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Douglas College

Faculty - Health Information Management

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Position Title Faculty - Health Information Management Posting Number 00588F Location Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range $71,846-$115,129 Placement on the faculty salary scale is based on education, professional certification and experience and will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Position Type Faculty - Probationary Regular Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2024 End Date Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Health Information Management program at Douglas College invites applicants to apply for a regular faculty position in the Health Information Management Program.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
This is a full-time faculty position in the Health Information Management program in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching and learning strategies that align with the departmental and college-wide vision, mission, and goals. The faculty member will provide instruction to students in both in the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Health Information Management ( PBD - HIM ) and the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (BScHIM) programs.


1. Ensure equity, diversity and inclusion, and learning support services provided at Douglas College are factored into teaching and learning strategies in a meaningful way.
2. Teach and supervise undergraduate students.
3. Prepare and deliver education to students using a variety of educational method e.g. lectures facilitating seminars, case studies, discussion groups, and independent and group project work.
4. Development of curriculum and preparation of teaching materials.
5. Preparation and administration of course assessment including but not limited to grading of examinations, assignments, and reports.
6. Within scope of expertise, advise students on matters pertaining to their academics and career decisions.
7. Serve on faculty committees as appropriate related to curriculum planning, and diploma/degree requirements and other operational duties.
8. Apply teaching and learning strategies using available technology including but not limited to learning management systems (Blackboard Ultra).
9. Competency in use of teaching resources and databases including but not limited to ICD -10-CA/ CCI , WinRecs3.0, electronic health information systems, etc.
10. Promote evidence-based best practices in experiential learning.
11. Work closely with faculty members in Bachelor of Science Nursing, Bachelor of Science Psychiatric Nursing, Health Care Support Worker, and Continuing Education to plan and schedule interdisciplinary learning experiences.
12. Assist in collecting data to evaluate teaching and learning strategies.
13. Collaborate with industry partners and other stakeholders to explore experiential learning opportunities for students.
14. Collaborate with programs at Douglas College that are outside the Health Science division to explore interdisciplinary learning opportunities for students.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
To be successful in this role, you require:

1. Certified Health Information Management professional with CHIM designation.
2. A Master's Degree in health administration, health data analytics, population health, data/information governance, or another related field.
3. PhD preferred in health informatics, health information management/technology, health administration, health data analytics, population health, data/information governance, or another related field.
4. Recent knowledge and experience with health data and information requirements and applications inherent in health management.
5. Recent experience (within six months) in health data classification, health data and information management, health informatics, health information technology, health data analytics, and data/information governance.
6. Knowledge of ICD -11 methodologies.
7. Ability to accept responsibility, exercise initiative and manage people effectively.

8. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization and external stakeholders.

9. Knowledge of quality improvement, leadership and decision-making processes.

10. Skilled in using computer software applications, such as MS Office, and proven keyboarding skills at an intermediate to advanced level. Experience working with Banner is an asset.

11. Sound judgement and professionalism and a demonstrated ability to act tactfully, diplomatically, and with discretion in all contexts, internally and externally.
12. Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral.

13. Ability to address equity, diversity and inclusion in teaching and learning strategies in a meaningful way.

14. Demonstrated experience and excellent ability to teach at the post-secondary level.

15. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

16. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in a team environment.

17. Demonstrate ability to learn software to support teaching and learning.
Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/13/2024 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
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About Douglas College

Douglas College is one of the largest colleges in British Columbia, offering a variety of bachelor's degrees, diplomas, university transfer options, career training programs and much more. We have campuses in New Westminster and Coquitlam as well as a training centre in Surrey and are home to more than 14,000 credit students each year as well as an additional 20,000 who take non-credit programs. If you want to do what you love and be good at it, Douglas College is the place for you.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-22

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