Des Moines University seeks a faculty member in the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) who will participate in clinical patient care (90%), academic, scholarly and service activities (total 10%).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the OMM Department Chairperson.
- Patient care primarily but not limited to OMM.
- Serving as a preceptor for third and fourth-year Des Moines University students.
- Completing evaluations of students’ clinical skill and knowledge.
- Serving as a preceptor for OMM Undergraduate Fellows
- Teaching/supervising OMM didactics, lectures & labs at the direction of the department chair.
- Performing student service activities such as;
- Serving as a student advisor (advising students on academic requirements and postgraduate education).
- Acting as an advisor to student organizations.
- Assisting with review and grading of third and fourth year DMU SOAP notes
- Serving on faculty committees, professional committees, governmental agencies, and community organizations in service to the COM, University, community the profession, and for personal, professional growth.
- Conducting clinical peer review.
- Participating in and or providing student oversight during DMU community outreach initiatives.
- Engaging in and conducting research, including case reports, clinical research or medical education research
- Participating in interviewing prospective COM student interviews.
- Participate in and successfully complete all University required training including, but not limited to discrimination/harassment, code of conduct, BLS, mandatory reporting for dependent and elder abuse and blood-born pathogen precautions.
- Performs other job related duties and special projects as assigned.
- Participating in interviewing applicants for support personnel positions.
- Appraising performance of employees/peers.
Qualifications/Education and/or Experience:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Have earned a Doctor of Osteopathy or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an AOA-accredited college of osteopathic medicine.
- Hold board eligible status or board certification in OMM/NMM. Alternate board certification or board eligible status may be considered if candidate possesses significant experience in OMM.
- Possess an unblemished professional record for clinical skills/practice and ethical conduct.
- Be a member in good standing in all appropriate professional and governmental organizations.
- Three years experience in the practice of clinical medicine (preferred).
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
- Possess license to practice in the State of Iowa, or be eligible to gain license to practice in the State of Iowa.
- Have valid state and federal narcotics license or be eligible to gain these licenses.
- Meet the eligibility requirements for malpractice coverage by the University malpractice insurance carrier.
- Excellent presentation, public speaking and interpersonal skills.
- Effectively and efficiently communicate and convey information.
- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions to problems.
- Commitment to diversity and inclusivity.
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