College and Area Information: Northland Pioneer College is located in Northeastern Arizona, which serves Navajo and Apache counties. Northland Pioneer College offers classes at four campuses and five centers across northeastern Arizona which includes the areas encompassed by three Native American tribes. As a NCA-HLC accredited public community college we serve over 12,000 students annually in courses and programs. For additional information please see our web pages at www.NPC.edu.
Organizational Relationship: Reports to the Dean of Nursing and Allied Health
Location: White Mountain Campus, Show Low, AZ
Prepare and provide didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction s required by student enrollment, Allied Health Coordinator and Dean of Nursing and Allied Health.
Coordinate with Allied Health Coordinator and the Dean in developing clinical placement sites and selecting appropriate student assignments.
Collaborate with faculty, students, staff, and clinical partners in facilities that provide clinical experiences for allied health students.
Act as liaison with health care agencies, health care provider offices, and community, state and national agencies.
Implement evaluation processes to assess student learning and clinical competency. Oversee the quality of instruction, examination, and evaluation of student progress.
Collect, review and maintain student clinical records.
Collaborate with Allied Health Coordinator to order medical supplies and maintain adequate classroom supply and equipment inventory for instruction. Collect and distribute supplies donated by NPC clinical partners.
Develop and surgical technology subject matter and courses. Meet with the committee each semester to obtain program feedback and direction and share updates.
Advise and recruit prospective students; chair admission selection process.
Prepare written program and committee reports, collaborate with marketing department on brochure revisions, press releases and Career Focus articles.
Serve on division and college-wide committees.
Schedule department meetings to apprise faculty of new policies and procedures.
Track completion, testing, and employment results and compile annual reports. Review changes in testing policies and update curriculum and policies as indicated.
Develop, revise and distribute clinical log packets to Surgical Technology students.
Collaborate with local colleges and universities to provide, support and promote lifelong learning through seamless articulation agreements.
Provide orientation, training, mentoring, and ongoing support of adjuncts and faculty and conduct classroom observations to provide instructor feedback.
Initiate and maintain active participation in professional development opportunities that encompass the discipline of Surgical Technology and serve to upgrade professional, instructional and administrative capabilities. Newly appointed Allied Health and Surgical Technology Coordinator will participate in ARC/STSA sponsored Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators workshop within one year of appointment.
Develop and conduct ongoing review of policies and procedures that ensure effective management of the Surgical Technology programs, student safety, and patient safety.
Assist the Dean in managing the annual budget for the Surgical Technology Department.
Work with the Allied Health Coordinator to develop class schedules and textbook orders each semester.
Supervise textbook and software selection for Surgical Technology curricula. Coordinate with the Dean on textbook and software changes and upgrades.
Review and revise Surgical Technology course syllabi as needed.
Work with the Allied Health Coordinator to plan for the purchase, repair, maintenance, and disposal of instructional equipment.
Other related duties as assigned.
Strong professional skills, able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with a diverse student population, ability to trouble-shoot with proven conflict resolution skill; ability to multi-task and prioritize; strong verbal communication and professional writing skills; student and faculty advisement; enthusiasm to support student development as classroom/clinical teacher; basic knowledge of computer programs such as Outlook, Microsoft Office, Excel, and Moodle.
Required License/Certifications:Valid AZ driver’s license, current Level 1 fingerprint clearance card
Application Information: Forward cover letter (which outlines how you meet the qualifications listed above), resume including dates of employment, copies of transcripts with Degree(s) posted, and a list of five current professional references with current addresses and telephone numbers to:
ATTN: Human Resources Department
Northland Pioneer College
PO Box 610
Holbrook AZ 86025
Email: Jobs@npc.edu (Please be sure to use attachments for all required application materials. DO NOT copy and paste information into the site)
Submission of all required application materials is the responsibility of the applicant.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required verification document upon hire.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Compensation: Initial salary dependant on education and experience.
Position Availability: August 5, 2019
Questions: Contact the Human Resources Department at 928-524-7473 or Jobs@npc.edu
Associate degree or higher
Credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies, for example the coordinator must be a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA)
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology or a combination of both within the past ten years.
Possess proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum design, or program planning.
Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or Allied Health field.
One or more years of experience teaching Allied Health courses at the post-secondary level.
Experience in computer-assisted instruction, online, and distance learning.
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About Northland Pioneer College
Northland Pioneer College is located in Northeastern Arizona, which serves Navajo and Apache counties. Northland Pioneer College offers classes at four campuses and five centers across northeastern Arizona which includes the areas encompassed by three Native American tribes. As a NCA-HLC accredited public community college we serve over 12,000 students annually in courses and programs. For additional information please see our web pages at www.NPC.edu.