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APTA Geriatrics Skilled Nursing Facility SIG Student Liaison

Signup Deadline: 06-24-2024
Starts: 07-01-2024
Ends: 07-01-2025
Location: Online Opportunity

Description:

The SNF Special Interest Group (SNF SIG) of APTA Geriatrics is currently seeking a volunteer to serve as a student liaison.
 
Responsibilities/Job Duties: 
• Throughout the year:
• The student liaison reports to the SIG Chair and/or his/her/their designee. (anticipated at ~2-4hrs/month):
o Answer all emails from the SIG leadership within 1 week of receipt to ensure optimal communication.
o Attend and keep minutes for all SIG leadership conference calls/meetings (i.e., remote), as able.
o Attend and keep minutes for SIG member meetings (remote or in-person), as able.
o Provide administrative support for all SIG leadership, as able.
o Work with the other executive committee members to disseminate clinically relevant tools for student members, if appropriate.
o Participate in projects of the SIG, as able, to promote applicability to student members.
o Collaborate with an article to GeriNotes for consideration of publication related to experience or content within the SIG.
o Contribute to the SIG’s newsletter with a section titled “Student Highlight” to foster student engagement and participation.
o Other duties as assigned by the SIG Chair and/or his/her/their designee.
 
• Twice a year:
• Collaborate with the APTA Geriatric Student SIG Communication Liaison to provide:
o Topics of relevance from Skilled Nursing SIG for student newsletter (Not limited to student spotlight, article, community highlight, upcoming education)
o Communicate with APTA Student Social Media Liaisons, SIG leadership, and APTA Geriatrics staff as needed to provide:
o One social media post related to Skilled Nursing
o One topic of relevance from the Skilled Nursing SIG to “For Students” section of the APTA Geriatrics website (Not limited to student spotlight, article, community highlight, upcoming education)

Qualifications:

Geriatrics
Student opportunities

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

No experience

Contact:

Kim Thompson
APTA Geriatrics