South Portland, ME United States
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Pharmacology, Intro Health Sciences, Intro Healthcare Professions Adjuncts

Southern Maine Community College

Job Title: Pharmacology, Intro Health Sciences, Intro Healthcare Professions Adjuncts
Job Location: South Portland , ME
United States
Status: Part-Time/Adjunct/Online
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Date Posted: 2018-08-06
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Pharmacology, Intro Health Sciences, Intro Healthcare Professions Adjuncts
Southern Maine Community College

FALL SEMSETER RUNS 8/27/18 – 12/15/18

FIGS 102 - Intro to Healthcare Professions

Introduction to Healthcare Professions This FIG will introduce students who are interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare professions to the challenges, demands, and rewards of being a member of a healthcare profession. Content will include an overview of the various healthcare professions available at SMCC. The course will also include information related to the responsibilities of the professional in caring for people who have accessed the healthcare system, the competencies needed to be successful in a healthcare program, and strategies to promote effective learning. Students will participate in simulated activities related to care responsibilities that are necessary to be an effective member of the healthcare community.


  • A baccalaureate degree in education or related field
  • Related teaching experience
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Knowledge of college success skills, learning theories, and career development


  • Master's degree
  • Community college teaching experience in academic skills, learning theories, or career development

M,T,W,R,F August 20 - 24 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. South Portland
F August 27 - October 19 8:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. South Portland
W August 27 - October 19 3:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. South Portland

HLTH 100 - Introduction to Health Sciences

This course explores the essential principles and professional qualities associated with people working in a variety of medical careers. Review of best practices for working collaboratively within the healthcare setting; changes in how medical care is provided throughout the United States; and a broad overview of currently available healthcare opportunities for medical professionals. Students will review current issues in healthcare and determine best medical practices for the protection of patients and medical professionals. Throughout the course pertinent aspects of medical ethics; diversity and cultural competence; maintenance of confidential patient information; and the use of electronic medical records will be explored.


  • Bachelor's degree in an allied health or related field
  • Three years of professional experience within allied health
  • Prior teaching experience in a health related field


  • Master's degree in an allied health or related field
  • Previous on-line teaching experience
  • Knowledge of Blackboard use for on-line coursework

M, W August 27 - December 15 1:30 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. South Portland

HLTH 155 - Pharmacology

This course is designed to provide students with a broad knowledge base of drug therapy. Emphasis is placed on preparing students to safely administer medications to patients (in other clinical courses). Basic pharmacological concepts provide students with essential information related to principles of pharmacology, clinical applications, and biopsychosocial aspects. Lifespan considerations are included within the essential information. Students also focus on major drug categories and a review of body systems. There is not a clinical component for this course.

One of the following:

  • Licensed Pharmacist
  • Registered Nurse – Master’s Preferred, Bachelor’s Required
  • Licensed NP or PA
  • Licensed Physician


  • Community College teaching experience
  • Experience in teaching Pharmacology
  • Experience prescribing and / or administration of medications

M, W August 27 - December 15 3:00 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. South Portland

Job Requirements

Preferred and required qualifications as indicated above

Information and Application Process Instructions

APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Send cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references or letters of recommendation to or mail to:

Southern Maine Community College
2 Fort Road, South Portland, ME 04106
Attention: Denise Reny, HR & Benefits Manager

SMCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer & Educational Institution

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Southern Maine Community College and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Denise Reny, HR & Benefits Manager as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Denise Reny, HR & Benefits Manager
Southern Maine Community College
2 Fort Road
South Portland , ME 04106
Fax: 207-741-5582

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