Instructor, Healthcare (Records & Billing Management) | Part-time Faculty/Hourly Pay (20-Hour Week) – College of Health Professions

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  • Post Date: June 22, 2022
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Job Overview

Job Type: Part time

Job Number: JR-010480

Location: Home OfficeIf you’re passionate about building a better future for individuals, communities, and our country-and you’re committed to working hard to play your part in building that future-consider WGU as the next step in your career.

Driven by a mission to expand access to higher education through online, competency-based degree programs, WGU is also committed to being a great place to work for a diverse workforce of student-focused professionals. The university has pioneered a new way to learn in the 21st century, one that has received praise from academic, industry, government, and media leaders. Whatever your role, working for WGU gives you a part to play in helping students graduate, creating a better tomorrow for themselves and their families.

***IMPORTANT: As part of the application process, you are asked to provide scanned copies of your related certifications (active/inactive) such as CPC, CPB, CPMA, CCS-P, RHIA etc.***

Health Professions
Improving patient care is a complex process the requires crucial links among medical providers, the technology and data systems used to track and utilize patient info, patients, payers, and regulatory agencies. Maintaining the quality of medical records is of utmost importance for individuals and for the healthcare system at large-and it is one of the areas of healthcare with the greatest opportunity for growth and improvement.

WGU Instructor Overview

Student learning is the primary responsibility of Western Governors University (WGU) faculty. Instructors are subject matter experts who teach and mentor students when students engage in their assigned courses. Instructors vary the type, length, and intensity of instructional method based upon student needs. Instructors work on a team to support an assigned group of students and offer specialized instruction on challenging topics. Using applicable technology, Instructors interact with students in both group and one-on-one settings. As part of WGU’s disaggregated faculty model, Instructors provide their expertise and collaborate with the faculty who are responsible for developing and evaluating courses and assessments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Five years of experience with an emphasis on healthcare industry billing, reimbursement, and/or insurance-related functions
  • Three years of experience providing instructional delivery to learners in an online, higher education environment
  • MBA, MS Accounting, MS Finance, MS Health Information Management or a applicable area

Preferred Qualifications

  • Healthcare industry certifications in Accounting or Finance [e.g. American Medical Billing Association Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CRMA)]
  • Registered Healthcare Information Administrator (RHIA) certification with current healthcare industry in billing, reimbursement, and/or insurance-related functions
  • Doctorate degree

Schedule/Working Conditions

  • Maintain the ability to keep an assigned schedule for 20 hours/week that supports learners during peak times weekday evenings and weekends. (max 25 hours/week @ peak times) Sunday to Thursday or Tuesday to Saturday.
  • Arrange a set schedule with the supervisor, which is normally not flexible, based on the needs of WGU and its students.
  • Work primarily from home in the continental U.S. and is available to travel to meetings on a few possible occasions if/when required.


Separate qualifications and/or licensure/certifications may be required for some degree programs.  State and/or federal legislative requirements and/or college accreditation requirements may apply to maintain the necessary credentialing for this role.  This Job Description has been designed to indicate the general nature, essential duties, and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification.  It does not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications that are required of the employee to do this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  This Job Description does not constitute a contract of employment and the University may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

As an equal opportunity employer, WGU recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity.

As an equal opportunity employer, WGU recognizes that our strength lies in our people.
We are committed to diversity.
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