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Assistant Professor in Health Information Management, Tenure Track

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Complete the online application form by clicking on the button at the top of this page. Include a letter of application and, in your CV, provide phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit your unofficial transcripts to: Gordon State College, Attn: HR, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204. *Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled

Posting Details

Posting Details

Classification Title: Assistant Professor in Health Information Management, Tenure Track
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Health Information Management, Tenure Track
Position Type: Faculty - Full Time
Department: School of Nursing/Health Science
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Description
Primary responsibilities will include collaborating with other faculty in the HIM program to plan, design, implement, and evaluate the curriculum; teaching Health Information Management courses; evaluating student performance in the classroom and laboratory and/or practicum arena; advising students interested in the HIM field; maintaining currency in the field and certification requirements; and service to the college, community and discipline.

Background Check
Employment is contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen which are pre-clinical requirements and conditions of employment.

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences houses faculty in nursing and health information management. There are 19 full-time nursing faculty members who deliver an Associate Science in Nursing and a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. The Bachelor of Science Department houses the RN-BSN, which is an established program that is on-line, and a pre-licensure BSN that is starting in Fall 2017. The School also has a BS in Health Information Management.

Gordon State College has served the community and region continuously since its founding in 1852, and has been a unit in the University System of Georgia since 1972. After more than three decades of serving the state as a residential two-year college, Gordon State College was named a state college in 2006 and asked to develop selected four year programs to address critical state needs. Since that time, many baccalaureate programs have been developed and initiated, two of which are the RN-BSN and BSN programs. Gordon State College serves more than 3300 students with the good work of full- and part-time faculty.

The main campus of Gordon State College is in Barnesville, Georgia, a lovely town located an hour south of Atlanta, and 45 minutes northeast of Macon. Students and faculty enjoy the pleasures of small town living together with access to the many attractions of a major metropolitan center and an international airport.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Health Information Management or related field with 18 graduate semester hours related to courses in HIM. RHIA certification and coding experience preferred. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching with special attention to needs of diverse populations and prior teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred. Preferred candidate will be flexible, innovative, highly motivated, and enthusiastic about student success.

Preferred Qualifications:
Posting Date: 06/01/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete the online application form by clicking on the button at the top of this page. Include a letter of application and, in your CV, provide phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit your unofficial transcripts to: Gordon State College, Attn: HR, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204. *Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • HS/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Unofficial Transcripts