Subject External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care

Opening Date:
3 Jun 2014
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2014
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This programme is designed for registered healthcare professionals seeking professional development in Urgent and Emergency Care. Professional development students access the degree part-time, with up to five years to complete their award. It is also a programme that has a unique intercalated pathway for medical students. Medical students eligible to intercalate, access the programme full time, completing the degree within one academic year.
This position requires an external examiner with subject expertise in Urgent and Emergency Care, and current professional registration with the General Medical Council, the Nursing and Midwifery Council or the Health and Care Professions Council.
The appointment will be for 4 years from 1 November 2014 until the 31 October 2018 and the commitment required is as follows:
• Two assessment panels per year (November and June) and the submission of an annual (full) external examiner report following the June Panel and an abbreviated report following the November Panel
• To review a range of coursework throughout the year
• To engage in communication with the programme team
• To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face-to-face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.
If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to Amanda Moore (amanda.moore@plymouth.ac.uk) by 30th June 2014 or for further information about the role please either telephone or email the Programme Lead (Acting) Pam Nelmes p.nelmes@plymouth.ac.uk or Telephone 01752 5865282.

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