Pittsburgh Career Institute
The Dialysis Tech. Program Director assumes responsibility for the entire Dialysis Tech. program. Duties include overseeing the design, development, and assessment of program curricula; scheduling and staffing classes; hiring, training, mentoring, and evaluating program instructors; assisting with the coordination of externship sites, including student placement and performance assessment; developing community contacts and chairing advisory board meetings; teaching program courses as needed according to specified learning outcomes; academic advising and career related counseling for students; monitoring student retention and identifying and assist at-risk students; maintaining competency and currency trends, issues, and practices, including effective teaching strategies and assessment methods; and providing support for program and institutional initiatives.