Requisition ID: 2021-7667 Position Type: Full-Time Schedule Shift: day Hours Per Week: 38 Travel: None Category: Faculty/Academic
Overview The Clinical Coordinator/Principal Faculty is a member of the Touro University California College of Education and Health Sciences Joint Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies/Master of Public Health Program. Primary responsibilities are clinical phase instruction and evaluation of students which includes rotation site visits, serving as a student advisor, assisting in curriculum development, and serving as a member of committees essential to the functioning of the Program.
Responsibilities Ongoing Tasks
1. Actively participates in the processes of:
a) developing, reviewing, and revising as necessary the mission statement for the program,
b) selecting applicants for admission to the PA program,
c) providing student instruction,
d) evaluating student performance,
e) academic counseling of students,
f) assuring the availability of remedial instruction,
g) designing, implementing, coordinating, evaluating curriculum and
h) evaluating the program.
2. In conjunction with the Program Director and Joint MSPAS/MPH Faculty, actively participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum in relation to the ARC-PA Accreditation Standards and the Programs mission, goals, and objectives.
a. Participate in the development and achievement of the philosophy, goals, and competency-based instructional objectives of the Program. b. Assist in identifying core knowledge, skills and attitudes required to develop the competencies required for successful completion of national certifying examinations and safe practice at the time of entry to the profession. c. Participate in the development and implementation of all aspects of the clinical curriculum. d. Assist in the creation, development, and implementation of instructional objectives, learning outcomes and goal for each rotation. e. Participate in the ongoing Self Study activities f. Serve as course coordinator for assigned courses which includes developing, organizing, delivery (teaching) and evaluation of course content and objectives and the guidance and management of adjunct faculty or lecturers involved in those courses g. Develop and deliver lecture and laboratory material content that meet course objectives. h. Develop and implement evaluation tools to assess the students knowledge of course content as outlined in the course objectives. i. Serve as a member of Program committees. j. Attend and participate in Program related activities and functions such as graduation and white coat ceremonies. k. Provide remediation as needed for students with sub-standard performance l. Advise the program director and other appropriate individuals of any problems related to behavior, academics, or professionalism.
3. Participate in scholarly and research activities to professional groups and journals. 4. Participate in faculty development activities and faculty development retreats and seminars.
PERIODIC TASKS INCLUDE:
1. Participate in faculty directed activities to integrate the Program within the University.
a. Participate in College and University committees as directed
2. Participate as a member of the Admissions Committee in the identification and recruitment of qualified applicants and their enrollment as students in the Program in collaboration with the Admissions Office and Program faculty.
3. Assist with the development of short- and long-range strategic plans
4. Participate in local, state, and national professional organizations to ensure Program excellence and appropriateness of curriculum and instruction
5. Participate in the identification and recruitment of suitable faculty and staff to be involved in the administrative operations of the Program.
Specific Ongoing Tasks - Clinical Coordinator Direct supervision for these tasks by the Director of Clinical Education with oversight by the Program Director. 1. Participate in the development and implementation of all aspects of the clinical curriculum.
a. Assist in developing learning/task objectives and an evaluative tool for each rotation b. Assist with student education and evaluation during the clinical curriculum.
i. Perform site visits and evaluations of students on clinical rotations ii. Coordinate and participate in Call Backs iii. Clinical assignment evaluation iv. Identify and bring to the attention of the Director of Clinical Education and Program Director, those students who are not performing satisfactorily in their clinical experiences. v. Participate in student remediation
2. Participate as an active member of the Clinical Curriculum Committee 3. Participate in the clinical site identification, recruitment, evaluation, and maintenance
a. Recruitment of clinical placement sites, including presentations and program advocacy b. Initiate and develop agreements and/or contracts with clinical affiliates, instructors, and preceptors who will be involved in the training of Joint students in the ambulatory and in-patient setting. c. Monitor clinical sites to ensure course objectives are being met. d. Provide preceptor training as needed e. Function as a liaison between the clinical sites and the Joint Program.
Clinical Practice Responsibilities
Full-time faculty members who are clinicians are encouraged to participate in clinical practice to maintain clinical skills and to ensure quality of teaching. A one-day release time is available to full-time faculty who secure clinical practice. Faculty who practice one day/week are still responsible for the duties and responsibilities listed in their job descriptions. Faculty who do not work clinically are expected to work 5 days/week.
Masters degree or higher from a US accredited college or university
Eligibility for licensure in the state of California as a physician assistant, nurse or advanced nurse practitioner, or a board-certified physician
Current NCCPA certification if a physician assistant
The ability to travel (same day and multiple days in a row) for site visits and site recruitment
A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience
A minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
An interest in public health
CORE COMPETENCIES: identify the behavior an employee is expected to demonstrate.
Ability to work collaboratively as a team with other Program and University faculty and colleagues
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to address different audiences
Punctuality and close attention to meeting deadlines
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