Director, Clinical Education

Wheeling University
Wheeling, West Virginia

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Four-Year Institution

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The Department of Physical Therapy offers the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and features the unique Problem Based Learning curricular model which has been successful in producing graduates with exceptional abilities for critical analysis, problem solving, communication and proactive involvement in healthcare. The local, regional and international service learning component of the curriculum in another highlight adding to the attributes of this program and making it a national model.  This involves securing clinical sites, placing students in those sites, online and face to face teaching of subjects related to the practice of physical therapy and clinical education, and evaluating and giving feedback to both the students and the clinical instructors with whom the students were placed.  

  • Teach the Physical Therapy curriculum within the Physical Therapy Program.
  • Participate in APTA Conferences, university service, Physical Therapy faculty meetings, retreats, and other departmental activities including participation in department decision making process.
  • Mentor academic advisees and research advisees.
  • Evaluate students to determine entry-level proficiency to proceed with clinical education experience.
  • Archive student documents necessary for education assignments, ascertaining that students submit all documents in a timely manner.  

Doctoral Degree (Ph. D., Ed. D., D. Sc, and DPT) or have a formal plan in place for the acquisition of said degree. An academic doctorate is preferred.

Must be licensed in PT and have two years of work experience. Experience as a clinical instructor is desirable.

Licensed or eligible for licensure as a PT in West Virginia. Expertise in neurological rehabilitation preferred.


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Founded in 1954, Wheeling University is the only Catholic institution of higher learning in West Virginia. Its mission is to provide a high-quality Catholic education to the men and women of the Ohio Valley region and beyond. By integrating education, research, and economic development with classical knowledge and Christian revelation, Wheeling University seeks to equip its graduates with the critical, creative, and empathetic tools they need to pursue rewarding careers and enrich their local communities. 

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In its faculty and students, its research and outreach, the University is national and international.  Wheeling University also values its distinctive mission to the immediate area, educating local men and women and returning them to enrich their own communities. Wheeling University firmly believes its graduates will enter the professional world prepared to use their God-given talents not solely for personal fulfillment but as men and women in service to others.

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