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Clinical Coordinator - Medical Sciences

Company: Marion Technical College
Location: Marion
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Student is....

The most important person at MTC

Without students, there would be no need for our positions.

....not a cold enrollment statistic,

But a flesh and blood human being with feelings and emotions like our own.

...not someone to be tolerated so we can do our thing.

The student is our thing.


Provide quality instruction and assessment relative to the learning competencies defined by Marion Technical College (the "College") and the Medical Sciences (MS) programs and coordinate clinical education experiences for students. Participate in the MLT and College activities to enhance teaching, learning, and support services provided to students, including student academic achievement in accordance with the College-wide assessment, strategic, and department plans.


  • Respond to inquiries from students, College employees and customers in a timely manner; maintain confidentiality and privacy in accordance with the College, HIPAA, FERPA, student records, and any other protected documentation.
  • Demonstrate ability to network and promote programs within the medical sciences community, develop clinical education relationships, and possess exceptional organizational skills to manage and continue development of the programs.
  • Evaluate students' performance, in cooperation with other faculty, to assess and improve learning. Determine ability to integrate classroom and clinical learning experiences to progress within the course of study. Maintain current knowledge of program policies, procedures, and student progress.
  • Demonstrate professional competency in instructional and evaluation methods. Participate in classroom, lab, and clinical instruction and in the clinical competency evaluation for each student assigned to a clinical site. Meet and inform students of current program progress on a regular basis.
  • Serve as faculty with administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the academic programs. Demonstrate competence in clinical education, teaching, assessment of learning, and curriculum development. Demonstrate expertise, enthusiasm and creativity in teaching which produces an environment where learning and self-improvement occur.
  • Advise and assist students with scheduling and registration for successful course degree completion, with guidance and academic advising. Maintain and make available a current schedule to accommodate student learning and advising needs, including office hours, on- and off-campus meetings, classes, clinical, etc. in accordance with the annual faculty service days' schedule.
  • Teach technical courses in accordance with the Medical Sciences courses and College objectives, the established syllabus, and the schedule of classes (course load may vary as program development work changes) in a classroom/laboratory setting over the course of an academic year, including summers. Participate in on-going evaluation and continuous improvement of curricula and course content; evaluate student learning and outcomes.
  • Provide all forms of instruction to meet objectives and student learning needs corresponding to the level and content of the courses being taught. Prepare and update assigned course syllabi on a regular basis. Maintain accurate records of grades, attendance, etc. Make periodic reviews of literature and implement supplemental teaching aids.
  • Serve as curriculum coordinator for courses designated by the program director. Coordinate and provide curricular materials to assigned community faculty. Communicate and organize curricular materials with community faculty members. Prepare course computer disks or binders containing teaching notes, handouts, quizzes, exams and any other supplemental teaching materials. Prepare activities for the student laboratory experience, in accordance with course syllabi.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures and develop faculty instructional schedules in accordance with College policy. Meet regularly with program officials to maintain current documentation of student clinical process. Coordinate and maintain student clinical records.
  • Assist program director to host CEU courses and other clinical faculty development activities on-campus for practitioners, as needed. Promote the Medical Sciences programs to community through the hosting of open houses, visits to schools and community groups, participating in campus visit days arranged through Office of Admissions. Assist with student recruitment, registration, and retention activities. Participate in Medical Sciences programs accreditation activities. Assist with program assessment measures, analysis of results and implementation of results.
  • Plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, and monitor clinical fieldwork activities on behalf of the academic programs and in coordination with academic and clinical faculty. Actively engage clinical faculty in clinical education planning, implementation, and assessment.
  • Monitor and refine the clinical education component of the curriculum. Facilitate quality learning experiences for students during clinical education and maximize available resources for the clinical education program. Establish clinical fieldwork settings, the development of facility standards, evaluate clinical fieldwork settings and effectiveness, and facilitate the ongoing development of clinical fieldwork settings and faculty.
  • Provide oversight for clinical practice including: select and approve appropriate clinical practice sites; provide orientation and train on-site supervisors; verify successful completion of student requirements, i.e. physical requirements, drug screening, criminal background checks.
  • Verify compliance of clinical practice experience with accreditation standards and provide oversight of the clinical practice including on-site assessment of student experiences and the quality of learning opportunities at least once during each term students are assigned to the directed clinical site.
  • Correlate clinical education with didactic education. Coordinate clinical education and implement clinical rotations which allow the student to achieve course objectives. Establish standard methods for evaluation of student clinical, classroom and lab performance and quality assurance. Facilitate clinical education effectiveness through a schedule of regular visits to the clinical education sites. Flexibility to meet instructional classroom schedules at the facility and visit off-campus clinical sites, as needed.
  • Obtain secure clinical learning environments that demonstrate characteristics of sound patient/client management, ethical and professional behavior, and currency with medical sciences practice. Educate students, clinical and academic faculty about clinical education. Provide documented records and assessment of the clinical education component (includes clinical education sites, clinical educators, etc).
  • Establish and monitor safety practices within the classroom, laboratory, and clinical sites. Assist with maintenance and inventory laboratory facilities and equipment; order materials necessary, through the Business Office - Business Portal purchase ordering system. Maintain user proficiency for software programs, systems, and databases used by the College.
  • Create and pursue a plan for professional development and continuing education to keep pace with changes and advances in teaching, learning, and in one's technical specialty or discipline. Willing to commit and pursue continuing education, which may include higher educational degrees, certifications, and advancement of current knowledge of and practice in the discipline. Adhere to the professional standards of practice for the relative area of study and exhibit a positive, professional attitude toward College employees, students, the teaching process, etc.
  • Maintain liaison with colleagues in other institutions and actively participate in professional associations. Attend on- or off-campus College meetings and serve on departmental and College committees as assigned by the supervisor.

    This position is expected to instruct a minimum of 12.00 workload hours per fall and spring and 10 workload hours in the summer term.


    Bachelor's degree required and national certification in science; master's degree preferred or willing to obtain a master's degree within three years from date of hire, if required. Three years of experience in healthcare and minimum of one year teaching experience within a postsecondary and/or vocational/technical university or college preferred; or one year training experience and willingness to complete educational theory and techniques CEUs. Willingness to work an irregular schedule as assigned. Ability to successfully pass a background check, prior to and after employment. Valid driver's license or dependable transportation required.


    This position is classified as Faculty and will teach in a wide range of educational venues to provide quality instruction to a diverse student population for the college, primarily in a classroom or office setting. Further information may be obtained from the Human Resources Office.


    Any other duties deemed appropriate may be assigned - The duties and responsibilities defined above are not an all-inclusive list, but a general summary of typical duties. Individuals in this position may be asked to perform a wide range of related tasks, within the scope of their education or certification, to ensure that the highest levels of educational services are provided. We all share the responsibility of doing whatever is required to make Marion Technical College a great place to be - for an education and for a career.


    Submit a cover letter, resume/vita, and three professional references for the position; a single PDF file with all required application materials is preferred in the "attach/upload resume section" of the application.


    All faculty and adjunct faculty positions require the applicant to submit unofficial transcripts for all post-secondary education degree in the "attach other documents section" of the application. If the position requires a licensure or certification, the applicant is required to submit a copy in the "attach other documents section" of the application.

    Marion Technical College is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Marion Technical College, Columbus , Clinical Coordinator - Medical Sciences, Healthcare , Marion, Ohio

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