Core Faculty, ACCE – Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

first_imgESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN COLLABORATION WITH THECLINICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT WORK ENVIRONMENTWork is performed primarily in a standard office environment butmay involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involvesoperation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hoursdaily and includes physical demands associated with a traditionaloffice setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and otherphysical functions as necessary.The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equalopportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against anyemployee or applicant for employment because of age, race,religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or nationalorigin. Demonstrating mutual respect for each member of the team andthe policies of the university; displays positive interpersonalrelationshipsBeing attentive to staff job responsibilities and chain ofcommandParticipating in the planning and coordination of clinicaleducation functionsCommunicating regularly and clearly with all members of theteamDemonstrating a productive attitude toward improvementprocesses within the department Advises entry-level students with academic and/or personalissues 4. Service 5. Clinical Education Program Planning, Implementation, andAssessment LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATIONMust be currently licensed as a PhysicalTherapist in campus specific state.TRAVELTravel is an expectation and requirement ofthe position. Site visits to clinical and doctoral residencylocations is often required to assess the suitability of the siteand to monitor student’s performance. Visits to sites may beinitiated by the site or the ACCE.BUSINESS COMPETENCIESTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstratethe following competencies: The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciencesis the development of professional health care practitionersthrough innovation, individualized, and quality classroom,clinical, and distance education. GENERAL SUMMARYThe ACCE is responsible for coordinating and overseeing theclinical education portion of the DPT curriculum. This is a facultyposition with teaching, scholarship, advisement, and serviceresponsibilities in addition to the administration of clinicaleducation. This position requires significant contact withstudents, outside constituents, professional consortiums, and ACCEfaculty at the other USA campuses.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES SUPERVISED BY THE PROGRAMDIRECTOR1. Course management Development of students as clinicians in all domains ofprofessional clinical practice; appropriately assesses studentlearning and performanceCoordinates or participates in the development of clinicaleducation facultyAnalyzes the clinical education and doctoral experientialcomponent/residency program academic outcomes for compliance toaccreditation standardsAdvances the vision of the profession and delivers new ideaswith a forward-looking perspective of clinical educationAppropriately communicates to faculty and program directors onstudent and curriculum information Works under the direction of the Clinical Education DepartmentHead to support a collaborative environment in the clinicaleducation office with behaviors such as: Serves on programmatic and university committees asassignedServes as university liaison in community and/or professionalactivities 3. Clinical Faculty Development OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other responsibilities as assigned by the Academic ProgramDirectorPOSITION IN ORGANIZATIONReports to:Academic Program Director/Assistant Academic Program DirectorCollaborates with: Clinical Education AssociatesTECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIREDTo perform this job successfully an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based onperformance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performessential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCETerminal Degree ReA minimum of 2 years of teaching experience at thecollege/university level at Instructor rank.Experience with distance learning preferred.A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in the area ofcourse content required.Experience in scholarly activity preferred. Clinical Site Development Collaborates with clinical faculty to promote, coordinate,plan, and provide clinical faculty development opportunities usingeffective instructional methodologies and technologies withapproval of the Program DirectorsEncourages clinical faculty to participate in local, statewide,and national forumsMaintains knowledge of current trends in health care and itsaffect on clinical education and apprises clinical educators andfaculty of any changing trendsMentors other academic faculty about their role andresponsibilities related to clinical education (e.g., clinical sitevisits, determining readiness for the clinic) Communicates between the Academic Institution and AffiliatedClinical Education Sites 3. Scholarship Prepares and delivers course instruction as assignedMaintains environment conducive to learning and facilitatesstudent participationAssesses student performance, monitors student progress, andprovides timely feedbackInteracts with program faculty at all campuses regardingclinical education and doctoral experiential component/residencycurriculum Maintains the procedures for clinical site selection,utilization, and assessmentMaintains an adequate number of clinical education sitesrelative to quality, quantity and diversity of learning experiencesto meet the educational needs of students, the philosophy andoutcomes of the program, and CAPTE evaluative criteriaProvides clinical education site development through ongoingevaluation and assessment of strengths and areas for development(e.g., in service training, discontinue student placements) asapproved by the Program Directors 2. Advisement Committed to Mission and Values – Has a clear understandingof institution’s mission and values. Has a passion for facilitatinglearning and for enabling students to navigate their own learningjourney.Contribute Knowledge to the Discipline – Compelled by theopportunity to contribute through research, scholarshipprofessional practice or creativity.Accountable -Takes personal responsibility for own goals andoutcomes to ensure student success. Establishes clear expectations,follows through on commitments to students and holds themaccountable for assignments and performanceCollaborative – Works cooperatively with others across theinstitution and beyond, including the community and throughpartnerships. Represents own interests while being inclusive andfair to others.Communicates Effectively – Adapts oral and writtencommunication approach and style to the audience and based on themessage. Also listens attentively to others.Drives Engagement – Makes students feel welcome, understoodand 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 teachaccording to the standards and qualifications required.Education Design – Designs learning experiences closelylinked to learning outcomes including lesson planning, design ofproject, work integrated, group learning experiences, orinteractive learning objects. Has depth of expertise in pedagogy,andragogy and overall learning effectiveness.Teaching Delivery/Learning Facilitation Skills – Managessmall, large, blended, hybrid and/or online classrooms, monitoringand ensuring participation, managing ones own and students time andattention effectively. Communicates with all concerned stakeholders (e.g., clinicaleducation sites, clinical faculty and students) to maintain currentknowledge of the educational program, the clinical education sites,and health care changes affecting clinical practice andeducationCommunicates and oversees communication with CenterCoordinators of Clinical Education (CCCEs), Clinical Instructors(CIs), and students to assess student performance. Providesguidance and support as required to problem solve and discusspertinent issues with students, CIs, CCCEsPlaces, supervises, and communicates with students while onclinical experiences.Evaluates each clinical education site through studentfeedback, on-site visits, and ongoing communications, and routinelyshares this information with academic and clinical facultiesCoordinates and plans clinical education with othercampuses/programs and clinical education staffAttends Clinical Education Meetings and local consortiummeetings Sets scholarship plan, implements plan as prescribed byaccreditation standardslast_img

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