Medical Assisting Instructor / Program Coordinator


Owensboro, KY

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Medical Assisting Instructor / Program Coordinator

  • 492400
  • Owensboro, KY
  • Faculty
  • Full-time
  • Owensboro Community & Technical College

Title: Medical Assisting Instructor / Program Coordinator

Salary Range: $46,000 - $49,000

Contract Term Length: 12 Months

Standard Hours: 37.5

Work Location: Hybrid

FLSA Status: Exempt

College: Owensboro Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Owensboro Community College

Department: Business/Health & Public Services


Owensboro Community & Technical College offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 9.5 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Summary

Owensboro Community and Technical College is seeking applicants for the position of Medical Assisting Instructor/Program Coordinator. The primary purpose of the position is to teach the core medical assisting courses for OCTC's Medical Assisting Program. The position will support the College's efforts to strengthen technical instruction by providing students with the academic, career, and technical knowledge needed to succeed in the high-demand occupational field of medical assisting.

Job Duties:

The duties/responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Teach medical assisting courses according to specified learning outcomes and provide the design, development, and assessment of curricula. Ensure all medical assisting courses meet and maintain the requirements of SACSCOC and CAAHEP.
• Provide academic advising and career-related counseling for students. Monitor student performance and retention. Identify and assist at-risk students.
• Coordinate student externship sites and oversee student placement and performance assessment.
• Strengthen the level of technical instruction by ensuring competency-based, applied learning techniques are provided that contribute to the academic knowledge, reasoning and problem-solving skills, employability skills, and occupation-specific skills of students.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree in healthcare or related field plus three (3) years of related experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree plus three (3) years of related experience is preferred

Additional Skills Requested:

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) requires the following:
• Previous instruction in education theory or techniques
• A minimum of 3 years of employment in a healthcare facility, including a minimum of 160 hours in an ambulatory healthcare setting performing or observing administrative and clinical procedures as performed by medical assistants
• A minimum of one (1) year teaching experience in postsecondary and/or vocational/technical education

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