Adjunct Office of Information Systems/Medical Coding

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct Office of Information Systems/Medical Coding
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Associate Dean
Department SAT Instruction
Requisition Number AP0031
Position Type One Semester Temporary
Job Category Adjunct - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Varies
Starting Salary Current Adjunct Rate
Job Open Date 11/02/2015
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

This is an adjunct faculty position in the Office Information Systems Department for the Medical Coding and Billing and Health Information Systems programs in The School of Applied Technology. The programs are offered in a self-directed, competency-based learning environment using Canvas. The instructor will teach the following courses: anatomy, medical terminology, and medical coding (CPT, ICD-10, ICD-9, and HCPCS).

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Provide instruction in the Medical Coding and Billing and Health Information Systems programs offered through the Office Information Systems Department using Canvas and other teaching methods to meet different learning styles of students.
2. Deliver competency-based instruction in a self-directed environment to prepare students for industry certifications in related areas.
3. Advise students on their program requirements and their progress through the courses. Assess students’ abilities and provide appropriate documentation and feedback.
4. Coordinate student ADA accommodation requests following college policy and procedures.
5. Provide an industry viewpoint to the training program so that students will be prepared to enter the work force. Keep current on technology advances and medical coding guidelines and updates.
6. Complete required SLCC training.
7. Demonstrate and support professional commitment to division, school, and the college mission and values.
8. Attend department meetings when requested.
9. Meet college and department deadlines and evaluate student work in a timely manner, including posting final grades.
10. Follow SLCC policies and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in content area or related field preferred.
2. Experience teaching adults in individualized, competency-based programs, preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

1. One to three years experience teaching the subject in secondary, post-secondary, or industry setting, required or substitute equivalent experience.
2. CPC (Certified Professional Coder) offered through the AAPC and/or CCS-P (Certified Coding Specialist/ Physician) offered through AHIMA national Certification required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

1. Knowledge and experience in curriculum development in related areas
2. Experience as an instructor and/or in related area
3. Experience teaching in competency-based open-entry/open-exit individualized adult programs
4. Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds
5. Attention to details, excellent documentation, and maintenance of individualized records of student performance
6. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
7. Ability to work without close supervision in a team with diverse membership
8. Ability to work within a prescribed curriculum and departmental procedures while maintaining patience, creativity, and cooperative attitude

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

As directed by SLCC Policy, Adjunct positions are semester by semester contract with no guarantee of continued employment.

Please attach additional documents (Resume, copies of credentials or transcripts, etc.) for consideration.

Official Transcripts are required for those who are offered employment only.

This is a pooled position and The department will review applications when positions become available.

Revised 11/2/2015

FLSA Exempt

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Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
  4. Transcripts
  5. Letters of Reference
  6. Student/Faculty Evaluations