Clinical Coordinator - Medical Assisting
- City Colleges of Chicago
- Illinois, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Mar 23, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
- Employment Type
- Full Time
CLINICAL COORINATOR – MEDICAL ASSISTING
MALCOLM X COLLEGE
Malcolm X College is looking for a Clinical Coordinator to join the Medical Assisting Department. The program at Malcolm X College are founded upon the learning domains established by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program and those adopted by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
The educational goals also include the Medical Assisting Program educating students enabling them to graduate as professional practitioners proficient in all entry-level competencies. The curriculum is designed to instruct and assess students in the achievement of cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domain learning objectives as established by the Medical Assisting Evaluation Review Board (MAERB) in order to met the educational goals.
The education goals also include the Medical Assisting Program assessing the needs of the local community through the local advisory board and other various avenues and providing an educational program for Medical Assistants to meet their needs and respond to changes giving graduates the best possible opportunity for local employment.
Specifically, the minimum expectation is to “To prepare medical assistants who are competent in the cognitive 9knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domain to enter the profession.”
- Psychomotor skills are to be demonstrated and assessed through instructor demonstration, open lab time, practice and “check-offs. Each psychomotor skill must be performed competently at entry level. Graduates must be able to perform all skills at entry level.
- Affective skills are to be demonstrated and assessed through presentations, written, verbal or non-verbal means at entry level. Graduates must demonstrate all effective skills at entry level.
- Cognitive knowledge is demonstrated and assessed by quizzes,
assignments, projects, games, internet research, papers and written
exams utilizing the grading scale established by the Medical
Assisting program. Cognitive knowledge must be applied to practice
and is assessed by written means within the program and by taking
the RMA examination upon completion of the program.
Student Evaluations and Related Activities:
- Evaluates students clinical performance, competence, and knowledge in different areas of the medical field, both educationally and through on-site performance.
- Scores and writes reports of evaluations and final examinations. Communicates results to students and the program Director and Assistant Director.
- Discusses performance with administrators in addition to clinical preceptors, for further understanding of the student’s development.
- Maintains links with clinical preceptros health care institutions, and other agencies involved in the clinical phase of the program.
- Provides clinical instruction and professional academic counsel to students.
- Performs periodic review and updates course materials.
- Assures the availability of remedial instruction for
- Verifies syllabi and lesson plans are appropriately mapped to the curriculum.
- Develops and optimizes online study materials to aid in instruction and reports.
- Prepares reports on student use of online study materials.
- Orients instructors and preceptors to ensure student learning outcomes and expected educational competencies are communicated to students and scheduled.
- Defines and maintains consistent and effective processes for the initial and ongoing evaluation of all sites and preceptors use for students’ clinical practice experiences, using comparable evaluation processes to clinical sites regardless of geographic location.
- Monitors clinical rotations to ensure preceptors are fulfilling student learning outcomes.
- Monitors supervised clinical practice experiences and modifies as necessary to ensure expected learning outcomes will be met by each student by program completion.
- Ensure documentation of student demonstration of defined
professional behaviors and to ensure student assessment,
evaluations, various documentation, and grades are properly
obtained, completed, and accurately reported.
- Establishes the clinical rotation schedule for all clinical students using established network of clinical sites.
- Develops new/additional sites for program as necessary.
- Coordinates student schedules with other institutions.
- Performs clinical site evaluations as part of contract renewal.
- Writes qualitative evaluations of site.
- Updates and/or renews contracts as appropriate.
- Collects data and prepares reports on clinical sites for inclusion in accreditation, grants, colleges, and other hospital documents.
- Ensures all student records are complete and accurate.
- Participates in self-study process.
- Maintains documentation to verify student learning outcomes are being achieved.
- Prepares student packets for preceptors to inform them of expected student learning outcomes and facilitate communication with student, and college.
- Ensures and documents that each clinical site provides the student access to physical facilities, patient populations and supervision necessary to fulfill the program’s expectations of the clinical experience.
- Prepares reports on qualitative evaluation of sites for inclusion in accreditation, grant applications, college, hospital and other program documents.
- Promotes and recruits interested individuals into the
- Guides and counsels students to help them achieve the best results of the program.
- Assists students in their professional developments. Ensures that students are informed of additional services to assist them throughout the program.
- Provides students with additional information regarding national certification, licensure, and clinical privileges, processes, and policies.
- Holds discussions with students to discuss educational and/or
career development as appropriate.
- Develops, schedules, and implements professional practice seminars to assist students in improving clinical knowledge and competencies and professional conduct.
- Assists students in preparing for national certification examination through a variety of methods customized for student.
- Maintains medical program certification and licensure as required by accreditation review committees.
- Maintains clinical, teaching, scholarly, and administrative
professional development as required.
- Participates in open-house programs for individuals interested in the program.
- Meets with individuals to discuss the process of applying in the program and the necessary requirements to be admitted.
- Reviews and interviews applicants to the program; selects applicants for admission to the medical program.
- Meets with applicants not selected to advise and counsel for future admission.
- Evaluates the program and participates in action plans and timelines for implementation of changes, reevaluating changes and ongoing analysis.
- Develops new or additional clinical and didactic year preceptor sites as necessary.
- Attends departmental meetings, interdepartmental meetings, College-wide meetings, city-wide meetings, course preparation, and other professional duties.
- Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards. •
Performs other duties as assigned
- Associate’s degree in a Certified Medical Program is required.
- Must hold a current, non-expired certification with the America Medical Technologist (RMA) or American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA). Certification.
- At least 3 years experience in a healthcare environment. Additional experience in a clinical setting and/or experience in an academic setting preferred.
- Prior knowledge with a Learning Management System such as: Brighspace and MedHub, Evalue preferred.
- Must be able to commute to clinical sites, throughout t the city and surrounding suburbs.
- Able to oversee clinicals at the main Malcolm X campus, and our satellite campuses.
- Above average verbal and written communication required.
- Ability to communicate complicated information to varied audiences.
- Must conduct interactions in a polite and courteous manner.
- Ability to maintain confidential information on the program and student records.
- Proficiency in various software programs including word processing, spreadsheet applications, and database management.
- Must be self-directed and able to prioritize work. Must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
- Must be able to participate and interact as a team player on many projects throughout the District.
- Must be able to work varied hours which may include evenings
For the third time in four years, Malcolm X College was selected as a Promising 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.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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