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Kirkwood Community College Learning Facilitator - Medical Office Professional in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Learning Facilitator - Medical Office Professional

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Learning Facilitator - Medical Office Professional


Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Type

Continuing Ed Instructor

Job Number



Continuing Ed/Training Svcs


Secondary Programs

Opening Date


  • Description

  • Benefits


Kirkwood Community College welcomes applicants for this position all year.Your application will be considered each time we have an opening in the subject area listed.

This position can be flexible around your availability. Classes are typically scheduled during the evenings and may run for several weeks.

The pay rate is variable dependent upon the assignment.

To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:Medical Office Professional is a short certificate designed to prepare students to work in a medical office setting. This certificate offers training in basic medical terminology, Microsoft computer basics, Medical Office basics and SIM chart.


  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.

  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.

  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.

  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.

  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.


  • Effectively teach assigned courses.

  • Serve as a professional role model.

  • Assist students in achieving course objectives.

  • Evaluate and report student performance. Prepare student learning activities.

  • Participate in program activities and meetings as appropriate. Perform other related work duties as assigned.

  • The individual teaching this class will be available Monday – Thursday for a 7-week period in the Spring and Fall semesters


  • Demonstrates professional role modeling for students, professional appearance and positive attitude.

  • Maintains familiarity with policies and protocols of the program, college and clinical agencies. Assumes responsibility, is prompt and dependable in attendance, and effectively applies problem-solving skills.

  • Assists students in identifying strengths/areas for improvement. Acts as a facilitator of learning' discusses, questions, and directs student learning.

  • Maintains confidentiality with patients, students, agency, and college.

  • Represents the college/program in a positive manner. Meets all employment requirements.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.


Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.


  • Must have a degree in a healthcare field or have medical office experience.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Must be able to demonstrate all technical skills required of students.

  • May potentially be subject to bio-hazardous chemicals; moveable mechanical parts; and fumes, odors, dusts, and mists.

  • Person in this position must satisfactorily complete Kirkwood’s Bloodborne Pathogens training.


  • Teaching experience helpful.


Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email:equity@Kirkwood.eduor the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339

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Kirkwood Community College


6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52404