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Assistant Professor (Allied Health Health Information Management)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
University of Hawaii West Oahu
Date Posted:
November 23, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 30, 2016
Salary Information:
Negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
Appointment to begin on August 1, 2017.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Develop a new concentration in Health Information Management that meets the professional curriculum content, standards, and quality of the program as measured by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
  2. Maintain up to date knowledge, credentials and certification in HIM.
  3. Apply for CAHIIM accreditation for the new HIM program.
  4. Serve as program director to lead, administer, supervise and coordinate the HIM program.
  5. Develop, interpret, modify and implement policies and procedures.
  6. Plan and secure resources for use in support of the program.
  7. Design marketing and recruitment plan and materials.
  8. Formulate articulation agreements with University of Hawaii Community Colleges.
  9. Develop academic development plan for the program.
  10. Teach and develop undergraduate courses in HIM for traditional and distance education modalities.
  11. Conduct scholarly and research activities in areas related to academic discipline.
  12. Serve on program, division, and university committees.
  13. Render service to the professional and community relevant to academic specialty.
  14. Network with professional and community health organizations to develop sites for student internships.
  15. Supervise administrative practicum and independent study activities.
  16. Serve as faculty advisor for students in the program.
  17. Perform other related tasks as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Earned doctorate from an accredited university in a Health related discipline. An ABD will be considered, provided applicant completes degree requirements by August 1, 2017.
  2. A Master’s degree in Health Information Management.
  3. R.H.I.T. (Registered Health Information Technician) or R.H.I.A. (Registered Health Information Administrator) certification.
  4. Demonstrated ability to teach distance education courses.
  5. Evidence of scholarly and applied research activities related to the areas of teaching.
  6. Evidence of independence, enthusiasm, and self direction.
  7. Ability to plan and organize assigned activities and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  8. Demonstrated ability to develop, instruct, and coordinate online programs.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Demonstrated ability to obtain external grant funding.
  2. Demonstrated ability to lead and support community relationships, partnerships, and engage fully with culturally diverse populations.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vita, names and contact information of 3 professional references, and copies of official transcripts (official transcripts required at the time of hire) by email as a MS Word or PDF file attachments to: UHWOTASK@HAWAII.EDU. Please be sure to include the position title and number in the subject line. Copies of selected publications and student evaluations summaries may be requested during the search process. If ABD, submit a letter from the committee chair attesting that all degree requirements will be met by August 1, 2017. Please do not include any self identifying photos they will be redacted. PLEASE REDACT REFERENCES TO SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AND BIRTH DATE ON TRANSCRIPT COPIES. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All items become the property of the University of Hawaii-West O‘ahu and will not be returned.
  1. Dr. Kristina Guo;

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