Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician Adjunct Instructor

Laredo College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 20, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields
Employment Type
Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Application Pool Notice
Laredo College continuously accepts applications for part-time (adjunct) instructors to create a pool of candidates for each session/semester. Applications will be reviewed and positions will be filled based on department needs. Applications received for this pool will remain active for one year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide instruction and monitor teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Department coordinator or Dean of Community Education. Develop curriculum and instructional strategies to meet the competencies addressed in the particular area in the Electrocardiograph Technician field.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Develop course/program curriculum to address the areas of EKG technician online, face to face, or hybrid courses .
  2. Prepare lesson plans, course syllabi, and Course Verification Forms.
  3. Assess and modify teaching methods to accommodate diverse population of participants.
  4. Keep accurate attendance records.
  5. Submit required paperwork on time.
  6. Participate in in-service training activities offered by the department.
  7. Work a flexible schedule as determined by instructional activities.
  8. Coordinate instructional activities with other faculty/staff in order to plan and promote the most effective instructional programs possible.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean, Vice President and/or President.


NOTICE: Required Documents
To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your resume and unofficial transcript(s). In addition, if a license or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your current license/certificate.

  • Associate’s Degree and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Nursing
  • 3 years of work experience in EKG or relevant medical professional experience.
  • Registered Nurse and/or EKG Technician and/or current industry certifications or licensure in health related field.
  • 3 years teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to analyze EKG Strip (P, Q, R, S, T) wave form interpretation.
  • Must be comfortable with teaching 10 and 12 lead EKGs placement.
  • Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with the program staff and participants.
  • Ability to teach with technology, preferred.
  • Ability to teach weekdays and weekends, preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written form and ability to instruct and maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm.
  • Must be a self-starter and a positive role model.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written form.
  • Must demonstrate a strong desire to teach and help others.
  • Must be computer literate- Accounting Software, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet.

Additional Information

Supervision Exercised

Supervision Received
Dean of Community Education

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
Work is performed in a standard office environment.
Work-inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Required to work safely and follow safety rules.
Report unsafe working conditions and behavior.
Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions
Immediate supervisor may assign other duties.
May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed.
May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement
In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Foreign Degrees
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. LC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by LC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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