Medical Laboratory Assistant Instructor
Location: Madison Hts, MI
The Instructor is entrusted with imparting the knowledge and skills each
student needs to be successful by providing quality delivery of assigned
courses while ensuring that all students achieve competency in the course
objectives. Instructors evaluate and resolve student questions, issues and
problems, and ensure appropriate action is taken to the satisfaction of the
student, Dorsey College, and/or regulatory agencies in compliance with policy,
procedures, and legal requirements. Instructors are to be motivating, fair and
impartial, creative, dedicated, and professional.
Plan, prepare, and deliver quality classroom instruction in lecture, clinical, and/or laboratory format based on the approved course outline by selecting and utilizing a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods that address all learning modalities to insure that the needs of individual students in the program are met.
Assess student learning using appropriate methods.
Demonstrate effectiveness with strong outcomes in Student Retention, Student Success, and Student Attendance, as measured by the Faculty Development Program.
Conduct an engaging classroom lecture and/or lab based on the course outline.
Motivate students by demonstrating sensitivity for concerns and actively involving students in classroom discussions and/or activities.
Advise students on attendance, grades, and issues in order to ensure successful completion of their course.
Contact absentee students by text, email, and/or phone as needed to improve retention.
Manage classroom environment through compliance with campus policies including but not limited to classroom management, attendance, punctuality, and professionalism.
Ensure instructor preparedness before class.
Monitor and prepare supplies and equipment to ensure readiness prior to class, informing appropriate campus personnel when areas requiring attention are discovered.
Participate in faculty, staff, committee, and in-service meetings. Attendance at commencement is strongly encouraged.
Demonstrate professional growth in the subject in which you teach through a combination of several of the following activities: membership and participation educational associations, professional organizations, continuance of education, concurrent related business experience, educational research, and awareness of current practices and standards.
Actively support other departments such as Financial Aid, Admissions, and Career Services.
Ensure that all educational activity is conducted in a legal and ethical manner.
Demonstrate continuous improvement by working within the guidelines of the Company's Faculty Development Program or other criteria as identified (such as Success Rate, Retention Rate, Student Attendance Rate, Student Evaluations of Instructor, and Final Exam Pass Rates).
Maintain employer relationships by at least annual contacts with employers.
KNOWLEDGE – SKILLS – ABILITIES:
Excellent communication (written and oral) and analytical skills as well as
the ability to work well independently and within a team environment.
At least a high school diploma or equivalent, some program instructors require further education.
Prior experience teaching is preferred, as applicable.
Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) courses require a degree, diploma, or certificate in the field taught from a post-secondary institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. DOE and two years' documented experience in the subject taught or three years of significant job-related, documented experience for those instructors without specific education in the field.
All Program Instructors may be individually qualified when approved by the Director of Education. Adequate documentation will be required. Written approval via email is required, and a printout of that email must be maintained in the instructor's file.
Certification from a recognized certification agency in the field taught must
be obtained within 120 days of first day teaching class at Dorsey College and
maintained according to the certification agency guidelines for the following
programs: Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Medical Administration and
Billing, Patient Care Technician, Dialysis Patient Care Technician, Culinary
Arts, HVAC Technician, Sterile Processing Technician, and Medical Laboratory
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to see, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand;
walk; sit for extended periods of time; and have sufficient hand, arm and
finger dexterity to operate a phone, computer keyboard and other office