Surgical Technologist Clinical Director
Coordinate the clinical education and instruction of students in the Surgical Technologist program.
- Secure new clinical sites and contractual agreements.
- Review student success rates by class and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals. Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program. Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
- Monitor competency evaluations and clinical records with students. Conduct orientation for students to each clinical education site.
- Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies. Prepare final grades at the end of each semester to update student records and transcripts.
- Evaluate the performance of students regarding course objectives and makes necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
- Visit clinical sites to review and evaluate students’ clinical performance and progress. Coordinate with site instructors to ensure clinical education is effective.
- Coordinate the clinical and didactic education for the Surgical Technologist program. Coordinate and revise the clinical education plan. Recommend changes to the Program Director.
- Coordinate with clinical staff to establish a regular site for students. Coordinate the scheduling of students within the department. Develop clinical objectives and evaluations.
- May assist the Program Director with student applicants for admission into the program.
- Prepare lesson plans and instruct students in Surgical Technologist methods and techniques.
- Perform the duties of a Surgical Technologist instructor.
The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
- Associate degree in Surgical Technology from an institution accredited by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Baccalaureate degree preferred.
- Three (3) years of clinical experience in a Surgical Technology environment or four (4) years of job-related training and experience for instructors who are not graduates from a Surgical Technology program.
- Three (3) years of operating room experience in the scrub role within the last five (5) years or (3) years teaching in the field of surgical technology prior to employment.
- Current Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) credential required through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying agencies (NCCA).
- Must hold current teaching licenses, certifications or other designations as required by local, state and/or federal laws to work in the field.
- Knowledge in curriculum design, program administration, evaluation, instruction and advising.
- Verbal and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and other computer skills.