Job Description: This is a twelve-month lecturer position in the Physician Assistant Program. This position will work closely with the Clinical Coordinator, core, and clinical adjunct faculty in coordination, evaluation, and assessment of overall quality of the clinical education of students during off-site rotations. The PA Program’s final (5th) year culminates with clinical rotations (12 months) that includes 10 required rotations.
The Assistant Clinical Coordinator works with the Clinical Coordinator to ensure all students have high quality clinical rotations in each of the ten disciplines. In addition, responsibilities include conducting frequent on-site visits with students and clinical preceptors. This position involves both clinical teaching and additional classroom teaching responsibilities. This occurs when seniors are back on campus (~2 days each month) for lectures, case presentations, and additional skill set training. The Assistant Clinical Coordinator will work with the Clinical Coordinator to deliver curricular components of the clinical rotations and the Professional Practice I, II and III courses through each academic year.
This non-tenure track position, lecturer, will also support continued compliance with the standards as overseen by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA). The PA Program must oversee all aspects of the Clinical Rotations, collect student and clinical rotation data at mid- and end points as well as maintain program accreditation.
Specific job responsibilities include:Instruction
• Assist with the coordination and evaluation all aspects of the clinical education during rotations, in conjunction with the Clinical Coordinator and Program Director
• Assist with the maintenance, assessment, and evaluation of all clinical rotation sites
• Assist Clinical Coordinator with maintaining ongoing and continuous assessment for students during clinical rotations.
• Assist with development, maintenance, implementation, and evaluation of all clinical curricula, as it pertains to clinical rotations
• Actively participate in classroom and clinical instruction of the studentsAdministrative Activities
• Assist with the development, recruitment, retention, and maintenance of clinical training sites offering students a wide variety of clinical experiences
• Collect and verify necessary affiliation agreements with hospitals, agencies, and office practices used for clinical rotations
• Assist the Clinical Coordinator to plan and arrange the annual clinical rotation assignments and individual rotation schedule for each PA student
• Perform weekly E*Value audits for student logging with ongoing monitoring and oversight of student issues as related to logging and time spent on rotations
• Work with program staff to create individual student portfolios with logging data
• Participate in the admissions process and sit as a member of the PA Admissions Board, PA Advisory Board, and Clinical Committee
• Assist in the preparation of ongoing accreditation and application materials, reports, and other documents pertaining to clinical rotation data and information• Provide continuous analysis and ongoing evaluation of clinical rotation data
• Other duties as per programmatic needs, and as designated by the Clinical Coordinator or Program DirectorProfessional Activities
• Maintain professional certification and registration• Participate in local, regional, and/or national professional organizations when possible
• Maintain clinical expertise by practicing in a local hospital, clinic, or private practice
• Participate in program meetings; recruitment, admission, and graduation events.
• Participate in committee assignments, within the PA Program, College of Health Sciences and Technology, and Institute level (when possible and applicable)
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty, Keyword Search 5181BR.
Please submit your online application; cover letter; curriculum vitae or resume (1-5 pages), and upload the following attachments:
• List of three references with contact information
• Statement of Diversity
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Review of candidates will begin immediately.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
• Master's degree (or with definitive plans to complete the degree)
• Experience in clinical and/or didactic medical education
• Certified graduate of an accredited program in Physician Assistant
• Current professional certification and New York State licensure (or eligibility).
• Three years of professional (clinical) experience.
• Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences