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Adjunct Instructor, Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL

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Health & Medical, Nursing
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Adjunct Faculty

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor



Position Summary:

Ongoing pool of applicants. Department will review applications when positions become available.

The Certified Nursing Assistant program at Prairie State College is seeking part-time instructors for theory and clinical. Responsibilities of theory instructors include but are not limited adhering to departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, assessments, and other established processes as well as attend classes regularly and submit required college reports/documentation according to set deadlines.

Responsibilities for clinical instructors include but are not limited to providing clinical educational experience at a long term care facility that is reflective of didactic classroom learning.

All instructors must complete a criminal background check, urine drug screen and other health compliance requests as directed by assigned long-term care facility including flu vaccine.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Registered nurse, 2 years of nursing experience with IL license in good standing.

2. Experience working in a long-term care facility
3. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
4. Completion of State-Approved Train-the-Trainer and Evaluator Workshop, education of BSN and higher are exempt.
5. Must complete 4 CEUs in Alzheimer’s Disease
6. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction
7. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.
8. CPR certified as a BLS healthcare provider

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Teaching experience at the college level. 2. Experience at the community college level. 3. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students.

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Prairie State College is a richly diverse community college located 30 minutes south of Chicago. The College serves over 5,000 students through its credit programs and offers a wide range of associate degrees and certificates, all of which feature student-centered instruction. In addition, the College offers workforce education, ESL and GED programs, and continuing, corporate and professional education. prairie_state_college1.jpg

Our 37-acre campus in Chicago Heights features “smart” classrooms, modern laboratories, a Business and Community Education Center, an Adult Education Outreach Center, and a spacious new Fitness Complex. In order to meet community needs, courses are also offered at our Matteson Area Center and at local businesses, community centers, and schools.

prairie_state_college2.jpgThe College provides a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement for administrators and staff, free courses in our Fitness Center, and an optional 403(b) plan in addition to a comprehensive retirement plan through the State University Retirement System. Employees can enroll their children in our state-of-the-art Children’s Learning Center for a modest fee.



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