Medical Laboratory Assistant Instructor
Company: Dorsey Schools
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Job DescriptionSUMMARY: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.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- 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
- Motivate students by demonstrating sensitivity for concerns and
actively involving students in classroom discussions and/or
- 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
- 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.Certifications Required: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 Assistant.PHYSICAL
DEMANDS: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
Keywords: Dorsey Schools, Saginaw , Medical Laboratory Assistant Instructor, Education / Teaching , Saginaw, Michigan
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