Medical Office Assistant instructors use their training and practical experience from clinical and/or administrative duties to teach Ashton Medical Office Assistant students what they need to succeed in the medical field.
- Prepares and facilitates learning activities (i.e. lectures, presentations, discussions, assignments, and examinations) that are designed to help students meet their learning objectives
- Fosters a productive and collaborative learning environment
- Interacts regularly with students and monitors course activity
- Provides detailed feedback to students regarding their performance on all graded activities
- Fluent in English
- Exceptional communicator (both verbal and written)
- A certificate, diploma or post-secondary degree relevant to the subject matter and two years of full-time work experience in an occupation relevant to the subject matter of the course, or ten (10) years of full-time work experience
- Experienced with facilitating or participating in meetings
- Confident, personable and engaging presenter
- Ability to plan engaging and interactive learning activities
- Able to set aside adequate time to teach the course and interact with their students
- Ability to evaluate all assignments/quizzes/exams and enter marks into our Student Information System (SIS)
- Willingness to participate in further training in order to become an excellent instructor
- Personable instructor who is dedicated to training young professionals
- Assignments/presentations, and written exams structured for medical or dental office administrators
- Training in medical terminology or pharmacology, management software and basic medical office procedures
- Specialized training in EMR systems – getting acquainted with medical and pharmaceutical billing procedures, understanding what transpires between pharmacists and physicians, getting to know the constituents of a prescription, and learning about alternative forms of billing such as ICBC, WCB, Department of Veterans Affairs, out-of-province billing, and medical-legal billing
- A typing speed of 50-65 words per minute and knowledge of spreadsheet and database software
- An ability to adapt to new software programs due to changes in technology, such as the increasing use of electronic medical records (EMR)
- WCB Level 1 First Aid, CPR Level C and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) certification
- Administrative and Clinical Procedures – Proficient at all routine administrative and clinical tasks such as reception management, inventory management and record management.
This is a contract position. The length of each contract position is determined by the length of the course that the instructor is teaching. Individuals will teach at our downtown Vancouver campus. Full-time courses require 20 hours of instructional time per week.
It is recommended that you read Teaching at Ashton before applying.