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Health Information Technology Instructor


Cypress College - North Orange County Community College District


Health Information Technology Instructor

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: CCF732

Location: Cypress College

Department: CC Health Sciences

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 10 Months/Year

Work Schedule: Full Time, Tenure Track

Job Description:

Teach college-level courses in Health Information Technology (HIT ) including, but not limited to, Coding, Medical Terminology, Trends in Healthcare, Legal Aspects of Healthcare and Health Information Technology.

Teach assigned lecture and laboratory courses in the Health Information Technology program in a manner consistent with the department's standards and with the content cited in the approved course outline and plan of instruction.

Maintain education and skills necessary for competency to teach any course in health information technology.

Advise, supervise and evaluate students in theory and directed practice settings; establish and maintain relationships with professionals in the directed practice setting.

Participate in curriculum development and serve on department, division, college and district committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program; participate in appropriate professional development activities. Participate in co-curricular activities, including planning, implementing, and teaching in special programs designed to support student success.

Participate in the formulation of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and the Student Learning Outcomes assessment cycle.

Maintain formal office and campus hours; participate in department and division meetings.

Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and apply emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized and timely manner.

Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with district, college and division policies in the performance of duties.

Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.

Work cooperatively with staff and students.

Evening and/or Saturday assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.

Primary Purpose:

Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.

Working Relationships:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Special Requirements:

The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://nocccd.edu/Employment/Employment.htm for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited postsecondary institutions (see www.nocccd.edu/Employment regarding accredited postsecondary institutions).

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree AND two (2) years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment; OR

Associate degree AND six (6) years of professional experience directly related to the teacher assignment; OR

The equivalent. Equivalent qualifications may include related education, training, employment and professional experience that would be equal to the required degree(s) and experience in this field as determined by the District Equivalency Committee.


Current Certification as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA ) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT ).

Commitment to diversity.

Desirable Qualifications:

Teaching experience at the college level.

Experience using software applications in health information management and electronic health record systems.

Leadership experience and/or participation in community or professional organizations.

Recent experience as credentialed health information professional.

Experience working effectively in a team teaching environment.

Experience in utilizing a variety of instructional delivery methodologies (i.e., Access, Visio, Project).

Experience designing alternative learning activities that develop different training outcomes.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Working Conditions:

Cypress College – a two-year community college accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges – opened in 1966 and has grown to a beautiful 110-acre campus offering over 50 programs of study in academic and vocational areas. Recently ranked 17th in the nation (among 1500+ community colleges) by its students for the quality of faculty/teaching and 3rd in California (out of 113) by Schools.com for student success, Cypress College epitomizes an environment of academic excellence. Whether it is vocational studies such as our T-TEN program, a collaboration with Toyota Motor Corporation which is ranked #1 in the nation, or academic programs, such as English and ESL , where the success rate of our students is 15% higher than statewide averages, Cypress College sets the benchmark for excellence. Our comprehensive Student Services programs support and enhance strategic goals related to access, retention and persistence initiatives on campus. As a valued partner with instructional faculty, student services staff and counseling faculty strive to implement innovative strategies to reduce and eliminate documented achievement gaps on campus.

Cypress College truly embodies an inclusive learning culture. The student body is incredibly diverse, with over 43% Hispanic, 23% Asian/Pacific Islander, and 23% Caucasian. Students from over 30 countries join our International Student program every year. The College believes in a multicultural learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students.

Cypress College has strong partnerships with the local community that culminated in a $574 million bond measure last year, the second largest in the history of Orange County. With its 50th anniversary approaching in 2016, the College is poised to revitalize infrastructure and facilities to provide a state-of-the art learning environment for students.

We invite you to be a part of this celebrated and diverse community of learners where we put Students First.

Salary Range: $60,221 - $91,174 Annually

Number of Vacancies: 1

Commitment to Diversity:

All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Posting Number: 201628FT

Open Date:

Close Date: 3/11/2016

Special Instructions Summary: Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.

NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/Policies/PoliciesAndProcedures.htm to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10.

To apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/728884

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