Lab Instructor - Physical Therapy job in Virtual
|Company Type:||Certified B Corporation|
|Impact Area:||Education & Training|
|Company Name:|| Laureate Education|
About the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is committed to the development of professional health care practitioners through innovative, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education. The institution has a far-reaching presence with campuses located in San Marcos, California; Austin, Texas; St. Augustine and Miami, Florida. USAHS is a member of Laureate International Universities, a network of more than 80 institutions in 29 countries and one of the most significant global higher education providers for health sciences.
What’s it like to work for USAHS?
As a Lab Instructor you help to create the energy and excitement about the Entry Level Flex MOT/DPT programs. “Clinical Excellence” is our sacred mantra and every day is an opportunity for you to live the mission of developing professional health care practitioners through innovative, individualized and quality teaching methods. Together with the support of fellow clinical experts, USAHS is dedicated to delivering a top notch education to our students.
The USAHS seeks Lab Instructors to teach the lab component of required courses. Lab Instructors have various responsibilities such as organizing/maintaining equipment, preparing the lab environment, monitoring student progress and facilitating student participation in learning activities. Lab Instructors assess student performance on practical examinations, which may include an oral and/or written component. They have regular communication with the Lead Course Instructor to ensure consistency with content delivery and testing, and may recommend changes to procedures in the lab for any upcoming terms. Lab Instructors supervise Lab Assistants when available and are responsible for reporting student grades on practical examinations, after the completion of each practical, and at end of term to the Lead Course Instructor.
The DPT program has a need for Lab Instructors in the following areas:
Candidate’s Background Requirements
The qualified candidate must be a licensed occupational or physical therapist with demonstrated expertise in the area being taught. At least 1 year of practical hands-on experience in a patient care setting is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will have excellent oral communication and organizational skills, be responsive to adult student needs, and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. Prior teaching experience is preferred.