ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR – PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (PCT)
MALCOLM X COLLEGE
Malcolm X College is currently seeking adjunct instructors to teach Patient
Care Technician (PCT). If you have passion for teaching and learning and are
committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by
developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students' diverse
needs and engage the students in critical thinking and problem-solving. They
will also have a passion for teaching and learning along with a strong
commitment to the missions and ideals of the community college.
The Health Professions--Patient Care Technician basic certificate provides the
educational background required for pursuing a career in the healthcare
industry. The curriculum covers the foundational knowledge, skills, and
abilities needed to function as an entry level healthcare provider. The
program focuses on student development in the following competencies essential
to all healthcare providers: effective communication, accountability, cultural
competence, use of information systems, and patient safety. Upon completion of
the BC, students will demonstrate that they can deliver safe, culturally-
competent, and evidence-based patient care.
The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and
health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement.
To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values:
accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.
Design courses to meet learning outcomes and promote students' active
participation in their own learning.
Create an effective learning environment that fosters students'
intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using
discipline-specific thinking strategies.
Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that
classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the
student learning outcomes for the course.
Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a
safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by
modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every
student's ability to learn.
Contribute to and provide leadership in the student's academic and
professional communities and promote collaboration and teamwork among
members of these communities.
Present effective instruction to students based upon approved course
Assess and grade students based upon legitimate assessment factors.
Maintain and submit student attendance records and student grades.
Hold one hour of student conference time per week for every course section
Associate's degree or higher in a health sciences related field
Current Illinois or professional credential to either teach Patient Care
Technician or EKG and/or Phlebotomy certification
2 years or more of equivalent full-time work or teaching experience
Knowledge of Brightspace Learning Management System or similar Learning
Management System, preferred
Prior experience with online teaching (via Zoom) and/or online teaching
certification is strongly preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate
with diverse group of staff and students, required
Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as
is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college
When applying, please attach your unofficial transcripts and include any
scholarship work, publications, committee work, and other relevant engagements
in your cover letter.
For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected as a
Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! The award is
given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development
(NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating
excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.
MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and
retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and
meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!