12-Month-Instructor – Diagnostic Medical Sonography Specialization Instructor/Coordinator
Northern Virginia Community College
April 26, 2018
$58,368 - $95,461
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
This incumbent teaches sonography content in classroom, campus laboratories and clinical settings. Designs course syllabus and develops course materials. Identifies and manages clinical rotations and negotiates contractual agreements for student rotations related to Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program specializations. This position requires incumbent to visit clinical sites throughout Northern Virginia and evaluate student performance. Supports program JRC-DMS/CAAHEP annual accreditation requirements related to DMS program specializations. Applies knowledge of computer simulations, sonography equipment and image optimization, picture archival and communication systems (PACS), cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Provides inventory control and hands-on lab practice. Must possess strong intermediate to advanced computer skills, knowledge of clinical tracking systems such as Trajecsys, and experience teaching in Blackboard and/or other learning platforms.
Ability to teach DMS content in laboratory, clinical and didactic settings. Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy, 3D techniques, and pathophysiology. Current certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), e.g. Breast, OB, AB, Vascular, Echocardiography, etc. Strong interpersonal skills required for working with clinical preceptors.
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) registered sonographer. ARDMS registered sonographer in multiple specialty areas (e.g. RVT and/or RDCS (AE, PE, FE)) is preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in the teaching field, or Associate’s Degree in the teaching field with demonstrated competency in the teaching field; minimum of 2 years related occupational experience.
Additional Salary Information: NOVA salary is commensurate with Virginia Community College System (VCCS) criteria for faculty rank, which is based on education and related occupational experience.
Internal Number: 02105P
About Northern Virginia Community College
Located close to the nation’s capital, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is Virginia’s largest institution of higher education and one of America’s largest community colleges. Enrolling 76,000 students in 2014-15 on its six campuses, NOVA serves the higher and post-secondary educational needs of students from over 180 nations enrolled in over 100 degree and certificate programs. As an “Achieving the Dream” leading college, NOVA is committed to student success by intending to triple the number of credentialed students by 2021. NOVA meets the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and inspiring diverse faculty and support staff. NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage, vacation, holiday and sick leave accrual plans, tuition assistance and training, a choice of retirement options, plus lots of opportunities to participate in multi-cultural and social events and much more! If this sounds intriguing and you’d like to be part of our students’ success, plea...se take a closer look at what we have to offer with the position below.
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