Job Bulletin
Neurosurgery Physician Assistant
Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:00 AM

08/16/18: Neurosurgery Physician Assistant

The Neurosurgery division of The Oregon Clinic is seeking a full-time Physician Assistant to join our busy clinic located at the Providence St. Vincent Medical Office Building in SW Portland. We are looking for a committed team player to provide high quality patient care in a team setting. The provider is responsible for specialty care services, including assessing/managing patients and performing first assist duties during surgery. We treat all aspects of neurological conditions and our midlevel providers play a critical role in the care of our patients. Prior experience within Neurosurgery is preferred. Starting pay range, based on experience: $50.00 – $62.00 per hour. $1000 Call Pay per Weekend. Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program and current Oregon PA or NP license required Minimum of 3 years professional PA experience in a clinical setting required Medical, Vision, and Rx Insurance is 100% paid for by The Oregon Clinic for full-time employees. CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]
 
Acute Care Surgical Hospitalist - Renton
Monday, August 06, 2018 12:00 AM

 

08/06/18: Acute Care Surgical Hospitalist, MD/DO Full-Time, 1.0 FTE Location: Renton, WA

UW Medicine | Valley Medical Center has received many awards including recognition as one of the Best Places to Work. Modern Healthcare has listed Valley Medical Center as one of the nation’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” Seattle Business magazine names VMC the #1 Non-Profit in Washington for 2011, VMC’s tenth consecutive year winning a Best Workplace award.

Qualifications:
BE/BC
1-2 years post-residency/fellowship experience; BLD, ACLS< PALS< ATLS Certified

We are currently hiring for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Acute Care Hospital Surgicalist with a desire to build a practice working in a collaborative, collegial, work environment. Our group currently consists of four surgeons working in a rotating schedule of 12 and 24-hour shifts. Surgeons participate in daily rounds with advance care practitioners and work with UW surgical residents. Candidates must be comfortable managing trauma patients, complex emergency general surgery patients, and basic thoracic patients. Thyroid ultrasound available on-site. Call is 100% outpatient and minimal. Team based model approach to patient-centered care.

Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA.

Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice

Valley Medical Center offers much more than a comprehensive, competitive compensation and benefits. There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the country’s most livable cities, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature. The location in Suburban Seattle (Renton) allows you to enjoy a great northwestern lifestyle without the high prices and traffic found in the heart of the metro.

  • 10 minutes from SeaTac International Airport
  • 16 minutes from downtown Seattle and Bellevue
  • Magnificent views of Cascades and Mt Rainier
  • On Lake Washington with the Cedar River running through the city
  • On the shore of Lake Washington in the heart of Puget Sound
  • No state income tax
  • Home of Seattle Seahawks, Amazon, IKEA, Microsoft and Boeing

Please apply by submitting your CV and Cover letter to Alan Munro, Physician Recruiter at [email protected]

 
Multiple NP/PA Opportunities in Charming Oregon Communities!
Thursday, August 02, 2018 12:00 AM

08/02/18: Multiple NP/PA Opportunities in Charming Oregon Communities!

Position Description: Internal Medicine: Lincoln City, Lebanon and Newport, Oregon (Lincoln City position accepting New Grads for Internal Medicine) Family Medicine- Newport and Lebanon, Oregon Requirements : 2+ years’ of related experience required, Must be comfortable with stated patient census, Should possess excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing excellent care that is team oriented, Eligibility to work in the United States We offer an attractive salary plus incentives, relocation assistance, paid malpractice, CME days plus allowance, Electronic Medical Record (EPIC) and a competitive benefits package. please contact Annette Clovis at 541.768.4419 by email at [email protected] or visit www.samhealth.org/docjobsjobs CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]
 
ZOOM+Care is Hiring Physician Assistants
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 12:00 AM

07/31/18: ZOOM+Care is Hiring Physician Assistants!

Physician Assistant (PA, PA-C)

Are you a Physician Assistant who is interested in:

  • Building the nation's first complete health system from the ground up to deliver twice the health care at half the price with ten times patient delight?
  • Working 34 hours a week with no admin days and no on-call time?
  • Enjoying 3.5 days off every week?
  • Practicing in an environment that puts the patient first? Where patients rate their care at a 4.7 out of a 5.0 scale?
  • Earning $115,000-$160,000 a year by seeing 2 patients an hour?
  • Working close to home? ZOOM+Care has openings in neighborhoods throughout the Portland Metro Area!

If so, ZOOM+Care could be your dream job! As a talented Physician Assistant, you’ll diagnose and treat a variety of illnesses and injuries and conduct thorough wellness exams for adults and kids alike. Come develop your skills in our complete care system with ongoing support from our medical leadership team!

A little about ZOOM+Care®
We care for more than 200,000 people per year in our 36 neighborhood clinics in Portland and Seattle. Our services include urgent care, primary care, specialty care, mental health, telemedicine and more. ZOOM+Care was founded in 2006 by Portland, Oregon physicians David Sanders, M.D., and Albert DiPiero, M.D. ZOOM+Care was built on our of Promise of "Twice 1/2 Ten" - twice the health, half the cost, ten times the delight. ZOOM+Care has been selected as one of Oregon's most admired healthcare companies for the past four years.

Some Highlights

  • Practice confidently with on demand access to your Supervising Physician
  • Develop specialty skills! At ZOOM+Care you’ll have access to top specialists, with the added opportunity to do rotations in speciality areas such as emergency medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics
  • Provide a rewarding mix of care including preventive care, illness and injury, diagnostic challenges, and procedures
  • Practice in state-of-the art neighborhood clinics with a well organized practice model. Our providers often tell us how much their patients rave about their experience at ZOOM+Care
  • Provide evidence based medical care to your very own community

Requirements

  • Board Certified Physician Assistant
  • 1+ year experience in an urgent care, primary care or emergency care setting preferred


Compensation

  • Our competitive and transparent compensation plan lets you focus on what you love to do - deliver the right care
  • Competitive base compensation automatically marked over industry average with bonus potential
  • Opportunities for extra shifts with additional compensation

Want to Learn More About Us?


CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]

 
PA-C - Orthopedic Specialists of ProOrtho
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 12:00 AM

07/31/18: PA-C - Orthopedic Specialists of ProOrtho

JOB DESCRIPTION Physician Assistant- Certified

REPORTS TO Executive Director

JOB SUMMARY The Physician Assistant will assist orthopedic surgeons in all capacities of patient care. This involves various settings including maintaining a clinic practice, assisting in the Operating Room, handling ER call, and making Hospital Rounds. The primary goal is to provide excellent orthopedic care under the supervision of the Orthopedic Specialists of ProOrtho, while working within an approved scope of practice. We offer competitive salary, a beautiful office environment, multiple locations and a great team to work with and excellent benefits including paid parking.

Essential Qualities 

Our patients are treated in accordance with the highest standards of the physicians with an emphasis on high-quality orthopedic care. Ideal candidates will be highly organized with an internal motivation to succeed. Documented completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program and a current Washington State Physician Assistant license is required. Specific orthopedic or joints related expertise is preferred but not required.

• Patient and pleasant personality; works well with a variety of people

• Team player 

• Excellent public relations 

• Interfaces well with staff and physicians

• Professional demeanor 

• Shows concern patients 

• Pleasant and patient personality

• Positive Attitude 

• Reliable, Punctual 

• Diligent and detail oriented 

• Team Player 

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

• Surgery Assists: Assisting in moving & positioning patients/organizing x-rays/writing orders.

Greeting/ identifying patient 

Completing paperwork. 

Familiarization with specific surgical procedures prior to their performance.

• Hospital Rounds: 

Patient care/charting 

Paperwork 

Interaction with staff, consultants, and discharge planners.

• Emergency Room: evaluation and treatment of patients

• Call: As scheduled. 

• Clinic: As scheduled Outpatient care of orthopedic patients 

Exams 

Casting 

Joint aspiration/injection 

Patient education 

Returning patient phone calls and refilling medication

Filling out paperwork for return to work, etc. 

• Other related duties as assigned

 

Job Specifications 

Travel 

This position requires travel between our Satellite clinics and surgical centers, which may include, but is not limited to: Kirkland, Seattle, Issaquah, Monroe, and Redmond

Education/Experience 

• Completion of accredited Physician’s Assistant Program.

• Washington State Physician Assistant License, Current

• Current CPR Certification 

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job requires vision and hearing correctable to normal range. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee is required to walk, sit and stand. Work is performed in a clinic, office, hospital ambulatory surgery center and hospital operating room environments. Some bending and stretching is required. Manual dexterity required for use of surgical instruments and computer keyboard. Occasional lifting and transferring up to 150lbs. Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours.

Compensation:

Annual Salary 

Paid Medical, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance.

Malpractice Insurance 

WA State Licensure and DEA Registration

401k matching eligibility after 12 months employment, (bi-annual enrollment)

Continuing Education-6 paid days per 2 year cycle, up to $4000 reimbursement per 2 year cycle

Paid Personal Leave (Includes sick leave) 3.2 - weeks per year.

Probationary Period: 

A probationary period will exist for the first 90 days of employment.

Comments 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

Please email resumes & cover letters to:  [email protected]

• Please use “PA-C” in the subject line

 
Immediate Clinic and Indigo Urgent Care Clinic
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 12:00 AM

07/17/18: Immediate Clinic and Indigo Urgent Care Clinic

Seattle, WA –  Immediate Clinic and Indigo Urgent Care Clinic have full time urgent care positions available at:  Bellevue, Kirkland, Marysville/Mill Creek/Lake Stevens Float.

PA-C must have 2 yrs exp in a UC, ED or FM setting. Full time = 12-14 shifts/month. Competitive pay/bonus potential/benefits/paid malpractice. Contact Lori, Provider Recruiter at: [email protected] or call #206-889-8399 for further details.

 
Urgent Care PA, Evergreen Emergency Services
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 12:00 AM

07/17/18: Urgent Care PA, Evergreen Emergency Services

Who We Are:
A dedicated group of health care providers practicing on the Eastside of Lake Washington since 1972, we became Evergreen Emergency Services (EES) in 2001.  EES provides exceptional care and service to patients in need of emergent and urgent care.  EES is dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality of urgent care Service care possible. Every decision and every action by each of us is aimed toward this goal:  We provide compassionate and efficient care.  We believe that our patients are our most important assets. We place great importance on treating them with courtesy, fairness and respect regardless of their socio-economic background or reason for seeing us.  We have a fun, collegial and supportive working environment and are actively engaged with the local community.  Our shared values include Integrity, Excellence, Compassionate Care, Exceptional Patient Focus, Endurance and Passion.

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, is responsible for the medical care of urgent care patients. Treats patients in Urgent Care Center (UC) to ensure proper injury care and disease diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Requests necessary tests and follow-up visits and refers patients to specialists, as necessary.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
•    Provides leadership and management for the UC in partnership with the UC nursing manager
•    Works cooperatively and supportively with members of the medical staff to provide urgent care services for all patients who present to the UC
•    Works cooperatively and supportively with other clinical and non-clinical departments to ensure availability, quality, and effective use of services
•    Treats patients to ensure proper injury care and disease diagnosis, request necessary tests and follow-up visits
•    As necessary, stabilizes patient and coordinates transportation of patient to tertiary care centers
•    Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
•    Participates in the life of the company and the community
•    Vigorously engages in his/her own professional development; is a life-long learner who enhances his/her skills, using state-of-the-art technologies to maintain high standards of performance to work efficiently and effectively
•    Is familiar with and complies with all policies and regulations as put forth in the company’s documents
•    Since safety and security are everyone’s responsibility, takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect employees, patients, equipment, materials and facilities
•    Performs other duties as assigned

Required Education, Training & Experience:
•    Master's Degree from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program or graduation from a Physician Assistant (PA) Training Program accredited by the American Medical Association Council on Medical Education
•    Licensed as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant with a current valid, full and unrestricted license in Washington State
•    Current BLS and ACLS
•    Maintains Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements
•    Minimum two years of acute care experience required
•    No more than twelve (12) months since last work assignment
 
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
•    Familiarity with standard UC concepts, practices, and procedures
•    Creativity and adaptability
•    Ability to multitask
•    Ability to work well with teammates as well as in an individual contributor role
•    Ability to provide leadership among equals
•    Ability to work and communicate well with all company and hospital employees as well as patients and their families
•    Excellent written and verbal communications skills
•    Excellent problem-solving, risk assessment, negotiation, and conflict-resolution skills
•    Excellent customer service skills
•    Excellent professional (email, phone, letter) etiquette
•    Ability to maintain confidential information
•    Strong skills working with Microsoft Office Suite products
•    Ability to confidently learn new technology
•    Ability to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
•    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
•    Ability to travel locally

If interested, please send your CV and cover letter to Jennifer Diego, Practice Administrator at: [email protected]
 
NW Asthma
Friday, June 22, 2018 12:00 AM

6/22/18: NW Asthma

Exciting new opportunity for a full-time and/or part-time Physician Assistant in the field of allergy and asthma to join the state’s largest practice. We are seeking an enthusiastic medical professional to join the wonderful providers and staff of our Western WA offices: Seattle, Everett, Renton, Redmond,

Requirements:

· Certified FNP/PA from an accredited institution
· Possess or be eligible for current Washington license with prescriptive authority and CPR certification.
· Strong communication skills
· A dedication to providing excellent patient care for adults and children
· Interest in a position that allows you to learn and grow your medical expertise
· Flexibility and able to travel to Everett, Seattle, Renton and Redmond office locations
· Drug screen/background check upon job offer

The ideal candidate will have:

· Knowledge of computers/EMR (GE Centricity)
· One to two years of experience in a Primary Care (adult and pediatric) or Urgent Care / ER setting is preferred.

We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K, vacation, sick and holiday pay.

ABOUT NORTHWEST ASTHMA & ALLERGY

It is the policy of NAAC to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, marital status, military status, gender identity sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or any other factor protected by local, state or federal law.

Please email your resume to:  [email protected]

 

 
Evergreen Treatment Services
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:00 AM

6/15/18: Evergreen Treatment Services, Seattle WA

Job Summary: The Medical Provider’s primary responsibility is to evaluate patients’ opioid use disorder and prescribe and adjust appropriate opioid use disorder treatment medications as indicated. These include methadone, buprenorphine/naloxone, and naltrexone. The individual in this position shall be a licensed physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. The nature of this position is fast-paced in high-stress situations and conditions.

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]



 
Endocrinology PA-C
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:00 AM

6/13/18: Endocrinology PA-C

Vancouver Clinic needs an experienced physician assistant in our endocrinology department. The ideal candidate will have experience managing patients with diabetes and thyroid disorders. Our department has four physicians and one PA. This position is 100% outpatient with no call.  
Vancouver Clinic offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
•    Competitive compensation
•    Health dental, vision and disability insurance
•    Generous retirement plan
•    CME allowance
•    Relocation assistance
Vancouver Clinic’s practices are located across the Columbia River from Portland. The area offers abundant outdoor recreational activities. Housing options range from properties on acreage to downtown high-rises in Portland’s Pearl District. Vancouver is a great place to raise a family with its mild weather, excellent schools, low crime rate and affordable cost of living.

To learn more about The Vancouver Clinic visit our website at tvc.org.

Submit cover letter and CV to:  Lori Aoki, Provider Recruiter, [email protected]


 
Didactic Faculty | Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:00 AM

6/13/18: Didactic Faculty | Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

The didactic faculty will coordinate guest lecturers and teach in the assigned courses in the PA Educational Program. They will report to the Academic Coordinator and then to the Program Director. Essential Job Functions: Teach the assigned courses and any other topics as assigned. Coordinate guest lecturers, including: scheduling the lecturer, communicating scheduling efforts with staff and team leader, set‐up and take‐down of equipment for lecturer, attending lecture presentation, providing appropriate feed‐ back regarding the presentation, arranging  needed transportation to the lecture site, processing appropriate paperwork for compensation in a timely manner. Heritage University expects teaching faculty to observe those policies and practices at all times which are considered standard professional responsibilities.  These include, but are not confined to: * Meeting all classes as scheduled; * Assisting in the recruitment of students; * Reviewing student admission applications and participating in applicant selection; * Reporting final grades at the designated time; * Teaching, instructing, evaluating, remediating, and counseling students; * Attending student orientation and commencement exercises; * Having an appropriate number of posted office hours; * Writing course syllabi and learning objectives; * Developing course materials including test questions, PowerPoints, lecture outlines, and any additional instructional materials; * Administering exams; * Performing committee assignments, including:   o Developing, reviewing and revising the program mission and goals as needed; o Designing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating the curriculum;   o Reviewing ARC‐PA accreditation standards and verifying program compliance in a systematic method; and o Critically evaluating and improving the program and its policies and procedures as indicated by the self‐study. * Engaging in scholarly activity; * Maintaining professional development; * Performing University and/or community service; * Maintaining licensure and certification as appropriate; * May be required to maintain clinical practice as appropriate; * Conduct appropriate and consistent with the mission and philosophy of Heritage University; * Other duties as assigned. Physician Assistant Educational Program Didactic Faculty Scope of Responsibility: Knows the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures, which may include some familiarity of other departments within the University. Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department. Flexibility to work as part of a team as well as independently to meet goals in a fast‐paced, deadline‐driven environment.  Sound judgment and discretion in handling confidential information as well as ability to conduct oneself in a highly professional manner. Highly responsive to requests and has a commitment to providing high quality service.  Maintains a customer service demeanor at all times. Decision Making: On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences and results. Is aware those decisions will impact people, costs, and /or quality of service within the University and the PA Educational  Department. Authority/Supervision: May include responsibility for supervising an assigned staff member. Communication: Exchanges non‐routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills. Education: A Master’s degree, or higher, in an appropriate field is required. Candidates having a significant number of educational hours may be considered on a provisional status until degree is completed. Experience: * Excellent interpersonal, communications, and presentation skills. * Ability to generate respect and trust from staff and external constituencies. * Possess exceptional credentials in scholarly, professional and/or individual achievement. * Extensive professional experience with an exemplary record for achievement. * At least three years of health care experience and at least three years of educational experience preferred. Certification: If a PA, must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), maintenance of which will require meeting the minimum continuing medical education (CME) hours. DO, MD, NP, or Pharm D’s must be accredited/certified/licensed as required by their respective profession and the State of Washington. Additional Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: * Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills * Strong verbal and written communication skills * Ability to work in a team * Ability to manage projects and people * Ability to work with and manage different computer programs and databases * Ability to prioritize and self‐direct work flow; time management skills * Work Environment: Standard office environment.  The job requires very little physical effort.  Will require attending meetings outside of the University.  May include travel to other cities and states. Physical Requirements: * Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.   * Ability to move about. * Ability to reach by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. * Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. * Communication skills using the spoken word. * Ability to see and hear within normal parameters. This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

APPLICATION INFORMATION AND DEADLINE: Applications should include a cover letter, vitae/resume, transcripts (copies acceptable for initial screening), and names, addresses, e‐mail addresses and phone numbers of 3‐5 current professional references.   Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please email application material to: [email protected]u or Heritage University Office of Human Resources 3240 Fort Road Toppenish, WA 98948




 
Utah Valley University
Friday, June 01, 2018 12:00 AM

6/1/18: Utah Valley University 

Utah Valley University is seeking an experienced, energetic leader to coordinate and complete the accreditation process to establish the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program at our beautiful Orem, Utah campus located near the Wasatch Mountains. UVU’s service region includes Utah, Wasatch, and Summit counties, and provides access to a dynamic economy as well as plentiful and diverse employment and career opportunities. Many students, faculty, and staff choose UVU for its ideal location and reputation as one of the safest colleges in the country. For the outdoor enthusiast, within 20 miles you can enjoy winter sports, hiking, mountain biking, water recreation, and more.

UVU has started the accreditation process, and if provisional accreditation is achieved after a successful ARC-PA application/site visit, plans to admit its first cohort of students in January, 2020. The program is seeking a Program Director with exceptional leadership abilities who will bring to the position an integrated background of academic and clinical experience, as well as a record of achievement in higher education and professional accomplishment. The ideal candidate will have program accreditation and development experience and must be willing to commit to the program from provisional to continuing accreditation status.

The Director will provide the overall academic leadership, administration, and curricular management of the program including oversight of didactic and clinical curriculum, budget and finance, assessment/analysis, and all accreditation (provisional, completion and continuing) responsibilities. Provides leadership to PA faculty, staff, and students; facilitates communication, clarification, and implementation of program, college, and university policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an ARC-PA accredited program with a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Practice/Studies, 3 years in an academic based position and 5 years clinical experience.
  • Current NCCPA Certification.
  • Utah PA license or eligible for the license exam.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Five years in an academic based position as a Director, Associate or Assistant Director.
  • Seven years clinical experience (practicing PA).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of PA program development and accreditation in higher education.
  • Knowledge of didactic and clinical curriculum.
  • Effective communication skills; verbal, written and public speaking.
  • Inter-professional collaboration skills.
  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Curriculum development and program organization skills.
  • Relationship building skills.
  • Fiscal management/budgeting ability.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with various support resources such as communications and marketing, admissions, financial aid, registration and student affairs

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/6611

 
Utah Valley University - Director of Clinical Education
Friday, June 01, 2018 12:00 AM

6/1/18: Utah Valley University 

Utah Valley University in beautiful Orem, Utah, is seeking to hire a Director of Clinical Education immediately for its new Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program with a tentative start date of January, 2020 (pending provisional ARC-PA accreditation). The ideal candidate will be an integral part of the leadership team that will guide the program through accreditation, and more critically, the clinical practice site development process that will ensure that the clinical experiences will meet/exceed the competencies required for physician assistant clinical practice.

Under the direction of the PA Program Director, the Director of Clinical Education has the overall responsibility for clinical education in the program to include site development, affiliation agreements, orientation, student scheduling, site maintenance visits, coordination of ongoing preceptor development and training strategies, and assessment of the clinical phase of the curriculum. The Clinical Director will be actively involved in continuous program review and analysis, strategic planning, admissions and in national and state PA organizations to promote the program.

This is an 11 – 12 month faculty position and is available immediately. The search committee will be screening applications upon receipt.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in business, leadership or education or related field (Health Care preferred).
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in Physician Assistant Practice/Studies.
  • Current NCCPA Certification.
  • PA license.
  • Three to five (3-5) years of experience working with industry, contracts, healthcare organizations, volunteer or internship programs, community groups, or public entities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of health care industry.
  • Knowledge of accreditation processes.
  • Knowledge of higher education academic programming.
  • Effective communication skills for public speaking, verbal and written correspondence.
  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Relationship building skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population of students, health care professionals, faculty, staff and other community stakeholders.
  • Ability to represent the PA program at all levels nationally, state, and local.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with marketing and communications and student affairs.

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to:   http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/6631