Health Information Technology Program Director/InstructorNortheast Iowa Community College, Calmar, IA Peosta, IA
Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) serves the transfer, career and technical education needs of our region’s residents, businesses and industries in a district area that encompasses eight counties and approximately 5,000 sq. miles. More than 28,400 students enroll in Business and Community Solutions courses and academic certificate, diploma and degree programs every year. NICC offers associate’s degrees and general education courses that readily transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and state-of-the-art technology and lab areas that prepare students for high demand careers.
The College has two primary campuses in Peosta and Calmar, and seven service locations in Cresco, Dubuque, Manchester, New Hampton, Oelwein and Waukon, that offer convenient amenities, services, educational resources and computer labs for students.
As one of northeast Iowa’s largest employers, the College employs 680 faculty and staff members, and the average tenure of all part-time and full-time faculty is 12 years.
1. Certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) in good standing required.
2. Baccalaureate degree in health management, business, informatics or related field required.
3. A minimum of three fulltime years or five part time years of recent work experience as a health information technologist required.
4. Must be knowledgeable in all health information technology skill sets, as evidenced by education and experience.
5. Must be able to accurately instruct and assess student learning and performance of the AHIMA credentialed core curriculum.
6. Must be able to meet the instructor credentialing requirements of AHIMA and Northeast Iowa Community College’s Quality Faculty Plan (QFP).
7. Management and supervisory experience preferred.
8. Teaching experience strongly preferred.
9. Online teaching experience preferred.
10. Ability to travel for field experience oversight and to meet professional development requirements required.
1. Communicate effectively using oral and written skills, as well as incorporation of current technology skills.
2. Maintain a cohesive program curriculum that meets or exceeds those stated in the AHIMA core curriculum.
3. Provide comprehensive instruction in assigned HIT program courses.
4. Teach courses in accordance with objectives of course outlines, as set forth by the department and AHIMA.
5. Prepare and update curriculum, syllabi, lesson plans, visual aids, student instructional handouts, and summary materials.
6. Meet all scheduled class, office, and college commitments.
7. Maintain attendance records on all students to comply with Federal Financial Aid Guidelines.
8. Prepare and submit accurate grade reports as required by the college and as requested by the Department Dean.
9. Maintain educational standards and continually evaluate the program for its effectiveness.
10. Complete periodic reviews inclusive of Department of Education reports and reports associated with ongoing AHIMA accreditation and re-accreditation.
11. Promptly report repairs needed for the classroom and equipment.
12. Assist in recruitment of students.
13. Actively participate in ongoing college, program, and course assessment.
14. Actively participate in the program review process.
15. Keep accurate inventories of all equipment and supplies; report any needed repairs.
16. Actively participate in the budget process of the college, including timely requests for instructional materials.
17. Serve as an academic advisor for HIT students.
18. Submit referrals to the Dean or counselor on any student who may be in need of counseling.
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