Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

$72,000-$75,000 annually (This annual salary is based on working 12 months)

Benefits

Full-Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 13, 2018
Closes: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, August 13, 2018

Expected Work Hours

A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary depending on the program’s curriculum

Reports to

Program Director, Associate Degree Nursing

Employment Type

Full-Time Employment (Faculty)

Minimum Qualifications

 

1. Must have a master’s degree with a major in nursing; 
2. Must have a current unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina; 
3. Prior to or within the first three year of employment, the Associate Degree Nursing instructor must have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment. This preparation may be demonstrated by one of the following:
a. completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education courses
b. completion of a certificate program in nursing education.
c. nine semester hours of education course work
d. National certification in nursing education; or
e. documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the Board Criteria for approval include content in the faculty role within the curriculum implementation, objectives to be met and evaluated, review of strategies for identified student population and expectations of student and faculty performance.
4. Should have background experience in Maternal-Child, and Medical-Surgical or Psychiatric Nursing.

Preferred Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications 

  1. Associate’s degree;
  2. North Carolina EMS Level II Paramedic instructor;
  3. Credentialed at EMT-P in the State of North Carolina (NREMT-P preferred);
  4. Current HIPAA training;
  5. Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS instructor certifications (or completion within 1 year of assuming position); and
  6. Possess a valid driver’s license.

Position Description

Instructor, Associate Degree NursingDepartmentHealth Technologies

FLSA:Exempt

Minimum Qualifications

1. Must have a master’s degree with a major in nursing; 
2. Must have a current unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina; 
3. Prior to or within the first three year of employment, the Associate Degree Nursing instructor must have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment. This preparation may be demonstrated by one of the following:
a. completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education courses
b. completion of a certificate program in nursing education.
c. nine semester hours of education course work
d. National certification in nursing education; or
e. documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the Board Criteria for approval include content in the faculty role within the curriculum implementation, objectives to be met and evaluated, review of strategies for identified student population and expectations of student and faculty performance.
4. Should have background experience in Maternal-Child, and Medical-Surgical or Psychiatric Nursing.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Must have two calendar years full-time employment or the equivalent experience in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse in a hospital or primary care facility; 
2. Must have one year of current teaching experience with appropriate clinical supervisory skills at the Associate Degree level or above, or the equivalent in professional clinical education.
3. Background experience in the area of, Maternal-Child, and Medical-Surgical or Psychiatric Nursing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. A thorough understanding and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System.
2. Ability to establish and maintain effective, civil, and respectful interpersonal relations throughout the college and the community.
3. Ability to respect and work with social, cultural, spiritual, and intellectual diversity.
4. Competence in oral and written communication skills.
5. Understanding of principles of adult education and student-centered active learning strategies.
6. Proficiency in computer technology as evidenced by competence with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Word and current instructional technology.
7. Ability to function effectively under stress.
8. Demonstrated conflict resolution abilities.
9. Ability to adapt to change.
10. Awareness of needs and expectations of student, colleagues, and community groups.
11. Ability to think creatively and put ideas into action.
12. Ability to make presentations to small and large audiences.
13. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
14. Familiarity with OSHA standards as they apply to health technologies education
15. Evidence of strong organizational and priority setting skills.
16. Ability to recognize and evaluate unsafe patient care situations and take appropriate action.
17. Maintain competence in the areas of assigned responsibility:
18. Have knowledge of nursing practice for the registered nurse and the licensed practical nurse.

Essential Functions

The instructor of Associate Degree Nursing is primarily responsible for the planning, delivery, and evaluation of classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction, and for providing those related services and support activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming. As a member of the Associate Degree Nursing program faculty, the instructor is also accountable for assisting and supporting the program director and/or department dean, as needed, in meeting the instructional and curricular requirements of the program, department, and division.

Job Duties

1. Teach a minimum load of 18 to 20 contact hours per semester in a flexible schedule as determined by the needs of the program and as approved by the Dean, Health Technologies. This position also requires classroom and clinical instruction and course lead responsibilities for summer term;
2. Have instructional plans prepared for each class session and in accordance with the stated objectives of the course;
3. Enforce academic policy and procedures at all times, and comply with all other institutional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom/clinical instruction and general employment 
4. Serve as educational advisor to students, as required and as otherwise requested or needed by individual students 
5. Assist in the development and enforcement of policies and procedures related to student admission, progression and graduation; 
6. Be available to students requiring additional assistance; 
7. Assist in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, and other instructional documentation required to meet program objectives; 
8. Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of competency-based education and utilize available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and the creation of teaching materials; 
9. Assist the program director in the identification, preview, and acquisition of needed educational resources, including textbook selection, library materials, laboratory supplies, and other instructional provisions. 
10. Participate in registration activities each semester as assigned and assist in the recruitment of students; 
11. Participate in program, departmental, divisional, and instructional meetings and other announced activities; 
12. Maintain complete office and student records, as needed; processing reports, forms, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data; 
13. Fulfill committee assignments and other special appointments within the educational community as well as the community-at-large, and otherwise give appropriate support to institutional endeavors; 
14. Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the program, department, division, and the College; 
15. Take advantage of in-service training and other opportunities for continued professional development, including attendance at off-campus activities, as feasible, and generally staying abreast of developments in the field of instruction; 
16. Maintain proper communication and supportive relations at all times with all other units and branches of the division and the College, providing assistance to them in carrying out their respective functions; 
17. Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the program director, department dean, senior vice president, and/or president in meeting the needs of the program, department, division, and the College.
18. Additional responsibilities of this position including coordination of the ADN Student Success Program (SSP). Specific responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
a. Coordinate and implement the SSP for each academic year;
b. Supervise the nursing student tutors;
c. Meet with students for success coaching; 
d. Communicate with instructors regarding the SSP and coordinate their involvement;
e. Work with the REAP to track and maintain data regarding the success of the initiative; provide reports to the Program Director, ADN for reporting to NCBON and ACEN.
f. Provide information regarding the program as needed for marketing and accreditation purposes.

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
1. Mobility sufficient to:
• Move around in classrooms, labs, patient rooms, workspaces, and treatment areas 
• Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
• Stand, squat, reach above head, , push, pull, and lift at times, 10 lbs 
• Walk the equivalent of several miles daily at work 
• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time;
2. Motor skills sufficient to:
• Calibrate and use equipment, e.g. administer injections, insert catheters, manipulate intravenous equipment, and position and transfer patients
3. Hearing sufficient to:
• Hear monitor alarms, emergency signals and patient verbal communication
• Auscultate sounds (Blood pressure, breath and heart sounds)
4. Vision sufficient to:
• Observe patient/client response such as see a change in skin color, read the scale on a syringe.
5. Tactile ability sufficient to:
• Perform palpation, functions of physical examination and/or those related to therapeutic intervention. e.g. insertion of catheters, palpate a pulse

Required Working HoursA minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary depending on the program’s curriculum

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