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Instructional Assistant Professor – Health Information Management
Illinois State University
Location: Normal, Illinois
Work Setting: Educational Institution
Job Function: Educator
Job Type: Full-Time
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The ideal candidate would have an earned degree in Health Information Management. Candidates with informatics training, such as information systems and computer science, with evidence of healthcare-related work experience, are encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge in information technology, data analytics, revenue cycle management and the healthcare environment. The ideal candidate will maintain the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential. At least one American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) credential is preferred (RHIT, RHIA, CCA, CCS, CHDA, CHPS, CPHI, CDIP, CHTS). State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
The Department of Health Sciences: The Department of Health Sciences (HSC), in the College of Applied Science and Technology, has 19 tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty members, a full-time academic advisor, and one civil service support staff member. The HSC faculty and staff are committed to student-centered departmental and programmatic excellence. The Health Information Management program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation in Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), and is committed to providing extraordinary learning opportunities that prepare graduates to be in-demand professionals. Careers for graduates in our program include data analytics, clinical informatics, health information management, revenue cycle management, quality improvement analytics, compliance auditing, project management, implementation support, as well as many others. For additional information about our programs, course offerings, and faculty, visit the Department of Health Sciences website (http://healthsciences.illinoisstate.edu/).
Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is conveniently located in the twin cities of Bloomington and Normal in the heart of Central Illinois. A community of approximately 130,000 people, Bloomington-Normal is also home to Illinois Wesleyan University, Heartland Community College, St. Joseph Medical Center, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Country Financial, Rivian, and State Farm Insurance International Headquarters. The community has distinguished itself through outstanding school systems, healthcare, parks and recreation, vibrant culture of performing arts, economic growth and opportunity. Bloomington-Normal is within 150 miles of large metropolitans such as Chicago and St. Louis. For more information, visit http://visitbn.org/.
Candidates will be expected to teach courses in the health information management program (https://healthsciences.illinoisstate.edu/info-management/) in the areas of health information/informatics and work with program faculty members to coordinate clinical experiences for students. Candidates are encouraged to highlight previous teaching experience, including courses in areas such as electronic health records, project management, quality in healthcare, and pathophysiology. Candidates will not be expected to develop a plan for research in this position.
2. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge in information technology, data analytics, revenue cycle management and the healthcare environment.
3. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
2. Candidates with informatics training, such as information systems and computer science, with evidence of healthcare-related work experience, are encouraged to apply.
3. The ideal candidate will maintain the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential.
4. At least one American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) credential is preferred (RHIT, RHIA, CCA, CCS, CHDA, CHPS, CPHI, CDIP, CHTS).
Salary: The position is a nine-month non-tenure-track position. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Instructions for Resume Submission
Questions regarding this position can be directed to, Dr. Chris Grieshaber, Department of Health Sciences. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383 or visit http://equalopportunity.illinoisstate.edu/ada/.
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Dr. Chris Grieshaber
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Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Letter of Application
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2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.
Posted: November 19, 2019 at 3:19 PM
Post ID: 45157