Trinity Valley Community College
Human Resources 100 Cardinal Drive Athens, TX 75751
903-670-2659 Fax: 903-675-6248 www.tvcc.edu/hr/JobOpenings
TITLE: Director/Instructor, Surgical Technology Program
LOCATION: Kaufman Campus
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
SALARY: Based on TVCC 9 month salary schedule.
QUALIFICATIONS: Associate Degree or higher. 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). At least five (5) years experience in either the operating room scrub role or as a surgical technology instructor or a combination of both, within the past ten (10) years. Teaching experience in Surgical Technology program with proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum design, and program planning. Membership and participation in professional organizations. Good interpersonal skills.
DUTIES: As Director & Clinical Coordinator: participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the surgical technology curriculum. Coordinate accreditation activities for the surgical technology program. Submit all required student grade reports to the registrar’s office on schedule. Coordinate skills laboratory related to clinical skills, procedures, and assignments. Assist in first-level problem-solving with clinical facility supervisors, and students. Assist in recruitment and retention of surgical technology students. Assist in the preparation of the budget. Submit requests for new equipment and supplies each year and assist with purchasing. Coordinate surgical technology advisory committee meetings. Prepare syllabus each semester. Complete annual reports on-time.
As Instructor: Maintain academic standards as established by the College and the health science center. Teach assigned classes according to approved course syllabi and minimum competencies. Participate in curriculum development, including the establishment of departmental learning outcomes, and the reporting of learning outcomes results as required by departmental procedures. Arrive on time for classes or notify the provost as early as possible of an inability to meet a class. Maintain scheduled posted office hours, attendance and scholastic records as required by the College and division. Assist with counseling and registration of students. Attend all faculty meetings, commencements, and other special meetings called by the provost, the vice president of instruction, or the president. Keep the administration informed regarding matters affecting the welfare of students, faculty, and institution. Participate on College committees, campus committees, sponsorship of College clubs and organizations, and other College activities. Assist in the selection of textbooks, visual aids, and library holdings for the health science center. Observe regulations as outlined in College faculty handbook. Serve as a resource person for the surgical technology students. Participate in evaluation of surgical technology students. Coordinate clinical experiences and maintain public relations with the respective cooperative agencies. Adhere to the health occupations division health and safety policy. Keep abreast of current trends in the operating room through active participation of patient care during clinical facility visitations. Maintain current CPR certification for health care providers. Other duties as assigned by appropriate supervisory personnel.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Within the general range of an office or classroom environment. May be required to stand for extended periods. May be required to don personal protective equipment such as mask, gloves, goggles, and gown to prevent exposure to blood and body fluids in the clinical setting.
TO APPLY: Submit TVCC application, resume, and transcripts of all college work to Human Resources, Trinity Valley Community College, 100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, TX 75751. All documentation must be received on or before the application deadline. Applications will be reviewed after the application deadline and selected applicants will be contacted for interviews. All TVCC positions are security sensitive and require a criminal background check.
Note: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires we employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment (see Form I 9).
No one will be placed on the College payroll until all employment procedures are fully satisfied. Information contained on this vacancy announcement is subject to correction as a result of typographical error, omission, or changes resulting from institutional restructuring and/or funding.
Trinity Valley Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution which provides educational and
employment opportunities on the basis of merit and without discrimination or harassment because of race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.
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