Part-Time Clinical Instructor - Respiratory Therapy

Middle Georgia State University
MGA - Macon

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Health & Medical, Allied Health, Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: Part-Time Clinical Instructor - Respiratory Therapy
Location: MGA - Macon
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 247111
About Us Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a multi-campus, baccalaureate and graduate degree granting public institution, is the most affordable public state university in Georgia. MGA has five campuses—Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, and Warner Robins, all located in central Georgia—and global outreach through its fully-online campus. Its enrollment of 8,000 students is largely comprised of students from most of Georgia’s 159 counties. The University has six academic schools, including Georgia’s flagship aviation university, that support its mission to educate and graduate inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative partnerships and community engagement.

Job Summary

This position provides clinical supervision to Middle Georgia State University Respiratory Therapy students placed in area healthcare facilities and laboratories. This is a part-time clinical instructor position.

    Responsible for the direct supervision of Respiratory Therapy students in the clinical setting.Provides and/or coordinates clinical teaching activities in the hospital/clinical setting to include student assignments, clinical supervision and student evaluation.Participates in skill lab demonstrations and practice.Provides and coordinates clinical teaching activities in the community as needed.Evaluates students on professional behavior (appearance/dress code, attitude, cooperation, communication skills).Plans and conducts regular student conferences.Engages and nurtures students in and beyond the classroom.Contributes to a collegial and collaborative work environment.Works with students in patient care areas to assist them in meeting their clinical objectives.Ensures that students are meeting their clinical objectives.Mentors students regarding clinical progression.Completes and collates clinical evaluations of students at their clinical site.Regularly discusses and reports student progress to Director of Clinical Education (DCE).Properly documents student absences, clinical incidences, disciplinary problems, and any changes in clinical site activities and availability.Utilizes the MGA Respiratory Therapy clinical assessment system for time clocking and evaluation.Adheres to assigned clinical and laboratory schedules.Maintains professional work relationships with community and clinical sites through attending inservice training, updating policies and procedures, and by providing student lists to clinical agencies.Serves on the Respiratory Therapy Program advisory committee.Participates in professional workshops, conferences, and other educational offerings to promote growth, broaden knowledge and skills, and to improve the quality of Respiratory Care education.
Required Qualifications
    RRT credentialCurrent state RCP licenseBachelor of Science degree requiredCurrent AARC membershipMust meet all regulatory and corporate qualifications to hold the positionMust attend all orientation and professional development as requiredPosition requires travel to clinical sites
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master of Science degree preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of clinical experience in respiratory therapy preferred
  • Current CPR certification; ACLS, NRP, and PALS preferred
  • Experience in adult, neonatal, and pediatric critical care preferred
  • Prior teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
      A personal and professional commitment to creating an atmosphere of quality instruction at Middle Georgia State University.English reading, writing, and speaking skills at the native level of fluency.Ability to utilize technology and innovative pedagogy and andragogy to enhance teaching and learning.Understanding of and commitment to working with a diverse student and healthcare population in a multicultural environment.Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.Ability to drive to clinical sites.Ability to work in the clinical setting as a respiratory therapist for 8-12 hours as scheduled.
    Background Check Offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check.


    One of 31 institutions in the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State was created in 2013 by the con­solidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

    Middle Georgia State College strives to offer bachelor’s degrees that enhance the educational, economic, and cultural lives of Middle Georgians. Additionally, the college offers a wide array of associate’s degrees that meet the educational interests of traditional and non-traditional students in the region. With low tuition, robust financial aid, a commitment to the success of each student and a vibrant residence life program on three of our five campuses, Middle Georgia State promises an affordable, challenging, and rewarding college experience leading to degrees of proven quality. Our success is measured best by the accomplishments of our graduates in their chosen professions, as well as by the contributions they make to their communities.


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