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Assistant Professor Educator, Health Information Systems

Date: Jul 15, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

Job Overview

UC Clermont invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor of Health Information Systems - Educator faculty position beginning as soon as possible, not later than January 01, 2022. The UC Clermont Health Information Systems program is fully online and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). The program also includes the online Healthcare Management Associate Degree, Medical/Biller Coder and Cancer Registry Management programs. UC Clermont is an open admission regional campus located 25 miles east of the University of Cincinnati in Batavia, Ohio with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students. The college offers a variety of certificates, transfer programs, two-year technical degrees and a baccalaureate degree.

Essential Functions

Assistant / Associate Professor Educator – this is a blended position with both faculty and administrative responsibilities. Faculty responsibilities make up roughly two-thirds of the responsibilities and includes teaching 9 credit hours per semester for two semesters, ongoing Professional Development and research, service to the department, college, university, and community. Actual teaching load will depend on assigned administrative responsibilities but will normally include at least a 3-credit release per semester. Administrative responsibilities include providing leadership and support to those working within the programs, overseeing an active advisory committee, program assessment, practicum oversight, new program development, fulfilling all accreditation related activities and a willingness to participate in all departmental duties.  All candidates must have the appropriate degree awarded by time of appointment. The position includes teaching health information systems courses that are across the spectrum of courses including medical coding, revenue cycle, legal and ethical issues, health administration, data analysis, healthcare technology and professional practicum.

Minimum Requirements

Master’s degree in Health Information Management, Health Informatics or Master’s degree in closely related area; with a bachelor’s in Health Information Management or Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Management. Must hold a current RHIA or RHIT; credentials such as CTR, CCS, CRCR or other additional credentials is highly recommend; five years of work experience practicing HIM in the healthcare industry and online college level teaching experience.

Application Requirements and Other Information

All positions require the submission of a cover letter, current CV, official copies of transcript for highest degree held required prior to interview (these can be mailed), three names of professional references (include contact information), a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a summary of evidence of excellent training, teaching effectiveness, professional development and a copy of current RHIT/RHIA credential.

Position open until filled; however, for best consideration, please submit all application materials as soon as possible.

Applicants requiring sponsorship are not being considered at this time.

 

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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