Part-Time Surgical Careers Instructor/ Clinical Coordinator (Pool)

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Part-Time Surgical Careers Instructor/ Clinical Coordinator (Pool)

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014077F
Department: Sciences / Math / Technology SKY (DEPT)
Location: Skyline College
Position Number: PTF062
Percentage of Full Time: Varies
FLSA: Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Months per Year: other
If other, please specify: Semester assignments as needed
Salary Range:
Min Salary:
Max Salary:
Position Type: Part-Time Faculty, Temporary

Who We Are:
This position is a “pool” position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a “pool” of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Canada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The advantage of “pool” positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised. Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of three years.

The Surgical Careers Center provides training for Surgical Technologist(ST) and Central Service Technologists (CST). Each track admits approximately 25 students. The ST program begins each summer and students complete a 4 course pathway including approximately 500 hours of clinical practice in a hospital setting. The CST program begins each spring and students complete a 3 course pathway including approximately 200 hours of clinical practice in a hospital setting.

The Adjunct Faculty Clinical Coordinator, in collaboration with the Program Coordinator, will provide lab instruction and clinical coordination and oversight for students in Surgical Careers programs.

The College and the District:

Who We Want:

The Position:

Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties include all of the following in collaboration with Program Coordinator:

1. Prepare and teach clinical skills labs as well as coordinate open lab practice.

2. Assist in demonstrating and monitoring return demonstrations of clinical skills in structured laboratories.

3. Maintain inventory of instruments, instrument sets, equipment, and supplies for Surgical Career labs.

4. Collaborate to ensure maintenance of supplies and inventory.

5. Consult with Program Coordinator as to the progress of students as needed.

6. Maintain accurate and current documentation of the progress of students.

7. Provide complete and timely progress reports to the Program Coordinator of student clinical performance.

8. Serve as a resource and liaison to the Manager and Educator at each Clinical Site assigned.

9. Counsel assigned students as needed.

10. Participate in orientation and graduation processes.

11. Facilitate processes, ensure completion and review of required background checks, physical screenings, and immunizations for students.

12. Obtain clinical sites and make student assignments.

13. Monitor and assess student performance during clinical rotations.

14. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
This is a part-time position requiring flexible hours and reliable personal transportation. Eligible personnel must meet the following qualifications:• Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years applicable work experience or Associate’s Degree with 6 years of applicable work experience in Surgical Technology and instrument processing• Current Surgical Technologist Certification• Minimum 2 year’s operating room experience• Demonstrated teaching experience• Effective communication skills• Current Immunizations required of healthcare personnel• Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation card• Current California state driver’s license

Physical Requirements:

Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications:
For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application choosing one or more of the following:

Degree Equivalence

The applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline. The name of the degree is close to that specified on the Disciplines List but the degree either has a different title or area of expertise or the coursework is slightly different.

Academic Background Equivalence

Related to disciplines in which a Master’s Degree is not generally expected or available. The applicant must have completed at least 24 semester units of coursework in the academic field and must possess at least the equivalent level of achievement and the equivalent in breadth, depth of understanding, and rigor in each of the following:

i) a broad cultural education usually met by the general education requirements for any Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree, and

ii) a detailed study of the discipline in breadth, depth, and rigor, usually met by course work required for the degree major.

Professional Achievement Equivalence

The applicant must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and/or substantial training in the requested field. The applicant must submit substantial evidence, which demonstrates that his/her preparation, teaching experience, work experience, and ability are equivalent to those expected from a person who meets the minimum qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the community large.

2. Recent work experience in surgical technology.

3. Understanding of and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college.

4. Experience in directing the work of others and in providing positive problem solving skills.

5. Ability to adapt to the demands of an ever-changing environment.

6. Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities.

7. Knowledgeable of and skillful in working under Federal, State, and local regulations, policies and procedures.

8. Proficient in the use of computers, and applicable software and databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the STRS Cash Balance program or Social Security.

Open Date: 03/16/2015
First Review Date:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:
Required Application Materials All applicants are required to submit: 1. A completed online District application form (go to to complete the application and to apply for this position) 2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and teaching experience (including courses taught), and other work experience. 3. Undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts (copies accepted). Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview. 4. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages addressing the Requirements and the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in the job announcement. The cover letter should address the applicant’s qualifications as they directly relate to the Requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. SMCCCD Office of Human Resources 3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402 Tel.: (650) 574-6555 Fax (650) 574-6574 Web Page:

Conditions of Employment:
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process
5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

EEO Statement:
The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

Annual Security Report:
San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2017 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2017 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2017 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2017 Annual Security Report is now available at You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.

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Posted: 10/19/2017
Application Due: 10/19/2018
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