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Must be knowledgeable of adult learning theory and its application. Responsible for assisting with the assessment, design, implementation, and evaluation of all educational and training programs including curriculum plans for the department and each program (Surgical Technologist (and embedded Central Sterile Processing Technology CCC), Surgical First Assistant, Perioperative Nursing Program, CST to CSFA, and RNFA). Responsible for assisting with the directing, planning, and coordinating of all department specific policy and procedures, quality assurance activities, state compliance, program and institutional accreditation requirements, budget planning, and resource management of all equipment, faculty, and supplies. Teach 15 hours of didactic coursework or 18-24 hours of combined credit/contact in Surgical Services per semester per the college Manual of Policy. Teach in assigned surgical didactic, clinical (direct patient care), lab and/or simulated labs. Conduct periodic academic and/or career advising to current and prospective students. Can render care in the Operating Room setting for patients of all ages.
• Assist with the day to day operations and provide input for coordination of the programs. o Provide guidance to students regarding course requirements and state/national board preparation. • Supervise and provide didactic, lab, and clinical instruction as assigned while utilizing techniques and knowledge of the discipline that facilitates student learning. o Teach assigned classes, labs and clinic sessions on-campus and off-campus. o Provide supervision of all assigned students and/or clinical groups. o Prepare and maintain course syllabi according to program and college standards. o Maintain and revise course content based on textbook changes, edition revisions or research. o Update didactic, laboratory or clinical assignments to be relevant, demonstrating evidence-based practices. o Coordinate didactic material with learning activities between the clinic, lab, and classroom setting. o Collaborate with other faculty to coordinate didactic material with learning activities between the clinic, lab, and classroom setting. o Comply with course, laboratory and clinic requirements and assignments, post grades in a timely manner. o Organize, create, and maintain all course related data such as attendance, records, grades, exams, and student evaluation of instruction. o Design and administer exams. Maintain exam banks to be congruent with published learning objectives. • Responsible for assessing, designing, implementing, and evaluating course(s) and/or programs in Surgical Assisting and Surgical Technology as assigned. o Includes directing, planning, and coordinating quality assurance activities, state compliance, program and institutional accreditation requirements, budget planning, and resource management of all equipment, faculty, and supplies in coordination with the program director for the programs/courses assigned. • Assists with planning and directing program(s) and/or courses to meet relevant standards. Coordinates supplies and resources needed, assists with resource acquisition from local facilities or other means available to the program. o Includes curriculum planning, student selection, clinical and/or lab rotation schedules, policy review, quality improvement, GCSC requirements, and accreditation reporting requirements as assigned. o Keeps Coordinator informed of resource needs. • Maintain supplies, equipment, and FTE’s necessary for operation of the programs according to state, accreditation, and other relevant standards. o Coordinates the donations of supplies on a 2-3-week schedule from local facilities, refolding or storing for use to supplement budget. o Assists with interviews and hiring of staff as necessary to fill the needs of the programs. o Maintains inventory and lab fee assessment, as necessary. • Maintain current knowledge of discipline (via professional development), educational methodologies, CAAHEP/ARCSTSA accreditation standards and college and program policies and procedures. o Exhibit and always uphold the values of professionalism as found on the Association of Surgical Technologists and Association of Surgical First Assistants current website job description and Code of Ethics. o Comply with and demonstrate knowledge of policies contained in the most current Surgical Services Student Handbook, Surgical Services Manual, Health Sciences Division Policies, and Campus wide policy manuals. o Comply with mandated CAAHEP/ARCSTSA accreditation standards and core curriculum standards. o Participate in in-services, professional growth training, seminars, and workshops as they become available. • Assists with supervision, counseling, and/or coordination of faculty, healthcare staff, surgeons, and students. o Facilitates communication and maintains open lines of communication with all students, staff of healthcare agencies, clinical agencies, faculty, management, GCSC support services, and advisory boards. o Counsel, advise, register, or assist with registration for surgical services students as assigned. o Conduct conferences with students and provide written documentation for student files. Maintain current student records and advisement for surgical services student. o Counsel, refer, remediate, and tutor individual surgical services students as needed. o Meets with students, advisors, healthcare staff, and faculty on a continuous basis to seek and provide feedback, plan, guide, and/or discipline, as necessary. o Keeps Coordinator informed of assigned program’s operations and needs. • Assists in providing opportunities for personal and professional growth for the Surgical Services Department. o Attends in-services, prepares student evaluations, and plans faculty and student activities as related to assigned areas. Assists with coordination of the Surgical Services Club activities including monthly meetings, fundraisers, and professional growth activities such as attendance at conventions. • Assist with correspondence, surveys, reviews, and reports as delegated by the Program Coordinator(s). o Orient and mentor new faculty. o Work as a team player within the surgical services department. o Follow up on assigned surveys to increase compliance. • Attend and assist with pinning ceremonies, graduation, student activities, and the application/testing process relevant to national board examinations. • Cooperate with the Program Coordinator(s) in conducting periodic assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of course and program objectives. o Propose adjustments to course and/or program policies based on assessment outcomes. o Engage in self-evaluation activities and performance planning each academic year as defined by the Programs Coordinator and/or College.
Associate Degree required Must attain a Bachelor’s degree within 3 years of hire date. Masters or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience: 3 years of Operating Room experience either in the scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five years. Credentials: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support for the Healthcare Provider)
Internal Number: AS194P
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