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TEACHER, SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST (200 DAYS FULL-TIME) **REPOST**

Grade Level
High School

Description
JOB# 2017-308 
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
JOB TITLE: Surgical Technologist Program Director (Instructor) 
GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision the Surgical Technologist Program Director will 
perform a variety of routine duties. The Director, along with the Health Occupation's 
Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of the program, including the organization, 
administration, continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of the 
program. The Director will teach Surgical Technology curriculum to students from different 
backgrounds, ethnicity, nationalities, genders, ages, religions, or disabilities in the classroom and 
in the lab using a variety of teaching methods such as lectures and demonstrations and using 
audiovisual and technological aids to supplement the presentations. The Director will supervise 
and/or arrange clinical preceptorships for Surgical Technologist students at clinical sites, along 
with other Clinical faculty. 
REQUIREMENTS: 
•!• Possess a credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification 
program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCAA). 
•!• Associate's Degree or higher preferred. 
•!• Have a minimum total of five years of wage earning experience in a hospital or outpatient 
clinic with experience in all aspects of Surgical Technology including surgical 
procedures, surgical instruments, and operating room policy and procedures. The most 
recent experience must have been within the past three years and beyond the training 
period. 
•!• Be familiar with central supply certification requirements. 
•!• Willing to obtain a career technical certificate. 
•!• Hold a valid CPR card. 
•!• Continue to upgrade and update skills and knowledge in both the health field and 
education through: 
o Continuing education 
o In-service education 
o Maintain membership in related professional organization 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 
+ Prepares performance-based objectives and outlines for course of study following 
curriculum guidelines and requirements of the school, State and Federal initiatives; 
meets State and local academic and career tech performance measures and 
competencies. 
+ Develops annual goals for program improvement; revise and update program 
curriculum as needed. 
+ Organizes program of practical and technical instruction, including demonstrations of 
skills required in the surgical technologist profession, and lectures on theory, techniques, 
and terminology; prepares outline of instructional programs and studies and 
assembles materials to be presented; reviews with supervisor, as needed. 
+ Instructs students in subject areas, i.e., use, maintenance, and the safe operation of 
tools and equipment, codes or regulations related to the surgical technology program. 
+ Instructs students in the importance of accuracy, neatness, efficiency, resourcefulness 
and good work habits in obtaining employment in hospitals or other health care 
related facilities. 
+ Initiates purchase requisitions for supplies, materials, and equipment following 
MCS and the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) procurement policies and 
procedures; ensures preventive maintenance program for equipment is in place. 
+ Assigns lessons to students and corrects homework; administers tests to evaluate 
achievement of students in technical knowledge and practical skills; records results, 
and issues reports to students, school. 
+ Keeps records of daily attendance and student progress; reports to supervisor and the 
registration office per requirements of the District, school, and WVDE. 
+ Confers with team leader, team members, i.e., enrichment instructor, counselor, job 
developer, etc. to obtain additional information and to gain insight on student 
behavioral disorders affecting the learning processes. 
+ Presents subject matter to students, utilizing a variety of methods and techniques, 
such as lectures, discussions, or demonstrations; ensures use of classroom time is 
organized and that instruction and clean-up can be accomplished within the allotted 
time .. 
+ Assists students, individually or groups, with lesson assignments to present or 
reinforce learning concepts; responds to basic student questions and may initiate 
study groups in preparation for exams. Integrates technology throughout the 
curriculum. 
+ Enforces classroom protocols, rules and regulations; maintains classroom discipline; 
utilizes effective classroom management techniques. 
+ Maintains a clean and orderly classroom and lab area; ensures that waste and 
byproducts are disposed according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration 
(OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards and procedures. 
+ Assists students to develop and implement effective study skills, practices and 
techniques. 
+ Assists students to develop and complete resumes, applications for employment, 
cover letters, etc. 
+ Responsible for placing surgical technology students in clinicals and internships; 
(jobshadowing experiences will be included as instructor determines appropriate). 
+ Develops and implements record keeping procedures that ensure proper 
documentation of action plans for success per requirements of supervisor; keeps and 
reports data required by funding agencies, i.e., attendance, progress, and competency 
based data for each student. 
+ Develops and maintains the required data for accreditation (if applicable) of the surgical 
technology program. 
+ Ensures confidentiality of all program records and student information. 
+ Develops a strong understanding of school policies and procedures, WVDE 
requirements, etc.; upholds requirements and policies of the District. 
+ Develops and maintains an active program advisory committee; provides 
documentation of meetings, i.e., attendance reports and minutes of each meeting. 
+ Maintains relationship with the business community to ensure job training goals, 
objectives, and curriculum are aligned with current business standards and practices. 
+ Establishes effective and cooperative working relationships with MTEC staff while 
monitoring student progress. 
+ Attends meetings and training per requirements of the supervisor; participates in 
faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and professional 
development workshops. 
+ Participates in Career Ladder and school committees as determined annually. 
+ Possesses working knowledge of instructional theory, basic education principles, practices 
and methodologies, the developmental process, competency-based curricula, and general 
classroom and lab practices. 
+ Possesses good organizational skills, knowledge of record keeping procedures, 
including the ability to collect and organize data and information. 
+ Working knowledge of modem office practices and procedures, including applicable 
computer operations and software, i.e., Microsoft Office Suites, student record 
programs. 
+ Ability to establish and maintain appropriate levels of authority as well as creating an 
atmosphere of support and confidence for students. 
+ Possesses effective written and verbal communication skills. 
+ Ability to develop effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, 
and students and the general public. 
+ Ability to work independently and to manage work assignments in a highly 
interpersonal contact environment. 
+ Ability to deal effectively with stress caused by workload, deadlines, and situations as 
they occur. 
+ Must be tactful, have good interpersonal skills and soundjudgment. 
•!• Allows the students the opportunity to evaluate the instructor. This will include clinical 
performance, classroom instructional activities and will be performed on a regular basis. 
•!• Ability to assist with administrative duties when indicated, including interviewing, testing 
and scheduling, faculty minutes, as per coordinator's request. 
•!• Ability to assist with HOSA organization and activities.

Job Location or School Name
MTEC

City
MORGANTOWN

County
Monongalia

Qualifications
VALID CERTIFICATION AS A CERTIFIED SURG. TECH OR CERTIFIED SURG.TECH OR CERTIFIED TECH/SURG ASST. FROM THE NAT'L BOARD OF SURG TECH AND SURG ASSISTING. MIN. OF 5YRS EXP.ASSOCIATES DEGREE OR HIGH PREFERRED AND BE WILLING TO OBTAIN CTE CERTIFICATION

Salary
PER BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICY

Closing Date
2017-09-07

Comments
QUALIFIED, CERTIFIED MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. EMPLOYMENT EFFECTIVE DATE: 9/27/2017 
NOTE: 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

Apply to
Human Resources 
Monongalia County Schools 
13 South High Street 
Morgantown, WV 26501

Job URL
http://boe.mono.k12.wv.us/district_info/divisions/human_resources

County Contact Email
mbharvey@k12.wv.us ; jasawyer@k12.wv.us

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