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Job Title: Allied Health Instructor (Medical Coding)

Employer:Director of Program Pathways, Allied Health
Specialties:Developing Course Content for Online Learning
Required Certifications:CPC
Preferred Certifications:CPC-I
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location: Various 90210, CA, US
Date Posted:4/7/2020

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Director of Program Pathways, Allied Health, provide instruction, development and implementation of curriculum, and evaluation of courses. Support student success and retention from learning to job placement, by ensuring curricula and instruction meets student needs and industry standards.  

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

The duties below are representative of the role and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed as within the scope of work. 

Under the supervision of the Director, develop and evaluate curriculum and provide instruction for competency-based education courses.

Under the supervision of the Director, develop and implement processes to develop and assess student learning outcomes in order to ensure student equity and success.

Support student success and retention throughout the entire student journey from entry to on-the-job training and placement by ensuring curriculum and instruction meets student needs and industry standards; engaging in regular and substantive academic interaction with students; grading and providing timely feedback on assignments; and supporting students who are not mastering the required competencies.

Review and assess Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and relevant data to ensure learning and programmatic success.

Foster innovation through collaboration and best practices, and remain current on developments in the field by maintaining ties to industry as related to employment opportunities and curricular alignment.

Collaborate and participate across program pathways and college departments on workgroups and Calbright College committees.

Engage in shared governance by participating in program and college level committees.

Analyze student data and respond with relevant instructional support.

Assume a lead role in the development and implementation of specialized courses in the areas of medical coding, medical billing and insurance, and other related allied health fields. 

Coach and/or provide leadership for student teams and outreach programs.

Teach in a distance learning model, teaching may occur during the day, evening, and on weekends.

Teach using current instructional technology. Update programs, course outlines, and teaching procedures and strategies as technology and software changes.

Participate in curriculum development, design, implementation, and evaluation to maintain and improve the instructional program.

Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.

Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.

Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance and progress; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in departmental meetings and college and/or district wide activities and committees as assigned.

Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with Calbright College policies in the performance of duties.

Communicate, meet, and coordinate with the Director planning and developing curriculum and instructional procedures to ensure instructional consistency.

Work collaboratively and cooperatively with staff and students.

Participate in participatory governance on Calbright College committees, ad hoc panels, constituency groups, and/or work groups.

Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies, and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.

Apply Title 5 and California Education Code regulations in an online academic environment.

Work with stakeholders in a participatory governance environment.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population in an online environment.

Have an equity-minded focus and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

Ability to work collaboratively with diverse faculty, staff and administration across the College to meet the needs of students in an online environment.

Demonstrated understanding of career and technical education programming.

Knowledge of competency-based education.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Experience as an active participant in participatory governance.

Commitment to providing faculty leadership in the development of new programs and processes needed to fulfill the Calbright Mission.

Ability to be a self reflective practitioner and commitment to improving practice through appropriate professional development.

Demonstrated commitment to improving outcomes for all students, particularly disproportionately impacted populations.

Ability to develop curriculum and programs.

Proficiency in the use of a variety of computer software and technology related to student and other educational services.

Apply innovative methods of instruction for on-demand, online learning centered on competency-based education.

Apply knowledge of competency-based education models in order to develop curriculum and provide instruction for personalized paced, online learning courses.

Ability to be present in Northern or Southern California offices.

Perform other related duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in the discipline; OR Associate degree and six years of experience in the discipline; OR Hold a valid California Community College teaching credential  in the discipline; OR The equivalent;

A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse abilities and academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Additional Required Qualifications

Hold and maintain a valid AAPC certified professional coder (CPC) certification.

Must have, or be willing to obtain, instructor certification for AAPC certified professional coder (CPC-I)

Experience teaching medical coding curricula.

Experience developing courses in medical coding and/or allied health.

Experience teaching and developing course content for online learning.

Online teaching experience.

Effective oral and written communication skills, including public speaking, virtual engagements and delivering complex reports.

Proficiency in the use of a variety of computer software and technology related to student needs and other educational services.


Working Conditions and Travel

Calbright College is a statewide online college where all instruction and support are done via various online technologies both in person and remotely. Calbright College has administrative offices in Oakland, Los Angeles, and Sacramento available for use. When working remotely, faculty should be able and willing to use digital communication tools as used by the College, and have the ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time. Travel throughout the state of California may be required (less than 20%).

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Calbright College policies, procedures, and Title IX.

Calbright College celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing Calbright College’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Requires the ability to function in a remote online instructional environment performing work of primarily a sedentary nature. Requires the ability to use hearing and speech to make presentations to groups and carry on conversations over the phone and in-person. Requires speaking skills to communicate with staff and students in one-on-one and small group settings, on the phone, and to distinguish sound prompts from various types of equipment.  Requires near visual acuity to read printed materials and computer screens.  Requires sufficient hand/arm/finger dexterity to retrieve work materials, operate a personal computer keyboard, and operate standard office equipment. Requires the ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work is performed indoors where minimal safety considerations exist.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Calbright College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Calbright College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Who We Are

Calbright College is California’s newest community college – the first statewide, online campus designed to bridge the gap between employers with unfilled positions and students who don’t have either the time or money to attend a traditional school. Our mission is to increase economic mobility for working adults who lack easy access to traditional forms of higher education by offering flexible, affordable skills-based programs that provide tangible economic value for both working adults and hiring managers.


Please send your application (Resume and Cover letter) to the email address HR@calbright.org. In the cover letter please tell us how you meet the minimum qualifications.

Title:                           Allied Health Instructor (Medical Coding)

Position Type:           Full time

Requisition No:         20-00012

Category:                   Faculty

Supervisor:                Director of Program Pathways, Allied Health

Last Updated:            March 2020

Job Purpose:             Provide instruction, development and implementation of curriculum,

and evaluation of courses.

Location:                    Remote, various locations throughout California

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