Responsible to provide quality academic support services to medical students, as well as accessibility support services to medical school and graduate students. These services will be provided in conjunction with the Associate Director of the Center for Learning Excellence and Accessibility Committee.
Monitoring the pre-matriculation process and reaching out to all students who inquire about services for specific learning needs.
Engaging in an interactive process with students seeking accommodations, assisting them in completing the application for services, and coordinating the documentation they submit to support their application.
Reviewing documentation of disability, including psychological, medical, academic, and educational assessments, and establishing reasonable accommodations for students in conjunction with the Associate Director of the CLE.
Preparing letters for student notification regarding the outcome of their application for accommodations.
Meeting with those students receiving accommodations, continuing to engage them in an interactive process to reassess needs/barriers, and outlining their program of accommodations.
Coordinating services and assistive technology necessary for reasonable accommodations.
Acting as a liaison, advocate, and resource person for students with disabilities.
Notifying the Curriculum Department of student accommodation status and continuing the interactive process with that department as needed.
Assisting medical students with their application for NBME accommodations services as needed.
Developing and implementing program orientations and other transition and success activities for students with disabilities.
Developing and maintaining a database system for monitoring and reporting on the number of students with disabilities, their needs, and effectiveness of service delivery for program improvement purposes.
Overseeing and developing and maintenance of Accessibility Services Share Point page.
Serve as an academic advisor providing learning and personal support services to MD students to include time management, organizational support, and Step preparation planning.
Develop and coordinate accessibility support workshop
Participates in reviews universal design and assistive technology initiatives
Implement the tutorial program to include recruiting, training, and supervising a team of peer tutors and overseeing weekly tutorial activities. Supervises peer tutors Oversee the tutorial payroll and manage the tutor budget
Maintain accurate records of student contacts, referrals, and outcomes.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Minimum of 3 years-Related work experience (Required), Minimum of 2 years-Education (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.