Assistant Clinical Director, Physician Assistant Program (Open Rank: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor)

Morehouse School of Medicine

United States

December 21, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number ACAD288

Job Title Assistant Clinical Director, Physician Assistant Program (Open Rank: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor) Position Title Assistant Clinical Director, Physician Assistant Program (Open Rank: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor) Position Type Faculty Salary Commensurate with experience Department Physician Assistant Studies Position Summary

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is a place of distinction, serving as the nation's leading academic medical center for vulnerable populations. It's also a place for passionate individuals looking to join a dedicated community working today to help prepare tomorrow's leaders.

We exist to:

• Improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities;

• Increase the diversity of the health professional and scientific workforce;

• Address primary health care through programs in education, research and service;

With emphasis on people of color and the under-served urban and rural populations in Georgia, the nation and the world.

At Morehouse School of Medicine we're leading the creation and advancement of health equity. You will find a fulfilling career at MSM!

The Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) Physician Assistant Program educates aspiring physician assistants to be forward-thinking, community-minded citizens who will lead the way in solving our nation's and the world's most challenging health care challenges. The learner-centered educational model fosters inclusion, discovery, and innovation to help lead in the creation and advancement of health equity. The MSM Physician Assistant Program invites applications for the Assistant Clinical Director.

The Assistant Clinical Director reports directly to the Program Director and Clinical Director and is responsible for the ongoing development, management, coordination, and evaluation of the Physician Assistant program clinical sites. Initial duties will include preparation of the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) Accreditation application. Other duties include teaching, scholarly activity, academic advising, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the MSM Mission. This is a non-tenure track position, eligible for multi- year appointment. The Assistant Clinical Director will operate within the MSM framework of lifelong learning through innovative teaching, learner-centered curricula, collaborative scholarship, and clinical excellence.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program. master's degree or higher. (doctorate preferred)

NCCPA certification and eligible for licensure in Georgia.

Demonstrated commitment to MSM's Mission to lead the creation and advancement of health equity.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in complex interdisciplinary and interprofessional settings.

Demonstrated ability to engage, support and lead diverse groups.

Minimum 2 years of academic teaching experience.

Minimum 3 years of experience as a physician assistant.

Demonstrated success in working with faculty, administrators, students and staff within a higher education learning community.

Passion for and commitment to physician assistant education for purposes of optimizing patient outcomes.

Non-PA Faculty Candidates:

In lieu of PA teaching experience and the required PA certification, candidates must demonstrate at least 2 years of clinical or classroom teaching in the specified field of study.

Non-Physician Assistant Candidates In lieu of PA teaching experience and PA certification, candidates must demonstrate at least two years of clinical or classroom teaching in the specified field of study.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree. Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university.

Posting Date 11/19/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be required to upload a copy of their current NCCPA certification – please upload under “other document”. Non-Physician Assistant Candidates In lieu of PA teaching experience and PA certification, candidates must demonstrate at least two years of clinical or classroom teaching in the specified field of study.

In order to ensure a healthy and safe work environment, Morehouse School of Medicine is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before their start date.

Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability/medical contraindication or religious belief may request an accommodation (e.g., an exemption) to this requirement.

This requirement helps enable our employees to thrive in their careers at Morehouse School of Medicine and make the greatest impact on all those we serve.

This requirement helps enable our employees to thrive in their careers at Morehouse School of Medicine and make the greatest impact on all those we serve.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Assists with Clinical Team responsibilities:

Assignment of students to clinical rotations

Development and maintenance of clinical training sites

Design, coordination, and evaluation of the clinical education curriculum

Co-course director of clinical courses

Develops appropriate teaching and evaluation material

Evaluates student performance within the curriculum

Serves as lecturer, lab instructor, small group facilitator and evaluator in assigned courses

Advises and provides academic counseling for students in academic and clinical phases

Serves on program and institutional committees as elected or appointed

Maintains a record of ongoing scholarly activity and faculty development

Assists with program self-assessment and improvement

Performs other duties as assigned by Program Director and or Clinical Director

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of completed education?
  • High School/GED
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • EdD, MD, PhD, DrPH, JD
  • Did you graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program?
  • NO
  • YES
  • Please indicate your current PA licensure status:
  • Eligible for licensure as a PA in Georgia
  • Currently licensed as a PA in Georgia
  • Not eligible for licensure as a PA in Georgia
  • How many years of experience do you have as a Physician Assistant?
  • 0-2 years
  • 2-4 years
  • 4+ years
  • How many years of experience do you have providing physician assistant education?
  • 0-2 years
  • 2-4 years
  • 4+ years
  • Please provide your salary requirement. Do Not Enter Negotiable, a specified salary range is required. Not providing a salary requirement will result in your application being incomplete and will not be considered.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Professional License
  • Other Document
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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