ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBJECTIVES:
The Surgical Technology Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for the organization, implantation, evaluation and general effectiveness of the clinical experience of the surgical technology student. The Clinical Coordinator, in conjunction with the Program Director, will be responsible for the organization, continuous review, and revision of the Surgical Technology program in accordance with the Core Curriculum.
Responsible for scheduling of clinical rotations for all surgical technology students.
Ensures that each student participates in the required number of surgical cases and procedures for accreditation and certification standards.
Requests and procures all necessary equipment and supplies for clinical practice and rotations.
Teaches Surgical Technology classes in cooperation with the Program Director.
Teaches classes as needed to fulfill science course requirements through the entire year including Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters.
Participates in training and assisting in the creation of targeted on-line classes for the Surgical Technology Program
Actively participates, under the guidance of the Program Director in Accreditation tasks as outlined by the ARC/STSA.
Supervises the clinical rotations on-site.
Provides academic and career counseling to the surgical technology students.
Recruits new clinical sites.
Administers practical skills evaluations of surgical technology students.
Reports to the Surgical Technology Program Director on a weekly basis and keeps the Program Director informed of the progress of each student.
Maintains up to date records of each student’s clinical rotations and evaluations.
Participates in professional development opportunities that will improve the program effectiveness and increase personal skills and abilities.
Develops positive working relationships with preceptors, physicians, hospital/clinical administration and student affairs at each clinical site and keeps them informed of changing standards.
Travels to clinical sites on a routine basis and on special assignments.
Other duties as assigned.
Associate Degree in Surgical Technology required.
Current NCCA- approved credential in surgical technology (CST, CSFA, or CST/CSFA). Proof consists of one of the following documents:
A copy of the NBSTSA certification card
A copy of the NBSTSA certification certificate
A copy of the verification page from the NBSTSA website.
Highly organized, thorough and detail-oriented.
Ability to work independently and conscientiously.
Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Ability to prioritize the responsibilities associated with a fast-paced, multi-task office.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with others.
Ability to build and maintain good working relationships with the public.
Must be self – motivated.
Commitment to fulfillment of the College mission.
Minimum of three (3) years of recent scrub experience OR three (3) years recent experience as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both within the past five (5) years.
Applications will only be accepted via email. Interested candidates can email resumes to PurnellM@lackawanna.edu.
In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all other applicable non-discrimination laws, Lackawanna College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, or genetic information in its educational programs and activities, admissions, and with regard to employment.
Lackawanna College is an accredited, private, non-profit educational institution providing opportunities for career and personal development within selected associates degree, certificate and continuing education program.
Internal Number: 001
About Lackawanna College, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Nestled in the heart of downtown Scranton, Lackawanna College remains one of the oldest educational institutions in the region. For over 120 years, the College has been empowering students to become the next generation of leaders, and its roots in Scranton run deep.
Since its formation in 1894, the College’s mission has always been to provide a quality education to all persons who seek to improve their lives and better the communities in which they live.