Adjunct Faculty, Respiratory Therapy
- Salt Lake Community College
- Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
- Category: Faculty-Medicine-Radiology
- Posting Date: 08/19/2020
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Adjunct Faculty, Respiratory Therapy
Open Internally or Externally
If faculty, tenure track status
Reports to (title)
School of Health Sciences
Adjunct - Variable
Initial Work Location
$26.36 to $46.83/hour
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
The School of Health Sciences at Salt Lake Community College is committed to providing quality education in nursing and allied health fields, ensuring each graduate is ready to enter the healthcare profession. Experienced and clinically prepared faculty, along with hands-on experience in a variety of clinical settings, allow students to become skilled in the science of healing and the art of compassion and ready to serve their community. All of the programs offered in the School of Health Sciences at Salt Lake Community College are a part of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Respiratory Therapy Lab Assistant is employed in the Healing Arts Lab at the Jordan Campus and aides in selecting, setting up and cleaning up all supplies for the learning labs. Will assist faculty in reinforcing skills to Respiratory Therapy students.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
a.Become familiar with, and abide by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization.
b.Maintain professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators.
c.Work closely with department peers and administrator to understand processes and procedures that lead to becoming a successful teacher and contributing member of the academic unit.
d. Promotes development of critical thinking among students.
e. Uses appropriate resources and technology in the delivery of courses
f.Maintains professional and collegial behavior.
g. Completes all required training
h. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure.
l. Promotes support for the mission, vision, values and goals of the College by incorporating culturally‐ competent pedagogy and inclusivity practices.
J. Tutoring of Respiratory Therapy student lab skills and aid in organization of the learning tools and environment.
K. Clean and recycle supplies used for continuous learning practice.
L. Assist in ordering supplies.
M. Assist in equipment maintenance.
N. Other Duties as Assigned.
Prior skills in stocking, ordering and preparation of a Respiratory Therapy lab.
Understanding of Respiratory Therapy educational learning scenarios.
Prior teaching experience
Assistant must hold current RTT licensure through the NBRC and current RCP license in the State of Utah.
Currently working as an RTT.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to work in a fast-paced simulation lab with undergraduate students and faculty.
Knowledge of required respiratory equipment.
High level communication skills
Knowledge of medical patient scenarios and patient care for RTT professionals.
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College. The ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.
As directed by SLCC Policy, Adjunct positions are semester by semester contract
with no guarantee of continued employment.
This is a part-time adjunct position 10-15 hours per week. Must be available Monday at minimum.
Required Documents for Application:
1. Copy of transcripts and other credentials if applicable.
2. Resume/curriculum vitae
3. Cover Letter
4. license/certification documents
Official Transcripts are required to be submitted within 30 days of hire for those who are offered employment.
Criminal background checks and Drug Screenings may be required.
Required trainings including HIPAA certification must be kept current.
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.