Respiratory Care Instructor/Allied Health

Job Requisition #: JR64842

End Date: 11/30/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Professional, Respiratory

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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About ChristianaCare:
ChristianaCare is the one of the Mid Atlantic's largest academic health care providers and consists of 3 campuses: Wilmington, Newark and Union at Cecil County. Through our values of love and excellence, ChristianaCare is consistently identified as a regional center of excellence for cardiology, cancer and women's health services and ranked by US News & World as Best Hospital.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Instructs and supervises students in the didactic, laboratory and clinical phases of their education in Respiratory Care to prepare them for an Associate Degree in Respiratory Care Therapy as assigned by the Program Coordinator.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.

  • Provides didactic instruction and evaluation for students.
  • Provides instruction in skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed.
  • Provides laboratory demonstration, instruction and pre-clinical evaluation for students.
  • During clinical instruction, time at Christiana and Wilmington Hospitals is required.
  • Provides clinical demonstration, instruction and evaluation for students as both formative feedback and terminal competency testing.
  • Develops course outlines, objectives and evaluation tools for designated courses that are consistent with accreditation requirements and college policy.
  • Provides academic counseling as needed to students during all phases of the educational program.
  • Participates in the Advisory Board, Admission Committee, faculty meetings and in-services as assigned.
  • Maintains student records that are consistent with accreditation requirements, college policy, and hospital policy.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.  Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:

Regularly interacts with students, Program Coordinator, Medical Advisor, Allied Health faculty, related department personnel to include managers, supervisors, staff, and physicians.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Hold and maintain a valid Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) credential and current Delaware state license. Bachelor's degree required in Respiratory Care or health related field.
  • Minimum of four years Full-time experience as an RRT required. 
  • Current critical care experience and teaching experience either as an appointed faculty member in a CoARC -accredited respiratory care program or as a clinical instructor/preceptor for students of such programs are required for this position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of relevant functions, procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of pertinent equipment.
  • Knowledge of goals, hazards and evaluation of effectiveness of modalities.
  • Knowledge of competency-based education principles.
  • Knowledge of program goals, objectives, and evaluation systems.
  • Knowledge of Medical Center, College and Program policies and procedures.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to learn and teach new techniques and modalities.
  • Ability to organize and present information.
  • Ability to manage and direct student learning experiences.
  • Ability to evaluate student performance and provide effective feedback.
  • Ability to maintain composure under stressful conditions such as medical emergencies.
  • Ability to function as staff in affiliated Department.  

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Qualified applicant must hold or be eligible for licensure in Delaware.

Shift:

Full time day shift, no weekends or holidays .

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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