Lead Accreditation Specialist, Residency/Fellowship Accreditation
American Physical Therapy Association
October 3, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Education and Training
Manages the accreditation activities for all physical therapist residency and fellowship education programs. Serves as primary staff for the Candidacy Review Council and on-site reviewers of the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education. Participates in the overall planning for, and management of, the Residency/Fellowship Accreditation program.
Provides education and consultation to programs, institutions, Candidacy Review Council, and on-site reviewers regarding ABPTRFE’s processes, procedures, and expectations for accreditation.
Creates, updates, and delivers Candidacy and Accreditation Workshops, as well as Council and Onsite Team orientation and annual training.
Administers accreditation activities for PT residency/fellowship education programs.
Conducts annual audits ABPTRFE accreditation procedures for initial accreditation, renewal of accreditation, and annual continuous improvement reports in accordance with ABPTRFE Operations Manual.
Develops and maintains all accreditation documents related to PT residency/fellowship accreditation activities to reflect any changes in ABPTRFE quality standards and/or processes and procedures.
Physical Therapist preferred, or degree in a related healthcare field(s), with 5+ years of professional experience
Residency/fellowship education or accreditation experience
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Experience in management and/or leadership
Training and/or workshop facilitation experience preferred
Ability to be mobile
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
About American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.
APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.