Job Details
Posting Date
27/09/2016 Expiry Date 27/10/2016 Job Reference Number: 716-2016-09-27T12:28:04
Clinical Tutor
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College College of Dental Medicine
Department Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry
Job Purpose

Responsible for students' clinical training at the College of Dental Medicine, development and the organization of assessment.

Provide high quality student-focused tutoring and learning opportunities.

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Ensure that clinical orientation occurs on the first day of a clinical experience, and conduct tutorial sessions to clinical students whenever needed.
  2. Create learning opportunities and develop approaches that improve the clinical experience for students.
  3. Allocate a realistic clinical workload which allows students to learn and practise their skills in accordance with the philosophy of the curriculum.
  4. Conduct student clinical training and ensure students receive required instruction and/or supervision by the clinical site preceptors during the training hours at the clinical site.
  5. Handle and manage student internship program in the college during the summer course, as well as carry out regular clinical tutor duties.
  6. Maintain student attendance and other detailed records of student progress, which are sighted by and signed by both student and the tutor.
  7. Complete both formative and summative assessment data as per the clinical assessment requirements for each clinical course.
  8. Adhere to UOS procedures relating to health and safety, and quality management.
  9. Adhere to College's procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials.
  10. Report any incidents relating to students' health and safety issues immediately.
  11. Use safety equipment and wear protective uniform as allocated while carrying out duties as required.
  12. Keep inventory lists, prepare required lab material and equipment purchasing orders, and receive any new lab equipment.
  13. Organize and participate in clinical assessments and examinations including OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination).
  14. Assist in organizing student's field visits and training in clinical and community health locations.
  15. Complete tasks as assigned by department Chair within the expected time limit.

Job Specific Accountabilities Not Applicable for now
Required Skills Not Applicable for now
Preferred Qualification & Experience
  • Bachelor degree in Dental Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

Behavioral Competency Description
Integrity & Respect
  • Promote an openness, honesty and sincerity work environment in all communications with both internal and external customer.
  • Respect UOS core values, the dignity and culture-diversity of all members of the university's community.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in the face of change and respond positively to unexpected and rapidly changing work conditions.
  • Open to new ideas and initiatives relevant to own area of work.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of colleagues, by showing interest and carefully listening to their needs.
  • Keep people accurately informed and up to date.
  • Use clear, understandable language appropriate to the receiver.
  • Time Management: Determine the appropriate allocation of time.
  • Task Management: Balance conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.
Conflict Management
  • Address conflicts by focusing on the issues at hand to develop effective solutions when disagreements occur.
  • Work to resolve conflict among team members by showing respect for others' opinions and working toward agreeable solutions.
Accountability & Accuracy
  • Deliver work of a high standard of quality and according to procedures, rules and  regulations.
  • Accept full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member.
  • Display a strong commitment to organizational success.
Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Yes
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