Medical Billing and Coding Instructor- Job Description
The Medical Coding and Billing Instructor will ensure ethical conduct, sound educational practices, and the academic development of each student, with focus on the Mission Objectives of Innovation Dental Training Center.In this position, the Instructor delivers the curriculum to help students achieve their educational goals. The Medical Coding and Billing instructors will also manage their classrooms and promote a positive and engaging learning environment, provide support, tutoring and other assistance as needed. Instructors are to “model” the professional behaviors, language, and activities expected of our students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Utilize classroom and lab instruction, student assessment mechanisms, and classroom management techniques to provide an engaged classroom experience to students.
Guarantee that student has been presented with material to successfully meet the learning objectives of each course within a student’s program of study.
The Medical Coding and Billing Instructor ensures the instructional materials and equipment are ready for student use, sufficient in quantity, and are properly maintained and in working order.
Participate in on-going faculty assessment and professional development activities to ensure an active and engaging classroom for all students; maintain required certification and licensure.
Actively participate in meeting, review and analyze data, compile reports, and meet academic and administrative deadlines.
Ensure campus compliance with all federal, state, and regulatory bodies’, guidelines, along with internal policies of the company.
Monitor attendance of students and submit to registrar’s office before leaving work day/evening.
Prepare weekly lesson plans; follow syllabi to maintain a pace to meet requirements. ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM-PCS, CPT, Insurance Coding, Medical Coding.
Ensure strict adherence to school schedule.
Notify director of all incidents and/or issues immediately.
Grade tests and submit grades on time to register’s office.
Maintain and clean classrooms, laboratory areas and faculty offices.
Arrive for work, be in your classroom to greet students and begin class on time.
Other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience/Qualifications, Certifications, and/or License Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum of 5 years experience and Certification OR Associate's Degree and 3 years experience. ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM-PCS, CPT, Insurance Coding experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Internet software.
Certificates and Licenses:
Certification, Registry and/or Licensure in field of instruction approved and recognized by state regulation agency and accrediting organization. Medical Assistant.
ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM-PCS, CPT, Insurance Coding experience.