Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Support Specialist for the Department of OB/GYN at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for Education and the direction of the discipline specific Clerkship Director, assists with the development, implementation and monitoring of educational programs within the department. Provides administrative and program support to the Clerkship/Elective/Sub-internship and Boot Camp Directors. Reports to Assistant Dean for Education. The Program Support Specialist (Clerkship for Clinical Education Activities) will provide support to all departmental clinical activities: clerkships, electives, sub internships, boot camps departmental activities for physical diagnosis in PCM 2 New Brunswick Site, summative clinical skills assessment and departmental-specific activities in Introduction to the Clerkship Experience.
Liaison to students, faculty, residents, community faculty, affiliated sites and school administration for any issues or questions relating to the Clerkship, Electives, Sub-internships Boot Camp.
Maintains and updates web-based course platform (AMP) syllabus and related course material.
Prepares all student activity schedules for each clinical rotation, including weekly floor assignments, scrub sessions (if required), computer training, tutorial sessions, simulation sessions, and exam reviews.
Coordinates and schedules teaching faculty for course work, and offsite programs.
Attends Clerkship coordinator meetings and training sessions every month and oversees Clerkship administration at affiliated hospital sites.
Prepares, distributes, collects, and records student evaluation data for grading and entering into the Clerkship Activity Tracking System (CATS).
Orders, schedules and proctors NBME Medicine Subject Examinations for Third Year Clerkship. Maintains account.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Social Science or a related field plus two (2) years of progressively more responsible administrative experience required.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Access.
Ability to coordinate new technology initiatives such as the Audience Response System.
Facility with the Academic Management Platform and Clinical Activity Tracking System.
Ability to embrace changes and new ideas, identify potential weaknesses of the new educational intervention and assure that the educational objectives are met.
Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and start new rotation tasks while finishing previous rotation duties.
Familiarity with clinical medicine/ terminology.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.
Work Environment: Office and clinic settings. Moderate noise.
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