Allied Health Instructor-Adjunct

    • Job Tracking ID: 85434-358280
    • Job Location: Newark, NJ
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Per Diem
    • Date Updated: February 05, 2024
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

New Community Corporation in Newark, New Jersey is one of the largest and most comprehensive community development agencies in the country; New Community’s success rests on its comprehensive approach to community development. It is active in housing, health care, education, job training, childcare and economic development. It has provided training to community development professionals from around the country and the world, having hosted representatives from more than 20 countries in recent years. The goal of New Community is to help community residents improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement.

In this role, Allied Health  Instructor will teach and mentor Medical Assistant students; providing training, knowledge, and skills in the clinical and administrative areas. This includes but is not limited to the following subjects within our Pre-designed Medical Assistant curriculum such as basic medical procedures for both the front and back office in clinics, hospitals and doctor’s offices, including administrative medical assisting duties. In addition to the introduction to anatomy & physiology, office environmental safety, infection control and laboratory, psychology and special senses, medical management, clinical medical assisting duties, pharmacology and office emergencies. Together with facts about medical assistant careers, Microsoft Office application, and medical software. Provide guidance and academic support to students to facilitate course completion. Evaluate and resolve student inquiries, issues, problems, and ensure appropriate action is taken to resolve issues Conducts, evaluates and deliver course information that will meet standardized requirements for Medical Assistants based on industry standards. 

  • Curriculum development including course descriptions, objectives, and content. Prepares course work for all assigned classes and teaches assigned courses in accordance with established NCC approved curriculum and course outlines.
  • Planning the organization of the classrooms and labs. Assigning student activities in the classroom and/or clinical settings.

  • Selection of appropriate instructional strategies and procedures participating in the selection and preparation of instructional materials.

  • Selection of appropriate materials, textbooks, equipment, and software Reviews assessment data and adjusts curriculum and instructional methodologies to improve student learning.

  • Devises written lesson plans and implements them through lecture and demonstration.

  • Maintain equipment in instructional areas

  • Evaluation of student progress as related to learning objectives Maintains records of student progress and performance, attendance and grades.

  • Prepares, administers, and grades, written and practical examinations during course of study

  • Maintenance of appropriate student records

  • Orient, counsel, and advise students as needed

  • Participate in program evaluation and maintenance of educational and professional standards

  • Assist with, and maintain program accreditation

  • Attend workshops, seminars and in-services for professional development

  • Maintains an environment which is conducive to learning with particular attention to safety practices, good housekeeping and student behavior

  • Willingness to provide a professional role model for students is responsible to assist the student to develop an understanding of values, attitudes, and ideals appropriate to the health care profession.

  • Ability to work effectively with others.

Experience and Skills:

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.
    • Certification as a Medical Assistant
  • An ability to teach classes during the day, the evening and/or the weekend
  • Experience using technology and interactive electronic materials to support teaching and learning
  • Instruct the assigned course(s) in accordance with the approved curriculum
  • Ensure that the quality and quantity of instruction provided in the classroom is consistent with the stated objectives of the school and industry.
  • Ensure that the classroom and school’s atmosphere is conductive to maximum learning and retention of students.
  • Maintain a daily record of student attendance and grades in accordance to school policy.
  • Teaching experience is preferred, but not required. Knowledge of learning processes, curriculum design, test construction, teaching methodology and knowledge of medical assistant profession and practices such as vitals assessment, physical exam, surgical procedures, electrocardiography, phlebotomy, pharmacology, anatomy& physiology, medical terminology, medical billing and coding.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Good problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to motivate and work with diversity of cultural differences students.