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Center Assistant

To Apply: View details Reference ID 46882BR

The Kanbar Simulation Center supports UCSF's educational mission of teaching, learning, and assessment through simulation recreating routine and complex situations, thereby improving patient care and safety. The center serves all five health professional schools at UCSF and provides learning opportunities across the continuum of health professions education. 

Center Assistant applies acquired skills, process, and policy knowledge to support professional health education program learners. Coordinates program operations, which include teaching and learning activities, program curriculum, learner scheduling, maintaining databases, tracking learner compliance, and program accreditation.

Reporting to the UCSF Kanbar Simulation Center Director of Operations, the Center Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Bline AV capture and evaluations software in our mock clinical exam rooms; manage exam room supplies; manage linen supplies and orders; maintaining cleanliness and orderly appearance of the center and providing administrative support to center staff and management. 


Course Coordinator

To Apply: View details Reference ID 47277BR

The Assessment, Curriculum and Evaluations (ACE) Unit is the administrative team in the School of Medicine, Dean’s Office, Medical Education that operationalizes and directs the design of the MD curriculum, student assessment and program evaluation. Working closely with faculty and SOM Medical Education Deans, the ACE consists of several subunits that manage the day-to-day operation of curriculum design, implementation, delivery and learner support. The teams in ACE design, conduct, promote, evaluate, and support medical education programs in compliance with organizational objectives and nationally accepted accreditation standards and requirements. The ACE teams support learners in areas such as curriculum, teaching and learning activities, scheduling, core competencies, assessment, and evaluations. The ACE team coordinates all activities associated with ongoing administration of medical education programs.


The Course Coordinator of the School of Medicine Curriculum will support medical students in the clinics, also known as microsystems. They will manage the logistics of embedding students in the sites, problem solve issues that arise on a daily basis, advise and support the Site Directors, faculty coaches, and students. The individual will work closely with the school of medicine faculty to support the daily operations of the course curriculum as well as the work of students in the clinics. The Course Coordinator will work closely with clinical teams, along with coaches, to manage expectations and address student issues. Under the direction of the Manager of the Clinical Microsystems Clerkship (CMC) curriculum, the Course Coordinator of the Clinical Microsystems Clerkship for UC Health will work closely with the course leadership and Site Directors to coordinate and manage the learning experiences in the clinical microsystems. The individual will develop and operationalize the site support infrastructure for Site Directors, faculty coaches, and students.

The Clinical Microsystems Clerkship is a health system based experience in which first and second year medical students spend one day per week learning and developing skills in systems based practice and direct patient care. Students will be assigned to a clinic for an entire year. This longitudinal assignment will allow them to become part of the healthcare team, contributing to systems improvement efforts. During the clerkship, the students will engage in a variety of activities including classroom based patient care activities (such as clinical reasoning, history taking, oral presentation) in addition to activities that are useful to the clinic and will contribute to improved patient care. 


Executive Assistant , Vice Dean for Medical Education, Associate Dean for Medical Education

To Apply: View details Reference ID 47490BR

The School of Medicine’s Office of Medical Education (OME) is the administrative unit that supports the Executive Dean for School of Medicine/Vice Dean for Education and Associate Dean for Medical Education, who oversee all health professions education programs for the school of medicine which includes 1,200 teaching faculty, 650 medical students, 1500 residents and fellows and 30,000 continuing education activities each year. UCSF’s medical school was ranked third in research and primary care education by the US News and World Report for the 2017 Best Medical School. UCSF is the only medical school listed in the top five in both categories. The Office of Medical Education sets all strategic directives for medical education across the enterprise. OME is responsible for ensuring the highest quality learning and teaching environment for our programs and the support and development of 100 staff. 

Experienced Executive Assistant to provides administrative support for the office of the Executive Vice Dean for the School of Medicine/Vice Dean for Education and the Associate Dean for Medical Education. The Executive Assistant maintains and manages the calendar, travel, and general office operations for both deans. The Executive Assistant plays a critical role in monitoring email/requests to ensure that deadlines are met and critical meetings are scheduled. The Executive Assistant should thrive in a setting that requires attention to detail, customer-service focused work ethic, and ability to shift priorities. A high level of discretion with confidential matters is key to success in this position.

In addition, the Executive Assistant manages office operations for the U80 medical education suite, which includes approximately 30 staff members and four faculty directors. The Executive Assistant will help organize undergraduate medical education special events, such as farewell parties, welcome receptions, and unit socials. The Executive Assistant reports to the administrative director for the office of medical education and works closely with the manager of special projects and staff engagement.  


Health Professional Educational Specialist III

To Apply: View details Reference ID 47271BR

The Office of Graduate Medical Education (OGME) in the School of Medicine Dean’s Office is responsible for the oversight, coordination, and general management of more than 175 ACGME/ABMS and non-ACGME residency and fellowship programs. OGME works in partnership with the program administrators and program directors in the clinical departments to ensure resident and fellow needs are met and programs are of the highest educational quality. In addition, OGME represents program and their trainee interests in the UCSF, San Francisco VA, and San Francisco General Hospital communities. Areas of responsibility include program and institutional accreditation; resident and fellow well-being; resident and fellow credentialing, licensing, and appointments; educational technology; GME diversity; patient safety and quality; events and programming for residents, fellows, program directors, and program administrators; resident and fellow development; program director and program administrator development; communications; and finance.

The Resident and Fellow Affairs Manager reports to the Director of Graduate Medical Education and is a key member of the GME team. He/she provides substantive expertise and procedural program support to the Associate Dean, Director of GME, GME team, and the faculty member who serves as Director of Resident and Fellows Affairs. The Manager of Resident and Fellow Affairs is a resource and advocate for the residents, clinical fellows, program administrators, and program directors. Responsibilities include coordinating housestaff appointments/credentialing for 1,500 residents and clinical fellows as well as approximately 500 short-term visitors and affiliates each year; developing and communicating GME process and policy information to program administrators; coordinating trainee training module and flu shot completion and compliance annually; and representing resident and fellow interests to the California Medical Board and other external organizations. The Manager is also responsible for resident and fellow well-being initiatives through advocating for resident and fellow interests through UCSF committee membership and attendance; problem-solving well-being related issues; managing well-being related programs; and working with the Director of Resident and Fellow Affairs to coordinate the Resident and Fellow Affairs Committee.

The Resident and Fellow Affairs Manager position requires a high level of independence and outstanding communication skills, and the work is primarily self-directed and initiated. Performance is evaluated on the ability to meet goals and objectives within a multitude of tight deadlines. Ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with program administrators, program directors, and other colleagues both internal and external to UCSF is key to success in this position. The incumbent is expected to establish and monitor internal controls and work plans to ensure that quality outcomes are achieved on time, and that areas of deficiency and concern are remedied immediately. The work is complex and requires analytical and problem-solving skills and a keen attention to detail. This position independently formulates innovative solutions and requires the ability to make sound decisions and recommendations quickly in a complex, politically charged environment.