Assistant Clinical Professor, Occupational Therapy (Phoenix)
Northern Arizona University
4 Years +
$ Not Disclosed

Assistant Clinical Professor, Occupational Therapy (Phoenix) Location: PHX - Occupational Therapy Regular/Temporary: Regular Job ID: 607734 Full/Part Time: Full-Time Workplace Culture NAU aims to be the nation's preeminent engine of opportunity, vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and beyond. About NAU Northern Arizona University serves almost 30,000 students. We are a vibrant community, with 21,000 students in Flagstaff—the home of our largest campus—and the remainder online or at our 20+ statewide locations. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees. Committed to an inclusive university environment, NAU has all the benefits of a large institution with a personal touch. We carefully balance teaching, scholarship, and service for faculty members. Supporting our core value of student-centrism, NAU's faculty members promote learning and help students reach academic milestones. Flagstaff is an outdoorsy mountain town with four seasons and a thriving cultural scene. Located at 7,000 feet, Flagstaff houses 70,000 people and sits at the base of the sacred San Francisco Peaks. For more about inclusive excellence at NAU, visit the About the Department/College The Northern Arizona University (NAU) Occupational Therapy (OT) Doctoral program is located on the Phoenix Bioscience Core (PBC), an expansive award-winning and progressive urban Phoenix campus. Currently, 135 students are enrolled in this highly respected traditional program. In 2014, the program successfully obtained accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). In 2022, the program was reaccredited and awarded the maximum of 10 years. In Fall of 2023, the program expanded the traditional pathway to include a hybrid pathway. The hybrid pathway cohort enrolls up to 30 students. The program's graduates exemplify NAU OTD's practice-scholar model, with a combination of excellence in clinical practice coupled with a track record of outstanding scholarship activities. Its eleven full-time and numerous adjunct faculty are known for student-centric education and successful research, publication, and activism in the OT field. The OT department is recognized for its high level of collaboration with the community and its extensive outreach toward underrepresented populations. Positions within both pathways (traditional and hybrid) require significant contact with students, outside constituents, professional organizations, and faculty. Residence in Arizona and in-person teaching in downtown Phoenix are requirements of this position in traditional and hybrid pathways. About the Position Northern Arizona University's entry-level Occupational Therapy Doctoral (OTD) program invites doctorally prepared candidates to apply for a full-time, 12-month clinical faculty appointment at the downtown campus located at the Phoenix Bioscience Core. The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include teaching in either the traditional or the hybrid pathway, engaging in student advisement, scholarship, and professional service. This posting is for multiple full-time, 12-mo, benefit-eligible, non-tenure track Assistant Clinical professors in Occupational Therapy. We are seeking faculty for 4 positions with a preference for adult and geriatric experience. We would like to fill these vacancies as soon as possible. Arizona residency is required by the start date of these positions. Responsibilities Include: This faculty member will demonstrate excellence in student-related activities of teaching, advising, and scholarly mentoring, be engaged in scholarly activities that develop and expand the knowledge base of OT, and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession. Additional duties include: • Engage in ongoing productive communication with faculty and department chair. • Teach and co-teach courses ensuring adherence to program goals, mission, vision, and Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) standards. • Exemplify and promote the program's mission and learning outcomes through the delivery of the curriculum. • Adhere to professional and ethical standards of conduct. • Maintain current professional certification and licensure requirements. • Maintain professional practice knowledge base and clinical expertise needed to help learners prepare for contemporary OT practice. • Use current research findings and scholarly works to improve OT education and practice. • Promote professionalism by modeling and encouraging professional behaviors inside and outside the educational setting. • Complete all required faculty role functions in a timely manner to meet NAU standards for teaching, scholarship and service. • Complete other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. • Clinical faculty workload activities vary based on department needs and annual performance goals for each faculty member. Workload typically reflects 80% teaching and student-related activities, 10% scholarship, and 10% service. This position is an on-site position which requires the incumbent to complete their work primarily at an NAU site, campus, or facility with or without accommodation. Opportunities for remote work are rare. This is for four, full-time, 12-mo, benefit-eligible, non-tenure track Assistant Clinical professors in Occupational Therapy. Minimum Qualifications • 3 years or more of experience as an occupational therapist. • Eligible for OT licensure in Arizona. • An earned doctoral degree in OT or related field from an institution regionally accredited by the USDE. • Experience working with OT students in a classroom and/or fieldwork setting. Preferred Qualifications • Current NBCOT Certification. • Interest in establishing scholarship agenda. • Clinical expertise in one or multiple of the following areas: mental health, gerontology, fieldwork, pediatrics, leadership, administration, and lifespan populations. • Record of teaching at the university-level in traditional or hybrid formats. • Record of successful mentorship or training including junior faculty and/or clinicians. • Record of professional service and professional leadership. • Record of scholarship products, creative work, and/or professional achievements in area of specialization (respectively higher levels of scholarship are required for upper ranks). • Experience with the development or expansion of initiatives. • Certified practice-related specialization as recognized by the AOTA or other nationally recognized certification process. • Contribution to curricular development and/or enhancement (respectively higher levels of curricular experience are required for upper ranks). Compensation & Benefits Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience. This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment. If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of the pay period following election. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following election. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU Pre-Employment Check Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff. Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position. FLSA Status This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked. Submit Your Application Vacancy will remain open until filled. Applications received before March 11, 2024 will receive full consideration. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description (if viewing this position through the NAU HR website). Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to, follow the 'Current Openings' link, locate vacancy 607734, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page. Application must include (saved as PDF and/or Word documents): • a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; • a curriculum vitae; and • names and contact information for three references. Please do not include any other documents. Additional Documents will NOT be reviewed. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please contact the Disability Resources Office at 928-523-8773,, or PO Box 5633, Flagstaff AZ 86011. Equal Employment Opportunity Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
Banner Health
1 Years +
$ 26 - 43 Hourly

Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those in our care – and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you! As a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant at Banner University Medical Center , you will bring your experience and passion for health care to our rehab team! You will have the opportunity to use your skillset in multiple departments throughout the hospital including Med/Surg, Ortho, ICU and our cardiac care units. You will be an active and engaged change agent; dedicated to the needs of our patients and families. Steadfast to safe, kind, effective, efficient, evidenced-based and high quality clinical care, outcome focused and solution oriented. Our interdisciplinary team including therapists, nurses, physicians, and case managers will allow you the chance to provide excellent patient care and carryout treatment plans delegated by the Occupational Therapist. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must have graduated from an Occupational Therapy Assistant program accredited by the AOTA, or equivalent. Must possess a current Occupational Therapy Assistant license from the State of practice. BLS certification required. Relates throughout the interview process their clinical competency, experience, training and education they have received that is required to perform the job. To learn more and apply online visit