Assistant Professor of Health Information Management

Location
South Dakota, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Feb 12, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Dakota State University is seeking a dynamic health information management faculty member for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2021. The Health Information Management Department within the College of Business and Information Systems is the second university in the United States to offer CAHIIM-accredited M.S. in Health Informatics and Information Management, B.S. in Health Information Administration, and A.S. Health Information Technology degrees. In addition, DSU offers a graduate certificate in Healthcare Data Analytics and undergraduate certificates including Healthcare Coding and Health Information Specialist. DSU also offers a minor in Health Information Management, specializations in Health Information Systems at the master’s and doctoral level of the Information System program, emphasis in Health Informatics in the MBA program, and Healthcare Data Analytics track in the Master of Science in Analytics program.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Master’s degree in health information management, health informatics, or related field
• Certification as an RHIA
• Active membership in AHIMA.
• Applicants must have at least 4 years of experience in the health information management or health informatics field
• Excellent computer knowledge in Microsoft applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access
• Knowledge of health information management applications
• Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication
• Enthusiasm for engagement

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
In addition to the above requirements:
• Demonstrated competency in ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT classification systems and computer assisted coding software
• Doctoral degree in HIM or related field
• Prior online teaching experience

Responsibilities include teaching face-to-face and online, advising, scholarly activity and service to the college, university, and HIM profession, including active participation in the program’s advisory committees and evaluation of the program. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Supplemental contracts for grant-funded research and/or teaching may also be available.

DSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. The employment site will require the attachment of a cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial copy of the most recent degree transcript, proof of currency of certifications, and supporting references, including addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

DSU is located in Madison, South Dakota in the southern lakes region of the state. The region boasts a wealth of outdoor sports and a life-style possible only in smaller towns and rural communities. Madison is just a 50-minute drive from Sioux Falls, the largest city in South Dakota.

Dakota State employees receive a comprehensive and flexible benefits package including paid time off, health and retirement benefits, and life and disability insurance options. Other benefits include reduced tuition, longevity pay and training opportunities. DSU also provides professional liability coverage.

DSU is committed to recruitment, hiring and retention of minorities. We urge individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.