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Medical University of South Carolina UNIV - Program Assistant - Surgery: Resident Education in Charleston, South Carolina

FLSA: Hourly

Job Summary: The Education Program Assistant is responsible for administrative duties that will assist the student, resident, and fellowship programs in the Department of Surgery as directed by the Vice Chair of Education. This person will work closely with the Education Program Coordinators and trainees to ensure ACGME program and society program compliance.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $27,527.00 - $39,228.00 - $50,930.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties:

  • 30% - Monthly reviews including duty hours, evaluation completion, and VA credentialing. Pulls the data from various computer software systems and analyzes against standards. - (Essential)

  • 20% - Maintain a database tracking learner and program metrics such as attendance and certifications. Input data collected by email or attendance sheets into computer software programs. - (Essential)

  • 20% - Assist with program functions such as orientation, interviews, mock orals including preparatory documents. This entails scheduling rooms and other logistics. - (Essential)

  • 10% - Coordinate and track deliverable resources for learners. This includes meal vouchers, radiation badges, and other deliverables. Tracking includes follow-up with the learners to ensure complete distribution and resource attainment. - (Essential)

  • 10% - Performs administrative tasks such as scanning resident files and other documentation. - (Essential)

  • 10% - Perform procurements and reimbursements under the supervision of the PC2s. Reply to emails, obtain receipts, input into computer software system. - (Essential)

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: A bachelor's degree. Works independently with minimal supervision. Must exercise judgment and discretion. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Must be able to communicate effectively.

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A high school diploma and two years relevant program experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required program experience.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/20 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)