Adjunct Assistant Professor, Respiratory Care
- Santa Fe College
- Location: Gainesville, Florida
- Category: Faculty-Medicine-Radiology
- Posting Date: 09/14/2020
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Respiratory Care
Allied Health Programs
Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community colleges in the United States. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as certificate and non-degree programs. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.
Compensation: Hourly Rate of $910.80 per credit hour as per the Santa Fe College Salary Schedule. Limited to teaching no more than 12 credit hours or equivalent per semester.
Under general supervision, the Adjunct Assistant Professor, Respiratory Care will develop, prepare and teach Respiratory Care coursework. Faculty may be assigned to SF’s main Northwest campus or at any of the program’s clinical affiliate locations. Additionally, course offerings may be taught during the day, evening, or online. Candidates must have the flexibility to teach assigned time and format at any site throughout the academic year. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to reach a diverse student population, flexibility, willingness to work with others, and an interest in the integration of classroom and clinical experience. The candidate’s primary function will be to teach laboratory and clinical courses in Respiratory Care
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Develops, delivers and updates program courses (didactic, lab and clinical) as needed, in accordance to community input, Department of Education frameworks and accreditor’s standards.
- Reviews all lesson plans for didactic, laboratory and clinical experiences to facilitate the achievement of program goals.
- Assists with preparing lab setups.
- Provides in-services on critical skills performed by the respiratory therapist in the patient care environment.
- Completes formative evaluations of students in the didactic, lab, and clinical environments using program evaluation methods.
- Assists in clinical orientation of respiratory care students.
- Assists in recruitment activities of the program.
- Works with the Director of Clinical Education to coordinate clinical education with didactic education.
- Provides opportunities for students to participate in a variety of lab and/or clinical activities.
- Understands and enforces school and program policies.
- Maintains current knowledge of respiratory care practice and educational methodologies within higher education via appropriate workshops, seminars, courses and educational conferences.
- Maintains good standing with credentialing and licensing bodies.
- Assists and advises students with academic, clinical, and professional issues.
- Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Chair, Allied Health Programs
Required: Must have earned at least an associate degree from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Hold a valid NBRC RRT credential and current Florida state RT license. Have a minimum of one-year experience as an RRT in clinical respiratory care.
Additional Requirements: A criminal background check will be conducted.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Communication – able to effectively communicate in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using preferred method and level as applicable to the job.
- Ethics – able to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, civility, and a high degree of ethics in all job-related actions.
- Problem solving – proven skills in identifying issues, determining their cause, developing creative solutions, and following through with implementing resolutions.
- Critical Thinking and Judgement – able to make well-reasoned, sensible, and timely decisions based on careful, objective review and informed analysis of available information, considerations, and other factors.
- Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment.
Application Process: All applicants must submit an online SF Employment Application, resume, copy of state RT license, copy of NBRC RRT certification, and unofficial transcripts through the job portal to be considered for this position. Unofficial transcripts will only be accepted for review purposes. Candidates should be aware that official transcripts will be required prior to any offer of employment being made. Official transcripts for purposes of employment are defined as those sent directly from the awarding institution to an agent of Santa Fe.
All submitted materials will be routed to and reviewed by the following job contact:
Sharon Whitcraft, Academic Chair, Allied Health Programs
Certification(s), Letter of Intent, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts