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Medical Director, Physician Assistant Program (Remote/Part-Time)

Job ID: 203699
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SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Program Director, the Medical Director serves as a member of the faculty to provide continuous, competent medical guidance to the Program Director and faculty. The Medical Director will assist the Program Director with development and ARC-PA accreditation for the program, and will assist in ensuring that both didactic instruction and supervised clinical practice experiences meet current practice standards as they relate to the PA role in providing patient care. The Medical Director may be involved in providing instruction; evaluating student performance; designing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating curriculum and evaluating the program. The Medical Director will also serve as  an  advocate  for  the program within the medical and academic communities.

EDUCATION:

Earned Doctor of Medicine degree and completion of residencies whose accreditation is duly recognized by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

Current unrestricted license as an allopathic or osteopathic physician.

Current board certified by an ABMS or AOA specialty board.

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

Have a working knowledge of current issues and trends in medical education, and experience working closely with physician assistants is required. 

Minimum of five (5) years as licensed medical doctor, including documented clinical practice. 

(Every effort has been made to identify the essential skills/qualifications of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only skills/qualifications you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of skills/qualifications does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential skill/qualification of the position.)

Ability to work independently with general supervision.

Ability to demonstrate a thorough, accurate and practical knowledge of the field or discipline.

Ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

Ability to effectively operate related equipment and machines for instructional purposes.

Ability to operate a variety of office equipment and machines such as computer terminal, calculator and copier.

Ability to manage and work effectively in a highly ethnic and culturally diverse student and associate community.

Ability to use effective communication skills, both oral and written, including presentations and effective listening skills.

Ability to speak before public groups, committees and meetings.

Ability to effectively use interpersonal skills, follow through with duties, provide attention to detail, and demonstrate the ability to motivate others.

Ability to use creative facilitation and conflict resolution skills to resolve difficult and sensitive issues.

Ability to demonstrate excellent analytical and organizational skills.

Ability to self-direct, self-pace, multi-task and function well under pressure of deadlines and conflicting priorities.

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ABOUT US

For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Campus: WCU Center for Graduate Studies Function: Professional
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My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.

SOPHIE S.ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, GEN ED SCI, ORANGE COUNTY
ASSOCIATE SINCE 2017

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