Clinical Instructor (Temporary Employee Pool)

  • University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA, USA
  • Jan 05, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Physician Assistant

Job Description


Clinical Instructor (Temporary Employee Pool)

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
The successful instructional faculty candidate will be part of a highly motivated, cohesive faculty of experienced educators working as an interdisciplinary team to deliver comprehensive PA curriculum preparing students to practice in a variety of clinical settings. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with other PA faculty members within the program to provide expertise and contribute to a collaborative working environment. This position will report directly to the Program Director.

University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritizes policy and decision-making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
The following qualifications are essential:

  • Graduate from an ARC-PA accredited PA program.
  • Master’s degree in PA studies or other discipline.
  • Current NCCPA certification, state licensure in California (or eligible for state license).
  • Minimum of six (6) months of clinical experience as a Physician Assistant.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, specifically MS Office Suite Programs(i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and MS Outlook.
  • Ability to work as a team with administrators, fellow faculty, staff, and students.

Preferred Qualifications:
The following qualifications are desirable:

  • Academic experience in Physician Assistant Education.
  • Sincere desire for personal growth and development as an educator throughout the course of your career.
  • Involvement or desire to be involved in professional organizations within the field of specialty.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive 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.

GENERAL: Faculty should have sufficient motor function to execute movementsessential to providing patient care.

SPECIFIC: Must possess the motor skills to perform palpation, percussion, auscultation and other diagnostic maneuvers, basic laboratory tests, and diagnostic procedures in a timely manner. Such actions require coordination of gross and fine muscular movements, equilibrium, and functional uses of the senses of touch and vision.

SPECIFIC: Must be able to perform basic life support including CPR.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
This position is for a part-time, teacher-clinician; half to one (0.5 – 1.0) day per week, forty eight (48) weeks per year.

Special Instructions:
THIS POSTING IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF AN OPEN POSITION. Your application will be active for 90 days. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and are reviewed by the hiring department as openings become available. To maintain your application within the system, you will need to re-apply.

Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed before the date of the interview.

Note: if a job-specific posting is created and you are interested in that specific position, please apply to that job posting. Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for future employment in openings of this type since availability can be unpredictable and consideration competitive.

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University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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