Adjunct Clinical Faculty/Attending Supervisor – General ND Primary Care Clinical Rotation
- Salary Range: Per Contract
- Hours: To Be Determined
- Department: College of Naturopathic Medicine
- Closing Date: Open until filled
Adjunct Clinical Faculty members perform instructional and clinical duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, mission, policies, and procedures of the College and appropriate to the individual assignment. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor and facilitator of learning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Academic Education Duties:
- Develop and manage educational and evaluative experiences for a diverse population of students.
- Collaborate with administrators and faculty in assessment of individual teaching effectiveness and the effectiveness of the curriculum while contributing to a culture of continuous improvement.
- Assess student learning outcomes and make or recommend appropriate course or program modifications based on results.
- Review, update, and maintain syllabi in collaboration with other faculty and administrators in accordance with NUNM policies, procedures, and practices.
- Post and maintain office hours as stipulated in current policy.
- Establish and maintain student instructional records, and submit grades in a timely manner.
- Complete and submit self-evaluations, reports and other documents as assigned or requested in a timely manner.
- Maintain familiarity with and comply with all NUNM policies and procedures.
- Faculty are strongly encouraged to attend the student graduation commencement ceremony.
Clinical Education Duties:
- Attract and manage a patient base of sufficient volume and diversity to allow assigned students to meet all educational objectives of the particular clinical experience.
- Comply with all applicable standards, rules, regulations, and laws applicable to pediatric clinical practice whether established by NUNM, the State of Oregon, or other governmental or regulatory body including DEA regulations.
- Practice in a manner consistent with established standards and expectations of the profession and the community.
- Practice in a manner which models best practices in clinical practice and in the business of medicine.
- Manage a diverse population of students in clinical and other learning environments.
- Participate in clinic outreach and other activities designed to market the NUNM clinics.
- Attend monthly clinical faculty meetings.
- Clinical faculty members are required to comply with professional continuing education requirements of their license.
- Participation in NUNM’s faculty development plan: NUNM has identified eight outcomes for its faculty with corresponding competencies. These outcomes will serve to identify what an NUNM faculty member is able to do and will constitute the baseline from which all faculty development initiatives are derived; including promotion in rank, annual performance evaluation, awards for excellence and achievement, conference attendance, and training opportunities. Depending on available resources, the college will strive to provide to its faculty required and elective participatory courses and training in support of their development. Required participatory courses are identified annually by the Chief Academic Officer and Program Director.
Professional Development Duties:
- Maintain current credentials and content expertise, including DEA licensure.
- Maintain an awareness of new instructional technology and advances in teaching and learning theory and practice, with particular to attention to medical education, clinical education, and adult learning.
- Maintain an awareness of new developments in the practice of natural medicine and/or other areas of content expertise as appropriate.
- Acquire new knowledge and skills for enhancing and developing instructional programs.
- Acquire new knowledge and skills for the practice of natural medicine and/or other areas of content expertise as appropriate.
The individual must have post graduate education and demonstrated experience and/or skills in the area of primary care medicine. ND degree from a CNME approved program. Post-Graduate medical education is Preferred.
Clinical: Minimum of five (5) years of successful full time clinical practice or completion of 2 years of an CNME-accredited residency. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competency commensurate with the full scope of their medical license, including pharmaceuticals, NMT, women’s health, and nature cure modalities.
Course and curriculum design experience is desirable.
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.
- A strong drive to serve the University and the natural medicine professions.
- Familiarity with NUNM policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of current trends in pedagogy.
- Knowledge of curriculum and program development.
- Knowledge of instructional discipline to a depth and breadth appropriate to the assignment.
- Skill in instructing socioeconomically, educationally, and culturally diverse students.
- Skill in using technology to effectively communicate with students, colleagues, and the community at large.
- Skill in working both independently and as a team member.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective, collaborative, and collegial relationships with colleagues, students, staff, administrators, alumni, and the public.