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PA Clinical Coordinator

University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

The University of Dubuque is seeking applicants for the position of PA Clinical Coordinator  in the Physician Assistant Program.  The University of Dubuque offers an excellent benefits package including a tuition remission policy, paid holidays, sick time, 4 weeks of vacation, as well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the recruitment, development, implementation, and maintenance of clinical sites for PA students in collaboration with the Clinical Education Director, Clinical Recruiter, Clinical Program Specialist, and University Administration
  • Assist in the design and modification of curricula to support course and program learning outcomes in coordination with the Clinical Education Director, specifically End of Rotation Days curriculum, OSCEs, and Summative Exams
  • Participate in assessment of student and preceptor performance
  • Schedule student placements in conjunction with the Clinical Education Director and communicate with sites and students to complete required documents
  • Utilize Typhon (clinical tracking system) to manage all aspects of the clinical placement process.
  • Assist in the development and execution of agreements and/or contracts with clinical affiliates, including preceptor credentialing with the assistance of the Clinical Program Specialist
  • Assist in clinical orientation development and implementation
  • Create reports necessary for completion of ARC-PA accreditation documents at the request of the Program Director
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the general public in association with clinical education
  • Serve as a member of the PA Program’s Admissions Committee and Curriculum Committee
  • Serve as course director, classroom teaching, and participation in course assignments in a setting promoting team teaching
  • Participate in lab sessions and simulations
  • Participate in clinical quality improvement and clinical site visits/evaluation
  • Maintain an active role in state and national organizations supporting the educational mission of the program
  • Represent the Department in campus and community activities
  • Maintain an active clinical practice with an average of 6 hours per week.
  • Maintain clinical credentials to include state licensure and national practice certification.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the University’s mission



  • Must hold current NCCPA certification, a Master’s Degree, and be eligible for licensure in the state of Iowa
  • Ability to work collaboratively as an inter-professional team member is essential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate with students, staff, and instructional faculty including preceptors and key stakeholders
  • Punctuality, attention to detail, and adherence to due dates is required
  • Proficiency in the use of technology for organization, word processing, electronic health records, and communication is essential
  • Two or more years of clinical experience is required
  • Prior teaching or clinical placement coordination in a PA program and prior precepting experience is preferred


To apply for the PA Clinical Coordinator position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.  AA/EEO


Apply for this Job!
Apply by Mail:2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA  52001-5099
Apply by Email:HR@dbq.edu

Job Details

ID 752261
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
Health Care
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 2-5 Years
Education Masters

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