Recruitment Period: 06/05/2019 - Until Filled
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) was founded as a 501(c) (3) non-profit medical institution in 2005 aimed at increasing access to health care in medically underserved areas of the Pacific Northwest.
The University currently offers the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine enrolling a total of 560 medical students with plans to develop other programs and/or colleges. Interprofessional education partnerships with other universities adds another 100 students to the population. The campus includes 300 employees with academic programming spread over a five state region.
PNWU is located in Yakima, WA, a city of approximately 95,000 located in the south central part of the state near the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains in a major agricultural and outdoor recreation region. It is approximately 140 miles from Seattle, 170 miles from Portland, and 200 miles from Spokane. The Yakima Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and play. For more information, visit www.liveyakimavalley.com.
The Family Medicine Department is searching for passionate D.O. and M.D. physicians to assist with hands-on clinical training for first-and second-year students.
Essential Job Functions:
Teach the assigned courses and any others as assigned.
PNWU-COM expects teaching faculty at all times to observe those policies and practices which are considered standard professional responsibilities. These include, but are not confined to:
• Meeting all classes as scheduled
• Assisting in the recruitment and registration of students
• Reporting final grades at the designated time
• Advising students
• Attending student orientation and commencement exercises
• Having an appropriate number of office hours
• Writing course syllabi
• Developing course materials
• Administering exams
• Performing committee assignments
• Engaging in scholarly activity
• Maintaining professional development
• Performing community service
• Maintaining licensure and certification as appropriate
• May be required to maintain clinical practice as appropriate
• Understands accreditation standards and expectations specific to the department and adheres to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards
• Conducts self appropriately and consistently in accordance with the philosophy and mission of PNWU
• Other duties as assigned
• Required: DO or MD degree from an accredited institution
• Physicians must be available at the Yakima campus at least two days per month and dedicated to educating student doctors
• Excellent interpersonal, communications, and presentation skills
• Respect and trust from staff and external constituencies
• Possess exceptional credentials in scholarly, professional and/or individual achievement
• Extensive professional experience with an exemplary record for achievement
Desired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work in a team and flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances; ability to problem solve by analyzing issues and creating action plans; ability to manage projects and people and prioritize and self-direct work flow; ability to work with and manage different computer programs and databases; schedule activities and/or meetings.
To ensure full consideration apply by the closing date.
The job announcement above is not the full job description, but represents the job responsibilities and requirements. A full job description can be provided upon request.
For information about life in Yakima visit www.liveyakimavalley.com.
PNWU is a drug-free workplace, equal opportunity employer and educational institution. To request this publication in an alternative format, or to apply in an alternative format, please call Human Resources, 509.452.5100.