MRI Program Instructor

  • Job Type: Teaching
  • Job Status: Open
  • Date Posted: Apr 5, 2019
  • Campus: San Mateo
  • Location: San Mateo
  • Start Date: TBD
  • Duration: TBD

Job Description

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is a leading Bay Area private healthcare college offering an extensive variety of nursing and allied healthcare programs such as: Vocational Nurse, Psychiatric Technician and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN pathway) as well as Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant and Phlebotomy Technician and healthcare programs: Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant, Ultrasound Technology, MRI, Radiologic Technology, and Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Imaging.

We are currently seeking an MRI Instructor for the MRI Technology Program at our San Mateo Campus.

The MRI Clinical Coordinator/Instructor is responsible for supervision of the clinical education portion of program, as well as the placement and supervision of students at the clinical site. To achieve this goal, it expected that the clinical coordinator will make regular visits to clinical sites where students are being trained, will cultivate new clinical sites and maintain positive relations with existing clinical sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach positioning and patient care related courses (approximately two courses / marking period)
  • Coordinate completion by students of all clinical competencies, and ensure that all of the objectives are met during the duration of the clinical rotation
  • Maintain accurate updated attendance and grades for all students completing the externship components of the program
  • Maintain accurate and complete documentation of externship competencies for all students completing the externship components of the program
  • Ensure there are sufficient and a variety of clinical sites for students to be placed at during their clinical rotation
  • Manage special projects as formally assigned by the Program Coordinator (including, but not limited to, assistance with accreditation preparation, campus events, and supervision of staff)
  • Actively engage in retention activities including documented communication with both students and administration
  • Work with students in the laboratory to assist them in developing skill proficiencies
  • Identify and refer at-risk students to specific academic support services
  • Ensure course and program learning outcomes are delivered as defined by the syllabus
  • Work with Clinical Instructors at affiliates in a cooperative effort to provide smooth and effective clinical training for students
  • Provide annual documentation of continuing professional growth in educational theory or techniques and in field; instruction in educational theory or techniques may include such things as college courses, seminars or in-service on topics such as learning theory, curriculum design, test construction, teaching methodology, or assessment techniques
  • Conduct Continuing Education Seminars with the Clinical Instructors annually to ensure consistency throughout the clinical sites
  • Attend regularly scheduled program meetings, academic in-service workshops, and college-wide meetings
  • Adhere to and publicly support academic policies and procedures, including but not limited to, the faculty handbook and catalog
  • Assist Program Coordinator in program evaluation and planning
  • Suitably challenge, engage, serve and communicate with students to encourage their participation and learning while maintaining mutual value and respect
  • Work with Career Services department to assist in moving students from an externship to employed position
  • Respond to student questions and concerns on a timely basis
  • Attend graduation ceremonies each year
  • Complete and maintain an Individual Development Plan/Summary
  • Attend regularly scheduled in-services and discipline specific professional development activities
  • Complete annual appraisal with Program Coordinator
  • Maintain credentials as required by accrediting councils/agencies and regulatory bodies


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Word and Outlook
  • Possession of current MRI Technologist (ARMRIT) credential, ARRT (MR) credential
  • Possesses current national certificate
  • Expertise in interpersonal and oral presentation/written communication skills, as demonstrated by: data sheet, diplomas, degrees, transcripts, certifications, CVs/Resumes, and in personal interview
  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree
  • Graduation from an accredited program in the specialty field or subject area. Additionally, the clinical coordinator possesses two (2) years of occupational (i.e., practical) experience in the subject field in which they teach
  • A minimum of one year experience teaching in a JRCERT/ARMRIT-accredited program is preferred

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