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HIM / Medical Office Program – Part time Faculty

Posted on January 18, 2022
AFT Washington
Tacoma Community College
Not disclosed
Tacoma, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

Position Summary
This position is responsible for developing, preparing and teaching courses in the Health Information AAS, BAS or Medical Billing Specialist (MBS) programs in accordance with accreditation body and institutional standards. This position reports directly to the Dean for Health, Business and Professional Services and works closely with the program chair, faculty, and staff.

  • Prepare and teach courses in the fields of Health Information Management, Revenue cycle, Medical Coding, and Medical Billing.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate curricula at the rigor appropriate for the degree program.
  • Participate in curriculum planning, development, evaluation and assessment of learning outcomes.
  • Participate in the planning and development of integrated educational software such as AHIMAs Virtual Lab, EHR Go, Navigate 2, or others.
  • Participate in and support overall college and program accreditation processes.
  • Participate in maintaining and developing on-line student resources that support coursework in accordance with program standards.
  • Participate in department, division and college activities.
  • Attend continuing education meetings and seminars for the profession to enhance student learning and to maintain professional credentials and currency of course content.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
About the employer: Tacoma Community College
Since opening its doors in 1965, Tacoma Community College has provided a high-quality, affordable education to more than 500,000 people. Serving Tacoma, Gig Harbor, the Key Peninsula, online students and the women's prisons, TCC educates about 11,000 students annually. Many TCC students are the first in their families to attend college, 58 percent receive financial aid, 13 percent have children, 42 percent are students of color, and 48 percent work while attending school. TCC has two campuses, the main campus in Tacoma and another in Gig Harbor. Situated northwest of Tacoma across the Narrows Bridge, the Gig Harbor campus offers credit and non-credit courses. Divided into 4 academic divisions (Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences; Health, Business & Professional Programs; Math, Science & Engineering; Communication & Transitional Studies) TCC is committed to developing and sustaining a vibrant educational environment where all students can thrive by providing educational opportunities such as learning communities, honors programming, undergraduate student research, bachelor of applied science degrees, and study abroad. TCC is 100 percent committed to student success, and promotes innovation to help students. Since launching its Open Educational Resources initiative in 2011, the college has saved students collectively more than $5 million on textbooks. Designated an Achieving the Dream Leader College, TCC provides a model for other schools seeking to engage students and boost completion rates. TCC is also one of 67 colleges selected nationally to participate in the Department of Education's Second Chance Pell pilot program, providing access to education for incarcerated individuals. Designated a Military Friendly College, TCC is proud to serve Pierce County's military community. In fall 2018, the college opened a food pantry on campus to support students experiencing food insecurity and was recognized by the Harvard Kennedy School for its College Housing Assistance Program, a community partnership that helps students access affordable housing.
About your union: AFT Washington

AFT Washington is a state federation affiliated with the 1.6 million American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. We represent about 6,500 members including faculty from the community and technical colleges and pre-K through 12 classified employees. We also jointly represent professors at Eastern, Central, and Western Washington universities and The Evergreen College with the Washington Education Association. The mission of AFT Washington is to voice the ideals of our locals and members for workplace fairness and social justice while strengthening and focusing their collective power to attain those ideals.


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