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CLINICAL EDUCATION TEACHING ASSISTANT

The Asklepaedia (USA) LLC is seeking teaching assistants to support its academic, training and consulting activities in primary
healthcare at undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education levels. This term appointment is ideal for medical school
graduates seeking short-term assignments during their gap years before starting postgraduate medical training.

Length of Appointment
  • 2 to 3 years
Responsibilities and Duties
  • assisting with preparation for lectures, seminars and workshops
  • guiding student clinicians in history taking and physical examination
  • guiding student clinicians in completing medical records and writing prescriptions
  • assisting with curriculum development and course planning
  • assisting with data collection and analyses for evaluating learning activities
  • planning and updating student rotation schedules and communicating them to students
  • liaising with US and international medical schools and their rotation coordinators
  • participating in marketing plans for Asklepaedia’s academic, training and consulting services
Competences to be Acquired through On-the-Job Training
  • history of medical specialities and evolution of healthcare systems
  • relationship between healthcare systems, life expectancy and healthcare costs
  • problem-orientated medical records
  • patient-centred prescription writing
  • concepts of population-based healthcare
  • relationship between remuneration and clinical outcomes
  • differences in paradigms between acute care, preventive medicine and chronic disease management
  • ICD and CPT coding
  • basic concepts of practice management
  • core competencies for undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in US
  • basic concepts of research versus audit
  • synergism between academia, quality of care and revenue generation
Qualifications and Skills
  • undergraduate degree graduate of a WHO-accreditated medical school
  • good communication skills
  • preference given to previous participation in family practice rotations provided under the auspices of Asklepaedia
  • medical licensure NOT required
Remuneration
  • base salary plus profit-sharing merit award
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