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Clinincal Coordinator, Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Central Campus
Clinical Coordinator Responsibilities:
Plans, coordinates, facilitates, administers, and monitors clinical activities on behalf of the program and in coordination with the program's faculty.
Performs responsibilities consistent with accreditation agency standards and guidelines, and institutional policy.
Acts as an intermediary among the appropriate parties to facilitate the acquisition of clinical education agreements;
Selects clinical education sites that demonstrate characteristics of sound patient/client management, ethical and professional behavior, and currency with practice.
Establishes, develops, and maintains an adequate number of clinical education sites relative to quality, quantity and diversity of learning experiences (i.e., continuum of care, commonly seen diagnoses, across the lifespan, health care delivery systems, payers, cultural competence issues) to meet the educational needs of students and the program, the philosophy and outcomes of the program, and evaluative criteria.
Facilitates assessment of the clinical education component (includes clinical education sites, clinical educators, etc).
Communicates news, current information, and changes influenced by accreditation (e.g., pertinent policies and procedures, curriculum, clinical education objectives, staffing changes, and site availability) among all concerned stakeholders (e.g., the academic institution, clinical education sites, clinical faculty and students) to maintain current knowledge of the educational program, the clinical education site, and health care changes affecting clinical practice and education.
Provides ongoing communication with each clinical education site to include:Clinical education contractual agreement negotiated and maintained between the program and each clinical education site;
Policy and procedures of the program pertaining to clinical education;
Provision of dates for each clinical education experience;
Program requests from clinical education sites regarding the number and type of available student clinical placements;
Ensures that all clinical instructors and students are in compliance with the site-specific requirements for the site to which they are assigned.
Provides program and clinical specific training to clinical instructors, preceptors, and students.
Keeps up with developments in the field of study.
Demonstrates high standards-academic and professional.
Evaluates student work constructively and provides timely feedback.
Teaches at times and locations that meet student needs.
Provides access to students through posted conference hours, electronic communications, and other appropriate methods and responds to inquiries in a timely manner.
Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
Develops and uses a syllabus and course information materials for each course, laboratory, or clinical setting within state, college, and departmental guidelines.
Maintains high standards of competence in the discipline(s) and teaching methodologies through professional development activities.
Plans, develops, and uses effective teaching methods and materials which assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles, and engage the students in learning.
Reviews, evaluates, reflects, and revises program curricula and teaching methods through a self-evaluation process of self-reflection.
Meets or exceeds professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, requirements of business/industry, and higher education, as appropriate to the discipline(s).
Actively participates in college meetings and/or committees, task forces, and councils.
Participates in college-related activities such as registration, community education, recruitment of students, student retention, and faculty selection.
Participates in college activities for students/student organizations to aid in retention.
Participates in business and community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission and values of the college.
Participates in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
Participates in setting departmental goals, in developing college budgets that support the goals, and in planning for achieving those goals.
Promotes and maintains departmental affiliation agreements and other partnerships with other institutions.
Three years of work experience as a general sonographer
Must have current ARDMS (AB, OB) Certification
This position requires extensive travel in the Houston and surrounding areas - transportation required.
Bachelor's Degree or higher-level degree
Graduate of a CAAHEP Accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
Clinical instruction experience
Additional ARDMS certification
Salary Grade: BACH
Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule