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Adjunct Office of Information Systems/Medical Coding

Salt Lake Community College

Position Title: Adjunct Office of Information Systems/Medical Coding

Open Internally or Externally: External

If faculty, tenure track status:

Reports to (title): Lorna Gwilliam (Associate Dean)

Department: SLTC Instruction

Requisition Number: A22014

Position Type: Replacement

Job Category: Adjunct – Variable

FT/PT: Part-time

Initial Work Location: Multiple Locations

Starting Salary:

Job Open Date:

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: No

Priority Review Date:

Job Summary: This is an adjunct faculty position in the Office Information Systems Department for the Medical Coding and Billing and Health Information Systems programs in The School of Applied Technology. The programs are offered in a self-directed, competency-based learning environment using Canvas and face to face instruction at some locations. The instructor will teach the following courses: anatomy, medical terminology, and medical coding (CPT, ICD-10, ICD-9, and HCPCS).

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: 1. Provide instruction in the Medical Coding and Billing and Health Information Systems programs offered through the Office Information Systems Department using Canvas and other teaching methods to meet different learning styles of students.
2. Deliver competency-based instruction in a self-directed environment to prepare students for industry certifications in related areas.
3. Advise students on their program requirements and their progress through the courses. Assess students’ abilities and provide appropriate documentation and feedback.
4. Coordinate student ADA accommodation requests following college policy and procedures.
5. Provide an industry viewpoint to the training program so that students will be prepared to enter the work force. Keep current on technology advances and medical coding guidelines and updates.
6. Complete required SLCC training.
7. Demonstrate and support professional commitment to division, school, and the college mission and values.
8. Attend department meetings when requested.
9. Meet college and department deadlines and evaluate student work in a timely manner, including posting final grades.
10. Follow SLCC policies and procedures.

  1. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization
  2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
  3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments
  4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards
  5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades
  6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance
  7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines
  8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment
  9. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy
  10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior
  11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days)
  12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
  13. Completes all required employee trainings
  14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
  15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested
  16. Other job related duties as needed

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued: Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy Maintains professional and collegial behavior Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days) Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure Completes all required employee trainings Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines  Provides ADA accommodations as requested Other job related duties as needed 

Minimum Qualifications: •Associates Degree in Related Field of Study•AAPC Approved Instructor or CPC-I (Certified Professional Coder/Instructor) or ability to certify•Proficient in using computers, computer technology, and computer software related to position•Three years of work experience in Outpatient, medical coding/billing or related area•Professional teaching experience in related field and/or industry•Ability to apply field-related skills to the development and/or advancement of course content and delivery

Preferred Qualifications: •Bachelor’s in Related Field of Study

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 1. Knowledge and experience in curriculum development in related areas2. Experience as an instructor and/or in related area3. Experience teaching in competency-based open-entry/open-exit individualized adult programs4. Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds5. Attention to details, excellent documentation, and maintenance of individualized records of student performance6. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills7. Ability to work without close supervision in a team with diverse membership8. Ability to work within a prescribed curriculum and departmental procedures while maintaining patience, creativity, and cooperative attitude9. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College.  The ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities. 

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Special Instructions: 1. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States. 2. In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.  3. Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within 30 days of hire.  4. In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC’s Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.  

SLCC Highlights:

FLSA:

SLCC Information: Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/53817

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