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Assistant Lab & Research Coordinator/Schedule Officer

Job Category:  Assistant Lab & Research Coordinator/Pre-Clinical Schedule Officer

Job Type:  Permanent/ Full Time

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled

Industry:  Education

Salary Range:  Not Specified

Job Code: Lab0001

Description: ACM is searching for an Assistant Lab & Research Coordinator/Pre-Clinical Schedule Officer for immediate employment. Assistant Lab & Research Coordinator/Schedule Officer would be responsible for enhancing student knowledge and skills in any Medical Science discipline, support Faculty in achieving academic and program needs through running the practical sessions and ensure appropriate inventory of laboratory supplies and maintenance of equipment and assisting in scheduling teaching.

 

Post Requirements

  • Minimum qualification – MPhil Anatomy preferably with some work experience.
  • Proficiency with MS Office including Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook
  • Must be able to work independently as well as a part of a team.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Should have some teaching experience
  • Must have strong organizational, administrative and planning skills.
  • Must be an innovative thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Must pay meticulous attention to detail with the ability to multi-task.

 

Mode of Application

Please fill out the Application form and attach copies of all documents. Kindly note that ACM does not accept hard copies of applications. All Applications must be submitted to the ACM application portal found on the ACM website: https://acm.edu.gh/staff-application-form

Location Information

Location: East Legon

Region: Greater Accra

Street Address: Magnolia Street

Clinical Facilities Coordinator

Job Category:  Clinical Facilities Coordinator

Job Type:  Permanent/ Full Time

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled

Industry:  Education

Salary Range:  Not Specified

Job Code: CFC0001

Summary: The post holder shall act as a liaison between faculty, students, and clinical sites. He/ She shall coordinate the implementation of all Clinical Sciences Courses and examinations so as to ensure the smooth and successful academic teaching and assessment of all the courses. He/ She shall develop and arrange for Clinical placement for students throughout the respective regions and surrounding areas and other matters as assigned in support of the mission of the school.

 

Job Description

  • Creating and updating the teaching timetable for the courses, including getting teaching faculty to fill teaching slots on the timetable in collaboration with the Heads of Disciplines.
  • Distributing approved timetables to the students in a timely fashion before the start of their rotations
  • Ensuring the appropriate Log books and CRABS are made available for students at the start of each rotation.
  • Reminding faculty of their teaching periods and finding alternative teaching staff whenever any gap is envisaged.
  • Liaise with the Clinical Coordinators of the various Healthcare Facilities to ensure the smooth and successful Clinical Rotations of students visiting such facilities
  • Periodically visiting the students at the clinical sites to ensure the rotations are progressing smoothly.
  • Time tabling for Clinical and Community health examinations, coordinating with teaching facilities and field hospitals to provide cases for examinations.
  • Request for Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) questions and answer keys from Faculty members.
  • Forward OSCE examination questions for moderation by the discipline units and External Assessors and /or Examiners and to send moderated papers to the Vice President (ASA).
  • Ensure that final questions are printed and sealed by the day of exams.
  • In collaboration with the Clinical Coordinator(s) arrange all logistics to support the conduction of clinical examinations in the health care facilities.
  • Scheduling for Community Health Care trips and District rotations for students
  • Making logistical arrangements for students’ District rotations, including transportation, accommodation, feeding, etc.
  • Any other activities that will ensure the implementation of the Clinical Courses offered by the Institution.

 

Qualifications required for the position

  • Minimum of First Degree – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB); MPH would be an advantage.
  • Previous work experience in a Ghanaian healthcare facility is required
  • Proficiency with Office systems including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

 

Skills

  • Must be highly motivated
  • Must have excellent presentation skills
  • Must have excellent research skills.
  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong organizational, administrative and planning skills
  • Must be an innovative thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Must pay meticulous attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must have integrity and be committed to excellence

 

Mode of Application

Interested applicants should fill out the Application Form and attach copies of all documents (application letter, curriculum vitae (CV), copies of certificates and a 100-150-word personal statement.) and three references (two of which should be work-related, one being an immediate supervisor).

Kindly note that ACM does not accept hard copies of applications.

All Applications must be submitted to the ACM application portal found on the ACM website: https://acm.edu.gh/staff-application-form

Applications not submitted on the ACM portal will not be considered.

Please note that only short-listed applications will be contacted.

Location Information

Location: Adjringanor primarily

Region: Greater Accra

Street Address: Magnolia Street

Driver

Job Category:  Driver

Job Type:  Permanent/ Full Time

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled

Industry:  Education

Salary Range:  Not Specified

Job Code: Driver0001

Description: The Accra College of Medicine (ACM) is looking for a responsible Driver stationed in Greater Accra Region to provide bus transportation services for University employees, students, and visitors.

 

Job Description

  • Drives a university-owned bus, providing safe and efficient transportation to the university community and its visitors.
  • Performs routine vehicle inspection and maintenance including checking the oil, fuel, brakes, lights, windshield wipers, and water and tire pressures.
  • Maintains records of work performed; makes timely reports of accidents, incidents, and unusual occurrences.
  • Keeps official vehicles in perfect condition
  • Submit monthly report to include the fuel consumption to the Facility Manager
  • Prepare daily records on the movement of the vehicle(s) assigned and properly fills out and submit to the Facility Manager.
  • Ensure that the bus is washed twice a week, inside and outside, and sweep the bus and empty the bins daily.
  • Notify the Transport Manager in case of mechanical failure or lateness
  • Ensure all seatbelts are in working condition before leaving the campus
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Minimum of Senior High School Certificate or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Accident-free record.
  • A valid Driver’s License C or D.

 

Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Professional attitude.
  • Prompt to obeying instructions.
  • Good professional driving skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Alertness and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to drive in Ghana.
  • Willing to work on weekends, early mornings and late at night.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.
  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate a loaded passenger bus.

 

Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Possession of a valid Ghana Driver’s License C or D is a requirement for this job.
  • As a driver, the employee will be required to comply with all provisions of DVLA regulations as well as ACM regulations, including random drug and alcohol testing.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

 

Mode of Application

Only qualified and interested persons should apply with curriculum vitae (CV), three referees (two of whom must be work-related, one being an immediate supervisor) and an application letter.

Applications should be addressed to the Office of Administration and sent electronically to hr@acm.edu.gh.

Kindly note that ACM does not accept hard copies of applications.

Location Information

Location: East Legon

Region: Greater Accra

Street Address: Magnolia Street

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