The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College is to provide quality instruction for the learners in the didactic and clinical environments. The major emphasis is on excellent teaching by working with learners in classrooms, laboratories, individually, in simulations and in the clinical setting. Faculty help learners develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become better workers and better citizens.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
Full-time teaching faculty in Respiratory Therapy are responsible for teaching various didactic and laboratory course and be qualified to do clinical rotations with the learners in local hospitals and health care facilities. Courses are offered in traditional, hybrid formats and may offer distance learning opportunities. All faculty members must be available to teach day, evening and weekend classes. Faculty members also serve as faculty advisers, serve on division/campus/college committees, and participate in curriculum development and assessment. This appointment has a normal teaching load of 15 credits per semester
Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy or health related field. Must currently hold an advanced practitioner status (RRT) as recognized by National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) from a COARC accredited program; Must maintain a current license in VA as required by Committee on the Accreditation of Respiratory Care (COARC). Three years of full-time experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner for general care rotations; three years full-time experience with a minimum of two years intensive care experience for ICU rotations.
The successful candidate must be willing to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes with the ability to be flexible to work at any of the College's locations. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required.
Master's degree or higher in a health-related field; RRT credential; three years teaching in a hospital setting; three years teaching in a CoARC accredited Respiratory Care program: two years working experience outside of the acute care facilities and eligibility for licensure in the DC Metropolitan Area.
Experience with and preparation for teaching culturally, linguistically, socio-economically, and academically diverse learners at the college-level; college-level teaching experience; experience with a diverse campus population; certification in teaching hybrid or online courses.
Internal Number: 25766
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.