9 Month Teaching Faculty - Health Information Management
9 Month Teaching Faculty - Health Information ManagementDepartment:
Health Sciences Division-Posting Number:
Springfield, VA: 22150Full or Part Time:
Full TimeSalary Range:
Commensurate with experienceBasic Function:
The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College is to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis is on excellent teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities. Faculty help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become better workers and better citizens. NOVA faculty may be assigned to any campus based upon enrollment and staffing needs. The incumbent will also assume Clinical Coordinator responsibilities for the Health Information Management Program. The Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of the clinical experiences of students enrolled in the program.Duties and Responsibilities:
Full-time teaching faculty in Health Information Management are responsible for teaching various courses in the discipline. Courses are offered in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning environments. All faculty members must be available to teach day, evening and weekend classes. Faculty members also serve as faculty advisors, serve on division/campus/college committees, and participate in curriculum development and assessment. This appointment has a normal teaching load of 15 credits per semester.
The Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of the clinical experiences of students enrolled in the program, including organization, administration, continuous review and revision, planning for evolving practice skills, development of new locations (with appropriate student supervision), and the overall effectiveness of clinical experience for all students in the program.
Bachelor’s degree in the field or master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Health Information Management, Health Administration, Health Law or healthcare related field coursework. Demonstrated experience in ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, Computer Assisted Coding and of new technologies and technical concepts. Professional certification by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). At least 2 years of FT (or FT equivalent) teaching experience in the classroom and/or online. Two (2) years of
FT (or FT equivalent) related occupational experience. Experience in using, teaching and/or implementing Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems; such as Cerner and/or Epic clinical applications. The successful candidate must be willing to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes with the ability to be flexible to work at any of the College’s locations. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required.
Master’s degree in Health Informatics, Healthcare Administration or Health Law or other healthcare related field. Teaching experience of 5+ years in a HIM academic program and/or administrative experience in clinical practice management. 5+ years of experience in teaching on campus or online experience using Canvas or other learning management systems. Professional certification by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Demonstrated ICD-10-CM/PCS experience with AHIMA credentials as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist Physician (CCSP) or AHIMA Coding Trainer. Experience in developing web-based training for distance learning. Active involvement in clinical practice. Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels. Knowledge of educational, management, and learning theory and principles as they relate to HIM and related programs.
Experience teaching in the community college environment.
Experience with and preparation for teaching culturally, linguistically, socio-economically, and academically diverse students at the college-level; college-level teaching experience; experience with a diverse campus population; certification in teaching hybrid or online courses.
The ability to effectively teach Health Information Management concepts in the classroom. Ability to use technology to enhance classroom instruction. Ability to use on-line resources and Learning Management Systems. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and oral/written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and other health care information system applications. Proven ability and knowledge in reviewing and assessing the overall effectiveness of clinical experience for all students in the program.Operation of a State Vehicle:
12/10/2020Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.Background Check Statement:
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.