UNIV - Clinical Instructor - Ultrasound Fellow - Emergency Medicine-2

  • R-0000002613
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Faculty-University
  • Faculty
  • Full Time

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Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Faculty

Department

CC000977 UNIV | COM Emergency Medicine CC

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

University-00

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description Summary

The Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship is a one-year program designed to give graduates of Emergency Medicine residency programs the skills and knowledge to become ultrasound program directors and leaders in the field of Emergency Ultrasound (EUS).

Job Description

Job Duties:

There are three primary components to the EUS Fellowship program:

Education

  • Fellows will be expected to attend weekly EUS conference and demonstrate understanding of the content covered in the ultrasound curriculum.

  • Fellows will be expected to teach in both lab and lecture settings.

    • Instruct during one College of Medicine (COM) ultrasound lab per block (6/year).

    • Deliver two 15 minute lectures per month during resident rotations (6 /year).

    • Deliver two 45 minute lectures at Emergency Medicine conference.

    • Instruct at two GME ultrasound labs (2 labs/year).

    • Fellows will co-lead the curriculum development and organization of COM student elective rotation in Emergency Ultrasound

  • Fellows will attend at least one national meeting during the fellowship.

  • Fellows must perform a minimum of 1,000 scans throughout the year.  Two ultrasound scanning shifts must be completed each week, either in the Adult ED, Pediatric ED, or ICU.

Research

  • Fellows will be required to participate in at least one research project approved through the IRB.

Administration

  • Fellows will be required to complete one Quality Assurance project in the Department of Emergency Medicine involving ultrasound.

Additionally, fellows will be required to provide hands-on clinical care at both Emergency Departments at MUSC.  EUS fellows are expected to provide a total of 752 clinical hours per year, with the possibility to moonlight above these required hours if other fellowship requirements are met.

Licensures, Registrations, and Certifications

Candidate must be a graduate of an ACGME-accredited Emergency Medicine residency and be board-certified or board-eligible.  A South Carolina medical license and hospital credentialing are required prior to start date of the EUS Fellowship.

Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)
Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 150 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 75 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 75 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry patients weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 200 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. Must be able to maintain bi-lateral hand movement skills. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.
Additional New Requirements: Ability to maintain a valid drivers license. Computer literacy. Ability to work rotating shifts. Ability to work overtime as required. Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.

Additional Job Description

Licensures, Registrations, and Certifications

Candidate must be a graduate of an ACGME-accredited Emergency Medicine residency and be board-certified or board-eligible.  A South Carolina medical license and hospital credentialing are required prior to start date of the EUS Fellowship.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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