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Surgical Technology Program Director - NWC -SA
Summary
Title:Surgical Technology Program Director - NWC -SA
ID:11239
Location:8 - North West College - Santa Ana
Department:Surgical Technology
Status:Exempt (salaried)
Salary Range:Depending on Experience
Description
North-West College is part of a stable and growing system of nine campuses in California and Nevada. Which is a leader in Medical Career Training since 1966.

Visit http://www.success.edu/careers.html for more openings.

Our everyday mission is to train students  in short term programs for gainful employment.

POSITION TITLE: Surgical Technology Program Director
 
POSITION SUMMARY
The Program Director must be responsible for supervising all aspects of the Surgical Technology program, including the organization, administration, continuous review, planning, compliance, development, implementation, and general effectiveness of the program, including instructor supervision. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintains programmatic accreditation.
  • Interviews and screens instructor applicants.
  • Evaluates instructor performance through class observations, student feedback, meetings, and individual counseling.
  • Attends and represents the Surgical Technology department at local, state, and national meetings sponsored by the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST™).
  • Creates, revises, and modifies curricula in alignment with the current edition of the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology.
  • Conducts orientation for newly hired instructors.
  • Conducts orientation to new students and staff both to the department and the College.
  • Assists instructors in student scheduling.
  • Conducts staff meetings.
  • Advises students upon recommendation of their instructors.
  • Supervises quality assurance of the programs by both internal/external tools (e.g. surveys).
  • Reviews, recommends, and implements selection of textbooks, instructional aids, instructional resources and equipment.
  • Interfaces regularly with other departments, especially Admissions, Financial Aid, Placement, and the Registrar.
  • Conducts and directs in-house instructors meetings.
  • Ensures that monthly student progress reports are completed by instructors in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that the department staff adheres to policy and procedure.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of the specific program requirements, accreditation, and approval standards.
  • Ability to provide flexible leadership, coaching and development to faculty members who have a variety of backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching and working with adult learners.
  • Demonstrated Computer literacy skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and the public. Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population of experiences, personal attributes and backgrounds.
  • Possesses clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to teach from a standardized curriculum.
  • Knowledge of career opportunities and the expectations of the industry or profession for entry level employees’ skills and experience.
  • Must be flexible to meet schedules that include evening and possible weekend hours.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 
  • Must possess a credential in the field of Surgical Technology through a national credentialing organization that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies NCCA.
  • Must have a minimum of three years of current operating room experience in the scrub role and/or three years of current experience as an instructor in Surgical Technology.
  • Must CST Certified through (The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting) is required
  • High School Diploma
  • Associates Degree Preferred
 
 
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