The faculty member teaches surgical technology courses within the Surgical Technology program which is a year-round program. The faculty member may also be assigned to teach a range of subjects, including but not limited to Perioperative Patient Care, A&P, Microbiology, and Surgical Procedures. The faculty member will collaborate with instructors, students, advisory committees, clinic site coordinators, public agencies, and college staff to coordinate planning, development, promotion, delivery, and evaluation of training programs. The faculty member will also act as program director for the program and is responsible for all accrediting body requirements and reporting as well as overseeing the program.
Act as Director of the Surgical Technology program following guidelines of ARC/STSA accrediting standards and complying with all required reports and documentation.
Promote excellence in instruction. Identify and meet the learning needs of students.
Revise and update approved curriculum as needed. Develop course schedules and syllabi.
Identify and recommend textbooks, instructional materials, equipment, and supplies needed for instruction.
Plan, develop, and deliver course lectures and activities.
Develop and implement an assessment plan to gauge student learning. Utilize assessment information to inform and engage students in the success of their studies and their progression through programs.
Utilize assessment information to evaluate and report student pedagogy and curriculum to faculty.
Plan, develop, and deliver laboratory instruction, materials, and procedures incorporating state-of-the-art industry practices.
Work effectively with students and staff of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and ages. Successfully interact with supervisors, colleagues, and staff as part of an education team.
Help recruit part-time faculty as needed for the program.
Communicate effectively in oral and written English.
Maintain accurate grade and attendance records in the Learning Management System (LMS).
Organize, lead, conduct, and oversee the Surgical Technology Advisory Board meetings.
Oversee clinical site relationship development, student placements, and practicum observations.
Maintain current knowledge of the professional discipline and educational methodologies through continued professional development.
Collaborate with the dean, faculty, and staff to realize progress toward the college’s strategic goals.
Associate’s degree with a concentration in surgical technology, plus five years’ experience in either the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both. Credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCCA) is required.
Additional Salary Information: 218-day, fiscal year contract, temporary, renewable-dependent upon the continuation of funding. Excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision. Including 3-4 weeks off during Winter Break, 1 week Spring Break, and several additional holidays off throughout the year. Professional development funds for faculty are available as well as tuition waivers for employees and dependents studying at LBCC (restrictions and limitations apply).
Internal Number: Surgical Technician
About Linn Benton Communtiy College
At Linn-Benton Community College, we endeavor to honor and embrace the uniqueness of every individual, and promote the free and civil expression of ideas, perspectives and cultures. Our values of opportunity and inclusiveness are deliberately embedded in our hiring practices to help us develop and support a culturally diverse workforce of educators, administrative and support staff. We are committed to teaching and working in a culturally rich environment where the principles of equity, pluralism and social justice live in our policies and in our actions. We encourage qualified individuals of minority or other underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
About Our Community
Linn and Benton counties have a combined population of approximately 200,000 people. The college is located in the middle of Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley — also known as the grass seed capital of the world. Our communities offer the advantages of small-town life with easy access to shopping and entertainment in nearby Salem, Eugene and Portland.