Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor - (Full-Time)

Pima Medical Institute
Denver, CO
Sep 15, 2021
Sep 17, 2021
Organization Type

Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of semesters.
Assess curriculum and provide input based on expectations within the profession and contemporary expertise.
Participate in the development of processes and procedures to ensure students' readiness and safety prior to their clinical education experience.
Participate in continuing education courses to acquire and improve knowledge in teaching methodologies, adult learning and creating effective learning experiences.
Participate in PMI service and/or professional service events.
Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.
Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with Associate Director when absences occur two days in a row. Prepare attendance reports weekly for the office management department.
Review student success rates 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.
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 achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, field trips and visits to therapy clinics.
Prepare lectures, labs and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.
Assist and advise students with Physical Therapist Assistant program curriculum.
May assist and coordinate externships for Physical Therapist Assistant students.
Participates in projects to assist in meeting department goals as determined by the Program Director.

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.


Associate's degree from a CAPTE accredited Physical Therapist Assistant or Physical Therapy program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Baccalaureate degree preferred.
Three (3) years of full-time, or equivalent, post licensure clinical experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant or Physical Therapist.
Documented contemporary expertise in the area of teaching responsibility and knowledge of the content delivery method.
One (1) year of documented experience as an instructor in a CAPTE accredited Physical Therapist Assistant or Physical Therapy program preferred.

Physical therapist or physical therapist assistant who is licensed, registered, or has certification according to regulations in the state in which the program is located.
A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant may hold a license, registration, or certification from any U.S. jurisdiction unless otherwise indicated in the state practice act where the program is located.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and other computer skills.

Compensation & Benefits

$62,608 to $87,672 full-time annual salary
Medical (PPO & 2 HDHP with HSA), Dental & Vision
Short & Long-term Disability
Basic Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
401(k) Plan
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
Paid Time Off (PTO), Sick Leave & Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement
Health & Wellness Program