Director of Clinical Education - Respiratory Therapy

Bellarmine University
June 12, 2023
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Director of Clinical Education - Respiratory Therapy

Category: Faculty Positions Subscribe: Department: College of Health Professions-School of Nursing & Clinical Sciences Locations: Louisville, KY Posted: May 12, 2023 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Exempt Position ID: 162382


About Bellarmine University:

Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of approximately 3,200 students and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in the Princeton Review's Best 387 Colleges and is recognized as a top U.S. university in rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is "welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone." Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world.

SmartAsset ranked Louisville among the top 25 U.S. cities for best work-life balance, while workplace insights platform named Louisville one of the top five U.S. cities for happy employees. Glassdoor recently recognized Louisville as one of the top 15 cities for jobs, based on hiring opportunity, cost of living and job satisfaction. ZipRecruiter calls Louisville a top 10 city for job seekers, thanks in part to its central location and low unemployment. Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.

Deeply embedded in the heart of Louisville, Bellarmine is an engaged partner expanding learning opportunities, enhancing career networks and economic growth, and advancing equity and quality of life for its neighboring communities. By connecting the campus, the community, and the curriculum through engaged scholarship and action, we enhance social and civic engagement, including faculty, staff, and student-led, asset-based initiatives.

Bellarmine is committed to core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Bellarmine will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of its increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential.

Bellarmine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply.

Job Description:

The Lansing School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences at Bellarmine University invites applications for a 9-month tenure track appointment as Director of Clinical Education, Respiratory Therapy Program. The position is available beginning August 24, 2023.

Responsibilities include oversight of both graduate and undergraduate respiratory therapy clinical experiences. In addition, responsibilities include classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical teaching. Teaching responsibilities include disease management, therapeutic modalities, mechanical ventilation, and cardiopulmonary monitoring.

Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. An active research/scholarship trajectory is expected for a tenure track appointment.

Essential Duties:

  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills including critical thinking, problem solving, goal setting , decision making, delegation, strategic planning project management, coaching and mentoring.
  • Serve as an educational resource to clinical affiliates, task forces, committees and projects related to policy, procedure and program development and community outreach and awareness.
  • Provide direct and indirect instruction and evaluation of students at the various clinical sites.
  • Provide didactic instruction to students in courses assigned by the Program Director.
  • Develop, coordinate and evaluate the clinical instruction of all clinical instructors.
  • Develop, coordinate and evaluate the clinical instruction of the students in the program on a continual basis.
  • Serve as a liaison between the RT program and the clinical affiliates.
  • Assist in recruitment and selection of students for the RT program.
  • Train, utilize and asses all clinical sites establishing inter-rater reliability.
  • Assist and provide the RT program Director with information needed to maintain CoARC accreditation and standards.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Foster the use of evidence based medicine practice in current and future respiratory care scope of practice.
  • Maintain Kentucky RCP license.
  • Requirements:

  • Master's or Doctoral degree from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Valid Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) credential
  • Current state RRT license
  • Four years' experience as an RRT with at least two in clinical respiratory care
  • Two years' experience teaching in an accredited respiratory care program either as an appointed faculty member or as a clinical preceptor.
  • Additional Information:

    Bellarmine University is committed to core values of diversity, equity and inclusion and embraces diversity in our workforce among members of faculty, staff and administration. We remain committed to affirmative actions, policies, procedures and attitudes necessary to continue to build and retain a diverse and equitable workforce. We will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of our increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential. As part of Bellarmine's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we will seek to ensure that all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, job assignment, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotion, layoff and termination processes remain free of discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

    Application Instructions:

    Please submit a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references.

    Bellarmine University strongly recommends all students, faculty, and staff stay up to date on their Covid-19 vaccination. For guidance on whether you are considered up to date on your vaccinations, please visit the CDC site.

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