Part-time Faculty: PCS Instructor
- Kirtland, Ohio, United States
- WFH Flexible
- Faculty - Part Time Positions
Lakeland Community College is recruiting adjunct faculty to teach Medical Coding in a hybrid setting. The course available is HIMT 2080: Inpatient Procedure Coding. Adjunct faculty are limited to teaching no more than 11.99 units (approximately 3-4 courses) per semester and 18 units per academic year (fall and spring semesters).
Deliver student learning-centered instruction:
- Prepare all course materials and lessons in a manner that supports successful course and program learning outcomes, including program accreditation competencies. (Note: preparation time will vary based on instructor experience in teaching the course.)
- Establish a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement
- Provide each student with clear course expectations, evaluations, and timelines through carefully written topical outlines and approved, standardized syllabus.
- Complete grade books, final grade sheets, learning assessments and final exam assessments on a timely basis. Maintain an electronic record (i.e., spreadsheet or grade book) of each student's progress and have it available upon request by students and submit this document to the Program Director at the end of the semester.
- Promote student success by exhibiting a passion for teaching and students while engaging students in the learning process.
- Respond to requests (e.g., from students, academic area chairs, department heads, committee chairs, Records Office) in a timely and thorough manner.
- Minimum of three (3) years of healthcare experience working as an inpatient coder.
- Health Information Management and Coding faculty must be current and competent in ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT coding.
- Maintains a current RHIT, RHIA, or CPT certification.
- Degree beyond the Associate’s level in a health-related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Previous teaching experience in a post-secondary academic program.
- Experience working with students from diverse academic backgrounds and life experiences.
- Ability to build or enhance proficiency in the use of diverse methods of classroom technology, including innovative instructional/academic support systems and programs.
Skills and Abiities:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to act effectively as a member of a team.
- Ability to interact successfully with academic as well as business and regulatory personnel.
- Ability to create a positive learning environment that is respectful, and promotes the interests of students first, while setting appropriate expectations for student growth and success.
Adjuncts are paid at a rate of $792 per unit of load. (Lecture sections equate a unit of load to an hour of contact time, while laboratory sections are equated at .89 of a unit per contact hour.) Courses range from 1-4 units of load.
Please visit our website to review Lakeland’s Benefits for Adjunct Faculty, including information on paid leave, professional development, partial fee waiver, employee assistance program and more.
- Complete the application
- Attach a cover letter and current resume
- Attach an unofficial transcript documenting the required educational qualifications
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