Nov 13, 2021


  • University of Missouri
  • Missouri, USA

Job Description

Job Description The School of Medicine and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery are pleased to announce the opening of a Student Support Specialist I position to be assigned to the Medical Education team. The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, central Missouri's largest freestanding Orthopaedic center, is seeking an energetic, professional and highly motivated Student Support Specialist, who is interested in joining a fast-paced, highly productive team. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s World-Class Research program consists of a 49+ member team conducting basic science, translational and clinical orthopaedic research. The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute (MOI) houses the Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics (TLRO), which is the only comprehensive orthopaedic research laboratory housed within a freestanding orthopaedic hospital in the world. Our robust Orthopaedic Research Division is responsible for more than 100 ongoing research projects, with more than 40 of those being clinical trials. The ideal candidate will play an instrumental role in the success of sustaining our department’s mission: advance the clinical, research and teaching components of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri. This position will partner with clinical and research staff to support advancement of the overall culture of Missouri Orthopaedic Institute and our C3 Orthopaedics Initiative (Comprehensive, Cutting Edge, Caring Culture), which fosters a fast learning and continuously improving organization to further our mission. We are looking for someone with the following characteristics, which complement our culture and work environment: 1. Highly engaged and described as proactive and self-determined 2. Positive attitude, personable with a desire for close and collaborative       working relationships 3. Thrive in a fast-paced environment and who will be flexible and problem-solve in real time 4. Highly organized who is detail-oriented Position Overview: •Coordination of medical student rotations in orthopaedics (including student shadowing). •Support of all fellowship programs: (sports, spine, trauma, adult reconstruction) including, but not limited to, recruitment, evaluation, & conferences. •Assist with resident recruitment, which could include creating and distributing information regarding the program and scheduling interviews with the program director, faculty and chief residents. •Coordinate all program and resident/medical student accreditation and licensure activities. •Prepare, distribute and interpret information regarding faculty and/or resident/medical student evaluations. •Maintain the department conference schedule including soliciting topics, scheduling national speakers and maintaining CME status. •Assist the Residency Program Director in all administrative & clinical matters including patient care needs, calendar management, travel, correspondence, editing, etc.. •Coordinate all program event planning and meeting functions. •Assist in development and maintenance of program documents. •Complete data entry and program system maintenance tasks •Coordinate and maintain resident lab activity.

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