Simulated Patient, Physical Therapist Assistant
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) provides quality and affordable higher education to empower lives and strengthen communities within Northwest Arkansas and surrounding areas.
As the largest community college in Arkansas, NWACC is recognized as a leader in education. NWACC offers a full range of associate degrees, certificates and workforce training programs that prepare students for rewarding futures and careers.
NWACC employees are dedicated to fostering a diverse educational community and cultural learning environment that supports student success.
NorthWest Arkansas Community College is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for simulated patients to be utilized during lab practical testing situations.
1. Physical Therapist Assistant
Simulated patients will be notified of opportunities at the beginning of each semester. After all simulated patients select the dates and times they wish to work a master list will be emailed. After each fiscal year end the application will expire and a new application must be completed to remain in the applicant pool.
Email is the primary method that NWACC utilizes to communicate with its applicants. If you choose not to provide an email address, please note that you will need to log back into the system in order to obtain updates regarding your application.
- Simulate various types of illness common to that of PT patients.
- Review the mock cases prior to the lab practical dates.
- Provide feedback to instructors on student performance.
Rate of pay: $28 per hour
Must be a Licensed Physical Therapist or Physical Therapists Assistant.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience with leadership at a community college or educational institution is a plus. Demonstrated teaching ability is the top priority. Instructional experience and leadership experience at a community college is a priority. Knowledge of good laboratory procedures, governmental safety regulations regarding lab safety is desirable.
The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is:
• Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
• Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
NWACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy.