Physical Therapy - Faculty Lab Instructor Flex DPT

Employer
University of St. Augustine
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 31, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time
The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

GENERAL SUMMARY

Lab Instructorshave various responsibilities such as organizing/maintaining equipment,preparing the lab environment, monitoring student progress and facilitatingstudent participation in learning activities. The lab instructorcommunicates with the lead instructor regarding student performance or issuesthat arise and ensures the delivery of consistent content and testing. They may assist with grading practicals and other required assignments.

The qualified candidate must have anentry-level Masters of Physical Therapy Degree or higher along with currentcertification with state board of chosen specialization. At least 2 yearsof practical hands-on experience is required in a patient care setting in theprofession. The successful candidate will have excellent oralcommunication and organizational skills, be responsive to adult student needs,and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.

This is apart-time 15-20 hours per week as scheduled position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepares lab environment
  • Organizes and maintains equipment; proposes equipment orders as needed
  • Teaches lab component of course
  • Monitors student progress; gives feedback; facilitates student participation in learning activities
  • Assesses student performance on practical, oral, written examinations
  • Supervises lab assistants (when available)
  • Reports student grades at end of term to lead instructor
  • Communicates with lead instructor to ensure consistent content and testing and to recommend changes for upcoming semester
  • Serves as student-to-university liaison
  • Upholds student and part-time faculty handbook policies
  • Promotes professionalism by modeling such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting
  • Self-evaluates teaching performance; sets goals for improvement

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May perform other duties and responsibilities thatmanagement may deem necessary from time to time.

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION

Reports to: Program Director

Positions Supervised: Not applicable

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
  • Entry-level Masters of Physical Therapy Degree or higher
  • At least 2 years of practical hands-onexperience in patient care setting in chosen specialization
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Professional role model
  • Able to provide a nurturing, respectful learning environment
  • Responsive to distance education, adult student needs
  • Working knowledge of educational theory and motor skill development
  • Able to work in a team environment


LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION

  • Licensed occupational or physical therapist froman accredited university with demonstrated expertise in the area being taught
  • Current certification with state board of chosen
  • specialization


TRAVEL

Minimal travel required

BUSINESS COMPETENCIES

Collaborates - Building partnerships andworking collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Being Resilient - Rebounding fromsetbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

Instills Trust - Gaining the confidenceand trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

Drives Results - Consistently achievingresults, even under tough circumstances.

Innovation - Creating new and better waysfor the organization to be successful.

Customer Focus - Building strong customerrelationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involveexposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computerequipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associatedwith a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, andother physical functions as necessary.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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