Surgical Technology Program Coordinator/Instructor

Surgical Technology Program Coordinator/Instructor

Employer

Southwestern Community College
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-339-4000

Job Location

Sylva, NC

Salary/Grade

$41,490.00 - $46,027.00 Annually

Benefits

State Health Plan, life insurance,

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 23, 2020
Closes: Monday, June 22, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, August 3, 2020

Expected Work Hours

8 am - 5 pm Mon - Thurs, 8 am - 12 pm Fr

Reports to

Dean of Health Sciences

Employment Type

Full time Faculty; 9 month plus summer session

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education           

Associate’s Degree in Surgical Technology

 

Knowledge and Skills    

REQUIRED

- Possess a credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies.

- Have a minimum total of five years’ experience either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both within the past ten years.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED

- Have familiarity with Accreditation Review Council on Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (SRC/STSA) and Commission on Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP) standards.

- Possess proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum design and program planning.

Position Description

Statement of Primary Purpose

The Surgical Technology Program Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of the program, including the organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of the program. This position will also be providing instruction in Surgical Technology.

 

This position will work a schedule of 9-month plus 8-week summer session.

 

During the first year, this position will be dedicated to program and curriculum development, accreditation application, and student recruitment.

 

Classification

Curriculum faculty, full-time, exempt.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

1. Make sure programs and courses are up-to-date, abreast of technology, and in compliance with state and national accreditation standards.

2. Initiate curriculum updates and revisions.

3. Assist in course offerings and schedules.

4. Assist in budget formation/control/expenditures for:

a. Travel (local &/or overnight)

b. Supplies

c. Equipment

                d. Learning Resource Center (LRC) holdings

5. Inventory equipment and supplies.

6. Maintain advisory committee to include:

a. Recommend membership

                b. Hold annual meetings

                c. Maintain records

7. Assist in recruiting and training qualified instructors.

8. Complete or assist with program reports, including but not limited to, annual program review, outcomes assessment, and advanced planning document.

9. Establish/maintain accreditation standards to include (if appropriate):

                 a. Self-study

                 b. Site visits

                 c.  Annual reports

10. Maintain teaching course load in compliance with college and accreditation workload policy

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

Perform other duties as assigned. Participate in College committees as required

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education           

Associate’s Degree in Surgical Technology

 

Knowledge and Skills    

REQUIRED

- Possess a credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies.

- Have a minimum total of five years’ experience either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both within the past ten years.

PREFERRED

- Have familiarity with Accreditation Review Council on Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (SRC/STSA) and Commission on Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP) standards.

- Possess proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum design and program planning.

 

Physical Demands          

Must be able to use and demonstrate all equipment, Classroom instruction.

 

Licensing Requirement

Current NC license in surgical technology

 

Working Conditions and Environment

The program coordinator should pursue ongoing formal training designed to maintain and upgrade professional instruction and administrative capabilities.

 

Equipment Operation

Able to operate and demonstrate all equipment required to perform the duties of a surgical technologist. Classroom instruction equipment (computer, white board, etc)

 

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

 

How to Apply

Apply on Southwestern Community College website:  https://southwesterncc.hirecentric.com/jobs/178150-21374.html

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