Instr, Medical Programs
- Valencia College
- Location: Orlando, Florida
Faculty-Medicine-Emergency Medical Services
- Posting Date: 06/24/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
About this Position
Responsible for developing and teaching the Certified Medical Administrative Assisting, Certified Clinical Medical Assisting and American Heart Association CPR continuing education courses, some which may yield medical certifications such as Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant and American Heart Association CPR Certifications. Develops, plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student learning in keeping with Valencia College’s learning centered values and in a manner that meets the essential competencies of a Valencia College educator.
1. Developing, evaluating and refining curriculum based on industry, customer, or partner needs. Plan and review these development projects with the Project/Program Manager, Assistant Director of PCE, Managing Director of PCE and Assistant Vice & Global Vice President of PCE Director and staff.
2. Prepares for and conducts instructor-led courses, trainings, workshops and/or hands-on labs. Ability to demonstrate and train students to master clinical skills such as the following: Vital signs (blood pressure), height, weight, Snellen eye chart, cultures, sterile tray set-ups, preparing patient charts, Florida Shots training, pre & post-operative care procedures, wound care, ekg lead placement and assist with minor surgical procedures.
3. Prepares instructional materials and schedules and trains additional PT Adjunct instructors as needed.
4. Provides feedback on students’ progress, including evaluation of student mastery of course and program outcomes. Documents certifications and professionally communicates with funding partners as needed.
5. Communicates effectively with Program Manager regarding student issues, concerns and/or achievements.
6. Prepares and submits required documentation including course syllabi, student attendance, documents for credentialing, final course grades, and other information as requested or required by the college.
7. Participates in department/division staff meetings. Performs job functions in alignment with college policies.
8. Works closely with the Recruiting and Job Placement Team (RJP) to interview potential students for the program and engages in placement activities to include documentation of employment upon graduation. Maintains and disseminates current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the college.
9. Focus on workforce development to include networking with potential employers and relationship development to secure employment/internship opportunities for education related placement.
10. Maintains professional development/growth according to personal needs, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification.
11. Stays abreast of the trends in the industry by reading professional and trade journals, meeting with industry leaders and attending learning events such as conferences and webinars.
12. Participates on advisory boards with representatives of industry, potential employers, and partners regarding curriculum & workforce development initiatives.
13.Performs other duties as assigned.
BLS & CPR Instructor Certification for the American Heart Association
National Healthcareer Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) or Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant Certification (NRCMA)
Associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution.
Experience in delivering the National Healthcareer Association content.
Experience selecting appropriate medical materials/tools and transporting them to specific work/school sites & client locations.
Experience teaching and training, instructing and mentoring in a hands-on medical environment.
Teaching experience at the community college level or work related training experience focused on medical training.
Related national industry certifications.
Knowledge of medical industry and practical experience in a medical work environment.
Knowledge of industry certifications and ability to identify training gaps in a students’ learning.
Ability to design learning and training experiences to meet real world medical outcomes.
Ability to work with staff on projects and programs for the students to enhance development of the hands-on skills necessary for job placement.
Ability to develop and implement diverse teaching and learning strategies that accommodate the learning styles of students and that promote both acquisition and applications of knowledge and understanding (Learning Centered Teaching Strategies).
Ability to use consistent, timely formative and summative assessment measures to enhance learning (Assessment).
Ability to counsel students on medical industry careers and pathways bringing confidence and clarity to their future direction.
Commitment to working with other members of the staff to cover needed subject areas and questions for students seeking a career in the medical field.
Ability to design and implement curriculum that aligns with medical industry competencies and enhance skills needed for employment.
Commitment to stay current and continually improve knowledge and understanding of the medical industry trends, directions and technology. (Professional Commitment).
Knowledge of, ability to develop, and commitment to use emerging technologies and alternative delivery methods appropriately, including online delivery, hybrid course options, content software, web-enhancements, etc.
Skill in the use of personal computers and general office software.
Ability to effectively communicate interpersonally (in groups and one-on-one settings), orally, and in writing. Strong interpersonal skills to develop relationships with students, graduates, staff, funding partners and potential employer
Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
This job operates in a professional office environment and throughout the College’s worksites and grounds. Within the professional office environment, the employee will routinely operate standard office equipment including but not limited to computers, keyboards, mouse, phones, photocopiers, printers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines. The noise level in the office work environment is usually quiet and occasionally moderate.
While operating outside of the office environment, the employee may be exposed to elements including but not limited to wet/humid weather, extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and unpleasant odors. The role may also involve hazards or physical risks, which require comprehending and following basic safety precautions and may require Personal Protection Equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.
Typical physical competencies include but are not limited to remaining stationary, moving, ascending/descending, positioning self, reaching, lifting/moving objects weighing between 5-100 pounds. This job also entails frequently communicating, discerning and exchanging information, detecting and perceiving objects up close, at a distance, and the ability to adjust focus. Cognitive abilities include but are not limited to discretion, judgment, reasoning, memory, learning, maintaining confidentiality, comprehension, problem solving, and decision-making.
The typical work environment, physical and cognitive demands listed above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The College has a process to identify and make available reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The position regularly works with medical students in training to provide “hands-on” clinical skill delivery, classroom lecture for knowledge and skills mastery in preparation to enter the workforce. Training locations are typically at a Valencia College campus but may be offsite at an approved off site location.