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Instructor, Vocational Nursing

Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Port Arthur, TX

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Health & Medical, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Instructor, Vocational Nursing

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Special Instructions To Applicants:

The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in your not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position. Review of qualified applicants will begin immediately with the desire to hire to begin August 1, 2024. The following documents are requested: cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and three (3) professional letters of reference. However, for the review process we will accept three (3) professional references, name, phone number and e-mail address. Official transcripts will be required upon hire along with copy of current Texas Nurse License.

In compliance with House Bill 558, passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. Citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective Service System or exemption of such registration, prior to employment.
If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237 or (409)-984-6259.

LSCPA’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC § 1092(f), 34 CFR 668.46).
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
Member The Texas State University SystemTMAn Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Summary:

The Instructor will teach at the Lamar State College Port Arthur Campus and will receive program guidance from the Vocational Nursing Program Coordinator and the Chair of the Allied Health Department. The duties of this position include instruction in the classroom, skills lab, and clinical instruction and supervision. Serves on assigned committees, advises and recruits students. Continues professional development. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a Registered Nurse and have a current license to practice in the State of Texas. Three (3) years of varied nursing experience following graduation from an approved nursing program.

Minimum degree: Associate Degree in Nursing

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, push, pull and carry objects.

Occasional Travel required. Valid Driver’s License.

Working Conditions:
Normal classroom and lab setting. Some online teaching may be required. Clinical experiences are typically performed in the hospital, community setting, nursing homes and simulation lab. Some hazardous conditions may exist.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching.
Experience in public speaking.
Intermediate experience using Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint.
Experience in BlackBoard Learning Platform.
Preferred degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or higher.


Commensurate with experience plus benefits, Non-tenure track

Work Hours:

40 hours Full-time

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Essential Job Functions:

Provide quality, innovative, evidence-based instruction to teach students in the classroom, clinical skills lab, simulation lab and clinical facilities.

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Maintain academic and professional standards as established by the Texas Board of Nursing.

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Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum.

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Participate in guidance and counseling of students in program appropriate content.

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Advise and recruit students.

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Establish effective and professional working relationships with others.

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Serve on departmental and college committees, participate in community service, and continue professional and technical development.

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Use evidence-based practices to maintain current clinical expertise and safety related to nursing.

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Maintain a current Texas nursing license.

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Perform other duties as assigned.

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Comply with all policies, rules, regulations, and laws by accrediting agencies, LSCPA, state and federal agencies.

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Working at Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Lamar State College - Port Arthur, a member of The Texas State University System, is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality and affordable instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The College embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.

Located in Port Arthur, an industrial and cultural center of Southeast Texas, the college offers freshman- and sophomore-level work in numerous academic and technical/vocational fields. The campus sits between the 1,000 and 1,800 blocks of Procter Street and Lakeshore Drive.

The city has modern public schools, churches, shopping districts and recreation areas serving a community of approximately 70,000 persons. Principal area industries are oil refining, chemical production, shipping and shipbuilding. The metropolitan area, known as the Golden Triangle, includes the cities of Beaumont, Orange, Vidor, Port Neches, Nederland, Groves and Bridge City. All lie within 25 miles of Port Arthur and form the heart of the upper Texas Gulf Coast where approximately 350,000 live.

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