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Professor of Health Information Management (HIM)

Employer
Central Arizona College
Location
Coolidge, Arizona

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Health & Medical, Other Health & Medical Faculty Jobs
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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JOB SUMMARY:

Full-time faculty members are professional educators whose primary responsibility is to provide a quality education for Central Arizona College students. Faculty members perform instruction-related and other duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, vision, mission, policies, and procedures of the college. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor, facilitator and evaluator of learning.
 
To provide a quality education for Central Arizona College students.  Perform instruction-related and other duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, vision, mission, policies, and procedures of the college. 

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Teach assigned health information management classes in accordance with the college workload policy via online instruction.
  • Provide and present information, content, and context through lecture, laboratory, recitation, seminars and/or other learning venues utilizing a variety of teaching/learning styles as appropriate to the health information management course content.
  • Employ a variety of assessment tools; evaluate grades and comment on student work in order to facilitate and ensure student progress throughout the course. Communicate with health information management students as appropriate. Communication may include email, online discussions, virtual chats within Blackboard or TEAMS, instant messaging (IM), telephone and/or face-to-face consultations to provide frequent feedback.  Refer health information management students to appropriate college and community services when needed.
  • Establish and maintain office hours per college policy. Maintain records of student progress and performance; complete and return required reports to the appropriate office by established due date. Develop, prepare and evaluate instructional materials that comply with the American Health Information Management (AHIMA) Associate Degree Competencies for Health Information Management education.
  • Review and update course outlines, text selection and syllabi in cooperation with other faculty and the health information management program director. Propose and develop new courses, curriculum, programs, instructional materials, and evaluation tools as necessary to meet the needs of the health information management students and community.
  • Assist in recruitment and retention of health information management students through the development and implementation of teaching and learning strategies primarily in the instructional setting.
  • Collaborate with the  health information management program director to review and maintain the integrity of the curriculum within established college timelines or more frequently if necessary that comply with the American Health Information Management (AHIMA) Associate degree competencies for Health Information Management education.
  • Cultivate development of instructional programs and knowledge of trends, pedagogy, andragogy, and new technologies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Be current in the health information management subject area and possess the ability to develop, prepare, and evaluate instructional materials that promote learning, along with the willingness to utilize alternative teaching techniques and instructional technology where appropriate

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
 Demonstrates the willingness as well as the capacity to cooperate in a professional and courteous manner with other college employees and students. Share’s knowledge and contributes to helping others collegially while supporting the mission of the College.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:   Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management

CREDENTIAL: Current RHIT or RHIA required; with CCS preferred

EXPERIENCE:  5 or more years working in the health information management profession, concentration in coding and/or revenue cycle management preferred. Previous health information management educator experience preferred.

SALARY:       Dependent upon educational level and teaching experience

Teaching load is thirty–equated hours per academic year.

 Open Until Filled - First review: January 3, 2022

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Applications should include the following documents to be considered:

  • Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Certification or unofficial transcripts if applicable.  (please upload as an additional attachment).  

Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).

Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
 
Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered.

Background Verification:  As a condition of employment, all candidates accepting an offer of employment for a full-time, part- time, temporary, student worker, or volunteer position, will be required to undergo a Background Verification.  The check will be conducted by third party agent, General Information Services (GIS) Inc.  Employment with Central Arizona College is contingent upon the successful completion of the background verification.  The college does not accept responsibility for information errors reported by GIS during the background process.   The level the background verification for this position is: Standard level.

Central Arizona College (the College) is committed to provide equal employment opportunity in decisions involving hiring, evaluation, promotion, advancement and discipline, and educational opportunity to all applicants and employees.  The College will hire without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

Organization

Welcome to Central Arizona College! We invite you to make Central Arizona College your employer of choice. Join our dedicated, award-winning faculty and see our quality classroom facilities and equipment. Central Arizona College is a fully-accredited, comprehensive community college with a national reputation for academic and athletic excellence. As a state public institution of higher education, Central Arizona College is a multi-campus community college serving primarily the people of Pinal County. The open door concept provides access to educational opportunities for people with diverse interests, talents, abilities, ages, cultural backgrounds, and ethnic views. We are a learning institution committed to excellence in learning; student achievement and success; leadership and service to community; and providing a quality environment for achieving personal excellence and growth. We invite you to join us.
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