Douglas College

Douglas College

Contract Faculty - Health Information Management


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Position Title Contract Faculty - Health Information Management

Posting Number 00561F Location Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range Hourly: $51.88-$113.50/hour; Per Three Credit Course: $7,871; Actual salary or hourly rate will be based on the number of credits and term of appointment according to the Collective Agreement. Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 01/01/2024 End Date 04/24/2024 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.


  • 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 Bachelor Degree in health administration, health data analytics, population health, data/information governance, or another related field.

    2. Master's Degree preferred in 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 10/25/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www. Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. All internal applications must be received by date. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • 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
  • If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • 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)

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

  • 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
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • References with Contact Information
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Contract Faculty - Health Information Management


    Douglas College




    April 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 24, 2024

    Job type



    Computer Science,Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    Douglas College, founded in the year 1970, is one of the largest public degree-granting colleges located in British Columbia, Canada. Douglas College offers degree and university courses in science and arts, programs in healthcare, business, arts, and human services. The institute boasts of two campuses, the main one in New Westminster and the other is the David Liam Campus suburban campus in Coquitlam as well as several smaller training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge.

    The college provides both on-campus and off-campus housing options to the students. They have an extensive library with books and DVDs, articles, research help guides for the students. There is also a Douglas Open Repository, or DOOR, that is a collection of research and creative assets of the college.

    The campus also has a gym, a small box theatre and a large 300 seat proscenium theatre along with a lot of other recreational facilities. Douglas College has over 24,000 students enrolled, among which 17,000 are credit students and 8,500 continuing education students, and around 4210 are international students from 92 different countries. The academic staff consists of around 960 members.

    The college offers as many as 10 bachelor's degree programs in Applied Psychology Psychiatric Nursing, Physical Education and Coaching, Business Administration, Nursing, Therapeutic, Child and Youth Care, Recreation Performing Arts, Criminology and Social Work.

    The Douglas College has catered alumni that have excelled in their career paths. Some of the notable alumni of the Douglas college include poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author Carleigh Baker for short story collection Bad Endings, businessman Frank Guistra, Gold medalist wrestler in Olympic, Daniel Igali, actor Adrian Holmes, and author Sky Lee.

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