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Patient Care Academy Instructor

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
The Groves Center

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College
Posting Number::


Job Title::

Patient Care Academy Instructor


The Groves Center


Part Time

Pay Rate::

$33.55 per hour

Position Type::




Job Summary::

Are you passionate about patient care and helping others learn and reach their full potential? If so, this is the ideal opportunity for you!

Kalamazoo Valley is seeking a part-time instructor to support our Patient Care Academies.

The individual in this role will:

  • Provide instruction for Patient Care Academies in classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings on KVCC campuses and at the Northside Association for Community Development (NACD).
  • Ensure required curriculum is followed and the program is in compliance with LARA including appropriate set up and laboratory inventory.
  • Assist students in the process to obtain State Certification(s).
  • Work with Program Coordinator on State license approvals and renewals.
  • Work with partners in the health industry to determine and maintain clinical sites.
  • Report student and program concerns to Program Coordinator.
  • Work with community partners and Program Navigators to ensure adequate referrals are made for barrier removal, supportive services, and accommodation.
  • Work with internal and external partners on the common mission to create a more inclusive, accessible, and equitable workforce system.

Additional responsibilities may include:
  • Provide instruction and/or support for other healthcare programs as needed.

Minimum Qualifications::

Current Michigan RN licensure is required.

At least two years of recent RN experience is required.

At least one year of recent nursing experience working in a long-term care facility is required.

Upon hire, candidates will be required to complete a 10-panel drug screen, and provide documentation of the following:

  • Seasonal Flu Vaccine.
  • Series of three Hepatitis B immunizations or * Hepatitis B titer results indicating immunity.
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (TDAP) within last 10 years.
  • Negative PPD (one step) or Quantiferon Gold TB test within the past year (a negative chest X-Ray within the past 3 years will also suffice and will be required if PPD or Quantiferon are positive.
  • Series of 2 MMR immunizations or adequate titer results for Rubeola, Mumps and Rubella.
  • Varicella immunity documented by either a series of two Varicella immunizations, or history of disease confirmed by physician record, or adequate Varicella titer results.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine.

Physical Demands::

Ability to perform the physical requirements associated with the work of a nurse assistant.

Work Hours::

Hours of work will be dependent upon the needs of the program.

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Special Instructions to Applicants::

This position will remain posted until filled.

Please apply online at

EEO Statement:

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.

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