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Respiratory Therapy Adjuncts

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Position Title:  Respiratory Therapy Adjuncts

Reports To:

 Division Chair; Health Sciences

Basic Function:

 Teach clinical or laboratory experiences as assigned by and under the supervision of faculty members, or coordinator of respiratory therapy. In addition prepare & direct appropriate pre- and post-clinical conferences.

Classification:

 Part-Time Adjunct Instructor

Responsibilities:

 
  • Teach clinical or laboratory experiences as assigned by and under the supervision of faculty members or coordinator of respiratory therapy; In addition prepare & direct appropriate pre- and post-clinical conferences
  • Conduct lab simulation and competencies from basic to advanced skill level respiratory therapy
  • Responsible for making appropriate clinical assignment and to communicate those assignments to students
  • Responsible for the supervision of students in the clinical setting to assure patient safety and quality patient outcomes
  • Complete and grade assigned course/clinical paperwork, entering grades, completion of student clinical evaluations and appropriate records
  • Conduct student clinical evaluations and other tasks as assigned by the full-time faculty responsible for the classroom or clinical session; maintain attendance records for assigned clinicals or labs
  • Be present 15 minutes before start of clinic, or laboratory sessions; participate in setting up the clinical setting, teach, and interact with students; perform other duties as required by the nature of the assignment under the supervision of the respiratory faculty/coordinator
  • Be available to students for 15 minutes after class ends for direction and remediation as needed
  • Monitor all clinics and lab sessions while in progress, remain in the clinic or lab as long as students are working in the clinic or lab
  • Communicate with the supervising faculty or the program coordinator regarding student progress and issues as needed for counseling purposes
  • Ensure compliance with various standards such as: Infection Control, HIPAA Policies, OSHA standards, Respiratory Program Manual policies
  • Where applicable, assist with the use and maintenance of equipment, inventory control, and creation of supply lists for ordering by the Coordinator, Laboratory Coordinator or full-time faculty member responsible for the course of clinic
  • Provide evaluation and feedback to the program coordinator or faculty regarding course materials, outcomes, delivery styles, and make suggestions for improvement
  • Participate, if available, in respiratory advisory board meeting
  • Represent the respiratory program to the community, professional & academic organizations in a positive way while demonstrating professional standards at all times
  • Provide input to the Respiratory Therapy Coordinator and full-time faculty relative to course, clinical and program improvements and participate, as available, in in-service and program meetings
  • Adhere to the rules and regulations as outlined in the college manual of policy, the nursing department faculty policies, and the guidelines and licensing regulation required by Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
  • Other duties as assigned by the Coordinator of Respiratory Therapy
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • The ability to be flexible in scheduling work hours including coverage demands due to training periods and equipment problems is required; The ability to work flexible hours and regular attendance at work are essential functions of this position

Minimum Qualifications:

 A.S. Degree in Respiratory Therapy – Bachelors in Cardiopulmonary Care preferred with a minimum of 2 years of clinical experience. Current FL RRT License & BLS required. ACLS, PALS, NRP preferred.***Degree MUST be from a regionally accredited Institution/University to be eligible for employment

Starting Salary:

 $27.40/per hour

Deadline to Apply:

 Open until filled

Application Procedure:

 Applications may be obtained online and sent to: 

Gulf Coast State College
Health Sciences Division
5230 W US Hwy. 98
Panama City, FL  32401
(850) 769-1551 ext. 3837

Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.  All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Mary Nicholson, Executive Director of Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL  32401; 850-872-3866.

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