Inaugural Assistant Dean of Osteopathic Practice and Principals - Baptist Health Sciences University
AMN Healthcare | Merritt Hawkins
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Type: Full Time
Academic / Research
Academic Medical Group
College / University
Internal Number: 154727
Baptist Health Sciences University's brand new School of Osteopathic Medicine seeks its inaugural Assistant Dean of Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP) to oversee the clinical, educational, and research missions of the Department of OPP. The successful candidate will get in on the ground floor and place their professional stamp on the Department, promoting the organization's vision throughout the community of Memphis and the state of Tennessee.
About BUCOM The College of Osteopathic Medicine is part of the Baptist Memorial Health Care (BMHC) system, one of the region's largest healthcare systems and the largest provider of Medicaid. Baptist offers a full continuum of care to communities throughout the Mid-South and consistently ranks among the top integrated healthcare networks in the nation. The healthcare system comprises 22 affiliate hospitals in West Tennessee, Mississippi, and East Arkansas; more than 5,400 affiliated physicians; Baptist Medical Group, a multispecialty physician group with more than 800 providers; home hospice and psychiatric care; minor medical centers and clinics; and a network of surgery, rehabilitation, and other outpatient centers. These resources will provide well-rounded and diverse clinical training experiences.
Place your professional stamp upon what will be one of the top Osteopathic programs utilizing the rich resources of the Baptist Memorial Health Care system
Ground floor opportunity — Fully develop a new OPP Department with a comprehensive curriculum and promote Osteopathic Practice and Principals throughout West Tennessee, Mississippi, and East Arkansas
Join a well-financed department supported by an extensive regional health system with superb resources
Have a plethora of clinical sites for teaching
Oversee all operations of the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
NMM outpatient clinic will be operational from day one with the construction of a new facility within the year (we need your expertise in development)
All new facilities - remarkable OPP lab, SYM lab, Anatomy lab, and other high-tech facilities
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine with Board Certification from the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM) or a Certificate of Special Proficiency in OMM (C-SPOMM)
7 years of full-time faculty experience in medical education
7 years of progressive and significant educational leadership in an educational program(s) or related area of practice
Proficiency in applying advanced concepts, principles, and techniques of learning theories, educational practices, and procedures
Demonstrated ability to develop, manage, promote, and evaluate academic/educational programs, faculty, and staff
Strong leadership skills to set the vision and strategic direction of the program
Unrestricted Tennessee medical license
Community Information – Enjoy No State Income Tax in Memphis, TN Memphis ranks among mid-size cities with the lowest cost of living in the country. Rich in history and culture, Memphis boasts a revitalized and historic downtown bustling with retail, award-winning restaurants, breweries, nightlife, and family activities. It is home to a world-renowned music, theater, and arts scene, as well as exciting sports events with an NBA team, multiple colleges, AA baseball, and professional USL soccer. The extensive Mississippi Riverfront provides endless outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, and boating.
A top city to live in Tennessee (US News & World Report) - Population of 1.4 million in the metro area
Tennessee is a Best Place to Practice 2022 (Medscape)
No state income tax
Pleasurable year-round weather, beautiful parks, the Mississippi River, and plenty of lakes and trails
Easy access to the Ozark Mountains for outdoor recreation
Growing local economy and some of the best public schools in the state
Diverse, welcoming community and family-friendly activities
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