Medical Assisting Adjunct Instructor

Location
93940
Posted
Mar 06, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Medical Assisting Adjunct Instructor - Fall 2017
MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE


SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 02/23/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:

Monterey Peninsula College is currently accepting applications to establish a pool for part­time teaching assignments for the upcoming Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters in Medical Assisting.

FALL 2017
Course: MEDA 101 Law, Ethics and IT Security
Scheduled: M/W 02:00­03:15 PM Marina Education Center
Description: This course is a study of medical ethics, jurisprudence, and professional relations relative to medical office practice. It also covers basic security threats and safeguards as they apply to HIPAA rules. This course is open to non­majors.

Course: MEDA 112 Medical Office Computer Applications
Scheduled: T/Th 11:00 AM – 12:50 PM Monterey Campus
Description: This course provides students with an overview of health IT and the practical use of medical office software, including practice management and electronic medical records.

Course: MEDA 116 Medical Linguistics and Transcription
Scheduled: T/Th 09:00 – 10:50 AM Monterey Campus
Description: This course introduces students to medical transcription, voice recognition editing, and scribing using current computer software. Students listen to dictation and type/format/edit medical reports spanning a variety of specialties.

SPRING 2018
Course: MEDA 110 Medical Office Procedures
Scheduled: T/Th 10:30 AM – 12:50 PM Monterey Campus
Description: This course presents medical office administrative procedures with emphasis on patient reception, schedule coordination, financial practices, telephone techniques, and written communication, as well as general office and personnel management.

Course: MEDA 112 Medical Office Computer Applications
Scheduled: M/W 10:30 AM – 12:50 PM Marina Education Center
Description: This course provides students with an overview of health IT and the practical use of medical office software, including practice management and electronic medical records.

Course: MEDA 116 Medical Linguistics and Transcription
Scheduled: M/W 01:00 – 03:15 PM Marina Education Center
Description: This course introduces students to medical transcription, voice recognition editing, and scribing using current computer software. Students listen to dictation and type/format/edit medical reports spanning a variety of specialties.

NOTE: Department schedules vary by semester based on enrollment trends, space/resource availability and industry changes. Adjunct assignments are not limited to and may not always include the courses stated above.


EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

POSITION DEFINITION:
Under the general supervision of the Division or Department Chair, the adjunct instructor will provide instruction in accordance with course descriptions, outlines, class schedules, and Governing Board policy; evaluate progress of students concerning educational matters, and perform other instructional related duties as assigned. Instructor may be assigned to the Monterey campus and/or Marina Education Center.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Meet each scheduled class and teach or conduct learning exercises for the entire period.
• Contact the appropriate department chair, division chair or administrator in advance to make arrangements for unavoidable absences.
• Provide each student at the beginning of the course with written information about the course, to include a full description of the grading system and how the student will be evaluated.
• Accurately keep required class records on attendance, withdrawal and grading.
• Submit when due, all necessary reports such as attendance and grade reports, roll books, and class information sheets, and certify as to their accuracy.
• Comply with all institutional policies and procedures.
• Give careful attention to all bulletins, memorandums and emails from administrative offices.
• Check faculty mailbox and MPC email frequently.
• Collaborate and coordinate with the department chair in all matters of teaching MEDA courses, including curriculum, lesson plans and textbook selection.
• Provide electronic copies of course syllabi to the department chair and division office.
• Communicate student issues to the department chair as appropriate.
• Assist in promoting the medical assisting department in the community and local medical industry.
• Be prepared to provide students with information about the medical assisting programs and/or make referrals to the department chair as appropriate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Any bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience OR
• Any associate degree and six years of professional experience OR
• CA Community College Teaching Credential in this discipline OR
• The equivalent. Applicant must submit equivalency form.

AND

• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Current CMA or RMA credential or documented expertise relating to assigned courses
• Experience working as a medical assistant or medical administrative professional in an ambulatory medical practice setting as related to assigned courses
• Familiarity with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and Power Point
• Experience with EMR/EHR/PM systems
• Knowledge of federal and state laws/regulations pertaining to assigned course subjects
• Ability to teach administrative, general and clinical courses in the medical assisting department

WORK SCHEDULE / SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
During the application process, you will be asked to submit the following items:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Transcripts - We require unofficial copies showing all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Official copies will be required at the time of hire. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the applicant's expense. Click here for a list of Foreign Transcript Evaluation Services.

• Equivalency Form (optional, based on minimum qualifications)
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications listed in the job announcement, but you believe you possess minimum qualifications that are equivalent, you will need to complete an equivalency form.

Please do not upload any items not listed above (such as letters of recommendation), as
they will not be forwarded to the hiring committee.

• Teaching assignments are part­time and temporary in nature. Assignments are subject to Governing Board approval, adequate enrollment size, and assignment to a contract instructor.
• Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, fingerprint check, and tuberculosis examination as required.
•Hourly Rate: $44.44­$55.63 (per classroom teaching hour) based on education.

Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment which values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population. The District does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam­era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

To Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mpc/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1671662


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