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Adjunct Instructor - Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Employer
City Colleges of Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Other Health & Medicine, Humanities, English as a Second Language, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • 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 syllabi.
  • 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 taught.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 aPromising 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 !

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