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Medical Laboratory Science Instructor

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 12, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time
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Medical Laboratory Science Instructor

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Medical Laboratory Science Instructor position at the Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

The lab instructor is responsible for creating and/or facilitating laboratory experiences for students in the Medical Lab Sciences (MLS) program. The instructor will work with the program director and other MLS faculty to design and guide laboratory experiences for pre-certification MLS students, grade student performance during these labs and address student specific needs in an effort to help students transfer didactic knowledge to real laboratory work. This position reports directly to the program director for Medical Lab Sciences.
Detailed Responsibilities:
  • Designs (in accordance with accreditation requirements) laboratory work for pre-certification MT students
  • Evaluates student progress and provides appropriate feedback
  • Develops course syllabus and provides appropriate written information to students concerning course evaluation and criteria
  • Explores, assesses, and implements appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning outcomes
  • Ensures adequate preparation and breakdown of laboratory setting to ensure optimal student experiences.
  • Prepares and submits instructional records, reports, and grades established by institutional policy
  • Attends appropriate university meetings as needed
  • Maintains appropriate office hours and accessibility for students, faculty, and staff
  • Participates in professional development to enhance instructional and technical skills
  • Performs other tasks as assigned which support the mission and initiatives of the University

    Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a Medical or Clinical Laboratory Science from a NAACLS accredited program.
  • 3 years of experience as a generalist MLS, with preference given to technologists that have experience with teaching/precepting students or served in supervisory role
  • Current certification (ASCP) as a medical laboratory scientist (MLS/MT)
  • Recent/ongoing exposure to MLS/MLS laboratories
PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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