Core Faculty for Psychiatry (Part-Time)

University of the Incarnate Word

United States

July 22, 2021


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UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) educates aspiring physicians to be justice-minded, global citizens using a community-based, distributed model of education, which fosters inclusion, discovery and innovation. The UIWSOM invites applications for part-time psychiatric physicians to become core faculty members of this new program.

UIWSOM is seeking a part-time psychiatrist to work closely with the residency program director and the UIWSOM Office of Graduate Medical Education to provide clinical supervision, didactic education, program development, and evaluation support for the program. The core faculty provide support for the program director to ensure the quality of the educational experience for the residents. The core faculty are the expert competency evaluators who work closely with the program director and associate program directors, who assist in developing and implementing the evaluation system, and who teach and advise residents. The core faculty report to the program director and the UIWSOM Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education.

The core faculty will operate within the UIWSOM framework of lifelong learning through collaborative scholarship, innovative educational excellence and learner-centered curricula.

This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and The UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter this position requires you as the employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about violating Title IX. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Essential Functions

• Assist with the recruitment, interviewing, selection, matching, and on- boarding of residents for the residency program.

• Assist the program director with compliance with the requirements for accreditation by the relevant accrediting agencies, including site visits, preparation of PIF's, etc.

• Provide didactic sessions for residents each month as assigned by program director.

• Directly supervise residents on a teaching service.

• Ensure the quality of care provided by residents in the program is of the highest caliber, and that lapses in quality are appropriately investigated, resolved, and used to improve processes and education.

• Work with the program directors to ensure efficient and effective use of resources including conference space, call space, administrative help, etc.

• Participate in the Residency Advisory Committee, the Clinical Competency Committee, and the Program Evaluation Committee.

• Advise residents with respect to their career and educational goals.

• Spend significant time in the evaluation of residents including direct observation of residents with patients.

• Undergo training in the evaluation and assessment of the ACGME competencies.

• Assist with the supervision of UIWSOM medical students assigned to SWG when on the teaching service.

• Participate in academic societies and in educational programs designed to enhance educational and administrative skills.

• Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

• Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Assistant Dean for GME.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Enthusiasm and Optimism.

• Strong interpersonal skills.

• Commitment to social justice and values-driven curricula.

• Ability to collaborate effectively with administration, staff, peers and full-time and community-based faculty.

• Strong verbal/written communication skills.

• Ability to collect and manage data to track performance outcomes to ensure comparable educational experiences.

• Strong collaboration, team building, and conflict resolution skills.

• Strong general computer and organizational skills.

• Ability to work with Assistant Dean and staff to prioritize resources necessary for program support.

• Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

• Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education

DO or MD degree from an accredited medical school.

Required Work Experience

• Passion for and commitment to graduate medical education for purposes of optimizing patient outcomes, particularly vulnerable and marginalized patient populations.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in complex interdisciplinary and interprofessional settings.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience as a faculty member of a residency program

• Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

• Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Texas

• Board certification in Psychiatry

Work Hours Physical Demands

Posting Details Posting Number UN514PO

Number of Vacancies 1 Job Type Part Time Job Category Faculty Desired Start Date 08/16/2021 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education Salary Open Date 07/22/2021 Close Date 07/27/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant EOE

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
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