Tacoma Community College is a nationally recognized public community college located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just south of Seattle. TCC enrolls more than 10,000 students each quarter. The college is creative and engaging - recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream leader college. TCC was recently honored by the 34-college Washington community and technical college system for the largest improvement in the systems student achievement initiative.
We are seeking innovative leaders for a key faculty and administrative positions.
This position is a responsible, qualified, licensed RN or LPN, capable of assessing, planning, implementing, instructing and evaluating educational programs in the field of nursing assistant. Responsibilities for this position include classroom teaching of theory and supervision of trainees during clinical training. The Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC) instructor must be positive, responsive, and a motivational role model for trainees.
•Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate educational programs for students pursuing both the certified nursing assistant certifications.
•Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current state and federal requirements related to nursing assistants.
•Maintain accurate records, schedules, and course requirements regarding hours of instruction and content.
•Evaluate and document trainee programs through testing, observation and assessment of skills attained.
•Communicate effectively with trainees, fellow team members, supervisor and including staff at extended care facility.
•Perform other related duties.
•A graduate of an accredited school of nursing recognized by the State of Washington.
•Possess a valid and current Washington State LPN or RN license.
•Computer-literate with competence in Microsoft Word and Outlook.
•One (1) year experience teaching in a classroom setting.
•One (1) to two (2) years of experience in direct nursing care in a long term care facility within the past five (5) years.
•Bachelors degree or higher in nursing from an accredited college or university.
Conditions Of Employment
•Successfully complete a criminal history background check prior to employment.
•Must have a valid Washington State Drivers License and have own transportation.
•Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. as well as satisfactorily work with patients who need assistance with moving.
The Successful Candidate Will Demonstrate
•Professional and courteous interactions with students, faculty, and staff.
•Dynamic, non-traditional delivery methods to teach students of widely varying levels of proficiency and from diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles.
•Experience using computers as an instructional aid in and out of the classroom to enhance learning.
•An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
•Excellent customer service skills; including establishing, building, and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.
•Ethics and integrity.
•Must be detail-oriented and organized.
•Must be reliable and trustworthy in handling confidential information.
•Maintain professional growth in nursing expertise and instructional skills in accordance with state and federal requirements.
•Provide a stimulating environment that encourages participation, interpersonal skills development and comprehension of concepts of safe patient care.
Application Materials & Procedures
Complete application packages must include the following: (Packages received that do not contain all of these materials will not be considered by the screening committee. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview.)
1. Tacoma Community College online application.
2. Cover letter and resume. In your cover letter indicate how your background and experience meets the qualifications for this position.
3. Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended (official transcripts will be required for the successful candidate).
Terms Of Employment
This is an adjunct faculty position for Continuing Education contracted on a quarterly basis. The pay is $34.00-$37.00 per hour depending on qualifications. Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the department. Degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and verified by official transcripts.