The Surgical Technology Program Coordinator, under the authority of the Vice President for Instruction and CAO and the supervision of the Dean of Allied Health and Human Services, is responsible for developing, implementing, instructing, coordinating, and evaluating the Surgical Technology program, both credit and non-credit, that will result in students achieving academic success.
Essential Duties of the Position:
Deliver effective instruction that uses a variety of instructional techniques to assist students in developing Surgical Technology skills.
Assist with program development, improvement, evaluation, and recruitment.
Assist with selection of textbooks, instructional materials, equipment, and supplies. Maintain inventory and submit requisitions for ordering of supplies.
Assist in activities and cultivate relationships with appropriate local industry representatives to ensure program success.
Maintain complete, accurate, and accessible files and records, daily attendance, and other paperwork and reports as requested and in a timely manner.
Maintain regulatory compliance.
Assumes a leadership role in the development of non-credit programming opportunities in Short-Term Training, including CEU’s as appropriate.
Routine site visits.
Coordinate and Facilitate Advisory Committee meetings held twice a year.
Maintain updated syllabi and other course documents that reflect expected student learning outcomes.
Maintain regular, appropriate, professional communication with students.
Ensure cleanliness of instructional areas.
Accept other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Understanding of and commitment to the unique nature and role of the institution, with reference to the mission and the open-door policy. The ability to problem-solve and work directly with a diverse population of learners. Effective written and public speaking skills are required. Ability to work independently, in a fast-paced environment and be accountable for assignments. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and work effectively with people from all social-economic/education levels and ethnic groups.
Minimum Education and Experience:
1) Possess a minimum of an Associate Degree; and 2) Have documented education or experience in instructional methodology, curriculum design and program planning; and 3) Be a graduate of an education program in surgical technology accredited by a nationally recognized programmatic accreditation agency; and 4) Possess a credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCCA); and 5) Have a minimum total of five years of 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.
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