Online Visiting Professor, Health Information Technology/Coding

US-VIRTUAL
Job ID
2017-94174
Institution
DeVry University
Department
Academics
Employment Type
Temporary Part-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

DeVry University seeks to welcome Online Part Time Visiting Professors to our Health Information Technology undergraduate degree programs, building long-term relationships with superior educators who have high professional standards, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and a commitment to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education.  From the convenience of your home or office, you can make a valuable contribution to the success of students preparing to enter and advance in the Health Information Technology career field. 

 

The typical course of instruction may include:

  • International Classification of Diseases Coding (CCS or CIC required)
  • Current Procedural Terminology Coding (CCS-P or CPC required)
  • Coding Practicum (CCS or CIC required)
  • Health Information Processes
  • Health Information Fundamentals
  • Basic Medical Terminology
  • Introduction to Health Services and Information Systems
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues in Health Information
  • Data Applications and Healthcare Quality with Lab
  • Health Insurance and Reimbursement

From the convenience of your home or office, you can make a valuable contribution to the success of students preparing to enter this dynamic field. Classes meet in 8-week sessions. This is 100% ONLINE teaching, an incredibly flexible and convenient way to share your experience and knowledge with those who aspire to enjoy the career success you already have.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Become part of a dynamic team of educational professionals, teaching HIT students in an online setting using the Canvas learning management system
  • Implement and embrace our philosophy, curriculum and course objectives by engaging students
  • Establish an environment conducive to student engagement by effectively planning and preparing for classes, responding quickly to student requests for assistance and ensuring that students enjoy a powerful learning experience
  • Identify opportunities to enhance student engagement through collaboration with colleagues who provide academic and professional guidance 
  • Promote student success by demonstrating a flexible style and exhibit a passion for teaching by devoting time and energy to develop scholarly excellence
  • Engage with a diverse student body comprised of a variety of ages, cultural backgrounds, ethnicities and academic preparation using a variety of platforms and technology
  • Foster a positive learning environment by keeping accurate records, submitting grades on time, and enforcing academic and attendance policies

 

 

Qualifications

You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you meet the following:

  • A Master's Degree in Health Information Technology, Health Science or closely related field is required
  • RHIT Certification (current/active) is required; RHIA preferred
  • CCS, CCS-P, CPC or CIC Certification and ICD-10 proficiency is required to teach coding courses
  • A minimum of 3 years directly relevant professional experience required
  • Prior higher education teaching experience is preferred
  • Faculty must have requisite subject matter expertise and outstanding communication skills
  • Faculty must also have excellent motivational and instructional skills in a diverse and non-traditional environment
  • Must be able to work in a collegial manner and facilitate the efforts of diverse groups

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!

Who We Are

Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education – one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you’re choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.

 

We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we’re guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It’s one way we position our colleagues for success.

 

We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it’s career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.

 

If you want to be a part of an institution focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.

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