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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) AD-0602-00 (MEM)

Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category:
  • Faculty - Medicine - Emergency Medical Services
Posted: 01/11/2013
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $70,842 to $295,689 USD Per Year
This position is subject to furlough action if necessary. USUHS employees will receive official notice of any future furloughs to include selected candidates.


The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is the Nation's federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. USUHS serves the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service, and consultation, and uniquely relates these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness.

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine (MED) invites applications for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (non-tenure/non-tenure track) position.

This position is aligned to the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine (USUHS), Department of Military and Emergency Medicine (MEM), but is physically located at the at San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) in San Antonio, TX. The mission of The Department of Military and Emergency Medicine is to serve the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the nation as a preeminent academic entity that integrates the study, advancement and application of military, operational and emergency medicine.

Duties: The incumbent will serve as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine (MEM), and as such will be responsible for teaching, academic activities, and patient clinical care within the Department. Approximately half time (20 hours/week) will be spent in clinical, patient care activities in an Emergency Medicine setting, contributing to the patient care mission of the department and USUHS.

The incumbent participates in teaching core and elective USUHS, SOM Emergency Medicine (EM) curriculum to third and fourth year medical students. Teaches and supervises third/fourth year students in the emergency medicine and ultrasound rotations, serve as a "preceptor" or teaching shift attendant, and teaches and supervises curricular "threads" and small group work in clinical/basic sciences for USUHS students rotating in emergency medicine and other clinical services at SAMMC.

The successful candidate will evaluate, give feedback to, and recommend grades for all students rotating in the SAMMC, Department of Emergency Medicine, Clerkship programs. Work with USU Emergency Medicine (EM) Clerkship Director to schedule, orient and oversee the administrative needs of all student rotations. Implement curriculum, testing, and other course requirements provided by the USU EM Clerkship Director. Work with SAMMC Department of Emergency Medicine leadership to ensure adherence to and success of the academic mission. Participate in routine meetings with department administrative and academic leadership regarding the advancement of medical student curriculum, and enlist necessary faculty support to ensure timely completion of medical student evaluations.

Additional responsibilities include, serving as Assistant Clerkship Director to the USU Clerkship Director as needed, assisting with curriculum design, implementation and evaluation; supporting the Graduate Medical Education program at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Educational Consortium through supervision and teaching of resident trainees; providing direct expert patient care to patients in the Department of Emergency Medicine; providing care and clinical supervision for a wide range of patient presentations, ages and conditions including emergent, urgent and non-urgent complaints and providing all services identified in the current Model of Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine as promulgated by specialty societies.

The incumbent will also be responsible for facilitating patient access to continuing medical care by providing appropriate referrals to other healthcare providers, and operating within prescribed policies, regulations and procedures of the hospital. He/she will maintain health and clinical records in accordance with current regulations and standards, direct the operation of emergency medical services which include residents, interns, medical students, nurses, paramedics, paraprofessionals, administrative and ambulance personnel and be responsible for the administration and teaching of all aspects of emergency medical care to residents, interns, medical students and other medical personnel.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of an M.D. or D.O. degree, be board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (ABOEM), maintain an active license to practice medicine in a state, and be credentialed for the full range of Emergency Medicine practice in a hospital setting. Incumbent must have experience teaching medical students and/or residents, and be familiar with the organization medical services and the practice of medicine, in support of both in-garrison and contingency operations in the U.S. military. The successful candidate should have expertise and experience in academic medicine and possess active membership in scholarly societies appropriate to the discipline of Emergency Medicine. Special skills in faculty development and teaching skills are especially desirable. The successful candidate must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in accordance with USUHS academic guidelines.

U. S. citizenship is required.

The position sensitivity level is designated as non-critical sensitive. It does not require a secret clearance. Nominees for this position shall be required to successfully complete an Access National Agency Check (ANACI). Appointment to this position is subject the incumbent's ability to obtain and maintain a non-critical-sensitive security level. Failure to meet the requirement will result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal from the position.

A pre-employment drug test and random drug testing is a requirement of this position. Failure to meet the requirement will result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal from the position.

Instructions to Candidates: To receive consideration, applicants must specify in their cover letter the academic rank for which they are applying. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest along with a curriculum vita and the names of three individuals who can be contacted to provide references to:

Application Information

Postal Address: Trueman Sharp, CAPT, USU, MC Chair
Department of Military and Emergency Medicine (MEM)
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814-4799
Email Address: trueman.sharp@usuhs.edu

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