This position reports to the Chair of Department of Women and Child Health of AZCOM.
Academic (40% time):
+ Assist with labs in physical examination, clinical skills, and observe and review standardized patient experiences with students.
+ Provide remediation counseling and resources/materials for students who have pediatric post rotation exam failures.
+ Facilitate small groups and workshops experiences for first- and second-year students
+ Recruit and monitor pediatric rotations for third- and fourth-year students (including site visits)
+ Teach in pediatric small groups, pediatric elective
+ Review and score SOAP notes
+ Review AZCOM student pediatric rotation performance and grade rotations. This includes investigation of student rotation deficiencies in pediatrics.
+ Provide pediatric assignments for students who miss parts of pediatric rotations due to quarantine or other missed days.
+ Participate in admissions interviews for AZCOM
+ Participate in scholarly activities
+ Serve on AZCOM committees as assigned
+ Mentor AZCOM students who intend to match to pediatric residency and provide letters of recommendation as needed.
+ Act as Pediatric Interest Group faculty club advisor
Clinical (60% time):
+ See and treat assigned pediatric patients in the Multispecialty Clinic
+ Teach students at the bedside as assigned and assess student clinical learning
+ Participate in quality improvement and peer review
This position requires either a D.O. or M.D. degree, completion of a residency in pediatrics and board eligibility/board certification in pediatrics. The candidate must have a license to practice in the State of Arizona, a DEA license, and be insurable for medical liability.
Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point) and ability to adapt to electronic health record input.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee is regularly required to walk, climb, or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to stand, use hands to handle or fell, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and post-graduate education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses, one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech language pathology, biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the health care team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance plans as well as life insurance, short/long term disability and pet insurance. We offer flexible spending accounts including healthcare reimbursement and child/dependent care account. We offer a work life balance with competitive time off package including paid holiday’s, sick/flex days, personal days and vacation days. We offer a 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, child care subsidy reimbursement program, identity theft protection and an employee assistance program. Wellness is important to us and we offer a wellness facility on-site with a fully equipped fitness facility.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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