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Adjunct - Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor

Employer
Southwestern Michigan College
Location
Dowagiac, MI

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Job Details

Posting Number:

20110387-1

Job Title:

Adjunct - Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor

Job Category:

Adjunct

Department:

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SERVICES

Job Description Summary:

CNA Instructors work in conjunction with the lead instructor to help students develop skills in the areas of certified nurse’s assistants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Must demonstrate a working knowledge of computer and technological skills commensurate with subject area
• Demonstrate the ability to promote active and collaborative learning through a variety of teaching methods, as well as relate to students.
• Excellent organization and communication skills
• Demonstrated use of instructional technology
• The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

• Associate Degree and Current Michigan Registered Nurse License that is in good standing, no encumbrances.
• Minimum of two years nursing experience with at least one year of recent experience in a licensed long term care facility services.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Have active “Train the Trainer” certificate
• Experience teaching/supervising Nurse Aides, teaching adults or a State of Michigan teaching certificate.

Other Information:

All applicants must demonstrate the ability to promote active and collaborative learning through a variety of teaching methods, as well as relate to students. Excellent organization and communication skills as well as the demonstrated use of instructional technology are required.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:

1. The physical activity of this position.

A. Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
B. Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
C. Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
D. Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
E. Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
F. Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.
G. Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
H. Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
I. Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
J. Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.
K. Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
L. Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
M. Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
N. Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
O. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
P. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

2. The physical requirements of this position.

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

3. The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision.

The employee is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.

4. The conditions the employee will be subject to in this position.

None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Close Date:

06/30/2021

Quicklink:

https://swmich.peopleadmin.com/postings/3406

Accept References:

Yes

Minimum Requests:

3

Maximum Requests:

3

Organization

Working at Southwestern Michigan College

Accreditations/Affiliations

Since joining the ranks of other prestigious Michigan colleges in 1964, Southwestern Michigan College has continually expanded its curriculum and now offers more than 30 Associate degrees. Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Southwestern Michigan College is also a member of the American Association of Community Colleges.

Colleges and universities periodically engage in a process of self-study and external review in order to renew their accreditation status. Southwestern Michigan College completed its self-study and was re-accredited through 2021.

Core Values

The core values of Southwestern Michigan College describe the beliefs that direct the college in all that it does.

  • “Excellence with a Personal Touch” is a working principle guiding our actions.
  • High quality is inherent in all that Southwestern Michigan College does.
  • We have a commitment to be responsible managers of college resources: human resources by promoting growth, satisfaction, and empowerment; financial resources by operating with a balanced budget and investing in the future; physical resources by maintaining a high quality physical plant.
  • We believe in “Knowledge for all.” As the only institution of higher education in the district, Southwestern Michigan College has the dual responsibilities of providing postsecondary career preparation for those who are seeking immediate employment and college coursework and degrees for those seeking baccalaureate degrees.
  • We have a commitment to being a learner-centered college, developing students through a total college life experience and providing them with 21st century services.

Mission Statement

The mission of Southwestern Michigan College is to serve our community by providing affordable local access to high quality postsecondary career preparation and college education – including the total college life experience.

Degrees/Certificates

A Michigan community college that averages in the top 5 percent for student transfer success, Southwestern Michigan College offers programs that lead to Associate degrees and/or certificates.

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