Healthcare Instructor

Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Position Title:

Healthcare Instructor


Wrkfc Part/Workforce Dev

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About CCRI:

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best:

Job Summary:

The Division of Workforce Partnerships is looking for healthcare instructors to teach their proprietary healthcare workforce trainings. Current instructors are needed in both clinical and non-clinical instructing roles and the successful candidate would have expertise in one of the following subject areas: Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting or Medical Front Desk/Administration.

The instructor will be responsible for all learning outcomes of our programs and will focus on student development and preparation for the healthcare field.

The coordinator will work side-by-side with lead instructors, teacher assistants and program leadership to ensure that programs have successful outcomes and that students receive high quality education.

This role is in response to employer demand and can include day, evening and/or weekend hours. The healthcare instructor will be responsible for communicating what shifts they are available to work and ensure that they are able to work all classes that they agree to instruct.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Work collaboratively in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment, with students of various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.
· Communicate class content utilizing a variety of teaching methods so that learning occurs, skills are developed, and students are motivated to learn and achieve their educational and employment objectives.
· Deliver effective lesson plans and provide supplemental material to achieve course objectives and address student needs.
· Integrate technology and active learning strategies to enhance instruction.
· Keep detailed and organized records of students’ attendance, assessments, and progress, including a final evaluation.
· Collaborate with the coordinator and other instructors in the program and attend meetings as needed.
· Demonstrate a commitment to professional development.
· Maintain all lab equipment as necessary.
· Ensure lab environments remain clean and sanitary.
· Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

· Experience in a healthcare environment (dental, medical or medical administration) for a minimum of 5 years.
· Experience in either traditional instruction, peer training, or on-the-job mentoring
·Interest in preparing and training the next generation of entry-level medical support staff
· Intermediate digital communication technology skills (presentation tools, online meetings, etc.)
· Experience with classroom/team management
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Proficient in the use of technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, primarily), email, the internet for instruction and program purposes
· Creativity and flexibility in the classroom is expected.


· Associates Degree or above.
· Experience working with a diverse student population.
· Experience in an healthcare environment (dental, medical or medical administration) for 10+ years.
· Teaching experience in similar post-secondary programs

Reports To:

Director of Industry Partnerships

Campus Location:

Primarily located at the Warwick Campus



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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until all positions are filled.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of three references within the application.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

EEO Statement:

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.

CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator at: [email protected]

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available here:


Community College of Rhode Island, the largest public, two-year, degree granting college in New England, offers educational opportunities for all Rhode Islanders and is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution.community_college_of_rhode_island1.jpg

The College provides a variety of career, technical and academic programs at four main campuses in Warwick, Lincoln, Providence and Newport. A secondary Providence Campus is located in the historic Shepard Building in the heart of downtown Providence and courses are also offered at a satellite facility in Westerly.

CCRI offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs to its approximately 18,000 students and its non-credit classes for workforce training or personal enrichment through the Center for Workforce and Community Education receive more than 32,000 registrations annually.

Thirty percent of recent CCRI graduates who are continuing their education at least part time are attending more than 50 colleges or universities across the country and also are working at least part time. More than 92 percent of recent graduates are employed, continuing their education or a combination of both.community_college_of_rhode_island3.jpg

Community College of Rhode Island grants the Associate in Arts (A.A.), the Associate in Science (A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science in Technical Studies (A.A.S.-T.S.) and the Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) degrees. Several one-year certificates are also awarded.

CCRI opens its facilities for public use, sponsors programs on issues of public concern, and offers workshops and seminars for small businesses, for government agencies and for individuals seeking to improve their skills or enhance their lives.

In every sense, CCRI strives to be Rhode Island's community college meeting the educational needs of the people of this state.community_college_of_rhode_island2.jpg


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