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DeVry Education Group Patient Safety Teaching Assistant - Pontiac, MI in Pontiac, Michigan

The Patient Safety Instructors assist in providing students with simulation experience to enhance their clinical knowledge and skills during hospital clerkship rotations. Students learn to apply their medical knowledge and competencies in a clinical context. Offered in Far Rockaway, NY; Pontiac, MI; Los Angeles, CA; students in clinical clerkships are learning through an interactive simulation and standardized patient care component and a bedside direct patient-care component. We teach third and fourth year medical students.

We are currently seeking applicants to start in September 2019 and continue through May 2020. Responsibilities include assisting program faculty and staff in all areas of instruction, administration and other activities as assigned. These areas include, but are not limited to, test question design, proctoring exams, instructing students on Physical Examination techniques, providing guidance on history-taking, write-ups, SOAP notes, simulation, skills lab, participating in grading process as directed. Candidates are expected to be in the office Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm and available Monday through Sunday as needed, evenings included.

  • Assist with instruction: teach OSCE/standardized patient formative and summative exercises, simulation and skills lab sessions, provide guidance on history-taking, write-ups, SOAP notes, design test questions and proctor exams

  • Assist in grading process as directed

  • Assist with other instructional activities, as assigned by Program Director/Manager and/or Faculty

  • Available Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, as well as some evenings and weekends

  • Attend training sessions to become skilled in evaluating student performance

  • Attend and facilitate small group sessions with assigned group of students

  • Serve as mentors to a cohort of students, maintaining close communication with each student and providing guidance in all aspects of their performance, including visits to clinical sites

  • Weekend travel for mock CS examinations or information seminars as needed

  • Must be a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine

  • Must have an M.D. degree and completed all clinical rotations

  • Must have graduated within twelve months prior to the start date of the position

  • Must have obtained a passing score on first attempt on all three USMLE examinations (Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS)

  • Satisfactory (or better) grade in 5th semester, preferably, to have been undertaken in the Miami program

  • Satisfactory (or better) grades in all subsequent activities undertaken as RUSM student, including performance on NBME qualifying exams

  • Strong teaching skills and experience; or evidence of potential

  • Must work well on a team and show flexibility

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Desire for self-improvement

Please include the following with your application:

  • Student ID #

  • Current Phone Number

  • List of other locations of Junior Faculty/Clinical Teaching Instructor/Patient Safety Instructor positions through RUSM to which you have applied

  • Current location or residence

  • Location of clinical clerkships

  • Available start date

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.


Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 12,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Bridgetown, Barbados before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.

Req Number: 2019-110771

FLSA U.S./Global Status: U.S. - Exempt

External Company Name: Ross University School of Medicine.