Continuing Education Clinical Coordinator - Surgical Technology/Instructor

Continuing Education Clinical Coordinator - Surgical Technology/Instructor


Richmond Community College
1042 West Hamlet Avenue
Hamlet, NC 28345
Phone: 910-410-1700

Job Location

Hamlet, NC


Depends on Qualifications


Full Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Varies according to class schedule.

Reports to

Surgical Technology Program Coordinator

Employment Type

Full-time 12-month position

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Understanding of and commitment to the unique nature and role of the college. Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision and willing to accept day and/or evening teaching assignments as needed by the college.

Knowledge of:

  1. Principles and procedures of academic and institutional program development in the field of Surgical Technology
  2. Current trends, research, developments, and resources in Surgical Technology
  3. Federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations as they relate to students and teaching.

Ability to:

  1. Create effective instruction for delivery in the classroom.
  2. Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
  3. Work effectively in diverse teams, both within assigned department and cross-functionally across the college.
  4. Interpret and apply college goals, policies, and procedures.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  1. Associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  2. Certification Credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited. (CST, TS-C, CSA, etc.)
  3. Minimum of three (3) years of experience, either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five (5) years.
  4. Be knowledgeable concerning current national curricula, national accreditation, national   registration, and the requirements for state and national certification or licensure.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

General Description: The Clinical Coordinator will be the clinical resource person for the surgical technology students and will be responsible for organization, administration, continuous review, planning development, daytime clinical and didactic instruction, and general effectiveness of clinical experiences for students enrolled in the Surgical Technology program.

Faculty are responsible for providing learning experiences on the main campus and off-site. Faculty are responsible for but are not limited to planning, organizing, promoting, and teaching appropriate courses, to include online and hybrid, and performing other duties as assigned.

Surgical Technology faculty are expected to perform all related duties in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College, the North Carolina Community College System, and in accordance with all accrediting bodies.

Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, faculty will educate and train students to gain skills, knowledge and behaviors to support successful entry into the workplace.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Provide effective instruction to students online and/or in the classroom by preparing for each learning experience, providing supplemental materials to enhance textbooks and lessons, using effective evaluation methods to evaluate student performance. 
  2. Support curriculum development by participating in the creation and evaluation of courses, curriculum, and programs, participating in program advisory committees, attending departmental meetings, and serving as backup for other faculty members.
  3. Support student learning outside of the classroom by holding regular office hours, providing information about additional resources outside of class, and responding to emails and phone calls in a timely manner to promote student success. 
  4. Maintain accurate records such as attendance, grades, information for accreditation, and other important data and submit reports according to college policies. 
  5. Provide clinical arrangements for each student prior to entering the clinical setting. Maintain teaching and work environment (classroom, lab, shop) by maintaining equipment and supplies, ensuring overall cleanliness, functionality, and conformance to OSHA standards to provide a safe work environment. 
  6. Stay current in chosen field and teaching methodology by maintaining CST credentials and meeting or exceeding all institutional professional development guidelines, participating in professional development workshops and seminars, and participating in professional organizations and reading journals in the teaching and (specialized) field. 
  7. Provide systematic observations and objective judgments regarding student performance and gives each student timely feedback about his/her performance, providing suggestions for improvement.
  8. Provides feedback to the program about current department/hospital policies or changes in practice in the field and makes suggestions for program modifications or improvement.
  9. Teaches students effectively in assigned classes.
  10. Meets classes as scheduled.
  11. Provides students access through posted office hours.
  12. Maintains a positive attitude in interactions with students and shows a genuine concern for student learning.
  13. Fulfills obligations in student recruiting, advising, orientation, and registration.
  14. Accepts other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Apply Online:

Application Process: To apply for a vacant position, complete the Richmond Community College application and submit it with photocopies or unofficial copies of your College transcripts. For positions where a high school diploma or equivalent is the highest required degree, then proof of high school/equivalency is required. Application and review process can be found on the RCC website. No action will be taken on submission of a resume or letter of interest only. Incomplete files will not be considered.  Successful applicant must pass a complete background check.  


Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Director

Richmond Community College

P O Box 1189

Hamlet NC 28379

P (910) 410-1804

F (910) 582-7028