Assistant Professor of Health Information Systems – Educator

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Assistant Professor of Health Information Systems – Educator
University of Cincinnati Clermont

UC Clermont invites applications for Assistant Professor of Health Information Systems - Educator faculty position beginning as soon as possible, not later than August 15, 2021. 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 array includes the online Health Information Systems Technology, and Healthcare Management Associate Degrees, Medical/Biller Coder, Cancer Registry Management and Physician Practice Management Certificates. The UC Clermont is an open admissions regional campus 30 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.

Assistant Professor Educator –Faculty responsibilities include teaching up to 12-credit hours per semester for two semesters, ongoing scholarship/research, and service to the department, college, university, and community. Although this is an online program, you will be required to be on campus a minimum of four hours per week along with attendance at required on campus monthly meetings.  Actual teaching load will depend on assigned administrative responsibilities but may include at least a 3-credit release per semester. Administrative responsibilities may 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 qualifications: Bachelors degree in Health Information Management or Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Management with more than five years' experience practicing HIM in the healthcare industry and a willingness to earn a Master’s degree in Health Information Management or Health Informatics or related field within two years of the hire date. Must hold a current RHIA or RHIT and have college level teaching experience.

Ideal qualifications: Master’s degree in Health Information Management or Master’s degree in closely related area; with a bachelor’s in Health Information Management or Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Management and substantial experience practicing HIM in the healthcare industry. Must hold a current RHIA; Online college level teaching experience.

All positions require 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.

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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.