UNIV - Clinical Instructor - Fellow- Otolaryngology

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 6/12/2023
Description

Job Description Summary

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina offers a one-year non-ACGME accredited fellowship in Sleep Surgery under the mentorship of Mohamed Abdelwahab, M.D. The MUSC Sleep Surgery Program provides high-volume tertiary clinical experience covering all aspects of advanced medical and surgical sleep surgery.

Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Faculty

Cost Center

CC004116 COM OTO GME CC

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

University-00


Pay Range

$0 - $0 - $0

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description

Fellows receive comprehensive surgical training in advanced techniques including: 

  • Sleep study detailed interpretation  
  • Sleep endoscopies  
  • complex nasal (both open and closed approach) procedures 
  • Palate procedures  
  • Tongue base procedures  
  • Single and/or double jaw surgery  
  • Maxillary expansion procedures 
  • Genioglossus advancement  
  • Hypoglossal nerve procedures  
  • revision procedures 
  • Advanced facial trauma.  

This prepares the fellow for practice as a subspecialty trained Sleep Surgeon. Equally emphasized is personal academic mentorship to develop and refine skills in teaching, research, writing, and presentation. Fellows will be expected to participate in the education of residents and medical students. The fellow will have graduated responsibility throughout the year, with an opportunity for increasing independence with advancing technical skill level and familiarity with the procedures. Salary and benefits are commensurate with a PGY-6 level.    

Fellows receive a faculty appointment at the instructor level and are actively engaged in all aspects of the department’s teaching program, including medical student conferences, resident didactics, grand rounds, and teaching in the clinic and operating room. Fellows carry an independent clinic and surgical caseload in addition to other clinical duties. Opportunities for clinical and translational basic science research are plentiful. Protected academic time is provided. 

The principal goal of the program is to prepare academically-inclined residency graduates for their first faculty appointments. 

Clinical instructors not only undertake training in their sub-specialty of interest, but also serve as junior faculty members with a major role in resident education. 

Clinical Component 

The fellow will spend approximately 2-3 days per week in clinic and 3 days per week in the OR. The surgical caseload is approximately 45 to 55 skeletal cases and over 70 nasal and soft tissue cases per year. The fellow will round and participate in all inpatient care. The fellow will participate in the attending otolaryngology call pool rotation.     

Research Component 

The fellow will be expected to contribute to ongoing clinical projects and produce 2 publications for the year. 

Educational Component 

Fellows are expected to help deliver departmental didactic activities focusing on Sleep Surgery. 

Eligibility 

Eligible applicants will have completed a residency program in Otolaryngology before the scheduled start date. The applicant should be BC/BE in Otolaryngology. A South Carolina medical license must be obtained prior to the fellowship year as well as VA privileges.

Application:  Please submit your online application and email the following required documentation to Mohamed Abdelwahab at wahabm@musc.edu

CV 

3 letters of recommendation 

USMLE, if available (need to ask if clinical instructors are required to have USMLE) 

Case Log 

Cover letter 

Professional headshot 

Minimum Training and Experience: MD or equivalent

MUSC 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

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.

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

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health

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