, the Assistant Deans for Medical Education, the Director of the 4th year OSCE, clerkship directors, clerkship coordinators, members of the Office of Medial Education, and other healthcare training colleagues in designing, evaluating, and implementing OSCE cases, including the training and preparation of standardized patients to perform these case scenarios. S/he also monitors and evaluates standardized patient performance and provides feedback to standardized patients and course leaders as needed. In this role, s/he also works individually with students who require clinical skills remediation across the four-year MD curriculum and participates in clinical skills-related curriculum such as procedural training for medical students.
Required: RN, nursing, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner degree or its equivalent
5-10 years of related clinical experience or equivalent combination of education/experience
Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
Excellent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel proficiency
Flexibility with computer programs used to administer OSCEs and coordinate Standardized Patient scheduling
Ability to work effectively as a team member in a dynamic environment
Clinical competence to develop OSCE cases and train SPs on symptoms, behaviors, and exam findings associated with specific illnesses
Ability to effectively train and evaluate standardized patient performance
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION CHECK REQUIRED
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Director, Clinical Skills Simulation Center
Warren Alpert Medical School
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