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Medical Assistant Instruct

Posted on September 05, 2018

School: Erie High School

Type: full-time position

Position Title: Medical Assistant Instructor

Location: Erie High School

Position Summary/Goal: This is an instructional program that prepares individuals to assist physicians by performing functions related to both administrative and clinical duties of a medical office. Administrative components of instruction include telephone technique, insurance, accounts, reports, medical records, computerized fiscal management, medical transcription and word processing. The clinical aspects of the program provide instruction in examination room techniques, aseptic practices, infection control, care of equipment and supplies, CPR/first aid, laboratory orientation and the use of biomedical equipment. The curriculum includes instruction in anatomy and physiology, universal precautions and OSHA regulations, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, communications, introduction to pharmacology, medical assisting skills and clinical practice.
Term of Employment: Teacher Contract

Salary: per Teacher Contract
Reporting Relationships: Director of CTE and/or building principal

Qualifications:

• A minimum of 4 years verifiable experience as a medical assistant within the past 10 years.
• A graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed as an RN in Pennsylvania OR a graduate of an approved and nationally accredited postsecondary school for medical assistant and certified as a Medical Assistant.
• Must be willing to earn teacher certification in vocational education.

Education and Experience:

• Industry certifications may include Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA), EKG/ECG Technician (CET), Nurse Technician (CNT), Patient Care Technician (CPCT), Bloodborne Certification, CPR/First Aid, OSHA for Health Care
• Work experience in hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitation center
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with educators, students, parents, and larger community
• Working knowledge of OSHA regulations, universal precautions and body structure, and function in health and disease
• Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be highly organized

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Promote positive working relationships
• Implement a curriculum that fosters all areas of skill development
• Use appropriate and effective teaching approaches
• Provide ongoing assessments of student progress
• Establish and maintain relationships
• Use resources of the community
• Provide a safe and healthy learning environment
• Integrate academic skills and aptitudes necessary for postsecondary education, gainful employment, and a foundation of lifelong learning

Special Requirements:

 Physical requirements are the same as those in a medical setting
 Lab environment with equipment and theory room for practical application. Must have the ability to work with youth and to motivate them for careers in nursing


Evaluation: Conducted annually by the Director of CTE and/or building principal

This list is intended to be illustrative rather than complete and serves to show major duties and responsibilities and does not express or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent in this position. The employee will be required to perform any other position-related duties requested by the supervisor.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY IN WRITING, NO LATER THAN 3:30 P.M. September 15, 2018 TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, 148 WEST 21ST STREET, ERIE, PA 16502.

APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A BACKGROUND CHECK AS REQUIRED BY STATE LAW ACT 34 EFFECTIVE 1/86, CHILD ABUSE HISTORY CLEARANCE EFFECTIVE 7/96 & ACT 114 F.B.I. FINGERPRINT CHECK

POST: 8:00 AM September 5, 2018
REMOVE: 3:30 PM September 15, 2018
THE ERIE SCHOOL DISTRICT DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES BASED ON AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, DISABILITY OR BECAUSE A PERSON IS A DISABLED VETERAN OR VETERAN OF THE VIETNAM ERA. THIS POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION EXTENDS TO ALL OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED CLASSIFICATIONS. PUBLICATION OF THIS POLICY IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS INCLUDING TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, TITLE IX OF THE EDUCATION AMENDMENTS OF 1972, SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973, AND THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. INQUIRIES MAY BE MADE BY CONTACTING THE ERIE SCHOOL DISTRICT, 148 WEST 21ST STREET, ERIE PA 16502, (814) 874-6080.
 

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