Detailed Job Description
The Medical Student Home (MeSH) Coordinator reports to the Director of the Clinical Arts and Sciences Course and is responsible for providing oversight of the ambulatory medicine experiences of students in the Clinical Arts and Sciences course. In this capacity the MeSH Coordinator, working with the Director of the Clinical Arts and Sciences course and the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and External Affairs, will be responsive to the needs of the students, the faculty, and the clinical sites to ensure the highest quality clinical education.
Aid in recruitment, with support from the Director of the Clinical Arts and Sciences course director and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and External Affairs, of potential ambulatory practice settings that will provide high quality clinical education and model supportive, functional practice environments.
Meet regularly with administration, students, faculty, and practice staff at MeSH sites to ensure the needs of students and the practice, relative to the educational mission, are managed and addressed in a timely manner.
Maintain an active presence in MeSH sites to convey educational objectives to students, faculty, and other potential educators such as resident trainees.
Aid in organizing faculty development seminars, along with the Associate Dean for Assessment and Faculty Development, for MeSH preceptors.
Orient MeSH preceptors and assume responsibility for student schedules.
Aid MeSH preceptor sites in organizing satisfactory educational space within the office for high quality experiences for students.
Work collaboratively with the clinical site coordinators/recruiters in the Quinnipiac University School of Nursing and programs in the School of Health Sciences to develop and enhance interprofessional education and training in ambulatory sites.
Aid director of CAS in evaluation of the MeSH section by compiling student and faculty reviews of the course for CCC grading subcommittee meetings and also for submission to CCEC.
Aid director of CAS in assuring timely assessment data retrieval; i.e. students' assessment of MeSH preceptors and MeSH preceptors' assessment of students.
Be available to meet with students with concerns about MeSH preceptors or practice sites.
Other duties as assigned by Director of Clinical Arts and Sciences course and/or the Dean.
Participate, as able, in the development and implementation of the clinical component of the School of Medicine curriculum.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, and work well with members of the medical community.
Strong service orientation and commitment to teamwork.
Strong organizational and managerial skills.
Ability to work independently with appropriate guidance.
Desired Minimum Qualifications
Experience in recruiting or training clinical education sites.
Educational background in health care delivery.
Experience as an educator.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter and resume.