Associate Director, Clinical Training

As a key member of the Orbis International Global Program Team, the Associate Director, Clinical Training is tasked with leading Orbis’s efforts to establish, strengthen and maintain the organization’s high quality programmatic capacity relating to training in clinical education across all Orbis programs.

Associate Director, Clinical Training

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JOB SUMMARY

As a key member of the Orbis International Global Program Team, the Associate Director, Clinical Training is tasked with leading Orbis’s efforts to establish, strengthen and maintain the organization’s high quality programmatic capacity relating to training in clinical education across all Orbis programs, focusing primarily on the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH). Specifically, the Associate Director, Clinical Training, is tasked with:

  • Overseeing the development of Flying Eye Hospital and Hospital Based Training training schedules;
  • Development of blended learning courses on Cybersight;
  • Support FEH and country offices on development of simulation curricula development;
  • Adapting new clinical training modalities, strategies, and approaches for use in Orbis programs;
  • Facilitating and leading innovation process in clinical training.

REPORTING & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

The Associate Director, Clinical Training reports to the Vice President of Clinical Services, collaborates closely with the Chief of Programs, the VP of Project Development and Quality Assurance, and the Global Technical Directors, including: Director, FEH; Director of Telehealth and Program Technology; Director of Faculty Relations; and VP, Africa & Asia; Country Directors; and Associate Director, LAC. They also connect with Orbis employees at headquarters in New York and on the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) and liaise with colleagues globally in Orbis offices around the world.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • In collaboration with the Chief of Program, VPs, and Global program directors, develop a clinical training strategy aligned with the Orbis Global Strategic plan.
  • Review and provide technical input on clinical training plans and strategies during the development of proposals and project plans as well as on internal clinical training initiatives.
  • Develop evaluation methods and tools to assess the effectives of clinical training and feedback on individual trainee’s skill level.
  • Ensure the educational content / clinical training content of proposed Flying Eye Hospital Programs and Hospital Based Trainings in the region are in alignment with the aims of country multi-year plans, OI and the latest methods and approaches in modern adult learning and clinical education.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation and technology as relevant to the Orbis clinical training portfolio, particularly in simulation, virtual and distance learning.
  • Facilitate and manage blended-learning course development, including curricula development, content sourcing, story-boarding and design in collaboration with technical experts.
  • Identify potential external partners for technical support and content on continuing medical education.
  • Integrate gender specific strategies in the development and delivery of Orbis clinical training initiatives.
  • Support with internal staff clinical training initiatives by providing technical review of content and facilitating when appropriate.
  • Leverage innovation to create gender proactive programs and project design.
  • In collaboration with development, support in the search for new sources of funding in education, technology, innovation and private sectors for potential grants.
  • Manage all aspects for the Clinical Training (CC51), including budget development and monitoring.
  • Share best practices in education and learning with program staff with the purpose of updating adult education strategies and methodologies, to ensure innovation.
  • Represent Orbis International at relevant meeting, conferences and events.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree; Masters Degree in International Development/Public Health or related degree preferred
  • Certified Health Education Specialist preferred
  • Minimum 8 years public health project management experience, preferably in an international NGO
  • Recognized authority in adult education, facilitation, capacity building and/or clinical training activities.
  • Advanced application in design and delivery of international development programs; in proposal development and grants management; and in international eye health.
  • Previous supervisory and managerial experience a plus.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Excellent communication skills with verbal and written English
  • Good public speaking and persuasion capacity.
  • Ability to manage major functions or projects with a significant level of accountability
  • Independent decision-making capacity in several aspects of major organizational functions and projects
  • Strong interpersonal collaboration skills with team members as well as external partners
  • High degree of computer literacy including MS Office.
  • Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies.
  • Ability to travel internationally 25% of the time.

Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a global organization, we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures who reflect the five Orbis values of Trust, Caring, Commitment, Accountability, and Excellence.

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Associate Director, Clinical Training

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