Preceptor, Physician Assistant Program - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Western Campus

Job Responsibilities


• Supports the Clinical Coordinator through the organization, coordination and evaluation of the student clinical instruction process and its activities

• Assists with regular clinical site visits and works to obtain new clinical affiliations as needed

• Manages and coordinates the didactic phase of the Physician Assist program

• Reviews data collected on formative, summative and national assessments and provides input for program needs, continued development, accreditation maintenance, and outcome assessment of the Physician Assistant program

• Manages and coordinates the Physician Assistant program admissions including assisting with the development and implementation of an effective recruitment program, organizing and tracking the applications, and coordinating the applicant interview days

• Acts as liaison with the Program Manager to provide counseling and guidance to matriculating students, plan orientation and other similar programs, serve as the primary contact for applicants, and assist in completing required institutional and program accreditation reports

• Performs didactic instruction (including web-based instruction) of various Physician Assistant program courses when necessary

• Responsible for development of an annual board review assisting in maintaining the utilization of a standardized patient program for the Physician Assistant program, advising students, maintaining office hours, and participating in course preparation and evaluations

• Maintains effective communication with applicants, students, graduates, faculty and instructors

• Serves as liaison between College and community health care agencies, professional organizations and other network entities vital to the Physician Assistant program

• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


• Master’s Degree

• Certified as a Physician Assistant with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

• Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Certified Physician Assistant

• Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team


• Possesses strong organizational and time-management skills

• Possesses excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

• Ability to promote student success

• Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

• Possesses working knowledge of clinical and didactic concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

• Demonstrated basic proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Word

• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

• Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

• Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects

• Ability to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issues

• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

• Ability to research and analyze issues and develop solutions

• Works accurately with great attention to detail

• Sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population

• Communication
• Continuous Improvement / Innovation
• Quality of Work

• Customer Service
• Servant Leadership
• Collaboration / Inclusion
• Time Utilization / Organization
• Results Focus

Preferred Qualifications


• Demonstrated clinical and didactic teaching experience

Work Schedule

8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Schedule may vary to include some evening and/or weekend hours.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date 10/03/2014

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Physician Assistant Program
  • Preceptor, Physician Assistant Program
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
  • Physician Assistants
  • Other Health Sciences
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter