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Anesthesia Technology Assistant Program Director/Faculty

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, transcript conferring an Associate’s degree in Anesthesia Technology or related field and a copy of your valid and current certification as an Anesthesia Technologist in the “other document” section. **Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.** For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Posting Number Faculty_0401609
Classification Title Faculty 09 Month
Working Title Anesthesia Technology Assistant Program Director/Faculty
Datatel Position ID HEPR4ATAPDF1A
Annual Hours 09 months
Placement Range $38,500 - $45,740
Position Type Regular
Job Category
General Description

The Anesthesia Technology Assistant Program Director, under the direction of the Anesthesia Technology Program Director, assists to maintain the anesthesia technology program in compliance with the general policies of Oklahoma City Community College and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Primary responsibilities include collection and maintenance of data and analytics related to accreditation requirements, coordination and supervision of laboratory and simulation schedules, development and revision of laboratory skill modules, maintenance of the simulation laboratory, and initial contact for student issues.

This position is a Safety Sensitive position and subject to mandatory pre-employment and random drug testing.

Reports To Program Director of Anesthesia Technology; Dean of Health Professions
What position(s) reports to this position?

Lab Adjunct Faculty with Cer.A.T. or Cer.A.T.T. credentials

Job Duties (Position Specific)

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

Faculty:
• Participate on assigned full-time faculty committee positions.
• Identify faculty, staff, laboratory and clinical site educational needs and make recommendations to the Program Director.
• Foster professional relationships within the program faculty, other Division faculty and staff, students, other Divisions, public, and College administration.
• Assist in the orientation of new full-time and part-time faculty, clinical coordinators, and clinical faculty.
• Other responsibilities as mutually agreed with the Program Director.

Program and Curriculum:
• Primary responsibility for collection of data for the approval/ accreditation reports for the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) as needed to assure that program approval/accreditation is current.
• Develop laboratory, simulation and clinical rotation schedules for the anesthesia technology program.
• Foster professional, reciprocal relationships with clinical agencies utilized for student experiences.
• Assist in the training and ongoing evaluation of clinical coordinators and preceptors.
• Assist in maintaining currency and accuracy of published information about the program, including prospective student letters, catalog, class schedules and anesthesia technology student handbook, in print and online.
• Assist in maintaining currency and accuracy as well as continued development of the anesthesia technology program webpage.
• Provide input regarding the need for changes to the policies of the program.
• Participate in community committees to support the program.
• Visit clinical sites on a monthly basis and as needed.
• Routinely present laboratory and clinical competency data to the Program Director to facilitate success of the students and the program.

Program:
• Assist the Program director in the annual development of short- and long-range goals for the program.
• Provide representation of the program at local, state, regional, or national ASATT meetings.
• Facilitate interactions and collegial working relationships among the program faculty.
• Assist the Program Director in the preparation of proposed program budget requests.
• Assure laboratory and simulation center readiness for all labs and simulations.
• Coordinate all required laboratory planning and implementation with the Health Professions Lab Director, Health Professions Lab Assistant, and Anesthesia Technology Adjunct Faculty
• Teach no less than one core course each semester.
• Assist the Program Director with the annual review process for course syllabi prior to submission for print.
• Assist the Program Director with any requests or revisions of the student academic fees.
• Assist the Program Director in the development of any curriculum revisions.

Students:
• Counsel students individually at least twice a semester for advisement, progression, and retention.
• Monthly present student progression data to the Program Director.
• Maintain initial responsibility when dealing with student grievances, grade appeals, student complaints, and other student problems as needed; when unresolved, provide information and documentation to the Program Director.
• Maintain an open door policy to students.
• Assist in monitoring the laboratory and clinical activities of the students for adequate achievement of course objectives and program outcomes.
• Recommend to the Program Director any students identified by faculty or clinical coordinators for additional responsibilities such as tutoring within the department.
• Assist with the coordination of the ASATT national certification examination (NCE) application process.
• Advise prospective students about the program and participate in recruitment activities.
• Perform degree checks on semester basis and report findings to Program Director.
• Provide oversight for the coordination and maintenance of student records to ensure currency in the following areas:
o CPR certification
o Health records as required by clinical sites
o Background checks as required by clinical sites
o Drug Testing – random and for cause
o Liability insurance and waivers
o Clinical and course portal fees
o ASATT membership
• Provide oversight for technology usage within the program.
• Provide oversight for the organization and administration of surveys.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Minimum Education/Experience

Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Anesthesia Technology or related field awarded by an institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Minimum of three (3) years experience as a certified Anesthesia Technician or Technologist.

Valid and current certification as an Anesthesia Technologist.

Prior experience teaching anesthesia technology, either clinically or didactically

Applicants must attach transcript conferring required degree and copy of valid, current certification to be considered for the position.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated leadership skills and competent administrative ability.

Demonstrated leadership including excellent written & oral communication skills, interpersonal skills and good judgment

Understanding of budget, planning, assessment, and personnel processes.

Strong organizational and management skills.

Computer literacy including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software.

Knowledge or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (e.g., Moodle, ExamSoft, Platinum Planner, Connect)

Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system utilizing hybrid (online and in person) teaching.

Ability to work in a diverse campus community.

Maintenance of current American Heart Association CPR, ACLS, and PALS certification.

Annual TB testing or monitoring as well as other required immunizations for the clinical setting.

Complete other requirements that may be necessary (e.g., quarterly Safety Training).

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Light work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 20 pounds of force to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person frequently to communicate with and listen to students, patients, faculty, staff, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person frequently to remain in a standing and stationary position in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer, other office equipment, and mobile devices to prepare instructional documents, answer email correspondence, and complete other activities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person frequently to operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of hands and wrists.

This position requires the person frequently to use upper and lower body to exert force up to 20 pounds to push, pull, grasp, and/or lift materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

This position requires the person frequently to position self to work with classroom, lab, or clinical equipment to instruct or assist students and patients.

3. VISUAL ACUITY
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position’s essential functions are performed in an indoor, classroom, office, lab and hospital settings.

This position requires the person to be exposed to infectious diseases.

The position requires the person occasionally to function around prisoners, mental patients, or agitated, hostile patients.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Anesthesia Technology or related field awarded by an institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education..

Required Training

None

Work Hours

40 hours per week. Hours will vary between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. based on clinical requirements.

Department Division of Health Prof.
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
HR Contact Alicia Silva
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, transcript conferring an Associate’s degree in Anesthesia Technology or related field and a copy of your valid and current certification as an Anesthesia Technologist in the “other document” section.

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of an Associate’s degree in Anesthesia Technology or related field awarded by an institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education? (Applicants must attach transcript conferring required degree.)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of three (3) years experience as a certified Anesthesia Technician or Technologist?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe how you meet the minimum requirement of three (3) years experience as a certified Anesthesia Technician or Technologist. Please include dates and/or length of time in each position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have a valid and current certification as an Anesthesia Technologist? (Applicants must attach copy of required certification).
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have prior experience teaching anesthesia technology, either clinically or didactically?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Briefly describe how you meet the minimum requirement of prior experience teaching anesthesia technology, either clinically or didactically.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Have you attached all documents required (cover letter, resume, transcript, and certification) to be considered for this position?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Transcript
  4. Other Document
Optional Documents