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Penn Foster Medical Billing & Coding Program, FT Instructor in Boston, Massachusetts

Position Summary:

The Medical Billing and Coding Program - Instructor will be responsible for providing instructional support to ensure students meet the established learning objectives and supporting the growth and development of the program to comply with industry standards and the needs of the community. Although the Instructor will primarily support the Medical Billing and Coding Program, s/he may be required to assist students in other programs in Allied Health.

The Instructor will provide one-on-one instructional support to include responses to student?s inbound academic inquiries using distance education technologies, including phone, email, SMS text messaging, and portal messaging. The Instructor will offer daily office hours for tutoring via LibCal (appointment scheduling tool) and provide substantive feedback on subjective exams, if applicable. The Instructor may be required to periodically conduct live and/or recorded webinars.

The Instructor will utilize program learning outcomes to monitor student progress daily. The Instructor will conduct outreach using distance education technologies to provide academic advising and support to ensure student learning and successful completion of the program.

The Instructor will participate in curriculum design, including development and revision, and in the development of any supplemental learning resources.

Essential Job Functions:

Must be able to:

  • Provide academic support and advising to students to include but not limited to using distance education technologies, appointment scheduler, live and recorded webinars, and feedback and evaluations on exams, assignments and externship skills

  • Review, evaluate, and suggest program curricula changes and practices to assure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, externship skills, and other requirements of business, industry, and higher education

  • Review program and course-level outcomes data and surveys to determine students? needs and provide recommendations and strategies for improvements and for interventions and outreach

  • Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Education and Experience

Must be certified in coding, CPT preferred. Completed a training program and at least 3 years of work experience as a medical coder OR at least 5 years of work experience as a coder. Prior online teaching experience preferred.

Other Requirements:

Must have excellent computer skills and be comfortable with instructional technology. Experience with D2L preferred. Ability to work independently, think critically, communicate effectively and efficiently, and enjoy being part of a team. Have access to a computer with Microsoft Windows 10.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals. Backed by Bain Capital Double Impact and together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that?s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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