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Posted July 20, 2018

Job: Faculty - PA Program (Director of Clinical Training)

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Pay: $84,200 to $94,106/year

Posted: 07/19/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Red Rocks Community College seeks applications for a Faculty member to join our Physician Assistant Program. This is a 220-day appointment.

Red Rocks Community College is dedicated to our Vision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning, Inclusiveness, and Communication. (See:  We encourage applications from individuals whose background and interests align with our commitment to inclusiveness. 

With an unrivaled reputation grounded in our Values, we stand out as a cutting-edge model in higher education. We are one of the first community colleges in the country to offer both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Our continued pursuit of excellence is instilled in our employees and has inspired a dynamic and passionate culture. 

Position Responsibilities: This position exists to provide instruction and oversight to the ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program. Participates in the day-to-day design, implementation, delivery, and evaluation of the didactic and clinical education of physician assistant students according to ARC-PA standards. This is a 12-month appointment.

  • Administrative Assignment as Director of clinical training:
  • Provide oversight of the clinical curriculum and the cumulative patient experiences for each student; monitor the patient logging software at the end of each clinical course.
  • Participate in and oversee the identification, evaluation, and certification of acceptable clinical training sites and preceptors for the physician assistant program.
  • Manage the communication between students, preceptors, sites and the PA program, including site visits.
  • Ensure all PA students are placed in supervised clinical practice experiences (SCPE) meeting ARC-PA standards and program-required experiences. 
  • Manage the clinical team to include the non-PA clinical coordinator and other faculty and staff to provide all PA students with SCPE’s.
  • Oversee the appropriate credentialing of sites and students and ensures affiliation agreements are in place for each SCPE.
  • Market the program to communities, potential clinical sites, potential preceptors and students and for maintaining positive communication channels with all sites.
  • Plan and manage the monthly end of rotation activities during the clinical curriculum.
  • Perform specific administrative assignments and/or maintains a clinical load as outlined in the program annual faculty assignments. 
  • Coordinate with other faculty in curriculum planning, development, delivery, and review. Participate in program governance and assume program duties as needed.
  • Maintain clinical expertise (clinical practice for licensed PAs and MD/DO’s only, 1 day/week)
  • Teach didactic and clinical courses, including site visits and student assessment
  • Functions as an ARC-PA mandated “principle faculty” member and fulfill the relevant requirements per the standards
  • Participate as a team instructor for a variety of basic science and medical courses.
  • Maintains an appropriate teaching load (credits or contact hours) and advising load for a physician assistant faculty member.
  • Participate in program, divisional, and college wide professional and service activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Relevant master’s degree
  • Graduate of accredited physician assistant program with current NCCPA certification.  If an MD or DO, appropriate board certification.
  • Two years of clinical practice.
  • Commitment to the mission and goals of the program.
  • Ability to teach using traditional and alternative methods of instruction (computer-aided instruction, interdisciplinary approaches, small group facilitation, self-paced, online, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral Degree
  • Primary care practice experience
  • Teaching experience in a PA program or medical school or demonstration of previous student mentoring or precepting.

Salary: $84,200 - $94,106/annual

To Apply – Complete applications must be received by midnight on Sunday, August 05, 2018. To apply for this position, please click the button below and complete an application including the following:

  1. A cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position
  2. A resume
    • Contact information (email and phone number) for three references will be asked for in the application.
    • Applications must be submitted electronically through Red Rocks Community College employment online:   

You will admire the friendly culture of our campus and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:

Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via our defined benefit or defined contribution plans.

An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.

For a complete overview of our benefits, please visit the benefits section of our website.

Connect daily and make a difference in the lives of thousands of students working to earn an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or a Master’s degree at Red Rocks Community College (RRCC). RRCC has two campuses: our main campus in Lakewood, Colorado and our newly expanded campus in Arvada, Colorado. Red Rocks is Colorado’s premier community college and the fourth largest in the state, serving over 15,000 students each year. RRCC is the first community college in the nation to offer a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies and the first in Colorado to offer a Bachelor’s degree in Water Quality Management.

This college is located on the 140-acre, beautifully landscaped, Lakewood main campus, high in the foothills, with views looking along the Front Range to Boulder and beyond. Just minutes from downtown Denver, with dedicated RTD light-rail and bus stops, commuting is quick and easy. At Lakewood, RRCC offers employee access to an on-campus coffee shop and cafeteria, an on-campus children’s center, health clinic, recreational facilities, and a brand new 38,000 square foot recreation center, complete with climbing wall, a large gym with basketball courts, state of the art fitness equipment, and full locker rooms to make your transition back to work easy and efficient. RRCC also offers tuition assistance for full-time employees and most dependents, for classes within the 13-college, state-wide Colorado Community College System.

Important Notes

Note: Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this within your application materials.

Red Rocks Community College is committed to diversity in its people and programs. The College is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex/gender, sexual orientation gender identity, religion, age, national/ ethnic origin, pregnancy status, veteran’s status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by applicable law, in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.

RRCC has designated the Executive Director of Human Resources as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Administrator/Title IX Administrator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. For information, contact Executive Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator, Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, ADA/Sec 504 Coordinator, 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. 303-914-6298.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities.  If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in the application process, please notify Human Resources at 303-914-6570.

RRCC conducts pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable, driving history. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.

For information regarding Red Rocks Community College security, including crime statistics for the Red Rocks Community College Lakewood and Arvada campuses, please see the Red Rocks Community College campus security website at: For a hard copy report please contact 303.914.6494.

To Apply – Complete applications must be received by midnight Sunday, August 05, 2018. To apply for this position, please click the button below and complete an application including the following:

  1. A cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position
  2. A resume
  • Contact information (email and phone number) for three references will be asked for in the application.
  • Applications must be submitted electronically through Red Rocks Community College employment online:  

Posted 8-8-18

Physician Assistant-Denver Metro Area
Well established, in-demand private practice is looking for FT and PT Physician Assistants to join our team. Experience in skilled nursing and/or long term care setting a plus but will consider new grads.


  • Licensed Physician Assistant with the State of Colorado
  • Prescriptive Authority/DEA Registration
  • Position requires basic computer skills and willingness to learn EMR
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to relate well with other medical staff, patient’s families and work in multi-faceted/transitional care
  • Some infrequent call is required


  • Salary commensurate with experience, competitive within the industry
  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life and LTD insurance, Paid Time Off, CME's, 401k benefits
  • Flexible Schedule

Submit CV to Krissa Parker: