Health Information Technology Instructor
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Health Information Technology
6/21/2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Provide classroom instruction to college students through lecture, computer
simulation, demonstration, laboratory exercises, handouts, & the use of
audio-visuals. Develop classroom assessments that support the most current
AHIMA competencies at the appropriate taxonomic level. Coordinate and
supervise clinical practice experiences and help develop new sites as needed.
Perform related duties as required.
Responsibilities also include active participation in departmental work on
curriculum design, assessment, and andragogy/pedagogy. This is a 9-month
teaching position that requires your presence on campus for teaching
responsibilities, office hours, and any other required departmental/college-
wide activities. Teaching assignments will be for day, evening, and/or weekend
classes. Classes will be assigned at on-campus and off-campus teaching sites
(e.g., high school locations) in addition to online environments.
Minimum base salary $4,486/month ($40,374/annually)
Examples of Duties
Provide effective instruction to students online and/or in the classroom by
preparing for each learning experience, providing supplemental materials to
enhance textbooks and lessons, using effective evaluation methods to evaluate
Support student learning outside of the classroom by holding regular office
hours, providing information about additional resources outside of class, and
responding to emails and phone calls in a timely manner so as to promote
Support curriculum development by participating in the creation and evaluation
of courses, curriculum, and programs, participating in program advisory
committees, attending departmental meetings, and serving as backup for other
Promote the success of the college by participating in standing and/or ad hoc
committees and following college professional and ethical guidelines.
Maintain teaching and work environment (classroom, lab, shop) by maintaining
equipment and supplies, ensuring overall cleanliness, functionality, and
conformance to OSHA standards to provide a safe work environment.
Stay current in chosen field and teaching methodology by maintaining all AHIMA
credentials and meeting or exceeding all institutional professional
development guidelines, participating in professional development workshops
and seminars, and participating in professional organizations and reading
journals in the teaching and HIT field.
Maintain accurate records such as attendance, grades, information for
accreditation, and other important data and submit reports according to
Associate's degree in Health Information Management with a current RHIA or
RHIT credential. Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. All
coursework must be from a regionally accredited institution. Minimum of 2
years of HIM experience in a healthcare setting required; HIM management
experience and adult teaching experience preferred.
Principles and procedures of academic and institutional program
development in relevant field
Current trends, research, developments, and resources in relevant field
Federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations as they relate to
students and teaching
Create effective instruction for delivery both online and in the classroom
while maintaining compliance with ADA standards.
Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
Work effectively in diverse teams, both within assigned department and
cross-functionally across the college
Interpret and apply college goals, policies, and procedures
Maintain any relevant equipment and supplies related to instruction
Comply with all relevant accreditation standards
Classroom environment; work closely with others; may be exposed to hazardous
Frequent walking, standing, and sitting for prolonged periods of time.
Frequent communications, verbal and written.
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10
pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range
of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended
to reflect all duties performed within the job.
All advertised positions are contingent upon funding.
All employees are paid by direct deposit.
Copies of all unofficial degree transcripts, including coursework completed
and degree conferred, must be provided during the on-line application process.
Official transcripts are required to be forwarded to the CVCC Personnel Office
Annual Leave: All Full-time, non-faculty employees earn from 10-25 days
annually based on years of service and contract period.
Sick Leave: Full-time employees earn one day (8 hours) of sick leave
per contract month. Sick leave from other NC State Agencies in the retirement
system may be transferred to CVCC.
Institutional Holidays : In addition to the various types of leave, CVCC
grants an established number of legal holidays to full-time, regular employees
on an annual basis.
Health Insurance: 2 plans are available to full-time employees. Coverage
is available, at current group rates, for spouse, child, or entire family.
Dental Insurance: Available to full-time employees and any eligible
dependents at current group rates.
Vision Care: Coverage is available at current group rates, for employee
and any eligible dependents.
Additional Coverage for Critical Illness, Cancer, Accident, Disability,
etc: Optional supplemental coverage plans are available to employees who
choose to participate.
Flexible Spending Accounts: most employees can opt for pre-tax flexible
spending accounts which can be used to pay for out-of-pocket medical, dental,
vision or dependent care expenses.
Full-time employees are enrolled in the Disability Income Plan of North
Carolina. This plan provides both short-term and long-term disability income
benefits. Further information regarding plan requirements and benefits may
be obtained from the Retirement Benefits Manual (see the Disability Income
Plan of North Carolina section).
NC Teacher's and State Employee's Retirement (TSER's): For employees
assigned to work 20 hours per week or more, participation in this program is
required. Employees contribute 6% of their salary, which is tax deferred.
Vesting in the retirement system requires 5 years of membership.
Tax Deferred Programs: Tax-sheltering programs are available through IRS Code
125 (Cafeteria Plan), 401 (k) and 457 (Deferred Compensation).
Longevity Pay: After 10 years of creditable service, employees, receive
an annual longevity payment based on years of service and annual salary.
Life Insurance: After one year of service, a Death Benefit equal to
annual salary (maximum $50,000) is provided by the Retirement System.
Optional life insurance coverage is also available for both employee and
dependents through payroll deduction.
Employee Assistance Program: It is the policy of CVCC to provide an
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as a benefit to assist employees with
personal problems that may adversely affect job performance. CVCC provides
coverage for the first five visits.
Additional full-time employment benefits are included within the "Personnel
and Employment" section of the CVCC Policy Manual. Please click the link below
to access the CVCC Policy Manual.
https:// www. cvcc.edu/AboutUs/Policies/
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, North Carolina, 28602
828.327.7000 ext. 4277
828.327.7000 ext. 4103
https:// www. cvcc.edu/about/us/employment/index.cfm