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Part-Time Skills Instructor, Surgical

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Tomball, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 3, 2024


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Foster Belonging
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For® " is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College has been recognized in multiple categories.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Health Science Building

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 80,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

The LSC-Tomball Health Science Building is a 60,000-square-feet three-story complex that houses the Surgical Technology, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nursing and Pharmacy Technology programs. The facility provides numerous classrooms, a medical library, simulation labs, an operating room, a clean room, a sterile room and additional educational resources.

Location address is 700 Graham Dr., Tomball, TX 77375.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Surgical Tech Skills Instructor works with faculty to provide students with hands-on surgical tech experience in a laboratory setting. Position assists the surgical technology faculty in providing learning activities and support that will lead students to the achievement of laboratory course objectives. Additional responsibilities relate to maintenance of the surgical technology lab and supplies. Skills instructors cannot provide teaching functions without a qualified faculty member being present.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Provide assistance to Faculty in the laboratory; including, but is not limited to, mentoring students and demonstrating material covered in lectures, assisting with the preparation of materials for hands-on and classroom activities, inventorying, maintaining, and storing equipment, materials, and supplies

2. Monitor lab safety protocols and notify the Surgical Technology Program Director of incidents in the laboratory environment and equipment repair, maintenance and replacement needs

3. Ensure learning environment enhances student intellectual and skills development; give students measurable actions to improve skills, verbal feedback in an objective manner and answer questions

4. Act as an ambassador of the Surgical Technology program

5. Responsible for other related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to mentor students in the laboratory setting
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Knowledge of FERPA and confidentiality regarding student progress and information
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of the lab duties and responsibilities
  • Flexible and creative to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity.



WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office and/or laboratory environment with exposure to safety hazards typical of that in a medical lab environment
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Current Surgical Technology Certification from NBSTSA
  • At least 2 years of work experience as a surgical technologist
Salary

Hourly Pay Rate is $27.70

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

Special Instructions

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How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

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More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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