Under the general supervision of the PTA Program Chair, The Program Coordinator holds a faculty appointment. This individual demonstrates competence in clinical education, teaching, and curriculum development. In addition, the primary responsibilities are to plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, and monitor clinical activities on behalf of the academic program and in coordination with academic and clinical faculty. These activities include but are not limited to the following: Developing, monitoring, and refining the clinical education component of the curriculum, Facilitating quality learning experiences for students during clinical education, Evaluating students' performance, in cooperation with other faculty, to determine their ability to integrate didactic and clinical learning experiences and to progress within the curriculum, Educating students, clinical and academic faculty about clinical education, Selecting clinical learning environments that demonstrate characteristics of sound patient/client management, ethical and professional behavior, and currency with physical therapy practice, Maximizing available resources for the clinical education program, Providing documented records and assessment of the clinical education component (includes clinical education sites, clinical educators, etc), and Actively engaging core faculty clinical education planning, implementation, and assessment. Provides ongoing communication with clinical educators at each clinical education site to include: Philosophy of the academic program; Academic program curriculum and specific syllabus and learning objectives for each clinical experience and behavioral expectations that may not be addressed by learning objectives; Policy and procedures of the academic program pertaining to clinical education; Current materials required for accreditation. The Program Coordinator serves as a liaison between the physical therapy program and the clinical education site as part of his/her responsibilities. The Program Coordinator, in cooperation with other academic faculty, establishes clinical education site and facility standards, selects and evaluates clinical education sites, and facilitates ongoing development of and communication with clinical education sites and clinical faculty. Accreditation Requirements: Graduate of an accredited physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program, or deemed equivalent program. Has earned professional degree as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant, and licensed in the state Georgia.
Minimum Training & Experience: Bachelors degree and/or five years related experience.
Agency Specific Qualifications and/or Preferred Qualifications: The Physical Therapist must hold a Physical Therapy degree from an accredited institution. The Physical Therapist Assistant must also hold a bachelor’s degree in related health or education fields. Three years of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist or five years of experience as a physical therapist assistant. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills. Ability to work collaboratively. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work flexible hours when necessary. Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant licensed in the State of Georgia.
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Education, 5 years’ clinical experience in diverse specialties. Member of the American Association of Physical Therapy.
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M. Smith-Robinson/Ken Toogood
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