Washtenaw Community College is looking for a Certified Surgical Technology Program Instructor/Director beginning the Fall 2013 semester. This a full time faculty position. Responsibilities include teaching program courses and coordinating the clinical training as well as handling other aspects of the Surgical Technology (ST) and Central Processing and Distribution ( CPD ) programs.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Act as the designated program director for the ST/ CPD Program, which includes such responsibilities as recruiting clinical sites, facilitating clinical contracts and overseeing departmental expenses. In addition the director must be responsible for program effectiveness (including clinical experiences), including outcomes, organization, administration, continuous review, planning and development.
• Instruct courses in ST/ CPD through the use of appropriate learning experiences which provide the opportunity to meet overall course objectives and program goals.
• Serve as the liaison for the clinical sites.
• Maintain the ST/ CPD program laboratory equipment, supplies, and software.
• Coordinate and facilitate the orientation session for new students.
• Demonstrate sufficient preparation for instructing assigned courses.
• Evaluate student progress through documentation of examinations, observations, and written and verbal student performance.
• Establish and maintain a classroom and laboratory environment conductive to student learning.
• Actively support student success through counseling, advising, and assisting individual students as needed.
• Select and approve appropriate practicum sites, provide orientation for on-site supervisors and provide oversight of the practicum experience
• Participate in department, division, and general faculty meetings, applicable College committee activities, and other forms of College service.
• Participate actively in professional activities such as, but not limited to, curriculum planning, assessment activities, syllabus writing, examination development, textbook selection, program evaluation/revision and other professional planning activities on a year round basis.
• Maintain an active program of professional development related to individual, professional and instructional needs.
• Maintain program standards according to accrediting agency guidelines.
• Prepare self-studies for program accreditation.
• Maintain positive communication with affiliating health care agencies.
• Assist with recruitment and admission of qualified students into the program.
• Facilitate Advisory Committee for program
• Masters degree in a health related field.
• Must be credentialed in the field of surgical technology and through a credentialing organization that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies ( NCCA ).
• Must hold a Certified Surgical First Assistant ( CSFA ) or Certified Surgical Technician ( CST ).
• Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in healthcare as a surgical technician.
• Must have teaching experience in postsecondary and/or vocational/technical education. Two (2) years (900 student clock hours) of successful teaching experience is preferred.
• Knowledgeable in course content and be prepared in educational theory and techniques.
• Demonstrated skill in effective written communications.
• Knowledge of curriculum development, evaluation, and testing procedures. Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds. Ability and willingness to use technology for teaching and learning.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Include entire education and work history on application. You must attach resume, cover letter, transcripts and required certification. Attach required certifications to “other documents” field in application documents section.
$53,637 - $69,981
Starting rate/salary is determined based on education and work history listed on application.