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Purdue Global Adjunct Faculty, Undergraduate Health Information Management (Remote) (28972)

Purdue University Global (PUG)
Job Location:
Health Information Technology
Job Summary:

Purdue University Global offers term by term, non-tenured teaching appointments to qualified individuals who are dedicated to providing quality educational experiences to students in Associates, Bachelors and Masters degree programs. This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a professional learning community wherein faculty contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, nontraditional university setting.

What to expect in this role:
  • Providing a learning environment that supports student success.
  • Conducting 1 hour weekly synchronous seminars, typically structured in 10-week units, as designated by the school or program.
  • Maintaining school-determined virtual office hours per week for each class.
  • Ensuring timely management and response to electronic correspondence from students, administrators, and other school officials.
  • Leading message board discussions and engaging students in relevant discussion and coursework.
  • Partnering with Academic Advisors to proactively address student concerns or challenges.
  • Maintaining accurate and timely records for student grades and progress and submitting these reports as required.
  • Delivering mid-term and final grades in accordance with the academic calendar.
  • Enforcing student conduct policies as outlined in the University Catalog.
  • Participating in university, departmental, and faculty meetings as requested, contributing to the academic community.
  • Remain current with trends, techniques, and advances in distance learning.
  • Actively participate in additional duties as requested by the school, eg. subject matter experts in course revisions.
What we're looking for:
  • A master's or terminal degree in Health Information Management, Health Informatics, or Health Information Technology.
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). For MBCC: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Specialist - Physician (CCS-P)
  • Prior online teaching experience at the college or university level, in the field of Health Information Management, Health Informatics, or Health Information Technology. For MBCC: Prior online teaching experience at a college or university level in the field of Medical Coding or Healthcare Reimbursement.
  • A minimum of three to five years of relevant professional experience in Health Information Management or a related field, such as Health Informatics. For MBCC: A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in medical coding or reimbursement.
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Proficiency in current Health Information Management principles, practices, and technologies.
  • Strong understanding of healthcare regulations, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and electronic health record (EHR) systems. Medical coding for MBCC program.
  • Experience in health data analytics, data security, and health information system management.
What we're looking for (continued):
  • Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications and Zoom meeting technology. Experience with Brightspace education software is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively convey complex concepts to students and colleagues.
  • A dedication to student success and the ability to engage and inspire students in the classroom.
  • A willingness to work as part of a team and collaborate with other faculty members to enhance student learning experiences.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and staying current in the field of Health Information Management.
  • A strong commitment to ethical and professional standards in Health Information Management and the ability to instill these values in students.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment, across diverse teams, departments, and Schools.
Additional Information:
  • Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
  • This is a remote position; no relocation required. Candidates must be based in and legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Adjunct compensation varies per course based on student enrollment, program type and also includes a contribution to a retirement account. A typical adjunct in the School of Health Sciences can expect to receive $2800 per full 10-week course. Retirement account benefits include an automatic 403(b) company contribution of 3% and a company match up to an additional 4% with participation in an optional 457(b) plan.
  • When applying for a faculty position at Purdue University Global you will be asked to provide an unofficial transcript and if hired will be required to provide an official transcript.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  • When applying for a faculty position at Purdue University Global you will be asked to provide an unofficial transcript and if hired will be required to provide an official transcript.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.


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