Adjunct Office of Information Systems/Medical Coding

Salt Lake Community College

Job Description

Position Title

Adjunct Office of Information Systems/Medical Coding

Open Internally or Externally


If faculty, tenure track status

Not Applicable

Reports to (title)

Associate Dean


SAT Instruction

Requisition Number


Position Type

One Semester Temporary

Job Category

Adjunct - Variable



Initial Work Location


Starting Salary

Current Adjunct Rate

Job Open Date


Open Until Filled


Job Summary

This is an adjunct faculty position in the Office Information Systems Department for the Medical Coding and Billing and Health Information Systems programs in The School of Applied Technology. The programs are offered in a self-directed, competency-based learning environment using Canvas. The instructor will teach the following courses: anatomy, medical terminology, and medical coding (CPT, ICD-10, ICD-9, and HCPCS).

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Provide instruction in the Medical Coding and Billing and Health Information Systems programs offered through the Office Information Systems Department using Canvas and other teaching methods to meet different learning styles of students.
2. Deliver competency-based instruction in a self-directed environment to prepare students for industry certifications in related areas.
3. Advise students on their program requirements and their progress through the courses. Assess students abilities and provide appropriate documentation and feedback.
4. Coordinate student ADA accommodation requests following college policy and procedures.
5. Provide an industry viewpoint to the training program so that students will be prepared to enter the work force. Keep current on technology advances and medical coding guidelines and updates.
6. Complete required SLCC training.
7. Demonstrate and support professional commitment to division, school, and the college mission and values.
8. Attend department meetings when requested.
9. Meet college and department deadlines and evaluate student work in a timely manner, including posting final grades.
10. Follow SLCC policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelors degree in content area or related field preferred.
2. Experience teaching adults in individualized, competency-based programs, preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

1. One to three years experience teaching the subject in secondary, post-secondary, or industry setting, required or substitute equivalent experience.
2. CPC (Certified Professional Coder) offered through the AAPC and/or CCS-P (Certified Coding Specialist/ Physician) offered through AHIMA national Certification required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

1. Knowledge and experience in curriculum development in related areas
2. Experience as an instructor and/or in related area
3. Experience teaching in competency-based open-entry/open-exit individualized adult programs
4. Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds
5. Attention to details, excellent documentation, and maintenance of individualized records of student performance
6. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
7. Ability to work without close supervision in a team with diverse membership
8. Ability to work within a prescribed curriculum and departmental procedures while maintaining patience, creativity, and cooperative attitude

Special Instructions

As directed by SLCC Policy, Adjunct positions are semester by semester contract with no guarantee of continued employment.

Please attach additional documents (Resume, copies of credentials or transcripts, etc.) for consideration.

Official Transcripts are required for those who are offered employment only.

This is a pooled position and The department will review applications when positions become available.

Revised 11/2/2015



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