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Clinical Faculty - Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine  

companyKansas Health Science Center
locationWichita, KS, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Faculty
Full Time

Job Description:

JOB TITLE:                Clinical Faculty - Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine/ Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine                 

SUPERVISOR:           Chair for Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

This job description provides a general outline of duties and qualifications of the position.  Other duties may be assigned and the description may be changed at any time.  It is not intended to limit normal change and growth nor prevent employees from working to ensure the success of our endeavors.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Chair for Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine this role will provide instruction specifically in OMM/NMM and integrate Osteopathy into the entire curriculum. The ability to teach in one or more biomedical/preclinical courses or clinical disciplines would be beneficial.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching (65%)

  • Works with Department Chair to integrate and implement KansasCOM courses into a four-year, seamless curriculum using on­site, distance-learning, and other standard and emerging pedagogies
  • Review relevant KansasCOM curriculum in its entirety and recommend pertinent suggestions to the Course Directors, Department Chair, and Associate Dean
  • Assists in monitoring the progress of all students to ensure successful progress toward graduation and recommend disciplinary action when necessary
  • Teaches in assigned courses
  • Serves as a student advisor as assigned
  • Assist in student re-testing and remediation as necessary

Administration (5%)

  • Assist with interviewing and hiring of department faculty as requested
  • Participate in the peer evaluation of department faculty
  • Assist in interviewing prospective students for KansasCOM

Service (20%)

  • Participate in student interviewing, mentorship, and career counseling
  • Foster a positive culture amongst the students, faculty, and KHSC-KansasCOM staff.
  • Promote service to the community and underserved patients.
  • Participate in community relations efforts to extend and enhance the visibility and reputation of the Department, KansasCOM, and KHSC
  • Serve on selected committees at the discretion of the Dean.
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned

Research and Scholarly Activity (10%)

  • Promote student research and scholarly activity
  • Make contributions to the advancement of knowledge and the development of osteopathic medicine through scientific research

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A

QUALIFICATION(S):

  • Board Certification/Board Eligibility through the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM) or dual certification in a primary specialty and NMM/OMM is desired
  • Board Eligible/Certified DO or MD with appropriate training and skills
  • Clinical experience practicing OMT within their specialty
  • Graduate of an accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine or LCME
  • Curricular and teaching experience, in formal and informal instruction, and learner supervision and evaluation
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be detailed oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have expertise with Microsoft Office Suite products and the desire and ability to learn course management software/distance learning technologies
  • Be able to complete multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and exercise good judgment
  • Please provide examples of accomplishments, skills, and publications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Board Certified ONMM, NMM-OMM or C-SPOM
  • Experience as an instructor or course director of an OMM/OPP department or course
  • Experience in teaching and/or research in a COCA-accredited osteopathic medical school or college
  • Experience in more than one clinical and/or preclinical discipline
  • Experience in course development and curriculum integration

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Leadership abilities in influencing and shaping performance
  • Strong interpersonal skills and enthusiasm to contribute to organizational growth and development
  • Strong knowledge base in medical education assessment
  • Strong team & people management skills
  • Familiarity with AOA COCA requirements
  • Strong, effective, and diplomatic oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent service skills relevant to supervisor, peers, direct reports, medical students, and faculty
  • Experience with medical school accreditation and reporting

DISCLAIMER:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Kansas Health Science Center offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Kansas Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.