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
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 (knowledge),
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
- 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
- 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.
The position plans and develops clinical education experience for
the clinical phase in an Allied Health/Career Program. The position
monitors supervised clinical practice experiences and modifies them
as necessary to ensure expected learning outcomes will be met for
each student by program completion.
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
- Maintains links with clinical preceptors health care
institutions, and other agencies involved in the clinical phase of
- Provides clinical instruction and professional academic counsel
- Performs periodic review and updates course materials.
- Assures the availability of remedial instruction for
- Verifies syllabi and lesson plans are appropriately mapped to
- 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
- 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.
Student Guidance and Counsel:
- 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
- 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
- Ensures all student records are complete and accurate.
- Participates in self-study process.
- Maintains documentation to verify student learning outcomes are
- 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
- 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.
Recruiting and Strategic Planning:
- 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
- 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
- Evaluates the program and participates in action plans and
timelines for implementation of changes, reevaluating changes and
- 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.
- Performs other duties as assigned
- 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
- Above average verbal and written communication required.
- Ability to communicate complicated information to varied
- Must conduct interactions in a polite and courteous
- Ability to maintain confidential information on the program and
- 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
Excellent health benefits at a low cost;
Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan;
Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition
Reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits please
visit our benefits page.
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
This represented by Local 1600 Professionals union.
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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