Director/Instructor of Respiratory Therapy Program

Farmington, San Juan County
Jul 14, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Job Description Summary

San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students through a process of continuous quality improvement. We uphold and affirm the following iCARE values:

This position reports to the Dean, School of Health Sciences, and supervises the clinical coordinator and respiratory therapy faculty and one administrative assistant.

Duties & Responsibilities The Director manages the educational activities of the program including curriculum development, review, evaluation and maintenance of accreditation with COArc; instructs, evaluates and advises students; supervises faculty and staff; maintains professional board certification and state licensure; reviews and implements action plans to improve the quality and effectiveness of the program; evaluates student performance and maintains current records regarding student performance relative to program outcomes, course work, and performance in clinical settings; monitors and maintains respiratory equipment for use in the program; monitors and maintains budgets, expenditures and inventories; coordinates with the medical director and advisory committee to ensure success of the program; maintains professional board certification and state license by meeting the certification and licensure requirements; maintains active membership in organizations to keep abreast with current trends in the profession; and promotes a positive learning and working environment; and support the vision, mission, philosophy and values of San Juan College.

A Master’s degree in education, management, or health sciences, with 2 years teaching experience, and 3 years clinical experience is required. Doctorate degree and management experience is a major plus and is highly desirable. The successful candidate must possess an active national board certification as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), and a valid State-license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP), or be eligible for NM license; preferably board-certified Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist (NPS), and BLS/ACLS instructor. Experience as a seminar speaker and organizer, and working with diverse groups highly desirable. Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds; must be able to spend long periods of time standing and walking; stooping; bending. All candidates are subject to a Criminal Background Investigation prior to any offer of employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Must provide three Letters of Recommendation if selected as candidate for interview. These Letters must be received by the date of the scheduled interview.
Oficial Transcripts will be required if selected as finalist.