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Job Details Title:
Medical Terminology Instructor (Career Training)Announce date:
11/30/2023Apply by date:
Open Until FilledApplication status:
Accepting ApplicationsPosition type:
$37.00 per hour Working Hours:
Flexible Schedule, include daytime, evening, and Saturday hours as required by the needs of the position. In person/on campus classes required.Summary:
The Medical Terminology Instructor reports to the Curriculum Development Specialist of the Workforce & Continuing Education Department who will assign location and hours of the Instructor activities. The Instructor provides academic instruction and student academic support for assigned academic department. The Medical Terminology & Anatomy Instructor is responsible for teaching a curriculum to students that focuses on the competencies of basic knowledge of medical terminology emphasizing spelling, definition, and pronunciation. This includes anatomy and basic physiology and an exploration of the body systems. This position may require instruction on-campus and/or at an assigned off-campus location. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintain responsibility for instruction and classroom management.
- Teach provided curriculum in classroom.
- Teach theories and fundamentals of administrative duties, patient records management, and electronic medical records using software programs.
- Maintain good communications and working relationships with appropriate staff, appropriate agencies, and class site location staff.
- Maintain good communications and work effectively with all other offices of the college on matters concerning the program.
- Adhere to procedures and policies for the smooth day-to-day operation of the program.
- Participate in professional development activities as required.
- Attend teacher meetings as required.
- Other duties may be assigned.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences and/or medical/health sciences.
- Prior teaching experience in higher education/adult education, natural sciences and/or health clinical courses.
- Three (3) years of recent work experience in medical/health science or education fields and/or significant adult education/career training experience.
- Experience working as a Medical Office Assistant and/or PA LPN/RN License preferred.
- Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Internet skills. Experience using electronic medical records (EMR) software in a healthcare environment. Knowledge of Learning Management Systems (LMS) or other administrative software a plus.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Other Skills and Abilities:
- Teaching or PA LPN/RN License preferred.
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.
- Experience with adult education population, curriculum development, mandated welfare reform, and dislocated workers are preferred.
- Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to establish positive relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.