Physical Therapy Assistant Program Coordinator

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Coordinator

Employer

Southwestern Community College
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-339-4000

Job Location

Sylva, NC

Salary/Grade

$46,107.00 - $50,841.00 annually

Benefits

State Health Plan

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Closes: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Full time faculty class/office schedule

Reports to

Dean of Health Sciences

Employment Type

Full Time Faculty, 9 month plus summer session

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education      

Required – PTA with Master’s Degree in a related field

 

Knowledge and Skills           

Minimum of 5 years clinical experience

Licensing Requirement       

North Carolina licensed PT or PTA

 

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education      

Preferred - DPT

 

Knowledge and Skills           

2 years teaching experience preferred

Licensing Requirement       

North Carolina licensed PT or PTA

 

Position Description

Statement of Primary Purpose

Provide instructional services and administrative services related to Physical Therapy Assistant program to faculty, staff and students.

 

Classification

Curriculum faculty, full-time, exempt.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

1. Oversee the day to day operation of the Physical Therapist Assistant program.

2. Evaluate all program faculty on a semester basis

3. Examine and evaluate the PTA curriculum so as to ensure that it is compatible with CAPTE standards.

4. Make sure programs and courses are up-to-date, abreast of technology, and in compliance with state and national accreditation standards.

5. Perform teaching observations on all faculty annually.

6. Handle all student discipline and academic issues in accordance with established college and division policies.

7. Act as primary advisor for PTA and Pre-PTA students.

8. Initiate curriculum updates and revisions as required.

9. Assist in course offerings and schedules.

10. Assist in budget formation/control/expenditures for:

   a. Travel (local &/or overnight)

   b. Supplies

   c. Equipment

   d. Learning Resource Center (LRC) holdings

11. Inventory equipment and supplies.

12. Maintain advisory committee to include:

    a. Recommend membership

    b. Hold annual meetings

    c. Maintain records

13. Assist in recruiting and training qualified instructors.

14. Complete or assist with program reports, including but not limited to, annual program review, outcomes assessment, and advanced planning document.

15. Establish/maintain accreditation standards to include (if appropriate):

    a. Self-study

    b. Site visits

    c. Annual reports

16. Primary responsibility for all facets of the student/class selection process.

17. Keep dean abreast of developments within the department including monthly status reports.

18. Perform other duties as assigned.

19. Be available to teach a 5 week summer course in addition to the regular curriculum.

 

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

Perform other duties as assigned.  Attend college professional development meetings and other college events as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education      

Required – PTA with Master’s Degree in a related field

Preferred - DPT

 

Knowledge and Skills           

Minimum of 5 years clinical experience

2 years teaching experience preferred

 

Physical Demands    

Typical activities performed as a physical therapist, evaluating patients and teaching students in treatment

 

Licensing Requirement       

North Carolina licensed PT or PTA

 

Working Conditions and Environment

Typical Campus environment, classroom/clinic site

 

Equipment Operation

Computer, copier, typical equipment/tools for physical therapy clinic and patient exercise/evaluation

 

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

How to Apply

Apply on Southwestern Community College website:  http://southwesterncc.hirecentric.com/jobs/154712-21374.html

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