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Clinical Coordinator and Instructor, Physician Assistant Program

Rosalind Franklin University
North Chicago, IL 60064
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    129930713
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Job Type: Full-Time Faculty
Location: North Chicago, IL, US




Position Summary

The Physician Assistant Department at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is seeking a full-time faculty member. This individual's primary role will be a Clinical Coordinator but will include teaching and assessment of a variety of general medicine topics and clinical skills throughout the didactic and clinical curriculum.

All full-time faculty members employed by RFUMS are expected to engage in activities that are considered core to their primary role as a faculty member. These activities may include teaching, scholarly activity, and service.

RFU encourages applications from individuals underrepresented in their field and those that can add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment.

The PA Program requests that applicants submit a personal statement, as well as a statement detailing what diversity means to them.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities as a Clinical Coordinator include but are not limited to:
  • Participation in curriculum development, delivery, and assessment
  • Instruction throughout didactic and clinical phases of the program
  • Scheduling clinical rotations
  • Clinical site recruitment and maintenance
  • Site visits and continual evaluation of clinical training
  • Academic and professional advising for students
  • Involvement in the admissions process
  • Participation in faculty development activities


All full-time faculty members employed by RFUMS are expected to engage in activities that are considered core to their primary role as a faculty member. These activities may include teaching, scholarly activity, and service.

Teaching responsibilities vary and may include:
  • Direct instruction
  • Curriculum management
  • Assessment
  • Advising and mentoring for students

Scholarly activities vary and may include:
  • Original scholarship
  • Grant procurement
  • Research mentoring

Service activities vary and may include internal and external contributions through:
  • Committees
  • Contributions to the profession
  • Recruitment
  • Direct patient care

Scholarly activities and/or clinical activities are negotiated and determined at the department level and are primarily based upon the faculty track.



Required Education & Experience
  • Master's degree
  • At least 3 years of experience clinical practice as a certified Physician Assistant (PA-C)
  • An official transcript for the highest degree earned and also the highest clinical degree earned, if different and relevant to the position, will be required
  • Must achieve a background check clearance



Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and problem-solving
  • Apply the principles of interprofessional collaboration
  • Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students
  • Interact with diverse populations
  • Display professionalism and maintain confidentiality


Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions
  • Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

EOE, Including Disability / Vets



PI129930713
Posted: 2021-02-05 Expires: 2021-03-09

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