The vision for the OHSU Rural Campus is to become a national leader in educating clinical and health professions and developing innovative approaches to optimize the health of individuals who live in rural communities in Oregon and beyond. OHSUs Campus for Rural Health (CRH) relies on community partnerships to advance the health of rural communities, to create an interprofessional workforce competent to improve the health of rural populations, and to assure high quality health care delivery systems in rural and underserved environments. The Rural Campus Education & Operations Director will work with the CRH Regional Associate Deans, OHSU faculty and staff, rural preceptors, rural healthcare delivery sites, academic partners, and leaders in rural communities for excellence in outcomes across the missions of OHSU. The current CRH sites are in Klamath Falls, Coos Bay/South Coast, and La Grande/Northeast Oregon. This position works closely with the Office of the Provost, OHSU Office of Housing and Placement, CRH central and site staff, AHEC, Regional Campus Associate Deans, leadership in the healthcare professions programs, and regional academic, public health, and other community partners to identify, support, and maintain clinical training sites throughout Oregon and to ensure local resources are in place to support a high quality educational experience for students rotating through them.
1. Assist the Office of the Provost, Office of Housing and Learner Placement, OHSU Leadership, faculty and staff in leading operations to maximize housing, rotation capacity and interprofessional education at CRH sites to help the institution achieve its mission to address the needs of rural and underserved Oregonians. Support the Provost and Executive Vice Provost in convening and communicating with the CRH Leadership Committee and key stakeholders to achieve collaboration and coordination across the schools and programs for learners at CRH sites.
2. Provide course management for the IPE Rural Community Project course by supporting staff in identification and work for community projects, supporting course leadership in identifying appropriate course materials and applying teaching best practices to course structure, assisting with quality improvement measures, and ensuring systems, processes and assessments are reported.
3. Support OHSU Leadership, faculty and staff in the ongoing maintenance and development of interprofessional clinical practice sites in CRH state regions in Oregon for students in OHSUs healthcare professions programs, and integrate new programs and opportunities as they arise. Provide support for CRH staff and sites for vacancies and onboarding of new staff.
4. Facilitate communications and work between OHSU members and communities, including support of events and visiting groups, extending and engaging healthcare, preceptors, and community groups.
5. Contribute to and maintain the CRH operations budget including Foundation accounts, coordinating needs for each site, and reporting to the Finance Director for the Office of the Provost.
6. Work with OHSUs educational evaluation team to collect, assess and report outcomes related to all Campus for Rural Health activities. Produce an Annual Report for OHSU and external use, and completing documentation and reporting to support grants received by OHSU and community partners who support the Campus for Rural Health.
7. Other duties as assigned
Masters Degree relevant to teaching or academic program management sufficient for Instructor (faculty) appointment at OHSU.
3-5 Years experience working in rural outreach and services, 2 years experience in health or clinical services, and academic programs.
Communication Experience (oral, writing, in-person and virtual platforms)
Valid driver's license
5-10 years experience working in rural outreach and services, teaching, and/or clinical health settings
Please submit a cover letter and resume.
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