Anatomy and Physiology Instructor

North-West College - Long Beach, CA3.3


North West College is part of a stable and growing system of nine campuses in California and

Nevada, which is a leader in Medical Career Training since 1966.

Our everyday mission is to train students in short term programs for gainful employment.

8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday occasionally on Friday


Under the direct supervision of the Program Chair (DMS) Program as a Anatomy and Physiology Instructor, this provides instructional support services for faculty and students of the DMS Program; assists in preparing and setting up laboratory exercises, demonstrations, instructional materials, and supplies; assists students and faculty in the use and operation of equipment and materials related to the Laboratory courses of Anatomy (101L) and Physiology (102L) in the DMS Program.


Knowledge of:

  • Anatomical and Physiological terminology, techniques, equipment, materials, principles, theories, practices, and procedures related to the DMS program.
  • Basic methods and procedures for preparing course materials and laboratory exercises and demonstrations used in biological sciences courses.
  • Set-up, operation, demonstration, and maintenance of various tools and equipment used in a biological sciences laboratory.
  • Methods, practices, and techniques of student learning and instruction.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Maintaining, Establishing filing and record keeping, and tracking systems
  • English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, students, and staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, various socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills & Abilities to: *

  • Learn and demonstrates principles, practices, procedures, methods, materials, tools, terminology, and equipment related to the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Ultrasound Tech) program
  • Assist students and faculty in the use and operation of equipment and materials related to the Registered Nursing program
  • Create an engaging and positive learning environment in a laboratory or other learning environments
  • Collect and maintain course grading and evaluation materials
  • Establish and maintain filing, record keeping, and tracking systems
  • Evaluate and determine course grading determinants
  • Meet with and discuss course performance with both faculty and students
  • Determine student performance which aligns with college course evaluation metrics
  • Learn and demonstrate proper use and maintenance of equipment, materials, and supplies used in the Registered Nursing program
  • Interpret, apply, and explain applicable policies, rules, and regulations related to areas of responsibility
  • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software applications programs
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing
  • Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions
  • Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Demonstrate a professional role model for students
  • Demonstrate integrity and progressive self-improvement

Education and Experience:

Human Anatomy and/or Physiology Bachelors or Masters Degrees required.

A combination of didactic training and Laboratory experience to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would qualify. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: To have successfully completed at least (1) year of practical teaching experience working in a college-level classroom, laboratory, or similar setting would be acceptable.

Job Type: Part-time