Work Study

Clinical Evaluation Center - Summer Position 

Supervisor:  Elizabeth Ziner, D.O

Office Room #:  YG02

Phone Ext #:  (304) 647-6218

Purpose/Duties of the job:

-Develop OSCE differential diagnosis flashcards and counseling tips sheets
-Develop and record the following types of OSCE videos

-Tips videos for physical exam, communications, OMM, counseling
-Encounter demonstration videos

-Develop OSCE practice cases for the above and for student practice
-Attend a PE Prep session

Hours per week:  37.5 hours maximum:  30-37.5

Pay Rate:  $11.50 per hour

Number of Positions:  2 

 

Clinical Evaluation Center - Summer Position 

Name of Position Supervisor: Elizabeth Ziner, DO

Office Room #: YG02

 Supervisor’s contact (phone #): 304-647-6218

Job Duties:  POCUS Pearls (an ultrasound newsletter) – develop 2 - 3
Ultrasound Open Lab presentations – develop 2
Brainstorm ideas on how to integrate ultrasound into OMM labs
Help organize future WVSOM Ultrasound Festival
Begin to record “how to” ultrasound videos

 The above is subject to change based on circumstances.

 Number of hours per week/per student (37.5 hours maximum): 30-37.5

 Number of students requested: 1

Pay Rate:  $ 11.50 per hour

 

Clinical Science - Summer Position

Name of Position Supervisor:  Lauren E. Miller, D.O.

Office Room #:322

Supervisor’s contact (phone #): 304-633-3225

Purpose/Duties of the job (be specific):

Library searches for journal articles, learning how to use a reference manage, learning about clinical quality projects and helping with them. Data abstraction at RCBC, planning and implementing quality projects, preparing posters for presentation, assisting with projects at RCBC, helping with educational materials, seeing patients and performing preventative care exams with physician

Number of hours per week/per student (37.5 hours maximum):  20-37.5

Number of students requested: 1

Pay rate:  $11.50 per hour

 

Biomedical Sciences - Summer Position 

Name of Position Supervisor: Joyce Morris-WIman

Office Room #:A321

Supervisor’s contact (phone #): 304-793-6857

Purpose/Duties of the job (be specific):

The project to which the students will be assigned involves the validation of a slice culture protocol for the study of brainstem changes in a mouse jaw pain model. Students will be responsible for maintaining cultures and using histological and immunofluorescent-staining techniques to  characterize the cultures.  

Number of hours per week/per student (37.5 hours maximum):

Number of postilions:  2

 Pay Rate:  $11.50 per hour

 

Clinical Sciences - Summer Position 

 Name of Position Supervisor: Aaron McGuffin

 Office Room #: C325

 Supervisor’s contact (phone #): 304-654-1995

 Job Duties:

 The purpose of this position is to create a teaching series and accompanying manual for students that will focus on developing successful lifelong habits for navigating medical school on the journey to becoming a physician. Teaching topics will include developing good habits that will improve studying, concentration, relaxation, mental health, and physical health.  

 Students would be involved in doing literature searches for evidenced based literature on habits that garner success in medical school; organizing and articulating those messages into smaller teaching modules; creating an active learning manual that students could work through on their own; potentially creating videos as on-line  resources for their colleagues.

 This would be an excellent opportunity for any student interested in going into psychiatry, addiction medicine, or has a penchant for working in the areas of mental health. Students should have a strong background of being organized, motivated, goal and process-oriented with evidence of successful implementation. 

 Number of hours per week/per student (37.5 hours maximum):

 Up to 37.5

 Number of students requested: 2

Pay Rate:  $11.50 per hour

 

Osteopathic Principles & Practice -Summer Position 

Name of Position Supervisor: John Garlitz, D.O.

Office Room #: A-410

Supervisor’s contact (phone #): 304-793-6825

Job Duties: Transfer of OPP Archive Videos to digital format with catalog

Number of hours per week/per student (37.5 hours maximum): 30-35 hours/week

Number of students requested: One

Pay Rate:  $11.50 an hour

 

Library - Summer Position 

Name of Position Supervisor: Rachel McGuire

 Office Room #: E101

 Supervisor’s contact (phone #): 304-793-6562

 Purpose/Duties of the job (be specific): Check materials in/out, answer phones and in-person questions; Material inventory; Digital archiving of marketing and library materials

 Number of hours per week/per student (37.5 hours maximum): 37.5

 Number of students requested: 2

 Pay Rate:  $11.50 per hour

 

Biomedical - Summer Position 

Name of Position Supervisor: Jack Thatcher

 Office Room #: A329

 Supervisor’s contact (phone #): (304) 647-6223

 Duties of the job: HTML/CSS/JS coding to control playback of MP4, animated lessons.

 Number of hours per week/per student (37.5 hours maximum): 37.5

 Number of students requested: 2

 

Clinical science - Summer Position 

Name of Position Supervisor: Jill Cochran

Supervisor’s contact (phone #): 3046476801

Duties of the job:

Library searches for journal articles, learning how to use a reference manage, learning about clinical quality projects and helping with them. Data abstraction at RCBC, planning and implementing quality projects, preparing posters for presentation, assisting with projects at RCBC, helping with educational materials,

Number of hours per week/per student (37.5 hours maximum):  20-37.5

Number of students requested: 1

 

Alumni and CME-Summer Position 

Name of Position Supervisor:        Shannon Warren

Office Room #: Alumni Center

Supervisor’s contact (phone #): x6382 or 304.646.2741

Duties of the job (be specific):  

To assist the Office of Alumni Relations and Continuing Medical Education with preparation of events, CME programs, etc,; scanning; general office work such as filing, shredding, assembling notebooks, labeling, etc.; share ideas of connecting with more student programs and creating a stronger alumni association presence.

Number of hours per week/per student (37.5 hours maximum):         varies/flexible

Number of students requested:     1 to 2

Pay Rate:  $11.50 per hour