LOCATION: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine- Scranton Campus
DEPARTMENT: GCSOM- Medical Education Department
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Students graduating from the GCSOM Masters in Biomedical Science (MBS) program may take a one to two year period (gap years) after graduation before matriculating into another health professional program. These students are often interested in relatively short-term employment which builds upon the knowledge and skills obtained in the MBS program. The individual in this position will be identified as a MD Curriculum Education Assistant (CEA) and will receive training and experiences in the essential functions enumerated below.
This position is required to conduct business in a professional and cordial manner that will uphold the integrity and reputation of Geisinger Commonwealth Medical College (GCSOM). This position maintains a thorough working knowledge of and adheres to the policies, regulations, and procedures of GCSOM.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Proctor examinations in the MD program.
2. Support L-CHIP projects as needed which may include some travel.
3. Assist with the collection and analysis of data for surveys including, but not limited to: the residency director and alumni and other curriculum focused assessments and surveys
4. Assist with LCME accreditation activities (printing, editing, filing, collecting data, etc) as needed
5. Attend curriculum meetings and trainings as needed
6. Research assistant in the basic or clinical sciences department as needed.
7. Administration of selected summer research program activities as needed.
SPECIFIC POSITION DUTIES:
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
This position reports directly to the Manager of Operations in the Department of Medical Education.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Concentration and attentiveness
High level of record keeping
High pressure for results (e.g., revenue, sales quotas, productivity, etc.)
Independent judgment and discretion
Manage multiple projects and tasks
Respond to angry and upset individuals
Read and comprehend instructions and work orders Identify problems, investigate the root-cause, and make recommendations for solutions
Use verbal skills to transfer information to groups.
Prepare business documents, client case notes, technical reports, manuals, articles, etc.
Statistical inference, frequency distribution, trigonometry, calculus, algebra, validity, etc.
Database and contact management software
Internet and email
Word processing software Follow established confidentiality policy, safety standards, or applicable regulations
Knowledge of customer service best practices
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Exemplary academic performance as demonstrated in the MBS program. This will be based on the student’s cumulative GPA at the time of application due to competitiveness of the position.
Requires excellent organizational skills, ability to communicate effectively at all levels of a college environment.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Position may involve driving as required based on organizational structure.
Some driving may be required if assigned work for a community project.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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