SOMA - Regional Director of Medical Education (Santa Maria, CA)

A.T. Still University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Job Details Description

A.T. Still University's School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU- SOMA) is seeking applications for a full-time Regional Director of Medical Education at the Marian Regional Center in Santa Maria, California. The Regional Director of Medical Education (RDME) will facilitate course sessions, deliver course curriculum, and all other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate CBIQ sessions with OMS II.
  • Deliver OMS II Medical Skills course curriculum as per the syllabus.
  • Monitor and track OMS II Clinical Experience required for the OMS II Medical Skills course.
  • Facilitate Grand Rounds. Ensure attendance is tracked and submitted to ATSU-SOMA.
  • Facilitate OMS II Epidemiology / Biostatistics course learning sessions and assist students in developing and implementing the Community Oriented Primary Care Project.

  • Communicate with Course Directors and follow course syllabi for all OMS II courses.

  • Help coordinate the scheduling of clinical requirements for each year (identifying, securing and scheduling of the following clinical rotations):

  • OMS II: Medical Skills Clinical Experience hours
  • OMS III: Core Rotations (FM, IM, Surgery, OBGyn, Pediatrics & Psychiatry)
  • OMS IV: Clinical Requirements (EM, ICU)
  • Assist the Clinical Education Department (CED) team in obtaining necessary documents for preceptor credentialing and site Affiliation Agreements.
  • Train Clinical Preceptors in the process of completing and submitting Clinical Rotation Evaluations (CRE).

  • Provide Clinical Preceptors with ATSU-SOMA Core and Required Clinical Rotation information including Syllabi, and Experiential Learning Objectives (ELOs).

  • Annually review the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) application platform and the training provided on VSLO by the Student Achievement Team (SAT).

  • In collaboration with the Clinical Education Department (CED), ensure timely completion and submission of CREs by Clinical Preceptors.

  • Ensure timely completion and submission of Student Evaluations of Rotation (SERs).

  • Monitor SER & CRE reports and notify the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education of any concerns with clinical rotations and notify the Student Achievement Team of any student performance concerns.

  • Complete required clinical site visits to core clinical sites on an annual basis and more frequently as needed.

  • Complete site visit reports in eValue within 2 weeks of site visit.
  • Enforce all ATSU University and ATSU-SOMA policies consistently with all students.
  • In collaboration with the REC and CHC leadership, ensure all students receive onboarding and orientation for CHC site specific requirements.

  • Monitor student progress and refer to the Student Achievement Team as needed.

  • In collaboration with the REC, ensure that all proctoring is carried out in accordance with ATSU-SOMA Examination Administration Guidelines.

  • Annually attend ATSU-SOMA Professional Development week each May.

  • Attend required Faculty & Staff Training sessions throughout the year and additional training sessions as recommended by the Dean, Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, or Assistant Dean of Clinical Education.

  • Assist ATSU-SOMA with Clery Act compliance at the CHC site and provide data as requested by ATSU Leadership.

  • Complete ATSU RAVE Alert system training and utilize the RAVE alert system as indicated. Perform a test of the RAVE system annually.

  • Monitor for FERPA violations and report violations to ATSU-SOMA Leadership as needed.

  • Participate in ATSU-SOMA Committees as assigned by the ATSU-SOMA Dean.
  • Attendance expected and required for the following meetings: RDME/REC meetings, Faculty Staff Meetings, Quarterly RDME meetings, and any additional meetings as per the Dean, Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, or the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education.

  • Attendance and/or viewing of the following meetings required and expected: Faculty & Staff Training Sessions, Student Achievement Team Success Sessions, and Professional Development week.

  • Complete all ATSU University requirements including annual Required Employee Training (RET), annual employee evaluation process, HR orientation, HR training, and Orientation by the RDME Clinical Liaison

  • Education and Experience:

  • DO or MD degree with specialty board certification at some point in the career
  • Five years of experience required.
  • Active medical license in the State of California (or ability to attain this license within 12 weeks of hire)
  • Must have the following experiences:
  • Clinical practice
  • Small group facilitation
  • Teaching medical students in a classroom or at the bedside
  • Willingness to learn and utilize distance learning technologies.
  • Must have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Google applications, Microsoft Office suite, Zoom
  • The compensation range for this position is 136,000.00 to 204,000.00.

    ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit:

    Qualifications Skills Behaviors






    Doctorate or better in Medical Doctorate, MD.

    Doctorate or better in Osteopathic Medicine, DO.



    5 years: Relevant experience

    Licenses & Certifications


    CA MD Medicine License

    CA DO Medicine License

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