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Contract Faculty - Health Information Management

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants please submit your resume and cover letter online by 4:30pm by May 18, 2023. This position will remain open until filled. All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.


Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Contract Faculty - Health Information Management
Posting Number 00517F
Location Coquitlam Campus
Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Position Type Faculty - Contract
Posting Type Internal
Regular/Temporary Contract
Employment Type Part-Time
Posting Category Faculty
Start Date 05/22/2023
End Date 08/31/2023
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 contract 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
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.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure equity, diversity and inclusion, and learning support services provided at Douglas College are factored into teaching and learning strategies in a meaningful way.

  • Teach and supervise undergraduate students.

  • 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.

  • Development of curriculum and preparation of teaching materials.

  • Preparation and administration of course assessment including but not limited to grading of examinations, assignments, and reports.

  • Within scope of expertise, advise students on matters pertaining to their academics and career decisions.

  • Apply teaching and learning strategies using available technology including but not limited to learning management systems (Blackboard Ultra).

  • Competency in using teaching resources and databases including but not limited to SPSS, PowerBI, electronic health information systems, etc.

  • Promote evidence-based best practices in experiential learning.

  • Assist in collecting data to evaluate teaching and learning strategies.



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

1. A Master’s Degree in health administration, health data analytics, population health, data/information governance, or another related field.

2. PhD preferred in health informatics, health information management/technology, health administration, health data analytics, population health, data/information governance, or another related field.

3. Recent knowledge and experience with health data and information requirements and applications inherent in health management.

4. Recent experience (within six months) of health information management, health administration, health informatics, health information technology, health data analytics, population health, and data/information governance.

5. Ability to accept responsibility, exercise initiative and manage people effectively.

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

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

8. 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.

9. Sound judgment and professionalism and a demonstrated ability to act tactfully, diplomatically, and with discretion in all contexts, internally and externally.

10. Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral.

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

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

13. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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

15. 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 04/21/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants please submit your resume and cover letter online by 4:30pm by May 18, 2023. This position will remain open until filled. All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.


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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
    • Current employee
    • Former employee
    • Current student
    • Former student
    • None of the above
  2. * If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  4. * If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
    • Yes, I confirm
    • No, I am not able to meet this requirement
  6. * How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
    • Douglas College Careers Site
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
    • Personal Referral
    • Agency Referral
    • Professional Association Website
    • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
    • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
    • Douglas College CareerHUB
    • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
    • Other
    • Glassdoor

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References with Contact Information