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Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Clinical Focus

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 26, 2023

Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Clinical Focus

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Clinical Focus position at the Philadelphia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

  • Coordinate the clinical education phase of the curriculum.
  • Identify, recruit, and maintain clinical rotation sites.
  • Maintain collaborative external relationships to facilitate valuable clinical experiences and community relationships.
  • Ensure documentation is completed to obtain affiliation agreements with clinical sites and satisfy student credentialing requirements.
  • Conduct site visits of clinical learning sites.
  • Conduct student site assessments to evaluate student performance.
  • Contribute to designing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum.
  • Deliver instruction in a traditional lecture-based format and facilitate small group learning activities.
  • Develop learning objectives to guide student learning in the didactic and clinical phase of the program.
  • Serve as a course director or course liaison for courses in the PA curriculum.
  • Participate in the creation and refinement of exam questions.
  • Evaluate student academic performance.
  • Assist in student remediation.
  • Evaluate research projects of clinical year students.
  • Provide academic advisement to didactic and clinical year PA students.
  • Participate in the admissions process and selection of applicants to the program.
  • Serve on select departmental and college-wide committees.
  • Provide letters of recommendation for students and graduates upon request.
  • Participate in student events such as student society activities, orientation, the white coat ceremony, and commencement.
  • Attend professional conferences to enhance the delivery of student instruction and patient care.
  • Engage in scholarly activity.
  • Participate in ongoing program analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with educational objectives during the clinical phase of the program.
  • Participate in the annual curriculum review and annual faculty retreat.
  • Assist in obtaining and completing documentation required to satisfy ARC-PA clinical site requirements.
  • Nationally certified (NCCPA) physician assistant.
  • Must hold a current, valid, and unrestricted state license.
  • Minimum of a Master's degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience.
PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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