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Academic Coordinator - P.A. Program

8/13/2013

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Academic Coordinator

Physician Assistant Program

Trevecca Nazarene University

 

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Employer: Trevecca Nazarene University Type: Full Time - Experienced

Preferred Education: Master’s in Physician Assistant studies, MD, or DO

 

About Trevecca: Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Trevecca Nazarene University is a private evangelical Christian university whose mission is to provide education for leadership and service for its approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Trevecca seeks to hire dynamic Christians who are professionally qualified and are committed to the educational mission of the university and its lifestyle expectations. The PA Program seeks faculty who are committed to challenging students to become competent professionals who will serve their communities in compassionate ministry, both domestically and abroad.

 

Position Description: Trevecca Nazarene University invites applicants for the position of Academic Coordinator of the Physician Assistant Program, which offers a Master of Medicine in Physician Assistant Studies. The program admits 48 students per year and has a thirty-five year history of excellence in PA education. Trevecca Nazarene University seeks an experienced instructor who is dynamic, enthusiastic, and has demonstrated excellence in medicine, academics, and faith. The academic coordinator reports to and assists the Program Director in maintaining compliance with ARC-PA policies and assessing standards for the PA program to assure matriculating students possess the  knowledge and skills necessary for the student's successful graduation from the program, passing national boards, and competent and compassionate professional practice. Responsibilities of this position include oversight of educational requirements of didactic and clinical phases, assisting with accreditation maintenance; continuous program evaluation and review; teaching courses as assigned, academic advising of students, and service to the college and community. This is a full-time (12-month) faculty appointment, available (August 15, 2013 or until filled), with eligibility for tenure.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be graduates of an accredited physician assistant program or medical school and have current NCCPA certification or certification by an ABMS or AOA-approved specialty board and have:
    • Current licensure (or eligibility) to practice in the state of Tennessee
    • Minimum five years clinical practice experience. Preferred teaching experience in an academic or healthcare related setting.
    • Graduate degree required (master’s minimum) from an accredited, higher education institution.
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
    • Ability to facilitate faculty development and manage students and personnel.

 

Interested applicants who are in agreement with the mission and goals of Trevecca should submit a cover letter, resume, faculty/administrator application (http://www.trevecca.edu/jobs/), philosophy of education, and contact information for three professional references to Robin Jewett, MSM, PA-C, at rjewett@trevecca.edu, or mail to:

 

Robin Jewett, MSM, PA-C

PA Program Director

Trevecca Nazarene University

333 Murfreesboro Pike

Nashville, TN 37210

 

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