Kaiser Permanente Cardiac Sonography Instructor in Richmond, California

Responsible for the daily operation and instruction of students enrolled in the Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences (KPSAHS) educational programs. Ensures that proper educational requirements are met, monitors examination and classroom scheduling, provides instruction in assigned classes, problem solves, and facilitates activities related to the functioning of educational programs at KPSAHS.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements, and monitors program curriculum for specified courses. Ensures that all required didactic and clinical educational needs are met.

  • Monitors and evaluates the performance of program students. Provides instruction, counseling, and guidance for students.

  • Acts as liaison as required with all clinical training site instructors and ensures that educational standards are met and records are maintained.

  • Supervises the daily operation of the designated Educational Program.

  • Substitutes for other instructors as needed.

  • Assists in the testing and interviewing of program applicants.

  • Gives recommendations for and monitors the program budget.

  • Interprets the National and State standards for accreditation. Develops, implements, and monitors policies and procedures necessary for compliance with these standards.

  • Support programmatic accreditation; assisting with accreditation renewal.

  • Actively participate in faculty committees.

  • Assists in the acquisition and maintenance of both national and state accreditation for the training program. Meets with the accrediting agencies to discuss program operation and development. Incorporates all necessary operational functions to comply with accreditation requirement.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of full-time experience in the professional discipline.


  • Bachelor's degree OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. (Bachelor level programs) OR

  • Associates degree OR two (2) yrs of experience (Associate/Certificate level programs).

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • For Imaging Programs holds ARRT, or NMTCB, or ARDMS, or RDCS/RCS certification(s).

  • For Echo instructor position ARDMS and RDCS or RCS required or equivalent Certification/registration in the pertinent discipline.

  • For Nuclear Medicine Technology Instructior NMTCB required or equivalent Certification/registration in the pertinent discipline.

  • For Radiography Instructor position ARRT required or equivalent Certification/registration in the pertinent discipline.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year supervisory experience.

  • Two (2) years of experience as a classroom or clinical instructor (preceptor) in an accredited training program.

  • Master's degree.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Must travel to clinical sites within Northern California.

Ultrasound Instructor - Cardiac.

Must have current ARDMS RDCS.


TITLE: Cardiac Sonography Instructor

LOCATION: Richmond, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.