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