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Director Regional Simulation Center Des Moines
The Director of the Regional Simulation Center will ensure high quality simulation-based education through the creation of a realistic state-of-the art learning environment. The role will utilize best practices and evaluation data to identify opportunities for innovation, implementation, and integration of patient simulation technology into stakeholders’ curricula. The Director will employ a proactive approach to engage stakeholders in collaborative partnerships. The Director will coach, develop, mentor, and evaluate the Regional Simulation Center personnel, while promoting a collaborative and team-based approach to simulation education. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Regional Simulation Center staff, budget, preparation, maintenance, inventory and operation of all simulation areas, equipment/supplies, and collaborates with stakeholders to plan, implement, and schedule simulation activities. The Director assists with the development and ensures adherence to program policies, program outcomes, data collection and reporting, and current simulation best practice safety measures. The Director will contribute to local and national research projects.
Patient Services Representative - Part-time (PRN) Des Moines
The Patient Service Representative (PSR) provides support to the various clinic departments and serves as the main point of contact for patients both in person and on the phone. The PSR communicates with patients in a warm, friendly manner to obtain information needed for scheduling and registering patients. The PSR ensures that all demographics and insurance information is collected and correctly entered into the Electronic Health Record (EHR). The PSR also collects copays, deductibles, coinsurance, and outstanding balances at the time of check-in.
Administrative Assistant West Des Moines
Ability to multi-task, problem-solve, work with multiple constituents, and work in a team-based environment are essential skills of the position. Strong organizational skills and assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely and accurate manner are keys to success in this position.
Computational Fellow West Des Moines
We seek a highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of Computational Fellow with a focus on data science, bioinformatics, and data analytics. The successful candidate will lead innovative research projects, contribute to shared resources, mentor students, secure funded grants, and publish scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Simulation Technical Specialist West Des Moines
The Simulation Technical Specialist will coordinate with staff of the Simulation Center to design, prepare, train, operate, support, and assess all technical aspects of educational programs being conducted in the Simulation Center. Additionally, this position will function as the technical leader for new and current inventory of technical simulation equipment essential to the efficient operation of the Simulation Center.
Accounts Payable Administrator West Des Moines
Responsible for independent day to day management of all accounts payable and cash disbursement process functions; and for administration of the p-card program (company credit card). Ensure accurate and timely payment of vendor invoices and expense reimbursements. Simultaneously utilize multiple programs, interfaces, and workflows in primarily paperless environment. Manage vendor relationships on behalf of the University. Responsible for managing W-9's and preparing 1099's annually.
Staff Counselor (.8 FTE) West Des Moines
The mission of the Student Counseling Center (SCC) is to provide a range of psychological services that serve to empower, support, and assist students in the pursuit of their personal, professional, and academic endeavors. In pursuing the mission of the organization, the SCC makes policies, decisions, and strategic plans in alignment with the following values: integrity and ethical practice, social justice and multicultural competence, holistic approach, and collaborative partnerships. The Staff Counselor will be responsible for providing psychological services to students in all University programs, including intake assessments, individual and couples counseling, crisis intervention, and providing supportive documentation for students seeking academic accommodations. In addition, the Staff Counselor will provide consultation and outreach programming to the campus community. The SCC provides clinical services in-person, via phone, and through a secure video platform. Due to the need for an in-office presence during business hours in the event of in-person client emergencies, this position is ineligible for regular telework. Occasional telework may be approved in rare circumstances (e.g., inclement weather).
CHS Clinical Adjunct Faculty - Instructor West Des Moines
Faculty member will teach courses and / or labs in the OTD program curricula.
Assistant Professor Physician Assistant MD or DO (.2 FTE) West Des Moines
The Medical Director for the Physician Assistant (PA) program supports the program in ensuring that didactic and clinical instruction meets current practice standards as they relate to the PA role. The Medical Director is an active participant in the program and supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of program competencies, curriculum, program goals, strategic planning, and program self-assessment. The Medical Director may participate in various teaching, learning, and assessment activities, as well as service and/or scholarly activities. The Medical Director reports to the PA Program Director.
Research Assistant: Grant Funded West Des Moines
The Research Assistant will work under the direction of Dr. Kim Tran, MD, PhD on various experimental paradigms aimed at developing and characterizing a novel vasorelaxing peptide. This is a full-time position funded by the National Institutes of Health award for three years.
Director of Operations, Compliance and Strategy West Des Moines
The Director of Operations, Compliance, and Strategy will work with the Executive Director of Research, the Research team, and the Faculty Leadership Team to plan and manage DMU's research enterprise. The Director will design and implement various programs, oversee the daily operations, compliance, and finances, and ensure the quality and sustainability of the research activities that align with DMU's mission. The Director will supervise and mentor staff members, foster a positive, inclusive, impactful culture, and collaborate with the DMU's diverse research community. Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Research and working closely with other staff, the Director of Operations, Compliance, and Strategy will support the Faculty Leadership team, serving as Research Operations leader and compliance officer for all the daily operations and programs.
Department Chair Associate Professor Physical Therapy West Des Moines
Des Moines University, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair, Physical Therapy Program. Reporting to the College of Health Sciences Dean, the Department Chair (aka: Program Director) is responsible for executing functions related to the administrative, educational, research, clinical, and accreditation functions of the Department. The Chair represents the department within the College and University organizational structure.
Assistant Professor Osteopathic Manual Medicine - Teaching Des Moines
Des Moines University seeks a faculty member in the Department of Osteopathic Clinical Medicine (OCM), section of Osteopathic Manual Medicine (OMM), who will participate in clinical patient care, teaching, and service activities. We are seeking a physician who is passionate aboout teaching full-spectrum osteopathic medicine, inclduding application of OP&P in all clinical encounters.
Grants Specialist and Partnership Manager West Des Moines
Under the general direction of the Executive Director of Research, the incumbent manages the full lifecycle of grants, and sponsored program administration including identification of funding sources, grant and contract proposal assistance, grant writing assistance, development and review, proposal submission, grant and contract negotiation, sub-award issuance, and post-award administration (both financial and non-financial) related to funding provided in the form of gifts, grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts from external funding sources (e.g., federal agencies, state agencies, private companies, or foundations) that provide support for research, teaching, and learning, and service mission of the university. Keeping faculty and appropriate staff apprised of the status of grants, current contract or grant policies, regulations, and guidelines made by granting agencies and campus offices; acting as the liaison between principal investigators (PIs) and granting agencies, University offices, etc.; and meeting with faculty and staff to identify research interests and to develop funding strategies and plans. In collaboration with research leadership, supports identified goals for future organizational performance implements assigned tasks, and uses resources needed to attain them, ensuring compliance with university and sponsor guidelines. The position supports the Executive Director of Research in the management of grant programs and partnerships. The responsibilities of the Grants Specialist and Partnership manager may change based on revisions to the research vision and research direction of the University.
Faculty Anesthesiology (.3 FTE- 12 hours per week) West Des Moines
Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Specialty Medicine, the physician is responsible for provision of educational lectures, laboratories, and other educational modalities, consistent with the Anesthesiology scope of practice, within the University to support the educational priorities of the Specialty Medicine Department and Des Moines University. In addition to the duties assigned by the University, this physician is expected to maintain a clinical practice outside of the University Clinic System. This is a part-time (0.3 FTE) academic Anesthesiology position with the focus entirely on the education of students. There are no assigned clinical responsibilities with this position.
Faculty Public Health Short Contract Des Moines
Teaches courses and / or advises students in the MPH and/or MHA program curricula.
Standardized Patient West Des Moines
In a clinical-like setting (in-person or online), portrays cases similar to what learners would encounter in actual clinical settings. Simulated patients are expected to consistently and accurately portray trained cases including typical emotions, behaviors and symptoms. Responsible for memorizing a script and recalling actions performed by learners to document performance and skill level of each learner consistently and accurately. Case portrayals may include communication, physical examination or both. Simulated patients may also provide feedback and/or assess learners using specific measurement tools. Participation in group or individual training is expected in order to prepare for case portrayal. Work hours are variable and on an on-call basis.
Athletic Trainer PRN West Des Moines
Athletic Trainers are healthcare providers who specialize in providing primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

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