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Coordinator -- Clinical Program Services at University of Iowa

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Iowa City, Iowa





Job Description:

The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is a highly ranked medical school where students learn to become accomplished clinicians and top-flight researchers and educators. Students come to Iowa to study medicine in a program that uses case-based learning as the basis of their education. With its emphasis on problem-solving skills, early exposure to patients, and enhanced community-based experiences, UI medical students typically earn impressive scores on Step 1 of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination and successfully "match" with top-quality residency programs around the country.

Our mission is to inspire and educate world class health care providers and scientists for the people of Iowa and our global community.
Researchers in the College's over 280 laboratories are served by state-of-the-art core research facilities and research support facilities. Much of the research conducted is interdisciplinary and collaborations are fostered and coordinated through major research centers, institutes and programs. Many faculty members are internationally renowned for their research. Two faculty members are Howard Hughes Institute Investigators, 12 are members of the Institute of Medicine and two are members of the National Academy of Sciences.

The university is located along the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City, a city of some 77,000 people (170,000+ in the metro area) regularly ranked as one of the nation's best places to live. Iowa City is less than four hours from Chicago and within five hours of Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City, readily accessible via interstate highways and a regional airport 30 minutes away.

Department Summary:
The Department of Physician Assistant Studies and Services is committed to identifying and recruiting individuals of the highest possible quality for the PA Profession. It is our responsibility to equip them with the necessary clinical and professional knowledge, skills and abilities to provide high quality, compassionate health care to diverse populations. IN order to accomplish this mission, we rely on the exceptional resources afforded by the Carver College of Medicine.

Position Summary:
Responsible for the coordination and management of a variety of complex administrative, student support and fiscal activities related to Clinical Services for the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and Services. Activities may include: compose correspondence and compile reports, prepare instructional materials, provide administrative and operational support/management for the Clinical Year Team and coordinate activities for students during the clinical year. The position may require autonomy in decision making, program administration, public speaking and travel.

Position Responsibilities:
• Assist the Director of Clinical Education and/or the Coordinator of Clinical Outreach and Development in the management of major aspects of the clinical rotation year.
• Assist the Director of Clinical Education and/or the Coordinator of Clinical Outreach and Development as a Program Liaison to faculty, students, alumni and the general public concerning inquiries or complaints that require interpretation of policies and procedures related to the Clinical Rotation year.
• Represent the PA Program to other administrators and outside agencies with considerable authority to make decisions on administrative policies and procedures related to the Clinical Rotation year.
• Coordinate all aspects related to the Clinical Rotation Affiliation Agreements with internal UIHC and external sites.
• Assist the Director of Clinical Education and/or the Coordinator of Clinical Outreach and Development with the Quarterly Meeting planning, execution and evaluations during the Clinical Year.
• Assist the Director of Clinical Education and/or the Coordinator of Clinical Outreach and Development with the End of Rotation Exams (EORs) during the Clinical Year.
• Assist the Director of Clinical Education and/or the Coordinator of Clinical Outreach and Development with the evaluation of clinical rotation effectiveness and impact.
• Coordinate the Clinical Compliance process for all students prior to the start of the Clinical Rotation year (HIPPA, ACLS/BLS, Mandatory Reporter, etc)
• Coordinate the communication process for all aspects related to the start of clinical rotations for students in the PA Program.
• Coordinate the housing component of the Clinical Rotation year for the PA Program.
• Responsible for the development and updating of material related to the clinical rotation year for the PA Program Handbook, Exxat Database System and UI ICON Site.
• Serve as the PA Program Liaison for Exxat Database System (The PA Program Clinical Year Rotation Database).
• Assist the Director of Clinical Education and/or the Coordinator of Clinical Outreach and Development to formulate, implement and manage strategic initiatives needed to address changing departmental mission, goals and needs as they relate to the clinical rotation year.
• As needed, represent the department of Physician Assistant Studies and Services during clinical site and preceptor visits, with some travel possible.
• As needed, represent the department of Physician Assistant Studies and Services at national conferences and other professional development activities.
• Prepare budget projections and plans for activities related to the clinical rotation year.
• As needed, assist the Department Administrator with aspects related to the admission process for the PA Program.
• As needed, assist the Coordinator of Outreach and Development with the PA Program Alumni Network.
• As needed, perform public speaking engagements representing the interests of the PA Program to both internal and external audiences.
• Other duties as assigned.

Please attach a resume and list of 3 professional references as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact thomas-oshea@uiowa.edu.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Position Qualifications

Education Required
• A Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience is required

Experience Requirements
• At least one year of administrative support experience at a university or in a healthcare environment is required.
• Demonstrated evidence of a commitment to diversity in the education or healthcare community is required.
• The successful candidate should enjoy working with students and as a member of a team.
• Must be proficient in computer software packages, databases, spreadsheet program and other online systems.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality in handling unit tasks.

Desirable Qualifications
• Three to five years administrative support experience at a university or within a healthcare environment is desired.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently.