Requisition ID: 2021-7253 Position Type: Full-Time Schedule Shift: Day Hours Per Week: 38 Travel: None Category: Faculty/Academic
Overview The Director of Clinical Education is a member of the College of Education and Health Sciences Joint Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies/ Master of Public Health Program. In consultation with the Program Director, primary responsibilities include overseeing the clinical curriculum of the Program as well as participation in overall curriculum development, advisement of students, and any other committees as deemed appropriate for the functioning of the Program.
Responsibilities Ongoing Tasks
In conjunction with the Program Director and Joint MSPAS/MPH Faculty, 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.
Assist in the development of the curriculum in all stages of the program to include the didactic and clinical phases
Assist with the development of terminal goals and learning objectives for each course of study, to include the didactic and clinical phases
Assist in teaching assignments, keeping in mind the primary responsibility lies with the clinical phase
Participate in all aspects of the self-study process to include teacher/course evaluations, support evaluations, and outcomes assessment
Serve on the following committees
PA Leadership Team (PALs)
Clinical Curriculum Committee - Chair
Didactic Curriculum Committee
Other committees as assigned
In conjunction with Clinical Curriculum Committee, develop, administer and evaluate all aspects of the clinical phase of training.
Assist in the recruitment and development of new clinical sites.
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.
Develop learning/task objectives and an evaluative tool for each rotation
Oversee the evaluation of students in their clinical experiences, including ensuring site visits occur.
Identify and bring to the attention of the Program, those students who are not performing satisfactorily in their clinical experiences.
Monitor clinical sites to ensure course objectives are being met.
Participate in scholarly and research activities to professional groups and journals.
Participate in faculty development activities and faculty development retreats and seminars
Participate in faculty directed activities to be an integral part of the University.
Serve on a CEHS committee as designated
Participate in the ongoing Self-Study activities
Identify sources for and participate in the preparation and implementation of grants and contracts supportive of the activities of the Joint Program
Assist with the development of short and long range strategic plans
Participate in the identification and recruitment of suitable faculty and staff
Assist with design, specifications and improvements to program resources, supplies, space and equipment
Participate in local, state and national professional organizations to ensure program excellence and appropriateness of curriculum and instruction
Clinical Practice Responsibilities for Clinicians
Full-time faculty members 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.
The Director of Clinical Education supervises and works closely with the Clinical Coordinator(s) and the Administrative Assistant/Coordinator (AA/AC) - Clinical Phase on matters pertaining to the clinical phase of training. The DCE will provide feedback to the Program Director for their annual reviews.
If a PA: Current NCCPA certification and eligibility for licensure in the state of California
And/Or: Significant experience with recruitment/site development and rotation site placement.
A Masters degree.
A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience and 2 years of teaching experience is preferred.
An interest in public health is beneficial.
Ability to work collaboratively as a team with other Program and University faculty and colleagues is essential.
Highly organized, self-starter with attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to address different audiences.
Touro College and University System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to ensuring a productive and non-discriminatory work environment in compliance with the Higher Education Act and Amendments, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the New York State Education Law, New York Human Rights Law and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the Touro College and University System to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
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