Part Time Coordinator IV - LPN to RN Program
Develop, coordinate, and teach curriculum for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered Nurse (RN) program. Serve all students as a TRUE Learning Community by promoting student success through student learning, student development, and student retention. Position is part-time and will work up to 19 hours per week.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSCoordinate activities and functions of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered Nurse (RN) program to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications. Maintain records and prepares reports for the College and the Arizona Board of Nursing. Participate in the strategic planning process within program guidelines for the Nursing program. After the curriculum is developed the candidate will teach and continue to refine the program curriculum.Prepare class schedules including determining classes that are needed, time offered, number of sections, and the proper instructor. Develop course outlines, syllabus, and course materials that promote learning and fulfill the program objectives. Maintain students’ records; assist faculty with course processes and concerns. Complete and returns required reports to the appropriate office by due date after review by the Director of Nursing. Share responsibility for maintaining the facilities and equipment in area used. Oversee the program with assistance from the Director of Nursing, as needed.Participate in the development and management of the current budget within established guidelines; participate in planning for next budget period through analysis of costs and past expenditure figures and estimating future costs. The Coordinator will work with the Director of Nursing to accomplish preparation of the budget each budget cycle. Maintain up-to-date information of all state and federal guidelines, rules, and regulations pertaining to the both the LPN and RN curriculum, and recommend changes as necessary to ensure that the College is in compliance. EEnsure curriculum and courses, faculty qualifications, and administrative support of the program are in compliance with accreditation guidelines. Compile information and coordinate the preparation of reports required for continuing accreditation for the program. Ensure that all courses are approved in ACRES; perform curriculum development and revision for current and future classesProvide feedback to students regarding personal achievement and academic matters. Meet with students as needed to ensure student success. Assist in the advising of students for enrollment in the Nursing Assistant program to confirm enrollment of the students in the appropriate classes, place book orders in the bookstore. Responsible for teaching LPN/RN courses didactically and clinically in accordance with the philosophy, vision, mission, policies, and procedures of the college. Follow curriculum set per the Arizona State Board of Nursing (AZBN) to include course classroom theory, and skill sets. The Coordinator will also supervise students during clinical rotations, at approved medical facilities, as scheduled within the course. Instructors are responsible for preparing students for the state certification/licensure exams (written and skills). Maintain records of student progress and performance; complete and return required reports to the appropriate.Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position to include the recruitment and retention of students
EDUCATION: Master’s degree and an active/unencumbered RN license. A candidate with previous education/experience as a Licensed practical Nurse will be preferred.Must be able to drive and travel throughout the District using own transportation.Portions of the job are performed in a classroom and in the clinical site off campusAbility to work autonomously, problem-solve, and organize.
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years applicable experience as an RN
DESIRABLES: Teaching experience desired
SPECIAL POSITION CONDITIONS:
DEADLINE: Open until filled. First review is Monday, April 19, 2021.
Applications must include the following documents to be considered:Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)Resume or Curriculum VitaeUnofficial TranscriptsCopy of current RN licenseApplications not accompanied with the required transcripts will not be considered.
Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).
Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered.
The level of background verification for this position is: Standard level. Knowledge, Skills, & AbilitiesKnowledge and skill in the application of the Arizona Board of Nursing (AZBN) requirements for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and Registered Nurse (RN) programs.Knowledge of principles and practices in administration of the LPN and RN educational program in an institution of higher education to include state, federal, and accrediting associations/institutions. Knowledge of instructional program development, planning, evaluation, and review with the ability to produce new, imaginative, or innovative solutions different from traditional approaches. Effective communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with staff, community leaders, faculty, students, and the public. Skill working in a diverse multi-ethnic, multi-cultural population Knowledge and skill in operating a variety of multimedia equipment, computer systems, hardware, and relevant software applications. Skill in dealing with a variety of highly confidential information, records, and sensitive situations in an effective manner as required by the department, college, and the Arizona Board of Nursing guidelines. Skill in counseling students on College policies and procedures as well as excellent customer service. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Duties require physical effort in work with moderate (up to 100 lbs.), cumbersome to handle materials such as mannequins. Duties performed cause eye fatigue, joint and muscle soreness due to long periods of standing, sitting, and repetitive motion, lifting carrying or dragging. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Significant Level Interpersonal Skills - Position engages in or requires some or all of the following: Develops, motivates, assesses, conducts performance reviews, and rewards other employees; Has significantly high interactions with student, program participants, and/or the public; Provides in depth counseling; Works with highly confidential information; and/or Interacts on a regular basis with high profile individuals where interactions require well-developed understanding of human behavior and the ability to apply those skills in situations where the outcome is unpredictable. WORKING CONDITIONS:
Job is performed partially in general office or comparable working area with occasional distractions such as noise, interruptions, or congested work areas with exposure to some disagreeable elements. Portions of the job are performed in a classroom and in the clinical site off campus.Central Arizona College (the College) is committed to provide equal employment opportunity in decisions involving hiring, evaluation, promotion, advancement and discipline, and educational opportunity to all applicants and employees. The College will hire without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.
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