Health Information Technology Assistant Director
- This position reports to the Director of Health Information Technology (HIT) and is responsible for teaching in the Health Information Technology program and for coordinating clinical healthcare support. Duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Provide premiere quality service to all constituencies of the College.
2. Engage in continuous quality improvement and professional development.
1. Assist in recruiting students into the health information technology degree and certificate programs.
2. Instruct courses in the health information technology program and related subjects.
3. Assist in advising students in the health information technology and certificate programs.
4. Assist in obtaining and maintaining clinical affiliation sites.
5. Conduct student, course, and program assessments.
6. Assist in maintaining HIT program accreditation.
7. Attend in-service and graduation sessions.
8. Work collaboratively with NCCC Allied Health and Nursing Programs.
9. Assist in program advisory committee meetings.
10. Participate in curriculum development and serve on department, division, and college committees as
necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program, as assigned.
11. Hire, supervise, and evaluate adjunct instructors.
12. Maintain program sheets, assessment matrices, and participate in program review processes.
13. Establish national testing opportunities for program graduates.
14. Develop a network of area physicians, clinical sponsors, and hospitals sponsors, to provide student clinical sites and industry input into curricular decisions.
15. Monitor program budgets.
16. Plan and prepare for adequate supplies/equipment to meet program needs, including preparation of course materials.
17. Teaching the equivalent of nine (9) credit hours each fall and spring semester; or negotiated variances.
18. Maintain a minimum of 15% release time annually, per CAHIIM Standards.
19. Additional teaching assignments will warrant a supplemental contract.
20. Participate in trainings and conferences to stay current in the professional field and enhance teaching practice.
21. Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, ability to work effectively with all levels of employees. Ability to project a positive and professional image to students and employees.
2. Ability to appropriately exercise independent initiative and judgment.
3. Sensitivity to, and awareness of, confidential materials.
Ability to drive a passenger vehicle.
Education and Experience
• Minimum of an AHIMA credential and a degree and/or certificate in the teaching area. Candidates who are actively pursuing the credential may be considered; however, a professional development plan including attainment of the credential will be part of any employment contract.
• Have at least 1 year of healthcare experience.
• Prefer a minimum of 1 year of experience in a health care setting performing or observing
administrative and clinical procedures, and/or clinical certification (i.e. Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy,
LPN, EMT, etc.)
• Teaching experience strongly preferred.
1. Normal office working environment.
2. Ability to sit in an office chair for long periods while operating a personal computer is required.
3. The employee is required to walk extensively, sit, stand, talk and hear.
4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
5. Travel will be required. Reliable transportation required.
6. Ability to occasionally lift and transport items weighing up to 10 pounds is required.
7. Some overtime may be required, as well as some flexibility in occasional early or late hours and