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Instructor, Medical Office Management Job in Brownsville, Texas

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Job Title: Instructor, Medical Office Management

Employer:Texas Southmost College
Type:Full-Time
Specialties:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education required. • Associate’s degree or higher in Office Administration, Business, Health Information Administration/Management/Technology or related field from a regionally accredited college or university. • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of non-teaching work experience in the field.
Required Certifications:• Certified Professional Coder certificate through AAPC or equivalent or willing to obtain within 12 months of hire.
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Preferred Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:Brownsville, TX
Date Posted:10/16/2019

JOB SUMMARY

 Faculty are professional educators who work on a limited basis and have the primary responsibility of fulfilling the Texas Southmost College’s (TSC) mission, vision, values and goals of providing a quality education for all students enrolled at the College.  The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, advisor, and facilitator of learning.   Faculty members are responsible to the College President through a chain of command and accountable to the College’s policies and procedures.   

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Categories below constitute the expectations for the faculty member.  These responsibilities will be assessed utilizing student evaluations, classroom observations and the supervisor’s formative and summative evaluations.

·         Strive for continual improvement of student success by planning an optimal learning environment; providing high quality instruction and advising; participating in the development of learning outcomes and in the assessment of students as well as of self and applied teaching techniques in order to increase effectiveness; and engaging in ongoing professional development.

·         Manage learning environments by ensuring that accurate syllabi are developed that incorporate departmental, college and instructor requirements; maintaining attendance records, submitting grades, and providing constructive feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout the semester; and conducting classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule.

·         Deliver effective instruction by assuming primary responsibility for curriculum development in conjunction with the College’s policies and procedures, ensuring both rigor and the quality of instruction; by considering individual differences of students in order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities; by using the College’s digital learning solution to meet the objectives of courses; and by communicating clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of the College’s digital learning solution and other available technologies.

·         Enhance the student’s learning experience by integrating concrete, real-life situations into learning experiences to encourage critical thinking, interdisciplinary skills and teamwork; by employing methods that develop student understanding of discipline-specific thinking, practices and procedures, as well as interdisciplinary applications, to create academic literacy; and by working with students and employers in occupational settings as required by or appropriate to the academic discipline.

·         Collaborate with colleagues across the College in the construction and continuous improvement of measurable learning outcomes to include the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) core curriculum objectives and additional Texas Southmost College’s objectives.

·         Assess student learning by designing assessments that measure or demonstrate student growth; by sequencing learning opportunities throughout advising, courses and programs to build student understanding and knowledge; and by aligning assessment with learning opportunities.

·         Promote continual improvement as part of the cycle of teaching and learning by developing and revising curriculum as needed and using defined student learning outcomes to plan, develop, document and evaluate the effectiveness of teaching activities.

·         Support TSC’s institutional effectiveness program by understanding the preparation and evaluations of Student Outcomes Assessment Plans (SOAPs); completing all mandatory performance evaluation measures within specified time limits; sharing best practices with colleagues in formal and informal settings; and striving toward improved educational effectiveness.

·         Support learning through student engagement by creating a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners.

·         Maintain a learning-centered environment by being available to students during the designated work period.

·         Support student learning by making students aware of and referring them to the appropriate student and academic support services available at the College.

·         Pursue professional development by taking graduate courses or internal classes offered by the College or professional development organizations, as appropriate and by maintaining required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as disciplinary standards dictate.

·         Participate collegially in discipline-specific activities developed for faculty, as appropriate.

·         Handle sensitive and extensive confidential information.

·         Attend the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite.

·         Complete duties and responsibilities in compliance with college standards, policies and guidelines.

·         Promote positive morale and teamwork within the functional unit and provides exceptional customer service to students, faculty and the community.

·         Use interpersonal skills and makes sound judgments to decide how duties and responsibilities are completed between coworkers, the supervisory chain, faculty, staff, students, and customers.

·         Complete all required training and professional development sessions sponsored by Texas Southmost College (TSC).

·         Support the values and institutional goals as defined in the College’s Strategic Plan.

·         Assist with the process for systematic review and evaluation of the planning unit per the model adopted by the College, including the development and monitoring of outcomes and plans of action for improvement based on the assessment of those outcomes and plans.

·         Working hours may include evenings, holidays or weekends depending on deadline requirements and special events.

·         Perform duties and responsibilities within a high-tech all-digital environment.


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For additional information, please call 956-295-3777
or email
sandra.garza@tsc.edu.              


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