American Career College
Medical Assistant Instructor (Full-Time) (Creative Design)
SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Program Director delivers class and/or clinical instruction according to an approved course syllabus using accepted and effective teaching methods; develops daily lesson plans; advises and tutors students; maintains current and accurate attendance and grade records; remains current in applicable program teaching field; participates in faculty meetings, professional growth activities in the respective field and two (2) in-service training sessions annually. Participates in college activities such as in-services, faculty meetings, student functions, graduation exercises, open houses, new student orientations, and advisory board meetings. Strives for student success by providing quality instruction that results in students' achievement of course and program objectives, retention of students, and prepares students for entry-level positions in the healthcare field.
High School Graduate or equivalent.
Must be a graduate from a program accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the specialty field or the subject area in which they teach.
Current CMA (AAMA) or RMA (AMT) or other medical assistant credential issued by AAMA accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or AMT accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) required by local, state and/or federal laws or must be obtained within six (6) months of hire date.
Current CPR Card.
Two (2) years of occupational (i.e. practical) experience in the subject field in which they teach; or
Three (3) years of occupational (i.e. practical) experience in the subject field in which they teach (if candidate does not meet the education requirement listed above).
Must have a minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience in the subject areas taught or demonstrate prior training in instructional methodology and teaching skills from a formal teacher educational program or any comparable training program or formal in-house training program.