Radiologic Technology Clinical Coordinator

Per the NFA Contract, Article 10, TMCC is announcing to all eligible academic and administrative faculty that a need exists for a Radiologic Technology Clinical Coordinator.

Posting Date

May 2, 2019

Description

The Radiologic Technology Clinical Coordinator is responsible for serving as liaison between the College, faculty, program students (1st year and 2nd year), and all clinical sites and the site clinical instructor/liaison where radiologic technology students are placed.

Scope of Work

This position will serve during the 2019–20 academic term. The position also includes preparing and distributing summer clinical documentation for students, clinical instructor/liaisons, and clinical site facilities before going off contract at the end of Spring Semester and before the start of Fall Semester to meet clinical site requirements.

Responsibilities and Deliverables

  1. Faculty and Program
    • Orient new part-time faculty to clinical supervision and grading role.
    • Collaborate with the director to monitor performance through student surveys of clinical faculty assigned to clinical courses, prove feedback when needed.
    • Participate in student discipline and performance counseling sessions with full-time and part-time faculty as needed.
    • Maintain a master clinical assignment file.
    • Collaborate with program director for periodic review and revisions of clinical course material.
    • Review and assist with program handbook revisions.
    • Participate in revisions of the selection process and program entrance criteria as needed.
    • Orient clinical faculty to program philosophy and mission and their responsibilities for student supervision.
    • Disseminate student clinical requirements information to all clinical course faculty.
    • Coordinate with director to assign full-time and part-time faculty to clinical sites.
    • Clinical coordinator works with Nursing Program (program director and/or clinical coordinator) to develop skills lab to be incorporated into Radiologic Technology clinical competency examinations.
    • Work with clinical faculty to provide for due process for all students.
    • Work with program director on new clinical site selection when applicable.
  2. Student
    • Determine student competency needs affecting clinical education site assignments that assure exposure to all areas of the program competency list.
    • Develop student clinical site assignments.
    • Produce clinical room rotation schedule.
    • Prepare/produce/distribute student clinical packet (to include but not limited to: syllabus, competency summary sheet, room rotation schedule, summary of examination report form).
    • Collect/record on S:drive and update student immunization and clinical documents as needed over the student’s two years in the program.
    • Arrange elective rotations in the last semester of the program as requested by students in (MRI, CT, US, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, etc.).
    • Produce/Provide for due process for all students.
    • Act as a resource for students who have clinical issues.
    • Work with director to coordinate a "re-admission" based on clinical course failure.
    • Meet with students, clinical faculty, and clinical instructor/liaisons, as the need arises, and accept complaints and attempt to resolve according to the radiologic technology program handbook.
    • Communicate with director regarding any issues related to clinical.
    • Work with clinical education sites to arrange for student clinical site changes if possible or needed (dismissal from clinical site, modality rotations in last semester, and competency reasons in last semester, etc.).
    • Work with clinical faculty to provide for due process for all students.
    • Survey the students in order to evaluate the clinical faculty, clinical site climate and clinical liaison.
  3. Clinical Instructor/Liaison
    • Orient clinical instructor/liaison to program philosophy and mission and their responsibilities for student supervision.
    • Prepare/produce/distribute packet for the clinical site instructor/liaison (to include: policy reminders, syllabi, and student competency summary sheets, as needed).
    • Meet with clinical instructor/liaison to deliver and discuss student packets and clinical issues.
    • Develop/implement/use a tool to evaluate all clinical instructor/liaisons.
    • Interact with clinical instructor/liaison regarding current hospital policies and current program policies.
  4. Clinical Site Facilities
    • Prepare and deliver HIPAA and security clearance documentation for students and hospital education departments.
    • Maintain record or method staff radiographers approved to observe competency evaluations.
    • Collaborate with clinical site management to select clinical instructor/liaison at each clinical site.
    • Develop/implement/use a tool to evaluate each clinical site (facility, staff technologists, etc.).
    • Produce a report for each clinical site as needed.
    • Interact with clinical site management regarding current hospital policies and current program policies.

Accountability

At the end of each year, the clinical coordinator will provide a written report that details progress and activities to the program director and the dean. This report will explain each semester’s progress on the job duties and a summary of any assessment activities. Peer observations on part time instructors will be posted to the Canvas site.

Qualifications

The clinical coordinator must be an ARRT certified radiologic technologist and meet the qualifications of the JRCERT as a clinical coordinator and be qualified to teach in the radiography program.

Compensation

The clinical coordinator will receive a five credit release or stipend for both Fall and Spring Semester.

Reports To

The Radiological Technology Program Director.

Application Process

Interested faculty will submit a letter of interest describing qualifications and background information no later than 5  p.m. on May 16, 2019.

The letter should be addressed to the Radiological Technology Program Director. Note: administrative faculty must include a documented plan for separation of the additional assignment work from regular work time.

Selection Process

The Sciences Dean will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before May 17, 2019.

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