Lab Preceptor, DMS
Lab Preceptor, DMS
Location: Western Campus
Reports To: Program Director
Recruitment Type: External/Internal
Requisition ID: req563
Employment Type: Part-Time Support Staff
Vacancy Number: CUSTOM.VACANCY.NUMBER
Union Position: Non-Union
Work Schedule: 8-20 hours per week, weekday day hours, schedule flexible with program needs
Number of Openings: 1
SUMMARY Provides oversight of lab activities of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Program. Schedules open lab rotations and provides advisement and counseling to DMS students. Responsible for overseeing the operations of the DMS scan and Patient Care labs. Ensures the quality of the student and staff educational lab experience. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides technical support for lab equipment, troubleshoots problems, and ensure the safe operation of ultrasound systems, EKG units, PVR units, wheel chairs, stretchers, hospital beds, IV poles, and O2 tanks Schedules DMS student open lab rotations and identifies trends to optimize utilization of lab monitors, subject specialty tutors, and open lab hoursMaintains documentation of lab equipment malfunctions in the lab equipment log and recommends replacementAdvises and counsels students on proper documentation techniques and provides feedback to studentsReinforces the instruction provided by faculty by utilizing a variety of learning modalities in the labs Establishes an effective record-keeping system to ensure program and students meet and maintain accreditation standardsResponsible for the daily operations, maintenance, systems testing, upgrades, and installation of the Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS); and assists students and faculty with its operation and image retrieval functionsMaintains and updates the equipment for seamless integration with the PACSUpdates and modifies Safety Manual as needed and communicates changes to all Program personnelMaintains current MSDS listing of all chemical substances used in the DMS and Patient Care labsCoordinates laundry and stocking servicesAssists in the development of policies related to the DMS programAssists in recruitment and marketing activities for the program Provides formal DMS instruction each semesterAssists with student instruction in various DMS labs as neededMaintains required BCI and up to date immunizations Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications:REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAININGBachelor’s degreeCurrent active ARDMS registry in one of the following: abdomen, adult echo, OB/Gyn, or vascular technologyMinimum of five years of demonstrated experience as a sonographer with a minimum of two years of full time professional clinical experience as a registered sonographer in the sonography field; full-time is defined as 35 hours per weekDemonstrated experience in trouble shooting and maintaining medical equipment used for imaging, medical-testing and patient transporting Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or teamDemonstrated experience in a role requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situationsMust provide proof of required immunizations as specified at: http://www.tri-c.edu/programs/health-careers if visiting clinical sites five or more times in a given semester KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIESPossess working knowledge of Apple’s operating system for computers required to administer PACS Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills Possess familiarity and proficiency using basic hand tools to make equipment repairs and adjustmentsWorks accurately with great attention to detailPossess strong organizational and time-management skillsAdvanced-level proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPointAbility to effectively communicate and collaborate with students, faculty, and colleagues at all levels throughout the CollegeAbility to be patient, empathetic, and willing to try new approachesAbility to effectively complete work assignments independentlyPossess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population COMPETENCIES CRITICAL COMPETENCIES Service Focus Collaboration Quality of Work VERY IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES Communication Time Utilization IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES Adaptability Continuous Improvement PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAININGCurrent active ARDMS registry in more than one specialtyDemonstrated experience as a clinical site instructor or didactic instructor for a sonography programDemonstrated experience communicating with biomedical equipment technician and/or equipment service personnel
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