Medical Assistant Faculty (Full Time)

Website Shawnee Community College

Public two-year comprehensive community college

 

SUMMARY

Responsible for teaching the Medical Assistant program courses and leading the students through

the required coursework that prepares them to work professionally in the field.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Teach Medical Assistant courses as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs

& Student Learning and Division Chairperson.

• Responsible for obtaining initial program accreditation and maintaining accreditation

thereafter.

• Assist in curriculum development and institutional advancement in the field of Medical

Assisting.

• Maintain communication and work cooperatively with off-campus instructional sites.

• Maintain quality assurance to remain compliant with all required agencies.

• Conduct student recruitment through information sessions and in all areas to build the

program.

• Maintain all face-to-face or synchronous online classes for the length of the scheduled

class times.

• Use a variety of methods and teaching strategies that reflect the different learning styles

and needs of students.

• Assess the instructional needs of students in the program and help coordinate the

development of a plan to address these needs.

• Assist students in meeting their educational goals, academic needs, or solving problems,

seeking additional help from other college services when necessary.

• Complete and submit grades and other course related reports in a timely manner into all

applicable college-wide internal support systems (i.e., Moodle, Colleague, etc.).

• Develop and/or revise Medical Assistant program course syllabi and submit to the

Division Chairperson for review. New course syllabi will be submitted to the Curriculum

& Instruction Committee for approval.

• Prepare textbook recommendations and submit to the Division Chairperson for review.

• Participate in all academic assessment processes, including, but not limited to, assisting

in developing the department annual Continuous Quality Improvement plan, and make

recommendations for program and/or course changes as well as supporting purchases.

• Demonstrate commitment to the teaching/learning process by participating in

professional development activities that enable faculty to maintain current perspectives,

both those provided by the College and those that are industry-specific and self identified.

• Actively serve on two standing College committees.

• Maintain appropriate on-campus office hours as outlined in the Collective Bargaining

Agreement.

• Other duties may be assigned

 

Perform other related duties which may be requested by the Division Chairperson or Vice

President of Academic Affairs & Student Learning. Related duties as required, are duties that

may not be specifically listed in the class specification or position description, but that are within

the general occupational series and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s

class of work. Other duties may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

To successfully perform this job, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each

essential duty. 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.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Required:

Three (3) years of employment as a medical assistant in a healthcare facility.

Associate degree. If no Associate degree, one must be obtained within two (2) years of hire.

 

Preferred:

Minimum one (1) year of teaching experience in postsecondary and/or vocational/technical

education.

Online teaching experience.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Required:

Must be credentialed in good standing in medical assisting, by an organization who credentialing

exam is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the

American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

 

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. Some lifting,

reaching, bending and stooping.

 

Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from

position to position. Lifting items up to 40 pounds in weight.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work is primarily performed in the office or classroom environment. Noise levels usually are moderate.

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