The Division of Health Sciences invites applications for a Program Director in its Nuclear Medicine Technology program.
Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT), PA College offers a two-year curriculum of full-time study in nuclear medicine, leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree. The College also offers a 12-month academic certificate program in nuclear medicine technology to those students who have completed college-level courses in human Anatomy & Physiology I and II, physics, mathematics (a minimum of college algebra), chemistry, English composition, humanities and social sciences. Clinical education offers a variety of supervised experiences, through which students gain competency-based, entry-level skills in nuclear medicine. Classes are held on campus, with clinical experiences provided at a variety of clinical locations in central Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.
The Role of the Program Director
Reporting to the Department Chair, the Program Director will be responsible for program administration and assessment, curriculum design, student instruction and evaluation, and academic advisement. The Program Director will also be responsible for the supervision of the Clinical Coordinator and adjunct faculty.
Specifically, this position will:
Provide leadership necessary to manage accreditation, enrollment, curriculum and budgets;
Develop, validate and revise educational program goals, objectives, curriculum, policies and procedures;
Assure that the program is in compliance with accrediting agency standards;
Assure qualified supervision, instruction and evaluation of students assigned to patient care;
Serve as a liaison between the department chair and the program’s faculty/students
This position is a 0.8 FTE (32 hours/week) that is eligible for full-time benefits. Mandatory commitments include class on Thursdays (8am-5pm) and attendance at faculty meetings; remaining hours are flexible.
Master's degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution;
Certification and/or registration in nuclear medicine technology from a national certification board;
Minimum of four (4) years post-certification nuclear medicine technology experience;
Minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience in the didactic and/or clinical setting for a nuclear medicine technology program
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
A dynamic and academically rigorous institution, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, accredited, four-year college focusing exclusively on the field of health care. Offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, as well as a number of certificate programs, PA College provides professional development for health care workers throughout their career. Located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the College attracts a select group of more than 1,800 students to study with faculty who are experts in their specialty areas.
Students are immersed in a real-life, cutting-edge clinical environment from day one of their education. The College's Center for Excellence in Practice, a 20,000 square foot advanced simulation learning suite, is the region's first and only one of its kind, and one of only 10 in the nation to be selected by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for a landmark simulation study.
PA College has received recognition in the Chronicle of Higher Education's Great Colleges to Work For in the areas of Work-Life Balance and Facilities, Workspace and Security. We offer a flexible work schedule, collegial environment, and competitive salary and benefits.