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Adjunct Instructor – Medical Coding

MassBay Community College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
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Full Time
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Adjunct Instructor – Medical Coding
Department: Generic Division
Location: Framingham
MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.
Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.
Position Summary:
MassBay Community College seeks qualified part time instructors for the current and future semesters. Our adjunct instructors have obtained appropriate credentialing and have earned appropriate education in the field of study, demonstrate proficiency in using electronic learning platforms to facilitate student learning and work as part of a team. Among other competencies, the candidate must be an effective communicator, able to utilize the ICD manual, including Z codes and E codes, demonstrate a basic understanding of the ICD and HCPCS, utilize the CPT manual and the various guidelines and demonstrate diagnostic and procedural coding.
Available Courses at Framingham Campus:
Spring 2022 -MR 120 Pathophysiology for Medical Coding (3 credits) Mondays 6-9pm.
Spring 2022 – Coding: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) (4 credits) Wednesdays 6p-9:30pm.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Work in collaboration with other department faculty to prepare syllabi and develop curricula in alignment with the department’s vision and needs;
  • Meet students regularly at the posted class times and teach Medical Coding courses using effective instructional strategies that promote student learning consistent with the division’s needs;
  • Use appropriate assessment methods consistently and regularly to measure student understanding; and assess student learning for end of course outcomes;
  • Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in teaching and learning;
  • Maintain excellent communication with students, department, and division staff throughout the semester;
  • Submit midterm and final grade reports, attendance records, early alerts, and other reports pertaining to assigned courses by required due dates;
  • Maintain appropriate paperwork and documentation required by the program; and
  • Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Commitment to Equity:
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda;
  • Collaborating with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
  • Further the examination of pertinent practices that are culturally responsive and reflective of inclusive perspectives

This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.
All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field;
  • Must be in good standing in medical billing and coding and currently certified having a current credential in either: AAPC’s- CPC, COC/ CIC or AHIMA’s- CCS-P or CCS;
  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience in Medical Coding, Billing, Claims;
  • Experience with ICD-10;
  • Knowledge of medical terminology;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of anatomy and physiology;
  • Demonstrated experience with the use of Electronic Health Records and Billing/Coding Procedures; and
  • The ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty and staff.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field;
  • Prior experience with course development; and
  • Experience teaching online, remote or hybrid.

Additional Information:
Salary Range: $1,132.00 - 1,211.00 DCE Per Credit
Classification Type: DCE Adjunct Faculty
Application Deadline: October 28, 2021, or thereafter until filled.
Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.
Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance,, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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