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Medical Assistant Externship Coordinator

Company: Florida Technical College
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

The Externship Coordinator is responsible for student skills assessment, supervision and collaboration with On Site Medical Office Manager in the evaluation of students participating in the externship course. The Externship Coordinator is directly responsible for Identifying, evaluating, and completing affiliation agreements with the externship site and ensure all externship course learning objectives are met, to include completion of required hours.Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of related work experience in the program field
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) required
  • Remain current with Continuing Education Units and obtain necessary credentials required by Programmatic Accrediting Body.
  • Experience in a proprietary school as faculty or an externship coordinator
  • Excellent communication with staff and community
  • Bilingual- English and SpanishEssential duties and responsibilities:
    • Ensure students are prepared academically, technically, and professionally for the externship.
    • Identify new externship sites, perform visits and evaluate new sites for viability as an allied health learning facility.
    • Conduct externship orientation workshops to prepare students for the externship sites and assign students to externship sites.
    • Confirm all students report to their site assignment in the beginning of the externship course and work actively on maintain budgeted retention levels for participating students.
    • Ensure all externship sites have completed and signed an externship affiliation agreement.
    • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and certification, state and federal guidelines related to the program
    • Collaborate with the site supervisor to conduct midterm, work ethic, receive timesheets and final performance evaluations
    • Issue a final course grade and upload grading rubric into DocuSign
    • Responsible for a 50% Extern to Hire Placement Conversion Rate
    • Meet and update the Regional Career Services Director, Dean and ED on student progress.
    • Follow procedures and adhere to school policies including, keeping accurate records of student advising and behavioral incidents (if applicable)
    • Maintain budgeted retention levels for students participating in the externship course.
    • Attend faculty meetings, in-service programs, career services workshops, graduation ceremoniesCompetencies:
      • Good judgment, problem-solving, and analytical and decision-making skills.
      • Strong ethics.
      • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment
      • Ability to overcome objections with positive outcomes.
      • Excellent verbal, written and mathematical skills.
      • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office products)
      • Ability to forecast, set, and meet both business and professional goals
      • Excellent time management, prioritization, presentation and organizational skills
      • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.Applicants must meet the minimum requirements to be considered.Employer with Equal Employment Opportunity for Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Persons with Disabilities PI207376899

Keywords: Florida Technical College, Kissimmee , Medical Assistant Externship Coordinator, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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