Instructor/Assistant Professor-Department of Public Health & Community Medicine, School of Medicine
April 25, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The Tufts University School of Medicine's Department of Public Health and Community Medicine invites applications for a part-time faculty appointment at the level of Instructor/Assistant Professor as Clinical Coordinator for the Physician Assistant Program.
The Clinical Coordinator oversees the day-to-day activities of the clinical year of the Physician Assistant Program. They will work with the Director of Clinical Education in ensuring compliance with educational objectives of the program during the clinical year.
We seek a collegial individual who is a graduate of an accredited physician assistant program, NCCPA certified, and currently licensed (or eligible for licensure) as a physician assistant in Massachusetts. He/she will possess at least a Master’s Degree as a physician assistant or in a related discipline.
This individual will have at least 5 years of clinical experience as a physician assistant and a minimum of 2 years of medical education experience. He or she must have strong interpersonal abilities including written and verbal communication skills, problem-solving and critical decision-making abilities.
He or she must possess strong computer skills, including use of Word, PowerPoint, database use, and familiarity with electronic medical records. He or she will also have broad knowledge of the physician assistant profession, its history and development, and an understanding of legal and regulatory issues involving physician assistant practice and physician supervision.
This is a non-tenured track faculty position with salary and rank commensurate with qualifications.
Essential tasks and functions Program • Management of OASIS scheduling database • Student Clinical Rotation Required Paperwork • Develop and coordinate elective rotations • Mid Rotation Evaluations • Track Completion of Evaluations in OASIS Scheduling • Field phone calls on the first day of clinical rotations and report to the Director of Clinical
Education any issues/questions • Attend Callback Days • Conduct clinical site visits at the discretion of the Director of Clinical Education Teaching and Students • Student advising • Participation in clinical laboratory teaching and simulation sessions
Other • Perform other essential duties and tasks, as assigned
Tufts University Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
Tufts University School of Medicine Located in the vibrant Chinatown neighborhood in downtown Boston, the Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University are international leaders in innovative medical education and advanced research. The school is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center, Maine Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, and many other elite teaching hospitals and health care facilities.
Public Health and Professional Degree Programs The Public Health and Professional Degree Programs (PHPD) confer the Master of Medical Science (Physician Assistant Program), Master of Public Health, the Doctorate in Public Health, Master of Science in Health Communication, Master of Science in Pain Research, Education and Policy, and Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences. The Programs seek to create an educational and workplace environment that fosters active learning, discussion and debate, critical thinking, inclusion and the capacity to work in a multidisciplinary practice environment. Small class size and high accessibility of faculty to students are hallmarks of our Programs.
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine The academic home of the PHPD is the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine. Faculty comprises public health practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, nurses, dentists, nutritionists, health administrators, lawyers, writers, and environmental and civil engineers. Areas of research concentration include environmental and occupational health, obesity and chronic disease, health policy and health care delivery, health communication, health inequality and social determinants of health, nutrition and infectious disease, and global health.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a teaching statement, a summary of teaching evaluations, and three professional letters of recommendation. To apply go to: https://apply.interfolio.com/50175. Review of applications will begin in April of 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.
About Tufts University
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