Job Title: Adjunct-Nursing Certificate Program - Nurse Aide Training Program (Pool)
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Contract
Compensation: $53.88 per contact hour
Schedule: Hours vary depending upon course assignment. Day, evening or weekend hours.
The Adjunct – Nursing Certificate position provides quality instruction and maintains a positive learning environment in the classroom, with major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting and evaluating students. The Adjunct role provides instruction and monitors teaching/learning effectiveness in the Nurse Aide Training Program as assigned by the Department Chair, or other leadership members. The incumbent must exhibit strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask while engaging large groups of people with complicated material.
Core Competencies Required
Professionalism, Quality Focus, Managing Work, Communication, Continuous Improvement, Guiding Interactions, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Positive Approach, Collaboration, Planning & Organizing.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Instruction & Student Learning
Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction. Considers individual differences of students in order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates in the identification of students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with departmental policies.
Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely, and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporates departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements. Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule. Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Assists students to prepare for the state examination to become a State Tested Nurse Aide in Ohio (STNA). Engages in periodic meetings with the department, Lead Instructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties and professional development.
Student Engagement & Advisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Uses technology to assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside and outside the classroom.
Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and academic support services available at the College or in the community.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable and productive work and learning environment where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and are able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment.Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
Attend all required trainings.
While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering information into computer. The employee regularly sits, stands and walks for extended periods of time. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds.
Typical classroom; laboratory; healthcare clinical sites in long term care facilities; online at computer, and other learning environments for nurse aide students. Exposure to close social contacts, communicable diseases, medications, solutions, blood and other body fluids, injury, physical and psychological demands, and stressful situations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office; Blackboard; internet research; online communication and record-keeping.
Skill in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies and the use multi-media technology to enhance student learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating critical thinking, effective communication and other general education outcomes in course content; effective time management; proficiency with online communication record-keeping.
Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal skills; create engaging learning environments that respect a wide variety of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diverse student population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing direct supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learning outcomes; maintain confidential and sensitive information, including FERPA.
- Currently licensed Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) without restrictions.
- Registered nurses shall have a minimum of two years of experience in caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age. This experience may be obtained through employment in a long-term care facility, geriatrics department, home health agency, hospital providing care to chronically ill individuals, or other long-term care setting. Experience in evaluating, in a long-term care setting, the clinical skills of individuals providing care shall be considered experience in caring for the elderly or chronically ill. Medical-surgical units do not qualify for the two years of experience.
- Licensed practical nurses, shall have a minimum of two years of experience in caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age obtained through employment in a long-term care facility.
- Current Ohio Train the Trainer (TTT) or eligible to take the Ohio TTT course and completing prior to hire start date. To be considered current, must have taken the TTT course, or taught or coordinated at least one Training and Competency Evaluation Program (TCEP) within the previous 24 consecutive months. If the applicant does not have a current TTT certificate, it must be obtained prior to date of hire.
- High School Diploma or GED
- State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).