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Adult Nursing Instructor

Adult Education / LPN: Practical Nursing Instructor

 

General Description:

The Practical Nursing Instructor as an Adult & Continuing Education Instructor shall be responsible for developing curriculum, preparing lesson plans, selecting appropriate books and teaching materials, and successfully teaching subject matter to adult students in the nursing program, on site or at satellite locations.  The Instructor is responsible for satisfactory classroom management and record keeping. The instructor must be able to work with students at various clinical sites affiliated with the LPN program. Strong clinical background is required in the areas of Nursing Fundamentals, Endocrine, and Medical/surgical nursing. The Instructor is also responsible for referring students to or notifying the Nursing Coordinator of issues or problems that must be dealt with administratively.  The Instructor is expected to present a professional and positive image personally, and as a representative of the school and its programs

 

Required Qualifications

The individual to be hired to the position of Adult Nursing Instructor must meet the following conditions and qualifications:

  • Graduation from an approved professional school of nursing at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Master’s degree in nursing preferred.
  • Current active registration as a professional nurse in Pennsylvania
  • Experience and skill in the practice of nursing, which requires classroom and clinical instruction for students enrolled in the Practical Nursing program
  • Must be technically experienced in the subject matter they will be teaching with preference given to those who have had previous adult teaching experience as well.  Technical certifications related to the area of instruction are a plus
  • Must meet all legal requirements, submit all criminal background checks, clearance statements, and the like, established by law.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Be proficient with using computer technologies: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Powerchart, Computerized patient records, EBSOC Host, Google Scholar, Learning Management Systems.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The Adult Nursing Instructor must have the ability to perform the following essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Aid in the development and implementation of nursing programs in the Adult Ed Center.
  • Develop individual instructional materials.
  • Aid in the selection of books, tools, and equipment.
  • Assist the Nursing program Staff with student placements via conferences and recommendations.
  • Instruct students in the classroom and on the clinical areas.
  • Maintain safety rules and procedures and observe all policies per the Instructor Handbook.
  • Maintain an up-to-date inventory of all tools and equipment.
  • Maintain accurate records for attendance, progress charts and grade reports.
  • Use proper, accepted instructional techniques to reach learners with a variety of learning styles.
  • Present all materials in an unbiased and nonjudgmental way.
  • Maintain classroom control and tidiness.
  • Assist company representatives in developing and delivering company site based programs.
  • Work with CNA program
  • Serve as a role model by practicing the Teacher Professional Code of Ethics as defined by the Pennsylvania School Code.
  • Assist in maintaining State and national credentials/accreditation
  • Be proficient with the use of technologies in classroom and clinical areas.
  • Assist students with SIM labs which complement the theory portion of the curriculum.
  • Other related duties as outlined in the complete job description or otherwise assigned.

 

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Ms. Frances Bietsch, MSN-Ed, RN, Adult Nursing Supervisor, francesbietsch@ytech.edu  .