Instructor - Medical Assistant Instructor

Posted: 01/13/2023

Are you a licensed Medical Assistant with minimum 3 years hands on experience? 

Would you like to do something other than direct patient care? 

Do you enjoy helping others succeed? 

Do you have great communication and interpersonal skills? 

If so we are looking for you!!!

We are currently recruiting an experienced medical assistant to instruct students at a local college, NO teaching experience is required! 

As an instructor you would be responsible for presenting established curriculum to students in a proficient professional manner. You would also be responsible for assigning grades, tracking attendance and maintaining an effective learning environment for your students. 

Job Duties: 

  • Prepare for and instruct established and approved curriculum and lesson plans to students in a professional manner
  • Review and discuss syllabi requirements at the start of each term with students
  • Answer all student questions as they arise to ensure student understanding and completion of material
  • Ensure students are aware of safety policies and monitor for correct procedures
  • Maintain professionalism within the classroom and coach students on their professionalism
  • Manage and resolve student issues in the classroom as necessary
  • Manage all classroom activity including lecturing, student assistance, and lab instruction
  • Ensure students are attending class and arriving on time, and resolve attendance issues as needed
  • Record student attendance, grades, and all student interactions in student files and on database in a timely manner
  • Collect all outside work from 25% of the students in a class to meet ACCSC requirements
  • Attend weekly and annual trainings to maintain currency in the field and continual improvement of personal teaching strategies
  • Work closely with the Program Supervisor to manage student issues that could potentially lead to low retention rates
  • Advise students on issues affecting their education and provide guidance as needed
  • Setup lab area for daily instructional activities including equipment setup
  • Recognize need for and initiate student support plans, warning, and tutoring as needed
  • Assist in the maintenance of quality equipment and tools for program use
  • Maintain industry-specific community relations in order to secure guest speakers and assist students in gaining employment
  • Additional job duties as assigned 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • The position requires light work, occasionally lifting up to 20 pounds while frequently lifting up to 10 pounds.
  • Instruction requires standing for long periods of time (up to 5 hours at a time), expressing complex topics through speech, sufficient vision to write notes for instruction, and hearing to interact with students.

Working Hours:

Hours include both instructional and outside administrative time. This position requires a split shift, with 5 hours in the morning and 5 hours in the evening, Monday – Thursday.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: Successful completion of an educational Medical Assisting or related program
  • Experience: 3+ years (minimum 4,000 hours) experience in Medical Assisting or a related field
  • License(s)/Certification(s): Active RMA or equivalent certification within 6 months of hire

If qualified please email your resume to jobs.grandjunctionco@expresspros.com and call 970-242-4500 to discuss

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