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Academic Program Spec

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Academic Program Spec

Department: 3670055010 Health & Human Sciences Dean

Job no: 515958

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: On-site requirement

Categories: Administrative / Professional, Health Profession

Pay Grade: 07A

About This Role:

The Physician Assistant (PA) Program, within the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS), is looking to hire a Clinical Program Specialist to join their team. This position will assist the Clinical Director with the administrative aspects of planning and coordinating the clinical phase of the PA Program. This position will report to the Clinical Director.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist clinical team with direction, structure, organization, and scheduling of clinical experiences for the clinical phase
  • Assist clinical director with weekly monitoring of patient encounters through Exxat
  • Coordinate all aspects of Exxat, ensuring student documents comply with ARC-PA standards and providing training updates to faculty and staff
  • Establish and maintain affiliation agreements with preceptors and affiliated institutions, and keep the clinical aspect of the ARC-PA portal up-to-date with preceptor and affiliation agreements and active/inactive status
  • Maintain student and program liability insurance
  • Monitor students' background checks, drug screening, and immunization processes to ensure completion of program requirements
  • Assist students with institutional credentialing and site in-processing
  • Monitor student registration for second and third-year students
  • Enter grades for second and third-year students
  • Participate in the program's admissions process
  • Assist program director with ARC-PA compliance
  • Work with clinical site liaisons to schedule faculty site visits
  • Facilitate scheduling of student advising during the clinical phase, and monitor for and respond to student communications
  • Train to proficiency in PA Program educational software, including Exammaster, Canvas, and simulation and Anatomage tables
  • Serve as a proctor for program examinations, including Exammaster and PAEA
  • Serve as a Standardized Patient to facilitate clinical training of students in the Physical Diagnosis course

    Why Join Us:

    The College of Health and Human Sciences is home to six academic departments (Applied Human Sciences; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health; Hospitality Management; Interior Design & Fashion Studies; Personal Financial Planning; and Kinesiology), the Center on Aging, Physician Assistant program, and a Nursing partnership with Wichita State University. The College enrolls more than 2,300 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and employs more than 115 full-time faculty members in teaching, research, and Extension positions (). The College is committed to promoting research, scholarship, creative activity, and discovery with a strategic and cohesive focus on health and human behavior.
    Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays). To see what benefits are available, please visit .

    We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

    Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the

    Worksite Options:

    This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment locations.

    What You'll Need to Succeed:

    Minimum Requirements:

    • High school diploma
    • Four years of relevant experience

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Bachelor's degree
      • 2 years of administrative experience in a medical/healthcare setting or health professions school
      • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
      • Self-starter that works well with little supervision
      • Ability to multitask, gather data, and prepare reports
      • Knowledge of configuration and use of computerized database programs
      • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

        Other Requirements:

        • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

          How to Apply:

          Please submit the following documents:

        • Cover letter
        • Resume
        • Three professional references

          Screening of Applications Begins:

          Immediately and continues until the position is filled.

          Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

          $18.00 - $27.00/hour

          Equal Employment Opportunity:

          Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

          Background Screening Statement:

          In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

          Advertised: Aug 30, 2023 Central Daylight Time

          Applications close: Open until filled

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