Direct the Respiratory Therapy clinical education through
instruction of students to ensure training of quality patient
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Evaluate the effectiveness and performance
of clinical instructors.
Secure new clinical sites and contractual agreements.
Visit clinical facilities, provide guidance and counseling with
regard to teaching practices. Ensure students receive technical
instruction from instructors at clinical sites. Instruct students
at clinical sites.
Ensure all students receive medical physician contacts. Develop
guidelines for students to maintain physician interaction in the
clinical setting. Maintain records of medical direction.
Coordinate with clinical staff to establish a clinical
assignment for students. Coordinate the scheduling of students
within the department. Develop clinical objectives and evaluations.
Conduct orientation for students to each clinical education
Monitor competency evaluations and review clinical records with
students. Evaluate the performance of students regarding course
objectives and make necessary provisions to meet learning
Instructs students in both classroom theory and learning
laboratory. Prepare lecture plans and materials. Provide feedback
Coordinate the clinical education for the Respiratory Therapy
program, to include clinical faculty schedules. Coordinate and
revise the clinical education plan. Recommend changes to the
Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies.
Prepare final grades at the end of each semester to update student
records and transcripts.
Collaborate with public and community respiratory care
May assist the Program Director with student applicants for
admission into the program.
The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be
Baccalaureate degree from an academic institute accredited by a
regional or national accrediting agency 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 license, certification or other designation as
required by local, state or federal laws to work in the respiratory
Verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and other computer