Assistant Director of Clinical Education

Employer
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Physical Therapy, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Director of Clinical Education


At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Assistant Director of Clinical Education position at the Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

The Department of Physical Therapy is currently seeking a highly qualified and effective leader to serve as the Assistant Director for Clinical Education. This position will consult with the Director of Clinical Education and report to the Chair of the Physical Therapy Program and will be a core member of the professional Doctor of Physical Therapy program faculty with academic rank. The beginning date for this position is

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Provide leadership and oversight of the ongoing development, implementation, and assessment of the clinical experiences within the Program.

· Develop and maintain relationships with appropriate sites in which students can participate in clinical experiences.

· Communicate, as the academic program’s representative, with personnel at the affiliated sites utilized for clinical experiences.

· Facilitate assessment of student performance in the clinical experiences.

· Address individual student learning/conduct issues in order to maximize success in clinical experiences.

· Participate in teaching, service, and scholarship in areas of interest and expertise.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education

· A degree in physical therapy from an accredited, entry-level program.

Experience & Qualifications

· Minimum of three years of full-time post-licensure clinical experience.

· Two years of experience as a clinical instructor or Site Coordinator of Clinical Education (SCCE) OR two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a physical therapy education program.

· Effective communication and collaboration skills in a team-oriented environment.

· Demonstrated history of successful time management and organization.

· Demonstrated history of nurturing learning in a diversity-rich environment.

· Knowledge in the management of information, particularly computer technology.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

· Must be licensed or eligible for license in the State of Georgia

· Certification by APTA as an Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.


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