Surgical Technology Program Coordinator

College of the Mainland
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Dec 9, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Title Surgical Technology Program Coordinator FLSA Exempt Contract Length N/A Class Summary
The Allied Health Department is seeking a Surgical Technology program coordinator who will be responsible for developing curricula and coursework for our new Surgical Technology Associate Degree program and once active, possibly providing instruction within the Surgical Technology and allied programs as qualified. In addition, the coordinator will be responsible for providing scheduled office hours for student consultation, serve on College committees as needed and assigned, and participating in student orientated instructional and advisement activities as needed and assigned. Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Position Funding Regular Minimum Education/Training/Experience
Must have at least an Associate’s Degree with a concentration in Surgical Technology. 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 10 years. Preferred Education/Training/Experience
Bachelor’s in Science, education or related area. Teaching experience in Surgical Technology courses at a community or two-year college. Minimum Knowledge & Skills
Ability to develop Surgical Technology courses and curricula and effectively teach Surgical Technology courses.

Possess proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum, design and program planning.

Working knowledge of Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs ( CAAHEP ), Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting ( ARC / STSA ), National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting ( NBSTSA ) and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board standards Preferred Knowledge & Skills
Demonstrable history of Surgical Technology course and curricula development and instruction; experience teaching in a 2-year college environment.

Experience in CAAHEP and ARC / STSA accreditation or re-accreditation process

Knowledge of online and/or hybrid teaching formats

Experience using simulation aids for laboratory experience Job Duties
- Prepare, develop, revise curriculum and course work. Meet classes as scheduled. Complete paperwork/tests and issue student grades as scheduled. Maintain office hours for student consultation.

- Establish an advisory board

- Responsible for development of all aspects of the program, including the organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of the program.

- Participate in an ARC / STSA sponsored Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators workshop within one year of appointment and at least once every five years.

- Pursue ongoing formal training designed to maintain and upgrade his/her professional, instructional, and administrative capabilities.

- Responsible for organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of clinical experiences for students enrolled in the surgical technology program.

- Responsible for didactic and laboratory instructions in addition to clinical instruction and direction and guidance of clinical instructors.

- This position will initially report to the Director of Program Development and is responsible for performing tasks and assignments given by the Director. Other duties as appropriate to the position. Licensing/Certification Requirements
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 ) (such as CST through NBSTSA ) Physical Requirements
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and seeing. Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, with or without accommodation; Stand, sit, climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 40 pounds.
Posting Number F141P Candidates that are eligible apply Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicant
Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.

Minimum Salary Range TBD Mid Point Salary Range TBD Maximum Salary Range Posting Open Date 12/09/2020 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least an Associate’s Degree with a concentration in Surgical Technology?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum 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 10 years?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (1 of 3)
Optional Documents

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