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Instructor, Surgical Tech

Company: American Career College
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Program Director delivers class and/or clinical instruction according to an approved course syllabus using accepted and effective teaching methods; develops daily lesson plans; advises and tutors students; maintains current and accurate attendance and grade records; remains current in applicable program teaching field; participates in faculty meetings, professional growth activities in the respective field and two (2) in-service training sessions annually. Participates in college activities such as in-services, faculty meetings, student functions, graduation exercises, open houses, new student orientations, and advisory board meetings. Strives for student success by providing quality instruction that results in students' achievement of course and program objectives, retention of students, and prepares students for entry-level positions in the healthcare field. - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. - However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. - The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.) Delivers curriculum in accordance with approved syllabi, according to program objectives and timelines. Employs appropriate instructional methods and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students and modifies where appropriate to meet diverse students' needs. Prepares outlines of instructional programs and training schedules according to established course objectives. Observes and evaluates students' work to determine progress, provides feedback, and makes suggestions for improvement. Encourages the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments. Presents lectures and conducts discussions to increase students' knowledge and competence, using visual aids such as graphs, charts, videotapes, and slides. Administers standardized oral, written, or performance assessments. Supervises independent or group projects, field placements, laboratory work, or other training as necessary. Provides individualized tutorial and/or remedial instruction. Monitors and records daily class attendance and grades according to established procedures and deadlines. Posts and maintains regular office hours to ensure accessibility to students for advisement and consultation. Participates in graduation ceremonies. Refers students to other College personnel/Departments as needed. Works with the college administration, staff and other faculty members to improve the overall operation of the college/program. Participates in the implementation of the Program Effectiveness Plan (PEP). Maintains the privacy and confidentiality of student information/records. Substitutes for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence. Exercises stewardship of college facilities and materials. Participates in conferences, seminars, and training sessions. Attends at least one (1) professional development activity annually, two (2) in-service events annually and faculty meetings. Participates in the marketing and recruitment of students, faculty and staff. Maintains professional appearance for position. Adheres to College policies and procedures and conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the College's Code of Ethical Conduct, Compliance Agreement, Sexual Harassment Policy or any of its policies and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards. -Maintains regular and timely attendance, reports to work as scheduled and as required to meet the needs of the College and assures time worked and/or time-off is recorded properly. Exercises care, proper use and maintenance of department equipment and supplies and identifies unsafe conditions and makes appropriate adjustments. Maintains order, cleanliness and safety at work. Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: Minimum of an associate degree with the appropriate coursework in the subject area required. Must be a graduate from a program accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the specialty field or the subject area in which they teach. Preferred: Bachelor degree in the healthcare field. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Current Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) credential or Tech in Surgery (TS-C) certification (NCCT). Current CPR Card. KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of occupational (i.e. practical) experience in the subject field in which they teach. Within the last five (5) years a minimum of three (3) years of operating room experience or teaching in the field, or a combination of the two prior to hire date. Preferred: One (1) year of teaching experience in the subject areas taught or demonstrate prior training in instructional methodology and teaching skills from a formal teacher educational program or any comparable training program or formal in-house training program. - #HEJABOUT US
American Career College's commitment to quality education for over 40 years has provided students excellence in hands-on healthcare training at our campuses in Ontario, Los Angeles, and Orange County. American Career College is dedicated to the belief that all students have the right to succeed and reach their full potential. To meet this challenge in postsecondary education, American Career College's mission is to provide adult learners with the skills and technical knowledge needed for initial employment in entry-level positions. With more than 50,000 graduates, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the support of our communities by educating quality healthcare professionals, collaborating with incredible people, and grow in your own profession.Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional DevelopmentAmerican Career College is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.Campus: ACC Anaheim
    Function: Faculty

Keywords: American Career College, Norwalk , Instructor, Surgical Tech, Education / Teaching , Norwalk, California

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