Direct the educational activities of the Respiratory Therapy Program develop and manage the approved curriculum and design the teaching schedule.
Supervise the activities of the respiratory staff. Prepare teaching assignments.
Determine, establish and implement respiratory therapy department goals.
Teach and evaluate conduct according to school policies. Prepare daily lesson plans according to prescribed syllabus. Administer tests to evaluate student progress and record results.
Advise students on conduct according to school policies. Maintain organized and up to date records. Plan department teaching schedules and supervise instruction directly.
Provide counseling to students. Recommend students for admissions, probation and termination.
Support the appropriate professional association through participation in seminars and conferences.
Monitor departmental budget and expenditures. Make appropriate corrections and changes to maintain a profitable program.
Seek methodologies for student success in respiratory therapy program.
Develop and maintain a functional curriculum according to approved design. Evaluate course content and review new text.
Collaborate with administration in the design and implementation of the respiratory therapy program.
Assist in interviewing and recruiting prospective faculty.
Plan and conduct department staff meetings. Plan and direct annual Advisory Board meeting.
Maintain all CAHEEP and CoARC records and prepare annual reports. Prepare CoArc self study as needed.
Order supplies and maintain equipment as needed.
Perform the duties of a Respiratory Therapy Instructor.
The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
Baccalaureate degree from an academic institute accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE).
Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, or an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) in the specialty field.
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) State license.
Four (4) years of experience as a registered respiratory therapist of which at least two (2) year must include experience in clinical respiratory care.
Two (2) years of instructor experience in an accredited respiratory therapy program, either as an appointed faculty member or as a clinical preceptor.
Must hold current respiratory therapy and teaching licenses, certifications or other designations as required by local, state or federal laws to work in the field.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and other computer skills.
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