Applicant Pool for Adjunct Faculty, Health Information Technology

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

Applicant Pool for Adjunct Faculty, Health Information Technology

Job Description:

Thorough knowledge of the health information profession and practices.
Knowledge of the technical aspects of health information technology.
Assures consistency in the planning, preparation, and administration of the course content, outlines and other teaching materials.
Coordinates student activities, software, equipment, and supplies in the lab.
Works with multiple health information-related software programs.
Displays professional behavior toward all students, colleagues, supervisors and the entire College community.
Demonstrates continuing professional development as an educator and health professional.
Attends required department and college meetings, workshops, training sessions and development opportunities as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Minimum for core HIT courses: Knowledge of technical and professional requirements of the health information management profession. Working knowledge of health related organizations/facilities and departments. Working knowledge of HIPAA, coding, and EHR.

  • Minimum for core HIT courses: Good technical skills in health information technology. Attention to detail.

  • Communication skills including listening, verbal and written. Decision making abilities including analysis, judgement and organizational awareness. Demonstrates abiltiy to work with a diverse group of students and to understand the needs of community college students.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop a syllabus for the class using the appropriate syllabus shell

  • Prepare lesson plans and conduct classes during the scheduled times using the department approved texts.

  • Create and grade assignments and tests appropriate to the class, using established department guidelines, rubrics, etc.

  • Return the graded assignments and tests to the students in a timely manner.

  • Use the Blackboard course management systems for assigned courses as appropriate.

  • Use office suite and/or other required programs

  • Follow department guidelines for course content and best practices.

  • Meet classes on all scheduled dates during the assigned semester or if online – actively participate in the course. Respect the Owens Community College Standards for Web Instruction.

  • Use appropriate class management techniques

  • Use appropriate means and methods of technology

  • Maintain accurate and thorough records.

  • Maintain an electronic grade book.

  • Submit e-copies of all requested documents to the Assistant Chair, including syllabi, schedules, gradebooks, attendance records, and other files as required.

  • Respond to student inquires outside of class time in a timely manner. If online respond to student inquires within 24-48 hours.

  • Attend department and college meetings as necessary.

  • Participate in student learning assessment activities.

  • Display professional and collegial behavior toward all students, colleagues, supervisors and the entire college community

  • Access Owens email account at least every other day to communicate adequately with students and with the Assistant Chair. Maintain the general guideline of reading and replying to all required messages within 48 hours.

  • Provide department adminstration with all access information to course materials delivered and/or stored online, i.e. course IDs, passwords, course codes, etc.

  • Other departmental duties as assigned.

Other Characteristics:

  • Interfaces well with customers (students, faculty and supervisor). Demonstrates professionalism. Good communication skills. Good interpersonal skills, demonstrates a positive attitude.

  • Demonstrates an ethical core and strong work standards.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Associate degree or two-year technical certificate

  • Minimum for core HIT courses: 1-2 years recent experience in the HIM Profession. Prefer 1-2 years of teaching experience.

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Grant Funded Position:

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Exempt)

Pay Basis:

Period Activity Pay

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Retirement System:

STRS - STRS (Retirement System Classification)