Director of Clinical Education
Company: University of North Florida
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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Excellence in Diversity ( HEED ) Award, the only application-based
national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an
outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their
campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the 80 HEED
institutions and was also recognized as a 2018 Diversity Champion.
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Initiatives The University of North Florida promotes the quality
and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest
standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction,
research/scholarship/creative activity, and service. General
Description / Primary Purpose The Director of Clinical Education's
primary responsibility is to manage the clinical education program
in support of the programs mission and goals. Job Function The
responsibilities of the DCE include, but are not limited to the
following: --- Serve as the liaison between the academic program
and the clinical education site.
--- Select clinical learning environments that demonstrate sound
patient management, ethical and professional behavior, and
contemporary physical therapy practice.
--- Manage and monitor educational affiliation agreements between
the university and clinical sites.
--- Develop, monitor, and refine the clinical education component
of the physical therapy curriculum, including Integrated Clinical
Experiences and full-time clinical experiences.
--- Assign students to clinical experiences that are appropriate
for their learning needs.
--- Ensure student readiness for clinical practice in cooperation
with academic and clinical faculty, and determine the ability to
integrate didactic content, and demonstrate safe and ethical
--- Facilitate quality learning experiences for students during all
aspects of clinical education, including the Integrated Clinical
--- Assist the Site Coordinator of Clinical Education ( SCCE ),
Clinical Instructor (CI) and students with problem-solving and
addressing conflict during clinical experiences, should the need
arise, then plan for remedial or accommodative clinical education
experiences as needed.
--- Determine grades for off-site clinical experiences using a
variety of data including: Clinical Performance Instrument ( CPI )
ratings and summative comments, site visit notes, learning
contracts, and completed assignments.
--- Engage core faculty in discussions about clinical education
planning, implementation, and assessment.
--- Complete assessments and documentation for all aspects of the
clinical education component, perform academic responsibilities
consistent with CAPTE and institutional policy.
--- Faculty responsibilities will include teaching in the core
curriculum, scholarship, student advisement, and service to the
University, profession, and community.
--- Specific teaching responsibilities will be determined in
coordination with the Department Chair and include a commitment to
evidence-based instruction and integration of appropriate
technology. Percentage Of Time Marginal Functions Required
Qualifications Faculty Position Required Qualifications Candidates
must have an earned doctorate degree ( DPT ), a minimum of 3 years
in clinical practice, a minimum of 2 years in clinical education
[e.g. DCE , SCCE , CI]. Candidates must have teaching experience in
a DPT program. Departmental Requirements Preference will be given
to individuals with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
certification, experience as a DCE or Assistant DCE , and
completion of the American Physical Therapy Association's ( APTA )
Credentialed Instructor Program. Statement(s) of Understanding
Definition This position requires a background check. In
conjunction with the University's policy, this position may also
require a credit check. The holder of this position is designated
as a "Responsible Employee" pursuant to their role under Title IX.
Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual
misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against
any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University's
Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.
Required Licensure or Certification Candidates must be eligible for
PT licensure in Florida. Machines/Equipment used regularly Computer
and various software for word processing and management of clinical
education. Anticipated Start Date 08/02/2021 Job Posting Date
04/02/2021 Application Review Date 04/16/2021 Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes Point of Contact Information Sherry Pinkstaff
904-314-6469 Hiring Official Lox, Curt Location if not Jacksonville
N/A Special Instructions Applicants must complete an online
application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at
www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position.
Applicants must upload three letters of recommendation (as one
document) with their application. Applicants who do not apply
online and/or upload all the required documents will not be
considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed
application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation
number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have
any questions about this position, please contact Molly Molis at
(904) 620-2248, or email@example.com. Initial review of
applications will begin on 04/12/2021. Required fields are
indicated with an asterisk (*).
Keywords: University of North Florida, Jacksonville , Director of Clinical Education, Education / Teaching , Jacksonville, Florida
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