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Director, PT Clinical Education Coordination

Company:
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Job Location:
San Marcos, California
Category:
Physical Therapy
Requisition Number: DF641


GENERAL SUMMARY

The Director, Physical Therapy Clinical Education Coordination is a core faculty position with teaching, scholarship, advisement, and service responsibilities in addition to the administration of clinical education for the DPT programs. The Director is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the clinical education portion of the DPT curriculum, managing the clinical education activities on behalf of the academic program. The Director collaborates with the Academic Coordinators of Clinical Education (ACCE) and academic faculty to establish clinical education standards, and to evaluate and facilitate development of clinical education sites and clinical faculty. This position requires significant contact with students, outside constituents, professional consortiums, and faculty at all USAHS campuses. This position has an essential role of ensuring the consistency and quality of the clinical experiences for students enrolled in the first professional degree program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assures program and course consistency between campuses and DPT programs.
  • Develops, assesses, refines and monitors the clinical education component of the curriculum
  • Selects clinical learning environments that demonstrate sound patient management, ethical and professional behavior, and contemporary physical therapy practice
  • Facilitates quality clinical education learning experiences for all DPT students
  • Completes assessments and documentation for all aspects of the clinical education component
  • Analyzes the clinical education program academic outcomes for compliance to accreditation standards
  • Performs academic responsibilities consistent with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and institutional policy.
  • Assures the Clinical Education Handbook and Student Handbook is current and accurate and is the point person to clarify processes and policies to the Associate Dean, Program Directors, Clinical Education Department Head and ACCEs
  • Orients and trains new clinical education faculty in clinical education policies and procedures, or delegates to another senior clinical faculty, when appropriate.
  • Assists in developing accreditation reports and course coordinator reports.
  • Assists in developing and implementing an annual clinical education retreat for curricular assessment and program coordination.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Academic Program Director

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION

Reports to: Associate Dean, Rehabilitative Sciences

Positions Supervised: Contributing Faculty, Lab Assistants when assigned to courses

TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
  • Post-professional doctoral degree required. Candidates currently enrolled in a post-professional doctorate program will be considered.
  • Minimum of 1 years in role as clinical faculty at USAHS
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a Physical Therapy program.
  • Experience with distance learning preferred.
  • Experience with Blackboard LMS preferred.

LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION

Must be currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in campus specific state.

TRAVEL

Some travel may be requested up to 20% of the time

BUSINESS COMPETENCIES

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Committed to Mission and Values - Has a clear understanding of institution's mission and values. Has a passion for facilitating learning and for enabling students to navigate their own learning journey.
  • Contribute Knowledge to the Discipline - Compelled by the opportunity to contribute through research, scholarship professional practice or creativity.
  • Accountable -Takes personal responsibility for own goals and outcomes to ensure student success. Establishes clear expectations, follows through on commitments to students and holds them accountable for assignments and performance
  • Collaborative - Works cooperatively with others across the institution and beyond, including the community and through partnerships. Represents own interests while being inclusive and fair to others.
  • Communicates Effectively - Adapts oral and written communication approach and style to the audience and based on the message. Also listens attentively to others.
  • Drives Engagement - Makes students feel welcome, understood and valued. Creates a learning environment that is compelling, challenging and productive.
  • Academic Discipline Expertise - Has sufficient credentials, industry expertise and/or experience in the discipline to teach according to the standards and qualifications required.
  • Education Design - Designs learning experiences closely linked to learning outcomes including lesson planning, design of project, work integrated, group learning experiences, or interactive learning objects. Has depth of expertise in pedagogy, andragogy and overall learning effectiveness.
  • Teaching Delivery/Learning Facilitation Skills - Manages small, large, blended, hybrid and/or online classrooms, monitoring and ensuring participation, managing one's own and students time and attention effectively.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary.

Physical requirements of this position include the following:

  • Does not apply q TBD q TBD
  • Stooping, crawling, kneeling q TBD q TBD
  • Lifting up to 40 lbs. q TBD
  • Lifting over 40 lbs. q TBD
Skills:

TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Post-professional doctoral degree required. Candidates currently enrolled in a post-professional doctorate program will be considered.
  • Minimum of 1 years in role as clinical faculty at USAHS
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a Physical Therapy program.
  • Experience with distance learning preferred.
  • Experience with Blackboard LMS preferred.

LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION

Must be currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in campus specific state.

TRAVEL

Some travel may be requested up to 20% of the time

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