Instructor, Allied Health Training Programs
NewBridge Cleveland Center for Arts & Technology - Cleveland, OH

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POSITION DESCRIPTION
NewBridge Cleveland Center for Arts & Technology is establishing a pool of qualified candidates interested in teaching opportunities in the Allied Health Fields. Of particular interest are individuals capable of teaching adult learners the skills required to become phlebotomists, pharmacy technicians, patient care technicians and/or medical coders. The Instructor is responsible for preparing and presenting instruction in the allied health fields, including profession-specific courses and their corresponding labs (e.g. phlebotomy, EKG, etc.), medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and mathematics, among others. Full and part-time opportunities are available.

DUTIES

  • Plan, prepare and deliver instruction in accordance with course text, syllabi, and outline as approved by Director.
  • Maintain a positive and cooperative working relationship with any external training sites and associated staff.
  • Stay abreast of and incorporate changes and developments affecting areas of instruction. This may be accomplished through professional memberships, contacts in field, publications, and, when appropriate, coursework.
  • Maintain accurate records of performance, evaluation, and attendance on each class taught at all times.
  • Evaluate student progress and provide feedback in a timely manner. Written feedback should be provided on at least a weekly basis and may include tests, assignments, projects, etc.
  • Assist in achieving educational goals of each student in each training program, to include providing small group/individual remedial instruction as required when time permits.
  • Support and enhance a "team effort" in instructional development and delivery.
  • Assist students in problem resolution by referring to counselor, Director, or outside agency as necessary.
  • Abide by all rules, regulations, and policies as determined by NewBridge Cleveland Center for Arts and Technology.
  • Maintain neat and orderly classrooms; report in writing needed repairs, additional equipment, supplies, etc. to Director.
  • Assist in interview and selection of prospective students as scheduled by Director.
  • Maintain a professional instructor-student relationship, including:
  • Establishing and maintaining positive student interaction.
  • Restricting classroom time to relevant, subject-related information.
  • Non-discriminate, fair and equal treatment of all students.
  • Being on time and prepared for each class as scheduled.
  • Responding to student questions in a calm, clear and concise fashion.
  • Providing a non-threatening environment conducive to learning and positive self-esteem.
  • Participates on the program’s Advisory Board and collaborates with board members on the content and direction of the program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred. Relevant related health certifications for phlebotomy, pharmacy technician, nursing and/or medical coding required, depending on discipline.
2. At least three years experience in practice settings.
3. At least one year (or equivalent) educational experience working with adult learners
4. Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum, manage program budgets, and communicate with a diverse population.
5. Ability to work independently.
6. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
7. Highly organized.
8. Creative, flexible, and highly motivated personality capable of handling and prioritizing multiple, time-sensitive tasks and responsibilities.
9. Excellent interpersonal skills; capable of relating well to people of varied backgrounds and education levels
10. Fluency with Internet and e-mail.