Adjunct Faculty - Surgical Technology

Location
Fond du Lac, WI
Posted
Jun 09, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
Overview

Applications are being accepted for an adjunct Surgical Technology Instructor at Moraine Park Technical College, Beaver Dam campus. The primary teaching responsibility will be in the Surgical Technology program, however, class assignments and locations may vary from term to term. This instructor may be asked to teach at various sites within the Moraine Park District to include campus, center and business locations, and may be required to teach on evenings and weekends. This person reports to the Associate Dean of Nursing.

Responsibilities
  • Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College’s core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment.  Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior.  Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct. 
  • Meet the student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments.
  • Maintain student records and documentation. Submit grades within the expected timeframe.  Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.   
  • Actively participate in professional growth activities, such as: networking and sharing with and among faculty across the College, memberships and professional organizations, accepting and incorporating guidance and support from peers and supervisors, staying up-to-date with technology trends, maintaining occupational competence, staying current in the field and creating and maintaining a professional development plan. 
  • Maintain equipment and supplies for the classroom and labs, as necessary to support the assigned program area and future trends in industry.   
  • Qualifications
  • PT Faculty Educational Standards. Associates Degree in Surgical Technology. 
  • PT Faculty Occupational Experience Standards. Two (2) years (4,000 hours) of paid work experience in the operating room scrub role, including one (1) year (2,000 hours) of related paid work experience that has been acquired within the past five (5) years. In lieu of this one (1) year (2,000 hours) of recent experience, two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the past five (5) years may be considered. (Two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience means eight (8) semesters of part-time teaching or four (4) semesters of full-time teaching at an accredited institution.)
  • Qualified instructors have performed the following job duties: Categorized into these main areas: Surgical Equipment (ie. able to select, assemble and check equipment for proper function and operation); Environmental Safeguards (ie. Performs preliminary preperations, Maintain autoclave sterilization records); Circulating Duties (ie. Interpret assignments for surgery, Plance and open sterile supplies); Scrub Duties (ie. Perform surgical hand scrub, Count instruments and sharps); Patient Care (ie. Verify patient identification, chart, consent and other necessary information, Prepare incision site of patient).
  • Standards from other Governmental Agencies, Associations, or other Significant Groups– Requires Certification as a Surgical Technologist in accordance with and as described by the Association of Surgical Technologists.
  • Ability to adapt to meet student needs, including flexibility in scheduling, workload, and type/variety of communication.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey ideas and concepts in a professional manner.  Ability to adjust to variance in communication and learning styles of students.  Ability and willingness to communicate regularly with students and other internal and external customers. 
  • Ability to understand and promote the educational philosophy and programs that MPTC offers. Willingness to grow and evolve with the College’s educational philosophy. 
  • Experience working and participating in a team environment and collaborating with other individuals and teams to meet student needs. Willingness to help students and team members grow and learn. 
  • Experience with the MS Office Suite, the internet, social media and email. Ability and willingness to learn new technologies.  Experience with online learning platforms and student management systems preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to continuously learn and accept constructive feedback.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Must be able to manage time and schedule effectively.  Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Previous community involvement and a desire to give back to the profession and community.
  • Must meet Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements as detailed in Chapter TCS 3 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code
  • Benefits Summary

    Mileage Reiumbursement from base campus to external clinical agencies and other MPTC campuses.

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