Medical Assistant Instructor

  • Full Time
  • Albuquerque, NM

Job Summary:
The Instructor is responsible for delivering the established curriculum to students in a professional and proficient manner. This position also assigns and grades assignments, inputs attendance records, and ensures an effective learning environment through classroom management.

Essential 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

Secondary Duties:

  • Maintain industry-specific community relations in order to secure guest speakers and assist students in gaining employment
  • Other 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. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

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:

  • 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

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