Faculty, Full Time Tenure-Track/Program Director, Health Information Technology

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Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Mid-Level
  • Total Years Experience 3-5
  • Education 4-year degree

Function of Position:

This position serves as the Program Director of the Health Information Technology program responsible for the implementation of the HIT educational program that includes day-to-day coordination, quality, activities, faculty, staff and resources of the program.  Tenure-track faculty teach classes, develop new educational materials, assist with curriculum review and assessment, perform professional duties and participate in departmental and institutional functions, including department meetings and committee work.  Tenure-track faculty report to the chairperson of the Health Professions Department.  Academic departments are led by a peer who serves as a department chair for a three-year term.  All tenure-track faculty are in the pool from which the chair is appointed.  Faculty are responsible for preparing and teaching courses in the department and will be assigned at the Brighton Campus (or other, as appropriate).  The successful candidate will bring expertise in Health Information Technology to MCC.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees Health Information Technology curricula, including student academic requirements, course descriptions and objectives
  • Accepts primary, but not sole responsibility for Health Information Technology master schedule and teaching assignments
  • Continually employs assessment techniques to determine currency of course material and student’s comprehension of material presented
  • Assists in the development of a departmental budget with input from other department members
  • Maintains Health Information Technology Program and student records, grades and other records according to department and College guidelines and submits them in a timely manner
  • Serves as liaison between HIT programs and the community, including graduates, employers, clinical affiliates, and field professionals
  • Serves as a liaison between HIT programs and educational institutions in order to promote communication and sharing of information
  • Attends meetings and serves on committees of the Health Professions Department
  • Serves on committees outside of the Health Professions Department in order to be an active member of the college community and to serve as a representative from the Health Professions Department
  • Maintains personal accreditation status through on-going continuing education as required by professional organizations
  • Leads marketing and recruitment activities for HIT programs
  • Teaches courses and evaluates student performance as per guidelines set by the department and Monroe Community College
  • Demonstrates and maintains current subject knowledge
  • Teaches multiple courses/sections each term
  • Prepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagement
  • Prepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department and College guideliens
  • Establishes and maintains an engaging and supportive classroom environment
  • Maintains office hours according to contractual guidelines in order to support student learning
  • Advises students concerning academic, career, and related issues according to contractual guidelines
  • Assists department with student recruitment, enrollment and placement
  • Assists department with student retention and completion initiatives including early alert
  • Assists with development, review, and revision of department curriculum, including assessments of student learning and program review
  • Develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate learning
  • Incorporates high impact teaching practices into course design
  • Attends department meetings as a contributing member
  • Contributes to the College through Division, department and College committees
  • Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development
  • Assists department in faculty recruitment and peer evaluation
  • Assists in the development of grant proposals and implementation of grant projects
  • Works independently and in a team setting, demonstrating excellent time management skills to prioritize workflow and multi-task
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair, and may be assigned courses at any MCC campus or extension site location

MCC Expectations:

  • Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
  • Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
  • Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Commitment to professional growth

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned bachelor’s degree in Health Information or a related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) certification
  • A minimum of three years experience in the Health Information field
  • Ability to teach courses in Health Information Technology, especially medical terminology, quality improvement in health care, and management of health information functions
  • Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses
  • Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus
  • Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
  • Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Evidence of proficiency with technology
  • Commitment to continued professional growth
  • Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills
  • Evidence of a team-centered, participatory nature
  • Willingness to serve students through academic advising and mentoring
  • Willingness to serve the department and the institution through committees and other activities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree in Health Information or a related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • Ability to teach courses in ICD10, and CPT coding, legal issues, and computer applications in health information
  • Preferably five years teaching experience
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies
  • Awareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teaching
  • Experience with computerized student record management
  • Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses

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  • Total Jobs 14 Jobs
  • Category Education
  • Location Rochester
  • Full Address 1000 E. Henrietta St, Rochester, NY 14623
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