SDMS's core purpose is to enhance the art and science of medicine by advancing medical sonography. As an SDMS member you will join an exclusive network of over 28,000 sonographers and sonography students.
Formed in 2009, the SDMS Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization affiliated with the SDMS. The SDMS Foundation fosters professional learning and excellence by working to improve the field of diagnostic medical sonography.
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.
Campus Marketing Statement:
Lone Star College-CyFair
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, was named a 2017 Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning.
Campus address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433.
Provides direction, teaching, and support for course objectives and contributes to the educational environment of the Lone Star College and the community. Responsibilities include teaching and advising students. Primary functions are to plan, maintain, access, and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student success and student learning.
Teaches courses in Echocardiography-additional course assignments based on appropriate credential(s) at a variety of times and locations (including clinical) in response to institutional needs, making continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods
Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines
Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course. Identifies and assesses student who are in need of additional instruction to successfully complete the course objectives
Responsible for recruiting and advising students in their area
Responsible for managing their classrooms and labs, including assuring lab facilities meet state requirements
Responsible for assisting with student job placement
Works directly with certification agencies to ensure alignment and high level of program and student success
Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles
Submits timely required college reports and forms
Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials
Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community
Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods
When not instructing, position may be responsible for curriculum development, development of the department, professional development, and institutional service as determined by department leadership
Establishes and maintains student clinical affiliation sites in the community
Serves as an ex-officio member of the advisory committee
Recommends equipment purchases, maintenance and repairs; Recommends supply purchases
Serves on college and system committees as required
Serves as a community resource person and represents the college to outside groups when requested
Works collaboratively with faculty, departments, and divisions on schedule development, marketing events, recruitment, hiring, student recruitment and retention efforts and special events
Advises students in academic matters, as appropriate
Develops and pursues linkages with area high schools, businesses and industries
Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Excellent computer and organizational skills
Proficient in Microsoft Applications and Outlook
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Mastery of course content
Demonstrated leadership skills; style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitation
Excellent interpersonal skills in order to work effectively with a wide variety of people at various levels
Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learning
Ability to use effective strategies to engage students in their learning
Ability to follow proper safety standards.
Reading, writing, conversing, and comprehending in fluent English
Maintain HIPAA and FERPA
Commitment to diversity; ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement instructional approaches such as service learning/civic engagement, learning communities, and the effective use of technology.
Ability to travel in and around Greater Houston area to clinical sites
Critical thinking skills
Commitment to quality service to students
Physical abilities to carry out duties as a Diagnostic Medical Sonography professional including:
Frequent standing for long periods of time (lab or clinical)
Mobility (physical abilities sufficient to move around and maneuver in small spaces); reaching, stretching, bending
Motor skills (gross and fine motor abilities sufficient to provide safe and effective patient care patient care and to perform necessary sonography and clinical skills); manual dexterity (full use of hands, wrists, shoulders); lifting, carrying, transferring up to 50 lb and pushing up to 500 lbs on wheels at clinical
Auditory ability sufficient to provide safe and effective patient care and perform sonographic examinations
Visual ability sufficient for observation in patient care and performance of sonographic examinations
Commensurate with education, qualifications and experience
Work Schedule & Conditions:
Equipment used includes PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
Work is performed in a climate-controlled office or lab environment with minimal exposure to safety hazards; clinical (hospital) sites.
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Duration of Job Posting:
Position posted until filled
Associate’s degree or higher, minimum of 3 years non-teaching work experience in the field, and appropriate credentials to teach in the learning concentration
Current “RDCS” or “RCS” credential
Current ARDMS (RVT) or CCI (RVS) credential with minimum of 3 years FULL TIME non-teaching work experience in vascular sonography
Current ARDMS (RDCS-AB &/or OB/GYN) credential or RT (S) credential with minimum of 3 years full-time non-teaching work experience in Abdominal &/or Obstetrics and Gynecology sonography-to match credential
Benefits Marketing Statement:
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College to Work For". We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities, sabbatical opportunities and more.
How to Apply:
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY
We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.
Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).
If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.
Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.
More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.
Internal Number: 19000213
About Lone Star College
Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.