Assistant Dean - Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Baptist Health Sciences University
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Type: Full Time
College / University
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 7469
Join us and become a founding member of the Baptist Health Sciences University proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee.
Serves as leadership for the department programs through effective planning and resource management in order to maximize program outcomes and contributions to overall organizational performance. Establishes and monitors implementation of policies and procedures for assigned area as necessary for effective learning/teaching, curriculum development and student success, under the general direction of the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. Incumbents are subject to hours beyond the normal workday. This position is considered a Campus Security Authority (CSA) and works with other CSA's on the College campus. Plans, directs, implements programs, policies and procedures for the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practices/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OPP/OMM) that ensures the integration of scientifically based, outcome evaluated clinical knowledge and skills, biomedical sciences, and osteopathic principles and practices for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral students. Provides service to the university and professional communities and engages in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge.
Assists with development and implementation of strategic planning initiatives at the College, University, and department level. Assists with monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of COM programs. Contributes and assists with changes required for improvement. Develops strategies, and designs, creates, and implements programs for students' academic success in OPP/OMM in medical school and/or residency.
Assists with Enrollment Management initiatives of the COM and University as applicable.
Provides administrative oversight and evaluation of department activities, to create a positive learning environment according to policies and procedures of the COM and University.
Responsible for and facilitates the development and implementation of OPP/OMM curricula that promotes student learning outcomes that meet accreditation standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), Accreditation Council Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and professional accrediting agencies.
Orchestrates operational management of the department through interviewing, selecting, training, and evaluating faculty and staff to promote quality instruction, satisfaction, and development.
Assists with the preparation and administration of the department operational/capital budgets.
Responsible for the department compliance with external requirements, including but not limited to SACSCOC, COCA, ACGME, and other professional accrediting agencies.
Engages in teaching, practice and/or research as compatible with individual scholarship goals, and as an expectation of COCA requirements as appropriate.
Performs related accountabilities and responsibilities as required or directed.
At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.
Desired: Seven (7) years of Full-time faculty experience in medical education. Seven (7) years of progressive and significant educational leadership in educational program(s) or related area of practice. Proficiency in applying advanced concepts, principles, and techniques of learning theories, educational practices and procedures. Demonstrated ability to develop, manage, promote, and evaluate academic/educational programs, faculty, and staff.
Licensure, Registration, Certification
Desired: Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies. Eligible for coverage by college's malpractice insurer. Current license/certification to practice in the State of Tennessee, as appropriate.
Desired: Terminal degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) with current Board Certification from American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM) or a Certificate of Special Proficiency in OMM (C-SPOMM)
Baptist Health Sciences University (formerly known as Baptist College of Health Sciences) was started in 1912 and offers 14 majors in nursing and allied health, including undergraduate and graduate degrees. In 2017, the Memphis Business Journal ranked the college first among Memphis-area colleges and universities for best return on investment. Based on a comparison of postgraduate earnings with cost of attendance, Baptist University alumni earn more than graduates of any other college or university in the area. Baptist Health Sciences University is a part of Baptist Memorial Health Care system. Baptist Memorial Health Care is one of the country’s largest not-for-profit health care systems and the largest provider of Medicaid in the region. Baptist offers a full continuum of care to communities throughout the Mid-South and consistently ranks among the top integrated health care networks in the nation. The health care system comprises 22 affiliate hospitals in West Tennessee, North and Central Mississippi and East Arkansas; more than 5,400 affiliated physicians; Baptist Medical Group, a multispecialty physician group with more than 800 providers; home, hospice and psychiatric care; m...inor medical centers and clinics; a network of surgery, rehabilitation and other outpatient centers; and an education system highlighted by Baptist Health Sciences University (formerly Baptist College of Health Sciences). Baptist employs more than 19,000 people, and in fiscal year 2020 contributed more than $352 million in community benefit and uncompensated care to the communities it serves.