Clinical Education Director, Psychiatry - Spokane, WA

Employer: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Spokane, WA

Job Description:

Washington State University Spokane, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Department of Medical Education and Clinical SciencesThe College of Medicine is inviting applications for the position of Clinical Education Director, Psychiatry (CED). The Clinical Education Director is responsible for serving as the thought leader for the college as it pertains to the development, design, coordination, and implementation of the curriculum in his/her/their respective specialty. Additionally, the incumbent helps to assure comparability of educational experiences and equivalency of learner assessment across campuses. The CED will collaborate with college leadership to ensure Psychiatry integration across the continuum of medical education, clinical practice, and scholarship. The incumbent will also collaborate with stakeholders to create clinical education experiences where such experiences will add significant value to learning and competency. Washington State University is the state’s land-grant University with a mission rooted in accessibility and service to diverse communities across the state of Washington. The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine was created to fill critical health care gaps across the state. It attracts talented students from or with significant ties to Washington – both rural and urban – to train within their communities, increasing the likelihood they will remain there to practice medicine. The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is dedicated to fostering multicultural diverse and inclusive educational and working environments where all who teach, learn, work, and heal within the college can flourish. As a College of Medicine, we aspire to entrench a culture of acceptance and equality and continuously take actions to increase educational access. To learn more about the Elson S Floyd College of Medicine’s mission and innovative approach to medical education, please visit our website.

Job Duties:

The position of Clinical Education Director is fundamental to the core mission of the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine; namely, integrating the curricular and assessment framework for their specialist across the four years of the MD Program, monitoring and assuring the educational quality and performance data across the campuses, supporting student success through career advising in designated specialties and supporting the faculty practice plan including innovative, forward-thinking integration with medical education.


Required Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine MD with Board Certification in his / her specialty or a doctoral degree in a health sciences or closely related field;
  • Three or more years of clinical patient care experience in his/her specialty;
  • Understanding of educational pedagogy as it relates to the clinical sciences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing professionals in a complex organization;
  • Proven experience in management of multiple initiatives and multiple sites;
  • Academic faculty status at allopathic or osteopathic medical school;
  • Experience with LCME and/or other accrediting bodies.

For a full position description and to apply, please visit For best consideration, early application is encouraged. Screening of applications is currently in process and the search will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate on education and experience. WSU is an EO/AA/ADA Employer and Educator, and strongly encourages individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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