Portland Community College is accepting applications for a Full-Time Instructor in the Medical Assisting (MA) Program. PCC’s MA Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP) and prepares students for certification through the CMA (AAMA) national exam. The program is a recognized leader in preparing Medical Assistants for the changing landscape of healthcare and features a curriculum emphasizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model.
We are looking for an instructor who has strong current content knowledge and experience, who can balance academic rigor with practical application, and is committed to equitable student success.
This position will be responsible for teaching the Medical Assisting program’s didactic and clinical procedure courses as well as ongoing curriculum development in collaboration with other program faculty and staff.
Courses will be primarily in the evenings at PCC’s Cascade Campus in N. Portland, though responsibilities may extend to other times and campuses.
If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be part of, please review the below qualifications for this position and apply today!
See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/resources/academic/instructor-qualifications/ma.html
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
In your cover letter, please clearly address your experience with the following 4 success criteria for the position.
1. Three years of recent experience working in primary care or internal medicine
2. Experience in education or training of clinical providers of primary care
3. At least one year of supervisory or healthcare administration experience
4. Experience with, or strong knowledge of, the PCMH model
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
Associate degree or higher and Certified Medical Assistant credentialed through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA),
Registered Medical Assistant through the American Medical Technologists and Three years experience working as a medical assistant in an ambulatory care setting
Degree must be from an accredited institution.
Classroom teaching experience
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age; plus partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions.
*Please note: Temporary Full-Time Faculty are not eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, or AD&D Insurance.
- 1 day of sick leave for every 18 days worked (~10 days/year)
- 21 hours of additional personal leave per year
- 4 paid holidays (which occur during the term you are teaching)
View a complete list of PCC benefits.