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Medical Central Service Technician Instructor

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL

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Health & Medical, Allied Health, Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Part-time/Hourly Instructor – Non-Credit

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Position Title:

Medical Central Service Technician Instructor

Status of Position:



Non Exempt

Position Summary:

Prairie State College seeks an experienced part-time hourly instructor to teach the medical central service (sterile processing) vocational program in the evenings and weekends. Successful candidates will have a desire to engage a diverse student population.

Reporting Relationship:

Manager, Continuing Education and Workforce Development with direct working relationship with Program Coordinator.

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Instruct students in the fundamentals of human anatomy, physiology, microbiology and infection control.
2. Describe decontamination and instrumentation preparation.
3. Prepare and package instruments for sterilization.
4. Describe sterilization, sterile storage and distribution procedures.
5. Comprehend importance of inventory control.
6. Use appropriate assessment tools to ensure learning.
7. Submit and maintain accurate records of grades and attendance.
8. Effectively communication with students to help them achieve their educational goals.
9. Plan and update curriculum for instructional activities including lecture, class discussions and exams.
10. Organize concepts to be taught in a logical and understandable manner covering all objectives outlined in the course syllabus.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Conditions limited to indoor classroom activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Current Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution.
2. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
3. Experience using technology in the classroom.
4. Experience teaching, especially at the community college level.
5. Experience working with culturally and intellectually diverse group.
6. Ability to create diverse teaching methods.
7. Associate Degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. BSN Degree.
2. Experience teaching at the college level.
3. Experience working with culturally and intellectually diverse groups.
4. Ability to create diverse teaching methods.
5. Five years’ job experience.

Anticipated Work Hours and Days:

Varies, part-time assignments

Posting Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically through the Prairie State College website.



Prairie State College is a richly diverse community college located 30 minutes south of Chicago. The College serves over 5,000 students through its credit programs and offers a wide range of associate degrees and certificates, all of which feature student-centered instruction. In addition, the College offers workforce education, ESL and GED programs, and continuing, corporate and professional education. prairie_state_college1.jpg

Our 37-acre campus in Chicago Heights features “smart” classrooms, modern laboratories, a Business and Community Education Center, an Adult Education Outreach Center, and a spacious new Fitness Complex. In order to meet community needs, courses are also offered at our Matteson Area Center and at local businesses, community centers, and schools.

prairie_state_college2.jpgThe College provides a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement for administrators and staff, free courses in our Fitness Center, and an optional 403(b) plan in addition to a comprehensive retirement plan through the State University Retirement System. Employees can enroll their children in our state-of-the-art Children’s Learning Center for a modest fee.



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