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Faculty, Simulation and Skills Track at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 29/09/2022

Faculty, Simulation and Skills Track at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 29/09/2022

Faculty, Simulation and Skills Track

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Title: Faculty, Simulation and Skills Track

Reports to: Chair, EDQC

Group/Department: Educational Development and Quality Center (EDQC)

Location: University of Global Health Equity, Butaro campus – Rwanda

Role Purpose: The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is seeking an assistant to support the academic programs and operations of UGHE’s simulation center. UGHE aims to become the leading light for simulation education in the region, and its Butaro campus houses a state-of-the art simulation center. Under the direction of the simulation center coordinator, the simulation center assistant would provide support with day-to-day operations of the center including scenario development, scheduling, set-up, and flexible moving of equipment. The faculty/staff would also support the simulation team as needed with administrative, research, and special projects. UGHE would provide professional development opportunities to ensure adequate preparation for this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate closely with the Basic Medical Sciences (BMS), Clinical and other faculty at UGHE to develop simulation curricula at the appropriate level of instruction for medical students.
  • Design, test, run and evaluate simulation scenarios for medical students at UGHE.
  • Work with the simulation technician to run simulation equipment during simulation training scenarios.

  • Ensure supervision of students in the center, maintaining safe practices and abiding by all established policies and procedures for the center.
  • Examining and evaluating students to confirm that learning has taken place.
  • Support Nursing and Midwifery faculty at UGHE with integrating simulation into their curriculum.
  • Support the simulation team in the day-to-day operations at the center including scheduling the usage, signing out, and movement of simulation center equipment.

  • Maintain the simulation center inventory and conduct routine inventory updates.
  • Monitor and ensure appropriate standards of the center cleanliness, safe storage, and disposal of simulation equipment.
  • Assist the simulation center coordinator in equipment budgeting for the center.
  • Follow-up and track the procurement of new simulation equipment.
  • Work with the Dean of the School of Medicine, the chair of EDQC and the simulation center team to create sustainable local and global partnerships for simulation.

  • Support the BMS faculty in coordinating basic sciences modules, as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Supervision: 

Works under the general supervision of the simulation center coordinator

 Research 

  • Participate in simulation research and data analysis to evaluate learning and impact of simulation-based teaching at UGHE
  • Be involved in Basic Sciences and Clinical research projects, as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or an equivalent degree
  • Proficient knowledge of basic clinical scenarios and emergency procedure
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as MD
  • Proven interest in medical education and scientific research

  • Willingness to work as part of a team in a rapidly evolving environment
  • English proficiency required (Kinyarwanda or French fluency desired)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) to interact with and work effectively with other faculty, staff, students
  • Results oriented with adherence to deliverable and deadlines
  • Willingness to relocate to Butaro, Rwanda.

UGHE is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Clinical Faculty in Clinical Medicine(Assistant Professor and above level in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Obstetrics/Gynecology ) at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 29/09/2022

Clinical Faculty in Clinical Medicine(Assistant Professor and above level in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Obstetrics/Gynecology ) at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 29/09/2022

Clinical Faculty in Clinical Medicine(Assistant Professor and above level in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Obstetrics/Gynecology )

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Title: Clinical Faculty in Clinical Medicine – Assistant Professor and above level in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Obstetrics/Gynecology

Reports to: Chair, Division of Clinical Education

Group/Department: Institute of Global Health Equity Research

Location: Mainly Butaro at the Butaro District Hospital

Role Purpose: The clinical faculty plays a vital role in the education of the UGHE MBBS/MGHD (“medical students”), nursing and other students. They are responsible for contributing to a learning environment that encourages knowledge of respect for and development of skills to transform the medical students into competent physicians. They will be responsible for curriculum and syllabus development, preparation of teaching materials, delivery of clinical teaching using several teaching techniques, student assessment, organization of clinical clerkships and for teaching (primarily in the clinical setting) in their area of

specialty. Given UGHE follows an integrated curriculum and fosters inter-professional education, the faculty will also be required to participate in the teaching and assessment in basic medical education (pre-clinical teaching), and to teach across the various academic programs at UGHE.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Student Education and Assessment 

  • Contribute to curriculum development, teaching and student assessment in the integrated Medical Sciences (Basic Medical sciences and Clinical Medicine) teaching of medical students
  • Contribute to curriculum development in their specialty and related disciplines across the other UGHE programs such as Nursing and MGHD
  • Serve as clinical educator in clinical and non-clinical settings (all didactic and non-didactic sessions to medical and other students at UGHE)

  • Serve as educator in basic medical sciences division (all didactic and non-didactic sessions to medical and other students at UGHE)
  • Serve as educator, mentor, and assessor in the teaching in their specialty at UGHE
  • Oversee daily student activities in junior and senior Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Obstetrics/Gynecology clerkship (including bedside rounds, discussions, tutorials, and other similarly related educational activities) in accordance with the UGHE clinical rotation curriculum
  • Ensuring students are meeting rotation objectives

  • Provision of direct clinical and in hospital instruction, small group facilitation and/or selected asynchronous educational activities for medical students in the clinical site
  • Mentor students interested in learning more about the specialty
  • Participate in planning and execution of formative and summative assessment of medical students
  • Provide formative and summative feedback to students
  • Informing the clinical coordinator of any students with academic or professional difficulty
  • Discuss student progress at frequent intervals with relevant faculty at UGHE

  • Engaging with students and involving them in selected hospital quality improvement initiatives
  • Advocating  for, clarifying learning goals, encouraging and supporting other clinical staff (including nurses, technicians, paramedics & clinicians) to participate in and undertake teaching responsibilities as they manage patients

Clinical Service requirement 

  • Provide clinical coverage to the general pediatric inpatient ward, general inpatient internal medicine ward and/or general OB/GYN inpatient ward
  • Provide clinical coverage of the outpatient ambulatory clinic in internal medicine, OB/GYN or Pediatric.

Support of Visiting Faculty 

  • Integrate Visiting Faculty into the clinical education, research, and administrative functions of the Department of Internal medicine, Pediatrics and Obstetrics/Gynecology via delegation of tasks, and mentorship of any fellow in the specialty (these functions will be shared with the other faculty of the UGHE Department of Internal medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology or Pediatrics)

Administrative responsibilities: Administration of the clerkship including but not limited to:

  • Creating or contributing to academic schedules and rotations
  • Communicating with clerkship coordinator to ensure students have the appropriate clearance to be in a clinical setting
  • Contribute to materials that support the goals and objectives of the clinical rotations (such as didactics, readings, and virtual resources)

  • Create and contribute to reports on clerkship experiences in their department/unit
  • Regular review of the learning environment evaluation and collaboratively working with the UGHE clinical department team to improve the learning environment
  • Attendance and participation at meetings at the department, clerkship, and medical school level and during any relevant clinical site visit by the school leadership

  • Be an integral member of the department of Pediatrics, Internal Medicine or Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Contribute to other UGHE responsibilities as assigned by the UGHE leadership

Research

  • Participate in research in UGHE
  • Actively look for funding opportunities to conduct research at the department of their specialty (Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Obstetrics/Gynecology)

  • Support students and faculty interested in research

However, faculty may be assigned to a different location according to students’ rotation schedule

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 

  • MD or MBBS + Specialty in any of the following: Internal medicine, Pediatrics and Child Health, or Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • Proven experience as an academic faculty in a medical school for minimum of 3 years
  • Proven training in medical education or health professional education (certificate, diploma and advanced)

  • Experience in academic leadership (Course coordinator, department head, module director) is recommended.
  • Fluent in English, French and Kinyarwanda are a plus

Time allocation:

To be determined depending on the specialty, with overall approximately 30-40% clinical and 60-70% teaching, administrative and research

UGHE is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Simulation and Sciences Laboratory Technician at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 29/09/2022

Simulation and Sciences Laboratory Technician at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 29/09/2022

Simulation and Sciences laboratory technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Title: Simulation and Sciences laboratory technician

Reports to: Simulation and Skills center coordinator

Group/Department: Educational Development and Quality Center (EDQC)

Location: University of Global Health Equity, Butaro campus – Rwanda

Role Purpose: The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is seeking to recruit a technician to support the operations of UGHE’s Simulation center and Basic Medical Sciences (BMS) laboratories. Under the direction and supervision of the Simulation and Skills center coordinator, the technician will provide technical support for all operations, including, but not limited to running the simulation equipment, maintenance, and safety of simulation and BMS laboratory equipment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Equipment setup (simulators, task trainers, supplies, and audiovisual equipment, and other equipment at the sim lab).
  • Support the simulation faculty in running the pre-programmed scenarios and operating simulator software during simulation activities.
  • Conduct internal quality control and routine preventive maintenance of all simulation and BMS laboratory equipment to ensure that all equipment is always maintained in good working quality.
  • Monitor and assure appropriate standards of the lab’s cleanliness, safe storage, and disposal of simulation and BMS equipment.

  • Support the simulation center team in the day-to-day operations at the center including conducting routine inventory updates, scheduling the usage, signing out, and movement of simulation equipment.
  • Scheduling simulation activities.
  • Assisting with best-practice technology and simulation training for faculty, including safe simulation practices.
  • Follow-up on the procurement of new simulation and BMS equipment.

  • Assist the simulation and BMS teams with the supervision of students in the labs, maintaining safe practices, and abiding by all established policies and procedures for the labs.
  • Interface with equipment manufacturers regarding equipment troubleshooting and system problems.
  • Maintain and update all simulation and BMS equipment SoPs, catalogs, and operation manuals.
  • Participate in other related UGHE responsibilities as required as guided by the immediate supervisor.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering
  • Additional qualification in health sciences (nursing, MD…) is highly recommended
  • Knowledge in patient simulation, health science technologies, and applications.
  • 1-2 years of experience in a teaching environment.

  • Knowledge of computer hardware equipment and software applications relevant to simulation and medical sciences
  • Knowledge of audio/video equipment and software.
  • Must be able to independently move equipment (less than 11kgs) and move manikins (less than 25 kgs) with the assistance of others.
  • English proficiency is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Results-oriented with adherence to deliverables and deadlines.
  • Willingness to relocate full time to Butaro, Rwanda

UGHE is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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