Clinical Skills Coordinator

Title Clinical Skills Coordinator
Department Name Clinical Skills
Supervisor Clinical Skills Lab Manager and Director of Clinical Skills

Special Requirements and Conditions

Must be able to lift up to 50 (fifty) pounds. Must be able to move task trainers around. Must be able to work in a team-based environment. Must be able to walk, sit, stand without limitations.

Items Used

Computer, printer, scanner, copy machine, B-line system, simulators, task trainers.

Position Description

The Clinical Skills Coordinator will be expected to play an integral role in the medical skills center that will be training medical students in clinical skills. The coordinator will be working with and reporting to the Clinical Skills Lab Manager and Director of Clinical Skills.

Information provided below is a general description of responsibilities; it is not intended to provide an all-inclusive list of responsibilities and may change depending on the needs of CUSM.

Essential Function

  1. Provides administrative support to the Director of Clinical Skills and clinical skills team, in developing and implementing the clinical skills course.
  2. Prepares student schedules and publishes in canvas.
  3. Develops, implements and monitors laboratory policies, procedures, use and operation
  4. Responsible for purchasing equipment for the simulation laboratory and maintenance of laboratory inventory.
  5. Creates a checklist on the B line system and ensures the system is functioning before every clinical skills session.
  6. Monitors and assures appropriate standards of laboratory and OSCE room cleanliness, provides for equipment maintenance, repairs and replacement.
  7. Responsible for the recruitment and scheduling of standardized patient.
  8. Assists the clinical skills team in organizing the clinical examination (OSCE).
  9. Prepares for the simulation sessions and skills session, arranges task trainers.
  10. Liaise with the clinical sites for the service learning rotations.
  11. Prepare student schedules for the service learning rotations.
  12. Any other duties as may be appropriately assigned or required.
  13. Maintains office hours for students.

Minimum Requirement

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and follow protocols
  • Ability to plan and set-up skills activities
  • Ability to maintain an equipment/supply inventory
  • Ability to maintain all task trainers and other clinical skills equipment using appropriate protocols
  • Knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in health professions education will be an advantage.
  • Experience with B-line or equivalent video system for OSCEs
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Experience in working with students
  • Knowledge of clinical skills operations/procedures i.e. use of task trainers and manikins.

To apply for an open position, please download and complete CUSM Employment Application. Please type in your signature and email your completed application to with your cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae.