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Perioperative/Certified Surgical Technician Class Instructor

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number H0162P
Classification Hourly
Position Number HCCED02
Position Title Perioperative/Certified Surgical Technician Class Instructor
Status of Position Part-Time
FLSA Non Exempt
Position Summary

Prairie State College seeks an experienced part-time/temporary hourly instructor to teach perioperative procedures to new surgical technician recruits. Ideal candidates will have experience as a certified surgical technician, or operating room/scrub nurse.

Positon requires classroom instruction on scrub role duties, preparation of the surgical field and supplies/instruments delivered to the field; surgical field environment and collaboration; and, hospital policy and procedure compliance.

Minimum 5 years related work experience required. Experience with classroom instruction, lesson plan development, and demonstrated knowledge of adult learners desired.

Reporting Relationship

Manager, Business and Industry Partnerships.

Essential Responsibilities

1. Prepare and deliver lesson plans (as per established curriculum) for surgical technician student instruction.
2. Provide instruction to surgical technician students in the following areas:
a.scrubbing, gowning and gloving requirements in surgical field;
b. setting up the surgical field;
c. surgical supply management, including but not limited to sterile technique principles;
d. instrumentation types and uses;
e. and patient safety procedures.
3. Flexible to meet the customized training needs of the healthcare provider.
4. Organize concepts to be taught in a logical and understandable manner covering all objectives outlined in the training program.
5. Effectively communicate with students and staff to ensure training outcomes are met.
6. Maintain and submit accurate records of grades and attendance.
7. Perform other duties as required or assigned that are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Conditions limited to indoor classroom activities

Surgical room instrumentation

Minimum Qualifications

1. Certified surgical technician
2. 5 years related work experience
3. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
4. Experience using technology in the classroom

Preferred Qualifications

1. Associates Degree
2. Experience teaching, especially at the community college level
3. Experience working with culturally and intellectually diverse group
4. Ability to create diverse teaching methods

Anticipated Work Hours and Days
Posting Date 07/11/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted electronically through Prairie State College website

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Prairie State College Website
    • BlacksinHigherEd
    • CareerBuilders
    • Chronicle of HigherEd
    • HispanicsinHigherEd
    • InsideHigherEd Jobs
    • VeteransinHigherEd
    • Community College Jobs
    • Other
  2. * Are you a Certified Surgical Technician ? Please upload certification.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have five (5) years related work experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Copy of Professional License/Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts