Continuing Tenure Track Faculty - Health Information Management

Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Continuing Tenure Track Faculty - Health Information Management

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Allied Health

FLSA

Exempt

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Grade

.

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience and education

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Tenure Track

Regular or Temporary

Regular

Job Description Summary

Prince George’s Community College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Health Information Management beginning in Fall 2021 (pending budget approval).

Continuing Tenure Track:: Faculty hired on 2-year conditional track, upon successful performance and evaluation, the hires may continue towards tenure track, and is renewable each year for two years.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or Informatics or a related medical field, Masters preferred.
  2. Current credential recognized by American Health Information Management Association ( AHIMA ) such as Registered Health Information Administrator ( RHIA ), Registered Health Information Technician ( RHIT ), or Certified Health Data Analyst ( CHDA ); Certified Coding Specialist ( CCS ) and/or Certified Coding Specialist, Physician Based ( CCS -P), C is also preferred.
  3. Three years’ work experience with technology common in medical/clinical practice and teaching; an equivalent combination of teaching and work experience may be considered.


Criteria

The following criteria will be used to review the applications of those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and to select those who will be invited for an interview. Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an interview will be asked to demonstrate their teaching effectiveness in a simulated classroom, laboratory, or other relevant pedagogical situation, the conditions of which will be determined in advance and shared with all candidates prior to the interview. In addition to the criteria listed below, other information gained from, and observations made during, the interview process, including the review committee’s assessment of a simulated teaching performance, may be considered in selecting candidates to be recommended for appointment.

  1. Extent and relevance of undergraduate/graduate educational preparation to anticipated teaching assignments.
  2. Extent and relevance of teaching experience to anticipated teaching assignments (in-person, online, hybrid, remote) to include use of standard learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard).
  3. Extent and relevance of non-teaching professional experience to anticipated teaching assignments for both classroom and within clinical settings.
  4. Evidence of quality teaching, including faculty evaluation scores and rating, teaching awards earned, courses designed, developed, and/or revised, etc.
  5. Evidence of knowledge of and experience in employing instructional methods and techniques appropriate to difference student learning styles.
  6. Evidence of currency in professional discipline through continuing education, professional development, and/or scholarly activity.
  7. Evidence of ability to teach effectively within, and contribute positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment.
  8. Extent of pertinent work experience in Health Information Management, to include management experience, quality improvement procedures, technology, and health information operations.
  9. Extent of familiarity with philosophy and goals of a comprehensive community college.


Job Requirements

  1. Degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Documentation of experience and performance required.
  3. Unofficial transcripts must accompany application for teaching positions. Lack of transcripts may cause your application to be rejected from further consideration. Official transcripts of academic work required upon an offer of employment.
  4. At least three letters of reference must be job related and dated within the past three years.
  5. Ability to teach days, evenings, weekends or online.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written Standard English.
  7. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable document showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or alien who is authorized to work.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

PGCC155711/12

Open Date

02/11/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

  1. Applications submitted by February 24, 2021 will receive first consideration. This position is open until filled.
  2. Teaching Demonstration: Candidates who are invited for an interview will be asked to demonstrate their teaching effectiveness in a simulated classroom, laboratory, or other relevant pedagogical situation, the conditions of which will be determined in advance and shared with all candidates prior to the interview.
  3. Letters of Recommendations: Can be uploaded during the application process or submitted prior to scheduled interview.
  4. Application Status: You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
  5. Please address your ability to meet the minimum qualifications and criteria in your cover letter.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have three years' work experience with technology common in medical/clinical practice and teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please provide evidence of your ability to effectively use instructional technology (Internet, instructional software, Learning Management System, videoconferencing, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type
  6. Other
  7. Transcripts


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