Health Informatics Instructor
Company: Guilford Technical Community College
Posted on: December 9, 2018
Position Information Job Title Instructor, Health Information Technology/Medical Office Administration Job Description #RPM Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college. The full-time Health Information Technology/Medical Office Administration faculty member participates in the planning, implementation, evaluation, and revision of the program curriculum. This individual may also be assigned the responsibility of coordinating the efforts of a designated instructional team. Duties/Functions Teaching Prepare & teach departmental courses to include: --- developing learner centered lesson plans --- employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles --- incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments --- creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population --- preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate --- updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency --- developing new courses as needed to support the instructional mission --- participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate --- developing, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate Professional Development Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by: --- participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation --- participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies Administration Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include: --- maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment --- providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions --- maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle) --- complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations Student Support Provide an environment conducive to student success to include: --- conducting recruiting activities --- providing academic advising --- promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success --- assisting students with the registration and graduation process --- referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate College Service Support college-wide endeavors to include: --- collaboration with faculty and staff from other divisions/departments to promote communication, coordinate schedules and support student success --- serving on department, division and college committees --- participating in GTCC institutional initiatives --- collaborating with educational partners, business/industry and/or external agencies as appropriate to promote the instructional mission of GTCC --- supporting collegiality and teaching excellence by actively participating in the professional development of new and veteran faculty (e.g., mentoring and peer observation) --- participating in extracurricular student activities/clubs --- attending college professional development sessions, college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as required --- Demonstrate and model the College's employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork. Additional Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain student recordsPerform all duties as assigned by supervisor Difficult Challenges Contacts Industry partners Education Required --- Bachelor's degree in Health Information Technology or related field from a regionally accredited institution --- Certifications: RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) Education Preferred --- Master's degree in Health Information Technology or related field from a regionally accredited institution --- Certifications: RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator);CPC (Certified Professional Coder); CPC-H (Certified Professional Coder-Hospital); Microsoft Office Certifications Experience Required --- Two years of experience in health information technology, medical coding, billing, records management, and/or IT. --- Experience in teaching health information technology or medical office curriculum in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars Experience Preferred --- More than 2 years of experience in health information technology, medical coding, billing, records management, and/or IT. --- Post-secondary teaching experience --- Experience in medical office coding, insurance, and Electronic Health Records --- Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes --- Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems KSA Required The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its ---open door--- policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to: 1. Multi-task 2. Respect Diversity 3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments. 4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment 5. Communicate effectively 6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions. KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed): 1. Reporting Requirements 2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter) 3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter) 4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter) 5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter) 6. elearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching) 7. eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods (before the first day of the first semester teaching) Specific departmental requirements: 1. This individual may be required to submit to a background check consisting of Criminal Background Check (CBC) and Office of Inspector General Reviews (OIG). 2. A facility-specific twelve panel urine drug screen is required prior to supervising students at off-site locations. Physical Demands 1. Teaching in a variety of formats, environments, and campus locations 2. Standing required for extended periods (up to 4 hours) 3. Essential skills include the ability to use auditory and visual senses 4. Teaching at least one or two evenings may be required as well as weekend classes if needed Other: This individual will work with an assigned mentor during the probationary period of employment to incorporate GTCC's Employability Skills into all classes using a Problem-Based Learning approach. Posting Type Faculty News & Record.Category: Education, Keywords: Health Information Systems - Instructor
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