Location: Lowell, MA Category: Part-time Faculty Posted On: Wed Jun 9 2021 Job Description:
Position: Part-time Medical Assistant Faculty
Unit: Division of Continuing Education (DCE)
Dept.: Medical Assisting
Reports To: Dean of Nursing & Allied Health
Date: June 9, 2021
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Middlesex Community College Medical Assisting Program seeks to fill laboratory and/or classroom part-time faculty positions in the Medical Assisting Program. The need is for faculty members dedicated to excellence and able to work inclusively with students of diverse identities and backgrounds. The Part-time Medical Assisting Faculty will be responsible for delivering laboratory and/or classroom course content in accordance with program/college policies and procedures, as well as accreditation standards. The Medical Assisting Program at Middlesex Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and follows all accreditation procedures. Classes meet on different days and times during the week.
Examples of Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide laboratory instruction for courses with a skill component. This includes didactic presentations, demonstrations, skill remediation and evaluation of skill competence. Lab instruction may also include preparation of equipment and materials for labs as well as securing/putting away equipment after the conclusion of the lab.
Provide classroom instruction for sessions that last up to four hours. This may require preparation of materials, standing, conducting lecture/discussion, for a group of up to 30 students, using a variety of instructional materials and technologies. Didactic instruction also includes exam preparation, proctoring, correcting, grading and posting of exam grades.
Promote employability skills and impress upon each student the importance of exhibiting appropriate conduct in the work setting.
Acquire feedback to determine whether students understand each segment of the course.
Maintain academic standards consistent with a professional certificate program.
Evaluate students' progress often and share those evaluations with them promptly.
Be available to students with concerns.
Meet course objectives and requirements to meet student learning outcomes.
Maintain and submit accurate records of student data by the deadlines determined.
Meet, a minimum of, one time per semester with Program Coordinator and attend advisory committee meetings annually.
Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) in a health related field
Minimum 5 years of experience in medical assisting or nursing
Proficient in office administrative skills such as: billing and coding, Electronic Health Records, computers for the medical office, etc.
Teaching experience in a health field.
Demonstrated proficiency with the Internet, email, MS office, including Word, Excel and Power Point.
Ability to work well with and to be sensitive to students, faculty and staff of diverse identities such as sexual orientation, socioeconomic level, cultural, race and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
2 years experience working as a Medical Assistant
Current Certification as a Medical Assistant (AAMA or AMT).
Teaching experience in a Medical Assistant program.
Bilingual skills preferred.
Salary: The Adjunct Faculty salary range is determined in accordance with the DCE Collective Bargaining Agreement. For more information on DCE Salary Steps and Lab Ratio, see Article XIV of the DCE Collective Bargaining Agreement. The DCE Collective Bargaining Agreement is accessible through the following link: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/humanresources/downloads/dcecba2.pdf
Starting Date: Fall 2021
Application Deadline: Open until filled
The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas
Internal Number: 131982
About Middlesex Community College
At Middlesex Community College, everyone teaches, everyone learns. Collaborative in nature and innovative in practice, we educate, engage, and empower a diverse community of learners. Through transformative opportunities, we challenge and support every student to succeed and lead. Recognizing equity and inclusion as the foundation for excellence and creativity, Middlesex Community College meets the evolving educational, civic and workforce needs of our local and global communities.