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Adjunct Clinical Instructor- Respiratory Care (Pool)

Volunteer State Community College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 7, 2024

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Adjunct Clinical Instructor- Respiratory Care (Pool)

Volunteer State Community College

Title: Adjunct Clinical Instructor- Respiratory Care (Pool)

Institution: Volunteer State Community College

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for delivering quality instruction using integrative technologies.

Job Duties:

Plans, modifies, implements and supervises learning experiences based on the diverse needs of the students in the clinical facility. Consistently incorporates core competencies into clinical rotations in accordance with course objectives. Fairly assesses and evaluates student achievement utilizing clinical performance. Demonstrates and coordinates effective communication between students, patients, clinical affiliates, and department faculty. Collaborates with program faculty to resolve student and clinical affiliate concerns. Assists students with written clinical assignments pertaining to patient care. Facilitates student engagement with computerized documentation and patient safety initiatives. Actively participates in retention activities such as documented communication with students and the DCE regarding attendance, behavior and progress. Maintain professional relationships with clinical site personnel. Prepares appropriate institutional reports. Provides assistance for maintenance of program curriculum. Assists the faculty in developing, reviewing, and updating the clinical educational objectives and competencies in accordance with recommended accreditation standards. Participates in Advisory Committee meetings. Assists the faculty with preparation for accreditation site visits. Provides annual documentation of continued professional growth. Teach courses as assigned by Program Director up to the maximum number of contact hours allowed by current accreditation. Teach off-campus courses as required. Review course syllabus and Policy and Procedure Manual at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class or within seven days of the execution of contract. Regularly check VSCC email. Respond to emails/messages within 48 hours except on the weekend. Submit final grades for each semester by the deadline established by the Registrar. Complete required College trainings by the required deadlines. Complete all required reports such as attendance, Early Alerts, progress reports, grade submissions and administer and return surveys by the required deadlines. Advise the Clinical Director at the earliest possibility if you are unable to teach a class. Attend meetings as requested by the program faculty and/or Dean. Comply with all of the College's and TBR's policies and guidelines. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required, (active standing). Licensed respiratory therapist in the state of Tennessee. Membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). Minimum of two (2) years work experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Teaching experience in an accredited respiratory care program or extensive experience in clinical practice.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Supervisory or management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge and/or experience using a variety of instructional delivery modes.
Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

Pay Rate: $675 - $800 per credit hour

Availability/Closing Date: This posting is not a guarantee of an open position. Applications for adjunct faculty positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed by the department when openings become available. Future teaching assignments are on a term-by-term basis, which may include fall, spring and summer. Postings close yearly on October 31; to maintain your application within the system, you will need to re-apply each year.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Please note that we recruit for all campus locations from our adjunct pools.

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