Clinical Regional Coordinator (Temporary Employee Pool)

  • University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA, USA
  • Jan 05, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Clinical Regional Coordinator (Temporary Employee Pool)

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
Under the direction of the Clinical Director, the role of the Clinical Regional Coordinator within the Physician Assistant Program at University of the Pacific is to develop and maintain clinical sites within the specified region, to be involved in the evaluation of the clinical curriculum, and to assist with the clinical scheduling of students in the region. The Clinical Regional Coordinator is also responsible for maintaining a close working relationship with any on-site coordinators in an effort to stay abreast of conditions at each site, and to ensure that the School continues to provide a valuable rotation experience at each site. The Clinical Regional Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that clinical sites and preceptors are meeting the program expectations for clinical education.
  1. Responsible for development, training, evaluation, and retention of clinical rotation sites and preceptors within a specified geographic region; to troubleshoot concerns related to clinical students and/or rotation sites; to monitor student's progress on rotations and remediate student's academic needs; to assist in monitoring end-of-rotation examinations; to review preceptor and student evaluations, and to address concerns accordingly.
  2. Responsible for establishing affiliation agreements with clinical sites, insuring that students are meeting credentialing requirements at clinical sites during rotations.
  3. Provide guidance and direction to clinical faculty and staff involved.
  4. Other duties as assigned.

General Workload Distribution:Workload varies by semester, but is assigned by the Clinical Director in consultation with the Program Director and other faculty members. Specific workload and scheduling will be adjusted based on the faculty member's, as well as the Program's, needs. In addition to scheduled assignments, professional activities outside the school (presentations, consulting, etc.) will be supported, encouraged, and expected.

Promotion and Tenure & Annual Faculty Evaluations:
This is a non-tenure track position. Initial academic rank will be determined by the promotion and tenure committee, and will be based upon the individual's qualification and experience. Faculty members are assisted in assembling and maintaining a dossier, which provides documentation of their activities and accomplishments during their academic careers. This document is valuable in planning and maintaining appropriate balance in activities, but also is essential documentation for promotion review by the University. Faculty members' activities and accomplishments in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service are evaluated yearly by the Program Director, with these evaluations being forwarded to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Yearly evaluations may also be used to determine merit salary increases.

Other faculty members, both from within the home department and from other departments, may also be enlisted to assist in mentoring junior faculty members in career development. This mentoring activity can be highly beneficial for both the mentor and the protege, and is seen as a learning experience for all involved.

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:
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Must be willing to travel regularly.
  • 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.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Schedule is dependent on the course and department needs.

Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.

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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