Director of Clinical Education Physician Assistant Institute

Director of Clinical Education

Physician Assistant Institute

Reporting to the Director of the Physician Assistant Institute, the Director of Clinical Education is responsible for the coordination of student learning activities during the preclinical and clinical phases of the program.

 Specific responsibilities:

  • Develop and coordinate the Clinical Year Master Rotation schedule.
  • Assign students to clinical placements.
  • Provide orientation to the clinical phase of the program.
  • Develop, revise, and evaluate clinical learning objectives and evaluation tools.
  • Monitor clinical year content and evaluations and provide suggestions for revision.
  • Monitor the receipt of all clinical evaluations and insure that final grade sheet for all clinical clerkships are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Insure that program clinical examinations and test items are on file and current.
  • Monitor the submission and processing of student mid-rotation evaluations.
  • Coordinate program faculty evaluation during clinical phase of program.
  • Coordinate the review and revision of the program clinical policy manual annually.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with clinical service supervisors.
  • Develop new clinical affiliations in conjunction with program director and medical director.
  • Develop and implement clinical affiliate recognition methods.
  • Coordinate selection and announcement of required texts for clinical clerkships.
  • Orient new faculty to the clinical phase of the program.
  • Serve as a mentor for new faculty.
  • Coordinate, teach, and/or evaluate instruction in clinical medicine and professional courses as assigned by the director.
  • Coordinate, teach, and provide feedback on assigned clerkships/preceptorships.
  • Maintain student advisory group and report on each advisee’s academic progress.
  • Serve on program admissions and self-study committees.
  • Serve on UBHS and University committees as assigned by program director.
  • Participate in UB Physician Assistant Board Review.
  • Teach non-PA UBHS courses as approved by the program director.
  • Engage in scholarly and community service activity.
  • Participate in program faculty/staff search committees.
  • Participate in fulfilling program grant/contract objectives as assigned by program director.
  • Participate in program fundraising activities.
  • Such other responsibilities as may be assigned by program director.

Qualifications:

The qualified candidate will possess a Master’s Degree, current NCCPA certification, CT PA licensure or eligibility.  Three years administrative and/or previous teaching experience in a university setting preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please send a letter of application and resume to:

 

University of Bridgeport

Human Resources

Physician Assistant Institute-Assistant Director, Clinical Education

Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor

126 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT  06604

employment@bridgeport.edu

 

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