Medical Office Administration Instructor

Medical Office Administration Instructor


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

Main Campus - Smithfield, North Carolina


$43,586.00 - $77,738.50 Annually



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Closes: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Target Start Date

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education Minimum: Associate's degree in medical office administration, healthcare management or closely related field.
Experience Minimum: Two-years' experience of post-secondary teaching of medical office administration courses or equivalent work-related experience in Medical Office Administration.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: Bachelor's degree or higher in medical office administration, healthcare management or closely related field.  Certification as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or an equivalent certification.
Preferred: Three years of teaching Medical Office Administration courses at the college level.  Online teaching experience with a learning management system, preferably Blackboard Curriculum development experience.  Three years' hands on medical office experience.

Position Description

Johnston Community College is looking for a faculty member to lead our students into the future of Medical Office Administration as part of the Business and Advanced Technology division!  Electronic Health Records Technicians and Certified Professional Coders are two growing careers, and we need a dynamic instructor to provide real world experience of daily operations as well as medical office technical knowledge to students to be successful in these fields. Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to provide a comprehensive educational instructional program committed to quality teaching and successful student achievement and outcomes. Employees in this classification perform instructional work and are leaders in curriculum design for this program. Position is responsible for instructing students with updated knowledge of active learning approaches as well as in-the-field expertise; teaching classes; maintaining accurate administrative records; service to the department and the College as a whole; and interaction with the medical office administration local community.

Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Teach a full load of medical office courses in the curriculum seated, face-to-face, hybrid, online, and accelerated format.
  • Review, update and develop a focus for the JCC current medical office curriculum. Instructor should find ways of incorporating current healthcare trends into courses, pathways, credentials for today's savvy medical office-oriented student.
  • Attend and pursue meaningful professional development opportunities to keep current with content and pedagogy and utilize in teaching.
  • Engage students in project-based, active learning.
  • Incorporate differences in healthcare world as it relates to globalization and technology.
  •  Collaborate with other programs and continuing education at JCC to create pathways that would benefit students.
  • Be proactive in recruiting and maintaining relationships with advisory board members with a broad representation from the Johnston County community. Feedback should be sought frequently and used to develop both curriculum and continuing education opportunities for JCC students.
  •  Use technology regularly in the classroom and utilize assignments, which mirror what is used out in the medical world (i.e. e-texts, apps, Google Docs, Skype, MS Office products, etc.) with a high level of proficiency.
  • Develop additional, meaningful opportunities for medical office administration students including, but not limited to, clubs, healthcare-based competitions, guest speakers, internships, etc.
  • Attend college events (graduation, recruitment, etc.)
  • Interface regularly with part time medical office instructors to ensure quality, consistency in instruction.  In addition, serve on the interview committee for new part time instructors to ensure that they too are teaching updated content.
  • Performs related work as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This job will supervise adjunct instructors. 

Additional Information:

Language Skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.             

Mathematical Skills     

  • Ability to perform basic math computations including adding, subtracting, multiplying and averaging all units of measure.
  • Ability to compute fractions, percents, and decimals. 

Reasoning Ability   

  • Ability to use effective critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.

Computer Skills                                               

  • To perform this job successfully an individual should be proficient in a Windows environment and have knowledge of email systems, Microsoft Office, and Blackboard.

Physical Demands
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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