Director of Medical Assisting Program
Company: Arizona College
Posted on: October 12, 2018
Position Title: Director of Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy Programs Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Department: Education; Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy Location: Phoenix, AZ Job Description: The Director of the Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy Programs is directly responsible and accountable for ensuring the fulfillment of educational goals and objectives, and ensuring program compliance with state and national Department of Education standards as well as maintaining full accreditation through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). These responsibilities require leadership in both academic and workforce areas and include meeting student retention goals; directing and participating in educational planning; program organization; staffing, training and supervision of both full-time and part-time faculty; evaluating program faculty and student performance; motivating and advising students; developing and maintaining the program budget and generating program reports as needed. The Program Director will provide overall direction of the College's Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy Program and ensure thorough education and conduct of a meaningful education and training program that produces graduates with employable entry-level skills. Essential Responsibilities: 1. Responsible for the organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of the Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy (MAD/AOS/PHL) program 2. Develop curriculum and enhance instruction within the MAD/AOS/PHL program, teach courses where applicable, interact with students to identify departmental needs and requirements 3. Monitor MAD/AOS/PHL program budget, purchase equipment and supplies, maintain student lab and equipment 4. Recruit, hire, supervise, mentor, and evaluate MAD/AOS/PHL faculty 5. Participate in professional development activities related to the field 6. Participate in College-wide committees and events in order to support the mission of the College 7. Maintain a high standard for program quality, professionalism, and excellence in teaching, and ensure that Arizona College sets the example for appropriate professionalism, risk management and safety in the field, adherence to all relevant regulations, and the College's code of ethics 8. Represent Arizona College and its mission accurately and positively to a diverse audience of College students, fellow staff, Arizona College personnel, and the general public, including the promotion of enrollment within the schools programs 9. Maintain strong positive relationships with staff instructors though regular communication and support 10. Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations 11. Ensure that the faculty follows best practices and standard operation procedures and conduct faculty meetings on regular basis 12. Assist in resolving student and faculty issues and concerns in professional in a timely manner 13. Advise students on attendance, grades and discipline issues as necessary adhering to the "Student Counseling" procedures 14. Conduct performance review and provide feedback to staff for improvements 15. Classroom instruction when necessary 16. Student and faculty issues are resolved through direct contact (open door), policy implementation, memorandums, and staff meetings Physical Demands: Light Work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. Visual Acuity: Position requires close visual acuity to perform activities (i.e. preparing/analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer monitor; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes). Work Environment: Moderate noise. Environmental Conditions: Typical office or administrative conditions (i.e. not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions). Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 1. Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience; Bachelor's degree preferred 2. Current active AAMA or AMT certification 3. Three years experience in clinical practice in a variety of settings 4. Two years experience in a college-level; teaching, developing curriculum, administration, supervising clerical staff and faculty-peers (preferably in a Post-Secondary education or community college) 5. Excellent communication and superior interpersonal skills 6. Innovative and problem-solving abilities 7. Refined and well-organized multi-tasking skills 8. Successful leadership and management experience 9. Organizational and Administrative experience in an educational setting 10. Demonstrated effectiveness as an instructor and possess skills in faculty team building 11. Proficient administrative skills; namely use of Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and desktop publishing programs 12. Current CPR and First Aid Certification For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://www.applicantpro.com/j/873955-288913
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