Medical Assistant Teacher/Health Sciences Instructor

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Job Summary:  We are looking for a qualified teacher to prepare students for entry level work in the medical and health services industry.  The ideal candidate will have experience as a licensed medical assistant, a passion for patient/client health care and a sincere desire to impart the foundational knowledge necessary for students to be successful as entry level employees in the medical and health services field.  The teacher will provide instruction on all elements of professional safety associated with the industry and manage lab materials, equipment and supplies for a clinical teaching lab.

Essential Functions:  

  • Designs instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, current instructional practices, students, industry, and curriculum goals as outlined by the VA Department of Education Career and Technical Education Programs;
  • Evaluates students' progress; provides students with prompt specific evaluative feedback; maintains appropriate records and prepares progress reports;
  • Manages clinical teaching lab including all materials, equipment and supplies
  • Implements a classroom management policy that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff;
  • Works collaboratively with staff, families, and community resources to support the success of a diverse student population;
  • Builds and maintains cooperative and supportive relationships with local medical services industry;
  • Develops opportunities for students to participate in clinical settings in local medical offices and facilities
  • Models professional, moral, and ethical standards as well as personal integrity in all interactions
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Candidate must have graduated from an approved program of study for the preparation of health care professionals
  • Must possess current license or be certified as a Medical Assistant or Registered Nurse to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Three to five years successful experience as a Medical Assistant or Registered Nurse
  • Must possess one or more of the following credentials: CCMA, CMAA, NCMA, NRCMA, or RMA
  • Basic Life Support or Heart Saver CPR instructor certification a plus
  • Applicant with teaching experience must have acceptable rating from such teaching
  • Possess or be eligible to acquire appropriate license(s) and/or endorsement for position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and School Board

Posted By

Spotsylvania County Public Schools

6717 Smith Station Road , Spotsylvania, VA 22553
 

At the following locations

Spotsylvania Career & Technical Center

6713 Smith Station Road , Fredericksburg, VA 22407