Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical (OPEN RANK) Occupational Therapy
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20119782
Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy [Open Rank] - Clinical Manager
Clinical Faculty Position â Occupational Therapy Department, Keck Hospital of USC & Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California invites applicants for a full-time clinical faculty position serving as Clinical Manager of Occupational Therapy Services at Keck Medical Center of USC. The Clinical Manager reports directly to the Associate Chair of Occupational Therapy Clinical Services. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with current Clinical Managers and Hospital leadership to: â¢ Manage the daily operations of occupational therapy services, spanning multiple levels of care (i.e., inpatient acute & critical care, acute rehabilitation unit, outpatient) â¢ Monitor expenses and budgets in alignment with fiscal stewardship goals â¢ Monitor performance and manage interpersonal issues with faculty and staff â¢ Develop and implement quality/performance improvement programs for patient care â¢ Play an active role in promoting and marketing occupational therapy services â¢ Assist in recruitment and training of faculty, staff, students, and residents â¢ Work alongside the interdisciplinary team in maintaining compliance with organizational goals and appropriate regulatory agencies. â¢ Provide direct clinical services as needed â¢ Support the education and mentorship of USC occupational therapy students and residents. â¢ Participate in innovation and scholarship activities â¢ Perform other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Associate Chair to support the goals of the health system, division, school, and university.
Qualifications include: Leadership/Management experience (outpatient setting preferred), significant experience working in adult physical rehabilitation; and current license to practice occupational therapy in California.
This position is available 08/01/2022.
USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.