Health Professions Student Coordinator
- Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
- Collaborates with health professions programs to provide community-based education for undergraduate and graduate students. This community-based education is designed to expose students to the realities of clinical practice in the Pee Dee rural and underserved areas and to introduce them to communities as a focus for health improvements.
- Facilitate student placements, orient students to communities, and organize student projects in the Pee Dee region. Student placement sites include private clinical practices, community health centers, migrant health centers, rural health clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, and health departments.
- Assist with housing resources for student use while on their community-based rotations.
- Coordinate the South Carolina AHEC Scholars program in the Pee Dee region. AHEC Scholars is part of a national initiative to prepare tomorrow’s health professionals to become leaders in interprofessional, transformative practice who serve those who need it the most. The program consists of didactic and experiential training opportunities with a focus on primary care and service to rural and underserved populations in the Pee Dee region.
- Coordinate SET, a 13-contact-hour interprofessional team-based simulation technology training program, for healthcare professions students and faculty in the Pee Dee region.
- Assist with the coordination and implementation of regional interprofessional/interdisciplinary education activities including ITCC and IPC.
- Serve on state and local AHEC committees, and others which address health professions education and training.
- Support and participate in the daily operations of Pee Dee AHEC.
Master’s Degree preferred with Bachelor’s Degree required. At least 3 years but typically less than 5 years of total related work experience. Must possess leadership and management skills and have ability to make decisions, should use good communication skills, and have ability to deal with people from a variety of backgrounds. Must have ability to work with minimum of supervision; should have knowledge of teaching fundamentals, hospital organization and structure, health care agencies, and educational institutions. Computer technology knowledge required. Proficient computer skills needed to use Microsoft Office 365, Word, Excel, Access, Constant Contact, and Citrix applications. Occasionally, the employee will need to travel overnight.
Florence, SC, United States