Texas Occupational Therapy Association

Occupational Therapy (OT) Doctoral Instructor

1Prospect
San Antonio, Texas, United States (on-site)
18 days ago

Description

Position Summary:

1 Prospect Technologies, LLC is seeking a qualified Occupational Therapy (OT) Doctoral Instructor who shall provide services in support of the OTD Doctoral program developed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, problem solving abilities, duties, responsibilities, and ethics to deliver quality Occupational Therapy patient care and provides those concepts, principles, methods, and role models which will stimulate the continuous personal and professional growth of these professional Occupational Therapist officers. The work covered under this contract may also support organizations assigned to Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), Fort Sam Houston (FSH).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop education and training curriculum, chair doctoral capstone experiences, and develop policies and guidelines to ensure integration of comprehensive plans, processes, and activities in support the program and institution’s strategic objectives.
  • Lecture and leads practical clinical instruction sessions in occupational therapy, revise and update the curriculum to reflect the current state of evidence-based practice within each subject area of occupational therapy, and assist in teaching any and all topic areas agreed upon by the Program Director and the program consultants. Focal instructional lead in Pediatrics domain of Occupational Therapy.
  • The work consists of a wide variety of duties to include performing didactic and clinical education, developing program strategy and policies, and executing appropriate governance in regard to each fellow enrolled in the doctoral program.
  • Maintain currency of practice standards as required to meet faculty appointment per ACOTE, Baylor University, and MEDCOE standards and policies.
  • Be responsible for providing current state-of-evidence education and training for the evaluation and therapeutic interventions to a full range of wounded, ill, and injured patients with,but not limited to, physical rehabilitation, musculoskeletal extremity injury, neurological and/or cognitive impairments, pain and behavioral health disorders.
  • Instruct students on methods to utilize evidence-based practice evaluation techniques to determine patient's current functional level using standardized/clinically accepted measurement and evaluation tools, clinical observations, patient/staff interviews, and review of medical histories.
  • Assignments require in-depth analysis of a myriad of complex occupational therapy factors within the strategy and policy development disciplines, and many different and unrelate processes and methods. Additionally, work includes the responsibility for serving as a key contact for training and support.
  • Conduct doctoral student evaluations via board (oral or other) participation, as well as composing, administering, and grading written and practical examinations, research papers, and other assignments as given.
  • Act as a senior education consultant to the Program Director, U.S. Army-Baylor OTD, an O-6 position, who reports to the Dean of the Graduate School, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence (MEDCoE), a O-6 position, who in turn reports to the Deputy Commandant, MEDCoE, also an O-6 position, who in turn reports to the MEDCoE Commander, a Major General.
  • Operate with a high degree of independence and work is reviewed from an overall perspective for attainment of goals outlined in the program strategic plan, faculty development plans, and expected results.
  • Advises the Program Director, professional students, and occupational therapy service staff on clinical research projects in or related to occupational therapy, including but not limited to study design, data collection, data analysis, publication, and presentation.
  • Serve as primary faculty for the program in the area of pediatrics for occupational therapy. Supports Program Director and staff execution of monetary and equipment grants, including writing grant proposals, coordinating the use of grant money and equipment in conducting program activities; and directly coordinating with grant foundations and sources in maintaining a clear and ethical accounting system for grant resources.
  • Consult clinician-faculty to secure examples of clinical applications for use in lectures and practical exercises and to make decisions about course content.
  • Participate in ad hoc committees concerned with program scheduling, curriculum design and academic standards.
  • Coordinate class schedules for each group. Searches for, collects, and synthesizes information to meet the specific needs of each occupational specialty.
  • Recommend new course objectives following reassessment of the changing responsibilities of each profession/program when needed. Continually revises course objectives to reflect changing concepts and technology in human anatomy, physiology, and neuroscience.
  • Develop and executes laboratory protocols to produce anatomical teaching specimens, e.g., determines appropriate concentrations of chemicals, duration of reactions, etc. Consults scientific doctrine covering highly specialized aspects of anatomy fundamental to fields of medicine and surgery, e.g., the anatomical or physiological basis for new anesthetic, surgical, or medical procedures.
  • Assist in the development of computer-based and interactive video programs that augment human anatomy and physiology classroom instruction, as required.
  • As necessary conducts instruction-related research to maintain expertise in new methods and technologies.
  • Assist in the formulation, preparation, and execution of examinations by developing exam questions, practical exercises, etc. Grades examinations.
  • Grade examinations, papers, and practical exercises, and calculates grade averages for each student to aid in final evaluation of said student.


Requirements

Education, Certification & Experience Requirements:

Required:

  • Be an occupational therapist and must obtain and maintain a current, active, valid, and unrestricted license to practice Occupational Therapy.
  • Must hold a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE recognized regional accrediting body.
  • Board Certified as an Occupational Therapist by the National Board Certification for Occupational Therapy.
  • Four (4) years of experience within the last five years working as a licensed occupational therapist in the area of wellness or neuroscience is highly desirable.
  • Have at least four (4) years of experience within the last five years teaching occupational therapy.
  • Additionally, four (4) years of experience within the last five years of conducting research, writing for peer-review publications, and presentation of research within the academic community in the field of occupational therapy is highly desirable.
  • Abide by all credentialing processes required by MTF/JBSA-BAMC, and affiliate contract with Baylor University and MEDCoE Graduate School OTD Program. All credentialing will be facilitated through MEDCoE Graduate School OTD Program
  • Comply with MEDCoE and MTF/JBSA-BAMC policies regarding personal appearance and conduct. Meet Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements as directed by Baylor University and MEDCoE Graduate School OTD Program.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Required:

  • Professional knowledge, skills, and experience to meet all requirements of an academic position at the professor level with the affiliating university
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time while in the field or classroom
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English Fluently
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Be capable of learning and utilizing current and emerging military and commercial technology
  • Capable of performing a variety of writing tasks ensuring cohesiveness, clarity, flow, and compliance with Army and grammatical writing guidelines
  • Be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and incorporated programs to include Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook, and be able to troubleshoot basic computer hardware and software required for services being provided

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67692374
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    San Antonio, Texas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: 1Prospect
  • Position Title: Occupational Therapy (OT) Doctoral Instructor
  • Job Function: Occupational Therapist
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job Duration: 6-12 Months
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $140,000.00 - $155,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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