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Occupational Therapy Assistant Clinical Director

Las Vegas, NV, USA | Pima Medical Institute

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    Education (Higher)
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    General Management
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Secure new clinical sites and contractual agreements.Coordinate the tracking and verification of all program clinical affiliation contracts.Ensure contracts with clinical sites are current, accurate, viable and adequate in meeting program needs.

Review student success rates by class and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals.Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program.Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.

Monitor competency evaluations and clinical records with students. Conduct orientation for students to each clinical education site.

Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies.Prepare final grades at the end of each semester to update student records and transcripts.

Evaluate the performance of students regarding course objectives and makes necessary provisions to meet learning needs.

Visit clinical sites to review and evaluate students’ clinical performance and progress.Coordinate with site instructors to ensure clinical education is effective. Communicate progress and performance during fieldwork visits.

Ensure that academic and fieldwork instructors collaborate in establishing clinical objectives. Communicate curriculum objectives to instructors.

Coordinate the clinical education for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program.Coordinate and revise the clinical education plan.Recommend changes to the Program Director. Ensure instructors collaborate to design appropriate fieldwork experiences.

May assist the Program Director with student applicants for admission into the program.

Coordinate with clinical staff to establish a regular site for students. Coordinate the scheduling of students within the department.Develop clinical objectives and evaluations.

Perform the duties of an Occupational Therapy Assistant instructor.

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.


Baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). If the bachelor’s degree was awarded prior to July 1, 2015 from an institution not regionally or nationally accredited at that time, the degree is still acceptable if the institution has since obtained regional or national accreditation.

For degrees from an institution outside the U.S., ACOTE will determine an alternative and equivalent external review process.

Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Three (3) years clinical practice experience in the field of occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant.

Licensed Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant, or credentialed according to regulations in the state in which the program is located.

Documented expertise in areas of teaching responsibility and knowledge of the content delivery method.

Experience as a clinical instruction and/or clinical coordinator preferred. 

Verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and other computer skills.

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