Title:Nursing Instructor Job Category:Academic Department:Instruction Req #:F2100114 Salary:$57,995 - $103,454 Perm %:100 (grant funded) Perm Mo:10 Position Description:
Under general direction of the VP of Instruction, the Nursing Instructor has primary responsibility for teaching lecture and clinical courses in the area of Nursing and Allied Health. The successful candidate will assist in building the Nursing/Allied Health Programs’ enrollment and curriculum by working collaboratively with, and in support of, the Allied Health Director and other instructional staff, by coordinating programs, overseeing schedules and program budgets, and recruiting and advising students. Skill in curriculum development and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty and health services agencies is critical. This is a grant funded temporary position. Open until filled.Essential Duties:
The following duties are typical of those performed by employees in this job title; however, employees may perform other related duties, and not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each employee in the job title.
- Teaching and developing curriculum for the college’s Nursing Program. An example of courses currently in the curriculum include: Nurse’s Aide; Medical Dosage Calculations; Medical Terminology; Nursing Foundations and Lab; Psychological Principals for Nurses; Introduction to Pharmacology; Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing and Labs; Obstetrical Nursing and Lab; Pediatric Nursing and Lab.
- Supporting the Allied Health Director in researching and developing curriculum for the Allied Health Program which may include occupational therapy, phlebotomy, physical therapy assistant, home health aide, medical assisting, medical office technology, medical billing and coding, and registered nursing, independently or in conjunction with other schools.
- Create and implement culturally responsive and equity minded course material, teaching practices, and learning assessment strategies that enhance student success and persistence toward academic/career goals and that help close equity gaps.
- Assisting with the supervision and coordination of the Nursing Program in conformance with applicable state regulations, requirements, accreditation standards and state and college policies.
- Participating in activities such as course scheduling, budget creation, purchasing supplies, conducting evaluations, and reporting on program and course level student learning outcomes.
- Participating in the recruitment and selection of nursing faculty, including the determination and verification of required qualifications and submission of same for state board approval.
- Reviewing and assisting students with licensure applications and issuing certificates of completion for continuing education courses consistent with BVNPT regulations.
- Assisting with required reports and approval forms for the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, Feather River College, as well as the preparation of the self-study report for the BVNPT approval visit.
- Assisting with maintaining contractual agreements and clinical schedules with community service agencies used as clinical sites for Nursing Program students.
- Participating in college duties such as scheduled office hours, curriculum development, selection of textbooks, evaluation of course materials, committee membership, student advising, program promotion, and college and community service.
- Preparing recruitment materials, participating in recruitment activities, and conducting activities that support student retention.
- Participating in professional growth activities and remaining current in the discipline(s).
- Other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL EFFORT/WORK ENVIRONMENT (The physical abilities involved in the performance of essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations are:
Frequent standing, sitting, demonstration of nursing techniques and skills, reaching, walking, lifting (overhead, waist level from floor), carrying, bending; frequent near vision use for reading; constant use of voice (somewhat above normal conversation level); frequent hearing use (ordinary conversation level); evaluative and cognitive thinking and decision making. This work is performed in classroom, office, and laboratory, and may include occasional night and weekend duties.Minimum Qualifications:
Board of Vocational Nursing Requirements:
- Current active CA license as an RN or LVN
- Baccalaureate degree; OR a valid teaching credential; OR a minimum of one year full-time teaching in a state-approved Registered Nursing or Vocational Nursing or Psychiatric Technician school within last five years; OR meets community college or state university teaching requirements in CA
- Minimum 2-years’ experience as an RN or LVN within the last five years
- Successful completion of a course in teaching from an approved school, if not otherwise met by applicant’s qualifications
Chancellor’s Office Requirements:
- Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic and socio-economic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
- A bachelor’s degree in any subject, plus two years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment or
- An associate degree in any subject, plus six years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment
- Teaching experience at the college level, preferably community college.
- Experience in high and low fidelity simulation, scenario development, skills lab use; may include moulage, equipment and software maintenance, P&P development.
- Knowledge of BVNPT rules and regulations that govern undergraduate professional vocational nursing educational programs; pre-licensure program curriculum and instructional program development.
- Ability to research and locate alternative funding sources; ability to locate and apply to potential foundation or grant funding sources.
- Current active CA license as an RN.
- Baccalaureate degree from an approved school.
- Minimum 3-years experiences as an RN: one year shall be in teaching or clinical supervision, or a combination thereof, in a state-approved RN or VN or PT school within the last five years, or have a minimum of three years’ experience in nursing administration or nursing education within the last five years.
- Successful completion of courses in teaching, curriculum development, and administration from an approved school.