Summary of Duties: The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) at Washington State University is embarking on the accreditation and development of a next generation medical school designed to train students to be physician leaders, who innovate, adapt and discover in an ever changing healthcare landscape. The School is now inviting applications for the position of Clinical Education Specialist who will join the Medical Education and Clinical Sciences team in leading the college into the future.
The Clinical Education Specialist will provide educational resources for faculty and students and serve as liaison for medical students in clinical settings with regard to education quality and effectiveness in collaboration with the Clinical Education Directors in the Medical Education & Clinical Sciences Department. The incumbent will provide expertise and assistance to other curriculum units as requested, including, but not limited to, writing of patient cases and examination questions, training of standardized patients, and participating in small group sessions. S/he will also serve as a clinical resource for students throughout the medical education continuum.
Required Qualifications: An ARNP, PA or equivalent and five (5) years of clinical experience.
Experience providing patient centered care in a clinical setting.
Experience educating learners in the health professions
Experience with medical information search and retrieval and its use in evidence-based learning.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.