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Clinical Assistant Professor - AZ - Occupational Therapy

Company: Midwestern University
Location: Glendale
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

This full-time Clinical Faculty position for Occupational Therapy will provide occupational therapy services for the Midwestern University Therapy Institute in collaboration with speech-language pathologists, physical therapists, vision therapists, and clinical psychologists.Qualifications:Qualified candidates must possess a masters degree and be licensed or eligible for licensure as an occupational therapist in Arizona. Greater than 5 years clinical practice will be essential. Candidates must have advanced knowledge in areas of assessment and treatment of children and adults. Exceptional interpersonal communication, organizational, leadership skills are required. This position will also require experience in classroom teaching, supervising work-study and Level I and Level II fieldwork students. Preferred candidates will possess prior independent practice in occupational therapy, experience supervising student rotations, and evidence of professional and community service.Exceptional candidates will also possess:Knowledge of current national trends in occupational therapy clinical educationKnowledge of legal, regulatory, and practice issues in occupational therapy practice and educationKnowledge of various models for student supervision in clinical educationInvolvement in local, regional, or national clinical educator groupsPotential to contribute to programmatic initiatives aligned with expertise and experienceDuties of the Position:Assessment and treatment of adult and pediatric clients and their familiesClinical supervision and/or provision of clinical services, as neededCollaboration with other Midwestern University clinical faculty within Speech-Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, Optometry and Clinical PsychologyResponsible for supervision of scheduling, billing, and consistent patient care.Collaborating with Occupational Therapy Program Faculty and with regard to Level I and Level II fieldworkManaging clinical documentation & records, and reporting clinical dataMentoring/advising students within the programParticipating in service to the university, profession and communityEngaging in scholarly activitiesContributing to the interdisciplinary teaching and interaction between the various programs/schools within Midwestern University (Speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, clinical psychology, optometry, physician assistant studies, dental and osteopathic medicine).Preferred Areas of Expertise:Adults with neurological conditions; children with autism, ADHD, sensory processing or integration disorders.The Masters of Science Occupational Therapy Program at Midwestern University is part of the College of Health Sciences. The program enrolls cohorts of 40 students who complete a 27-month program of both didactic learning and clinical experiences.Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Midwestern University, Glendale , Clinical Assistant Professor - AZ - Occupational Therapy, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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