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Part Time Instructor - Medical Information Systems (On Location) 

Category Part Time Instructor  

Part-time faculty position with teaching responsibility for a full range of Medical Information courses. Instructor will also participate in planning, implementation, and evaluation of all courses taught within the area, and contribute to ongoing improvement of the Medical Information and Medical Assistant program curriculums.

Part Time Faculty normally teach one or two courses per semester. Teaching assignments may be available for day and evening courses.

Position Requirements

Position Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in a healthcare field preferred.
  2. Must have instruction in educational theory and techniques.
  3. At least three years of employment in a healthcare facility, including a minimum of 160 hours in an ambulatory healthcare setting performing or observing administrative and clinical procedures as performed by medical assistants.
  4. Must be credentialed in good standing in Medical Assisting, by an organization whose credentialing exam is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
  5. At least one year experience teaching at the post secondary and/or vocational/technical education preferred.
  6. Working knowledge of healthcare and insurance industries including regulatory issues, and ability to research and interpret Medicare regulations.
  7. Familiarity with the most current version of Windows, MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and microcomputer applications used for Medical Coding, Billing, and Electronic Health Records.
  8. Must maintain knowledge of current medical assisting practice in administrative and clinical areas as defined by the MAERB Core Curriculum.
  9. Strong analytical skills.
  10. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  11. Excellent grammar skills.

Position Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Instructional Responsibilities:

  1. Teach lecture and laboratory portions of courses in Medical Information Systems.
  2. Prepare and distribute course syllabi to students.
  3. Evaluate student progress through appropriate tools.
  4. Maintain appropriate instructional laboratories and equipment.
  5. Participate in accreditation activities.
  6. Participate in committee assignments, program advisory committee activities, and departmental activities including recruitment of students.
  7. Maintain a high level of academic competency through professional development activities.
  8. Stay current with MAERB, CAAHEP, and AAMA program requirements.
  9. Maintain medical assistant credential.
  10. Review new CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines and implement.
  11. Ensure that all MAERB/CAAHEP required information is displayed in course syllabi.
  12. Maintain records of student competency completion and requirements for accreditation.
  13. Review students’ records for completion of requirements in courses.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No supervisory responsibilities.

Expected Hours of Work:

Exempt employee. The work schedule is variable depending on course schedule.


Most of the work will be done at the Alpena campus. However, some local travel may be expected.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Effort:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms; and, use cognitive and analytical skills.

Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Shift Various Shifts  
Close Date  
Open Date 5/9/2019  
Location Alpena Community College - Alpena Campus  
About the Organization Alpena Community College is located in Northeast Michigan on the beautiful shoreline of Lake Huron. ACC offers two-year degrees, one-year certificates, customized corporate training, and community education to all of Northeast Michigan. Each semester, ACC attracts more than 2,000 students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and academic goals. Smaller class sizes, affordable tuition, and the convenience of two campus locations and online courses, make Alpena Community College a great choice whether you are starting college for the first time, or coming back to school for a new career or additional training. At ACC, you can work on a college degree or acquire specific skills in a number of fields to move you forward in your occupation, plus the courses you complete can be transferred to a four-year college or university.

Vocational/technical programs, distance learning programs, dual-enrollment, cooperative on-campus four-year degree programs and continuing education courses are all available right here, in Northeast Michigan.
EOE Statement Alpena Community College policies and practices for admission, employment and activities comply with requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2010, Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sex, age, or disability. The College practices and policies also comply with the Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act (PDCRA) and the Michigan Elliott-Larson Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) which prohibits discrimination in hiring based on age, height, weight and marital status and familial status in addition to race, color, religion, sex (which includes pregnancy) and national origin. For more information contact the Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act and the Title II coordinator: Melissa Guy, Title IX Coordinator/Director of Human Resources  

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