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Medical Education Prog Asst 1
University of New Mexico | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a full-time Medical Education Program Assistant 1 to join our Office of Education team as the Pediatrics Grand Rounds administrator and Residency Program assistant.

The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to provide the children of New Mexico with comprehensive, family-centered health care that is unequaled in the state and region. Through a network of hospitals, clinics, and community-based services that are integrally linked to the education mission of UNM, our providers apply advanced medical knowledge and an abiding concern for the well-being of children to improve and restore health for New Mexico's youngest residents.

The Pediatrics Residency program trains new physicians to be New Mexico's next generation of pediatricians. Skills learned will improve the health of patients, families, and communities. This is done through a combination of clinical, educational, and community experiences. Pediatrics Grand Rounds provides weekly continuing medical education for all levels of providers of pediatric health care.

This position is part of the Pediatrics Office of Education, which encompasses undergraduate medical education (Phase II Clerkship and Phase III Sub-Intern and elective rotations), graduate medical education (the Pediatrics Residency program), and Grand Rounds. The person who is selected will be responsible for:

* Coordinating the department's Grand Rounds program, including ensuring compliance with CME requirements and serving as the primary point of contact for all stakeholders.
* Processing reimbursements and purchases, including booking travel and arranging for catering.
* Tracking completion of program requirements and collecting documentation from residents and faculty.
* Assisting with recruitment and orientation of residents.
* Managing reservations for and maintaining the large Pediatrics conference room.
* Scheduling, reserving rooms, preparing, and setting up for meetings and lectures. Taking meeting minutes.
* Providing support to the Vice Chair for Education, Residency Director, Associate Directors, Program Manager, and 50 resident physicians.
* Providing support to and cross-training with other members of the Office of Education team, including the Pediatrics Clerkship program.
* Performing a variety of general administrative tasks, such as filing, preparation of reports, and correspondence.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

* Outstanding interpersonal skills; an ability to be a strong team member within a diverse staff in a busy and ever-changing work environment
* Diplomacy and flexibility
* Experience working with physicians, faculty, residents, and/or students
* Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
* A keen eye for detail; the ability to edit correspondence and documentation
* Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
* Experience coordinating schedules and meetings
* Experience coordinating events, conferences, and/or educational programs
* Experience with or knowledge of medical education
* Experience with or knowledge of UNM policies and procedures
* Strong technical proficiency, including with Microsoft Office Suite, Smartsheet, and AV equipment

Additional Requirements Campus Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM Department Pediatrics Administration Division (997B) Employment Type Staff Staff Type Regular - Full-Time Term End Date Status Non-Exempt Pay $14.07 to $16.88 (hourly) depending on experience Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information. ERB Statement Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage. Background Check Required No For Best Consideration Date 1/7/2020 Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application will consist of a current resume, cover letter, and three supervisory references. Please describe in your cover letter how you meet the preferred qualifications for the position. Finalists should be prepared to provide official transcripts if selected for hire.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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