Assistant Professor, Health Information Management

Employer
Coppin State University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 11, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time


JOB SUMMARY :
The Assistant Professor is responsible for teaching, planning, implementing, and evaluating curriculum as a member of the HIM instructional team. Provides academic counseling and guidance to HIM students. Performs coordinator responsibilities as assigned.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES :
  • Teach (online, day, evening, and weekend classes, as applicable), plan, implement, and evaluate curriculum as a member of the HIM instructional team.
  • Coordinate administration of the designated plan of study or discipline-specific requirement within the department and responsible for assisting with program-level strategic planning, evaluation, and outcome assessments.
  • Participate in all HIM planning meetings and selected subcommittees within School of Allied Health and College of Health Professions; Participating actively in University, College, School and Community service and Activities.
  • Maintain own professional growth and remain current in HIM practice.
  • Assist in preparation for HIM accreditation visits.
  • Provide academic counseling and guidance to Health Information Management students and hold at minimum six (6) posted office hours per week on at least two different days.
Required Qualifications

EDUCATION :
  • Minimally a Master of Science in HIM or health-related degree required;
  • Doctoral Degree in a health related field or education from an accredited institution preferred but not required.
  • Holds a current Registered Health Information Administrator ( RHIA ) or Registered Health Information Technology ( RHIT ) credential.
  • Other HIM related credentials will be considered.
EXPERIENCE :
  • Demonstrated recent college teaching experience (within the last 5 years preferred) and prior HIM practice experience required. Experience networking, developing, implementing, and coordinating Health Information Management academic programs and practicum experiences preferred.
  • Ability to meet challenges of adult students with diverse background.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience integrating technology and other alternative instructional delivery systems into the teaching-learning process; academic preparation in Health and Health Education or technology as a graduate of an accredited university program; or Coding Clinical Specialist ( CCS ) or Certified Coding Professional ( CPC ) preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience and an appreciation for and are committed to working in a global, multicultural academic setting.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERICS :
  • Must be able to independently manage multiple tasks and set priorities; possess strong oral/written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills; evaluate and implement curriculum, teaching and advising adult learners; integrating technology and alternative delivery systems of instruction in teaching-learning process.
  • Familiar with Commissions on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education ( CAHIM ) standards and American Health Information Management Association professional competencies.
Preferred Qualifications

Position Detail Information

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

FA2022-0010

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

08/03/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

COVID -19 vaccinations are strongly encouraged for all University employees.

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