5 - 7 years experience  •  Education.

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17
San Marcos, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17

The ACCE is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the clinical education portion of the DPT curriculum. This position requires significant contact with students, outside constituents, professional consortiums, and faculty at all USA campuses.

Responsibilities include

  • Online and laboratory teaching in areas of expertise, advising, assessing student learning
  • Serving on programmatic and University committees
  • Scholarship based on established research agenda
  • Service to community and professional association

Essential Tasks/Responsibilities supervised by the Clinical Education Department Head:

Communicates between the Academic Institution and Affiliated Clinical Education Sites

  • Communicates with all concerned stakeholders (e.g., clinical education sites, clinical faculty and students) to maintain current knowledge of the educational program, the clinical education sites, and health care changes affecting clinical practice and education
  • Communicates with Center Coordinators of Clinical Education (CCCEs), Clinical Instructors (CIs), and students to assess student performance. Provides guidance and support as required to problem solve and discuss pertinent issues with students, CIs, CCCEs
  • Places, supervises, and communicates with students while on clinical experiences
  • Evaluates clinical education sites through student feedback, on-site visits, and ongoing communications, and routinely shares this information with academic and clinical faculties’
  • Coordinates and plans clinical education with other campuses/programs and clinical education staff
  • Attends Clinical Education department meetings and local consortium meetings

Clinical Site Development

  • Follows procedures for clinical site selection, utilization, and assessment
  • Assists in the maintenance of adequate number of clinical education sites relative to quality, quantity and diversity of learning experiences to meet the educational needs of students, the philosophy and outcomes of the program, and CAPTE evaluative criteria
  • Provides clinical education site development through ongoing evaluation and assessment of strengths and areas for development (e.g., in service training, discontinue student placements) as approved by the Program Directors

Clinical Faculty Development

  • Collaborates with clinical faculty to promote, coordinate, plan, and provide clinical faculty development opportunities using effective instructional methodologies and technologies with approval of the Program Directors
  • Encourages clinical faculty to participate in local, statewide, and national forums
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends in health care and its affect on clinical education and apprises clinical educators and faculty of any changing trends

Intra-Departmental Collaboration

  • Demonstrates mutual respect for each member of the team and the policies of the department and the university; displays positive interpersonal relationships
  • Is attentive to staff job responsibilities and chain of command
  • Participates in the planning and coordination of clinical education functions
  • Communicates regularly and clearly with all members of the team
  • Demonstrates a productive attitude toward improvement processes within the department


  • Doctoral degreerequired
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience
  • Experience as an ACCE
  • Current State Physical Therapy Licensure

Job ID 23710BR

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