Medical Assisting Program Director

Medical Education Tucson, Arizona


Description

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title:Medical Assistant Program Director
Department:Medical Assisting
Reports To:Campus Director
Classification:Exempt

 

Summary
The position is responsible for management and support of faculty assigned to teach in their programs, managing externship quality and number of sites and/or clinical site quality and volume. The position possesses direct responsibility for meeting all programmatic accreditation regulations and submitting required accreditation documentation accurately and on time and to the appropriate personnel.  Academic quality is a direct responsibility for the position.  Areas related to academic quality include, but are not limited to, conducting classroom observations and providing feedback to faculty, participating in program review process, assessing, reporting, analyzing student learning outcome data and developing improvement plans associated with SLO data and analysis. The position is responsible for cascading pertinent information to faculty and holding program-specific training to their faculty teams. The position may be required to devote required time to classroom teaching. The remaining percentage of their assignment will be devoted specifically to providing administrative oversight of the program. 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Teach courses in a Term or Terms
  • Develop, implement, and conduct assessments on program and course student learning outcomes.
  • Coordinate faculty activities and trainings
  • Coordinate faculty scheduling within the program
  • Assist with selection and the interview process of faculty within the program
  • Develop and evaluate sites for clinical education, externship and preceptor ship as applicable
  • Maintain faculty substitute  listings and current contact information for the program
  • Coordinate new faculty orientation and program-specific orientations for students in their program
  • Conduct assessments of all class sessions of the program as required by policy
  • Maintain and manage a sufficient inventory of program equipment and supplies in an excel spreadsheet
  • Prepare requests for equipment & supplies for the program
  • Coordinate textbook orders for the program
  • Facilitate monthly programmatic faculty meetings, advisory committee meetings, curriculum review meetings. This includes a published agenda and minutes of the meetings
  • Maintain copies of current curriculum for the program, including course objectives, syllabi and daily lesson plans for each course
  • Coordinate renewals and maintain copies of current licensure, certifications, etc. as required for faculty in the program
  • The position possesses direct responsibility for meeting all programmatic accreditation regulations and submitting required accreditation documentation accurately and on time and to the appropriate personnel.
  • Prepare accreditation reports, reviews, etc. as required by the program.
  • Maintain records, reports, examinations, data, fees, and other program specific items as required by the college, accreditation, or governmental agencies
  • Participates as assigned in related admissions and employment services activities
  • Monitor and maintain compliance with applicable institutional, governmental and accreditation standards.
  • Monitor and maintain compliance with applicable governmental and accreditation standards.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.

 

 Qualifications:

  •        Associate's Degree required
  •        CMA or RMA certification required.
  •        3-5 years of medical assisting experience
  •        2-4 years of teaching experience
  •        Prior supervisory experience indicating the ability to provide flexible leadership, coaching and development to faculty members who have a variety of experiences, personal attributes and backgrounds is required.
  •       Must have clear and effective written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills required.
  •       Must have effective computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

 

 

 

 

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