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Occupational Therapist - Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/Clinical Director

Pima Medical Institute - Renton, WASHINGTON  
Coordinate the clinical (fieldwork) education and instruction of students in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 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 Therapist 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 Therapist Assistant instructor. The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

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