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Position: Online Medical Coding Adjunct Instructor

Location: Online

Department:  Academic Affairs

Reports to: Divisional Academic Deans

FLSA Designation: Non-exempt

Nature of Duties: Under general supervision prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction for credited technical/occupational courses; prepares standardized course syllabi using provided template; evaluates students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives based on established course grading requirements. Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports; attends professional development training as required for college specific online course delivery. Teaches medical coding courses that closely simulates the environment of the industry while maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments in the field. Provides instruction in the cognitive, psychomotor and affective areas of medical coding. Measures program or departmental student learning outcomes for continuous student improvement and success and submits results to program director.  Requires strong computer skills, communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with a diverse student population.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Diploma in a Health-related field from an approved accredited institution.
  • Current certification as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Medical Coder (CMC), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).
  • Minimum of two (2) of the last five (5) years work experience in medical billing, coding and insurance.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Diploma or Associate’s degree in medical records administration, medical coding, or medical billing and insurance.
  • Teaching experience in a Health Science related field at the postsecondary level.
  • Experience teaching with Blackboard LMS.



Salary/Benefits: Based on qualifications/No benefits


  1. Unofficial Transcripts, resume, and proof of applicable certifications\licensure are required for consideration. Official transcripts and prior employment verification required within 30 days of hire for continuous employment.
  2. Selected candidate must successfully complete a background check to include employment references, criminal history, and verification of employment prior to hire. 
  3. West Georgia Technical College is not currently sponsoring work visas at this time.
  4. This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.
  5. WGTC reserves the right to close positions at any time.


Employment Policy

The Technical College System of Georgia and West Georgia Technical College do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law) in educational programs, activities, admissions or employment. All applicants will be considered; however, only selected applicants may be interviewed.  Approval of employment does not constitute a contract.  Continued employment is contingent upon job performance and funding.

To apply for this job please visit www.westgatech.edu.