Lead Medical Assistant or Medical Billing Instructor
The Lead Faculty is a campus faculty member that works under the supervision of the Campus Director and the appropriate Director of Education. The Lead Faculty utilizes training processes and curriculum materials developed by Ross Faculty Training Committee, Director of Education and the Curriculum Committee to provide program oversight to ensure consistent and effective delivery program curriculum and compliance with program grading and assessment standards. These functions are scheduled and compensated in addition to routine classroom instruction duties as determined by the Campus Director.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Program Supervision Duties
- Assist the Campus Trainer/Mentor(s) to the extent necessary to train and mentor new faculty members the standardized lesson plans and train proper techniques for hands on proficiencies in the classroom.
- Provide support and supervision for program faculty in understanding program delivery requirements and effectively undertaking instruction in the assigned program.
- Provide new instructor training in classroom management, teaching methodologies, and program management/reporting requirements to individuals and groups based on assignments/requests from Campus Director.
- Conducts classroom observations to review delivery of technical course content is necessary.
- Ensures classrooms are properly equipped and supplied. Advises Campus Director of any equipment repair/replacement needs or supplies issues.
- Advises Campus Director and/or Assistant Director of recommended curriculum revisions and suggested updates for educational resources to support the programs.
- Teaches course work as it applies to the appropriate curriculum.
- Utilizes contemporary teaching strategies and practices in the classroom; such as: guest speakers, field trips, videos, power point presentations, virtual library, overhead transparencies, Instructors Resource Manual, lecture, and handouts to enhance the learning process.
- Holds conferences with students on an as-needed basis.
- Maintains classroom in good physical order and equipment in good repair.
- Enters classroom at designated time with all necessary materials. Begins and ends class at scheduled times.
- Actively participates to promote student retention.
Outside of Class Time
- Prepares weekly lesson plans.
- Corrects students assignments and tests; returns and reviews results with students promptly.
- Accurately records grades, attendance, successful completion of proficiencies; entering information in campus management software.
- Works additional time weekly, as announced, for individual student needs outside the classroom.
- Cooperates with lab schedules.
- Orders supplies and forms when needed and puts them away in proper location.
- Attends a minimum of two in-service activities annually, including the annual Ross Medical in-service.
- Attends formal and informal faculty, curriculum enhancement and training committee meetings.
- Informs Director immediately of unsatisfactory academic student progress, discipline or attitude problems, and occurrences that warrant discussion.
- Schedules and conducts student externship site visits and completes appropriate paperwork.
- Under direction of Campus Director provides additional support to students on probation or mid-progress warning.
- Attends quarterly faculty meetings to discuss classroom concerns, student issues, classroom management and campus strategic goals.
- Participates in school events regarding student retention and placement.
- Attends advisory board meetings as requested by Campus Director.
- Performs related work as required.