Instructor, Central Sterile Processing and Distribution - Adjunct
Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.
Under general supervision, this individual will develop, prepare and teach Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Training Program courses. The faculty member must be able to instruct a wide variety of related subjects.
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
• developing learner centered lesson plans
• employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles
• incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, and laboratory environments
• creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population
• preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate
• conducting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate
Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:
• participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation
• participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies
Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:
• maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment
• providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)
• complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
• promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success
• referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate
• conducting recruiting activities
• Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain student records.
• Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
• Associate degree in a health-related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
• Current certification as a Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) issued by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution Inc
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in a health-related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
• Two years of experience with administrative and clinical procedures routinely performed by Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technicians.
• Post-secondary teaching and/or industry training experience in a health related field using any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars.
• Greater than two years of experience with administrative and clinical procedures routinely performed by Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technicians.
• Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
• Experience in a community college setting
• Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems
The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:
2. Respect Diversity
3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment
5. Communicate effectively
6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.
Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):
1. Reporting Requirements
2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
Specific departmental requirements:
1. Bloodborne pathogen/personal protective equipment
2. Emergency action plan and use of emergency equipment
3. Documented negative TB test, current annual flu vaccine, CPR and other immunizations (if required by affiliated clinical agencies)
1. Acceptable results on background screening consisting of Criminal Background Check and drug screen if required by the College.
1. Hear and see
2. Lift, push, or pull 50 lbs.
3. Standing required for extended periods (up to 4 hours)
4. Stoop, bend, squat, lift, reach overhead