Director Allied Health Programs

Director Allied Health Programs


Surry Community College
630 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017
Phone: 336-386-8121

Job Location

Main Campus (Dobson, NC)


Commensurate with education and experience.


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, October 9, 2023
Closes: Friday, December 15, 2023

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Varies - Day/Evening/Special Events/Saturdays/As required to support college systems.

Reports to

Vice President of Instruction

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Must possess an unencumbered North Carolina RN license. 
Must have at least two years experience as a registered nurse.
Must have 2000 hours/ 1 year work experience in the provision of long term care facility services as demonstrated by: (a) working in a long term care facility licensed as a skilled nursing facility or a skilled nursing facility which is a distinct part of a hospital or (b) supervising or teaching students in a long term care facility or a skilled facility or a skilled nursing facility which is part of a hospital.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Nursing or Education if the prospective employee already received a Bachelor of Science of Nursing.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Experience working with a budget.

Position Description

The Director of Allied Health Programs reports directly to the Vice President of Instruction. The director is responsible for the day to day operations of allied health programs within WTCE as well as the Nurse Aide I and II program with the Curriculum Division of the college.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

A. Planning, scheduling, and supervising all Allied Health programs including NAS 101 and 102 courses in the Curriculum Division

B. Responsible for monthly program report to the Vice President of Instruction

C. Assisting part time staff with orientation of new classes

D. Auditing 10% of all Nurse Aide I student personnel records

E. Responsible for maintaining records/reports for hybrid classes

F. Assisting and submitting a budget and strategic plan annually in allied healthcare (related programs) area for WTCE

G. Supervising of part time and full-time staff as well as completing annual evaluations

H. Assist clinic coordinator in scheduling all Nurse Aide I and II clinical including all other allied health programs

I. Working in partnership with the Director of the Yadkin Center and EMS Program, the Director of the Pilot Center and Occupational Programs, the Associate Dean of Health Sciences, and the Director of the Elkin Center/ Business and Industry to plan programs to benefit the entire college service area.

J. Maintaining a professional working relationship with the area medical establishments as well as other divisions within the college

K. Ensuring that all state/federal guidelines/curriculum are followed in regard to the nurse aide program as set forth by the North Carolina Division of Health and Human Services, Nurse Aide Registry Section including a biannual program evaluation

L. Ensuring that all state guidelines/curriculum are followed in regard to the Nurse Aide II program as set forth by the North Carolina Board of Nursing

M. Planning and implementing new courses of instruction in the areas of responsibility to meet the changing educational needs of the students (i.e. monitoring and setting up hybrid classes)

N. Recruiting, interviewing and recommending qualified part-time staff for employment

O. Providing per-service and in-service training for staff

P. Maintaining student records as required by the NC Division of Health Service Regulation (must be kept on file at school a minimum of 3 years) and the NC Board of Nursing (5 years)

Q. Assisting instructors with the selection of educational materials, textbooks, software, and equipment, and securing the needed items

R. Oversees ordering all textbooks and maintaining/ordering supplies for all courses in order to maintain quality programs and ensure that students have a good learning experience

S. Writing proposals or grants for the enhancement or expansion of the program as needed

T. Attending instructional staff meetings, regional/state directors’ meetings, conferences, and other staff development activities

U. Visiting classes and recording the evaluation/verification as dictated by the Accountability and Credibility Plan for WTCE

V. Participating actively in the college planning process and serving on college committees as assigned as well as various committees within our local community

W. Responsible for maintaining coverage for all allied health classes in the event an instructor is absent.

X. Maintaining up to date credentials for all Allied Health Program instructors.

Y. Coordinating Career and College Promise (CCP) courses for Nurse Aide I, Nurse Aide II, and Pharmacy Technician in both WTCE and Curriculum

Z. Working with local school districts and SCC student services for advising and recruitment

AA. Completing other duties and assignments as directed by the VP of Instruction
BB. Maintain a clean and safe work area

Job Post Contact

Melonie Weathers