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Principal Faculty- Physician Assistant (PA) Program

Requisition R121715 Market Toledo, Ohio Department Phys Assistant Program - Mercy College of Ohio Shift Days Schedule Part-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

Under the direction of the MPAS Program Director, this is a 12-month contracted faculty position governed by the policies and procedures outlined in the faculty and staff handbook. The Principal Faculty assesses, plans, implements, teaches, and evaluates assigned courses within the PA program. Actively contributes to the development, implementation, assessment and revision of the PA curriculum and program, including accreditation. The faculty demonstrates knowledge and implementation of higher education philosophy.

Essential Job Functions

  • As Principal Faculty, designs, develops, delivers didactic, clinical, and/or laboratory instruction as assigned, and manages assigned courses including student assessment and academic counseling; and assures availability of remedial instruction (Student Success Center).
  • Contributes to student and/or program academic assessment processes and activities related to ARC-PA Accreditation and institutional effectiveness (e.g. including peer, self, and course review; curriculum design, implementation, coordination and evaluation; program assessment; development, review and revision of program's mission statement, goals, learning outcomes/competencies).
  • Promotes the PA program and PA profession to potential students and community; participates in selecting applicants for admission to the PA Program.
  • Remains current with trends, issues and practices in the discipline through active involvement in professional development/scholarly activities.
  • Participates in those activities offered to the college and/or community which are in a faculty member's recognized area of expertise or those that are performed as an institutional assignment/service (including college committees as appointed or elected).

Required Minimum Education: Graduate Degree (Masters)

Specialty/Major: Physician Assistant or terminal degree in relevant field

Preferred Education: Post Graduate Degree (Ph.D)

Specialty/Major: Earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, DHSc relevant to Profession/Job position)

Licensure/Certification Required: If PA, holds current NCCPA Certification, Ohio PA license or OH license eligible. If physician, holds current licensure as allopathic or osteopathic physician and board certified ABMS or AO

Licensure/Certification Preferred: PA licensure in the State of Ohio                                   

Minimum Years and Type of Experience: At least two years as a practicing physician assistant, combination of relevant teaching/clinical practice, or higher education experience.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Effective oral and written communication in English and interpersonal skills. Ability to use appropriate technology in the classroom. Flexibility to meet the needs of the specific division and students.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Teaching experience in PA/medical education. Active and current membership in professional and community organizations. Evidence of or potential for scholarly achievement in appropriate field.

Mercy College of Ohio is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

20

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

Phys Assistant Program - Mercy College of Ohio

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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