Location: Fall River, MA Category: Adjunct Faculty Posted On: Wed Jun 6 2018 Job Description:
THIS POOL IS VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2019, AT WHICH TIME APPLICANTS WISHING TO REMAIN IN THE POOL MUST REAPPLY AND UPDATE THEIR INFORMATION.
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Bristol Community College is seeking a part-time instructor within Division IV: Health Sciences, Clinical Lab Science program to teach the Lecture, Laboratory and Clinical Conference components of the Immunohematology course that is described below; participate in assessment of course learning outcomes; use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate; engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in the discipline and in the classroom; and carry out related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
COURSE NAME AND DESCRIPTION:
MED 215 (formerly MED 43) Immunohematology The course consists of integrated instruction between the College and an affiliated hospital laboratory. Emphasis is placed on the genetic basis and immunological interaction of the major blood group antigens and antibodies. Topics include compatibility testing, antibody screen and identification techniques, blood donations and transfusion therapy, record keeping, and quality control techniques. This course includes 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of teaching laboratory to be completed at the College during the first half of the spring semester and 120 hours of clinical laboratory experience at an affiliate hospital laboratory and 6 hours of clinical seminar at the College during the second half of the semester.
MED 200 Hematology - This course consists of integrated instruction between the College and an affiliate hospital laboratory. The theory and practice of routine hematology is studied. Topics include the collection and handling of clinical specimens, the origin, development, and function of human blood cells in health and disease, hemostasis and coagulation, automation, computerization, and quality control. Routine hematology and coagulation testing is emphasized. This course includes 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of teaching laboratory to be completed at the College during the first half of the fall semester, and 120 hours of clinical laboratory experience at an affiliate hospital laboratory and 6 hours of clinical seminar at the College during the second half of the semester
MED 206 Medical Microbiology - The course consists of integrated instruction between the College and an affiliated hospital laboratory. This is a comprehensive study of both theory and practical aspects of clinical microbiology. Emphasis is placed on the collection and handling of clinical specimens as well as the primary isolation and identification of the most frequently encountered bacteria pathogenic to humans. Other topics discussed include antimicrobial chemotherapy and host resistance. This course includes 35 hours of lecture and 42 hours of teaching laboratory to be completed at the College during the first half of the semester. The clinical laboratory experience consists of 120 hours to be completed at an affiliate hospital laboratory and 6 hours of clinical seminar during the second half of the semester.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Dean of Health Sciences
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Some positions may require supervision of students at fieldwork and clinical placements.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Baccalaureate degree in Health Science, and experience in Immunohematology, Hematology or Microbiology and certification as CLS, MT, or MLS and ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Health Science, minimum of three years' experience in Immunohematology, Hematology or Microbiology, teaching experience, and working knowledge of the structure of academic programs and course offerings at the college level and the ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: MCCC/MTA positions.
SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Internal Number: 96189
About Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.