Instruct and implement the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives.
Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of sequence.
Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.
Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with the Student Services Coordinator or Associate Director when absences occur two days in a row. Prepare attendance reports weekly for the office management department.
Review student success rates and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals. Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program. Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies. Prepare final grades at the end of each sequence to update student records and transcripts.
Evaluate the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, community service field trips, and visits to clinics and medical offices.
Monitor student academic progress and inform the Student Services Coordinator or Associate Director when a student’s grade average for any course drops below 77%.
Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.
Assist and advise students with diagnostic medical sonography program curriculum.
Monitor students in the laboratory. Demonstrate and assist students with lab procedures and ensure safety precautions are adhered to.
May assist and coordinate externships for diagnostic medical sonography students.
The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
Graduation from an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or a graduate of an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Three (3) years of occupational (i.e., practical) experience in the Sonography field OR
A minimum of four (4) years of job-related training and experience for those instructors who are not graduates from an accredited Sonography program.
Current licenses, certifications, or other designations as required by local, state, or federal laws to work in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography field.
Appropriate credential(s) for the concentration in which they teach.
Verbal and written communications skills.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and computer skills.
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