- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Responsible for creating an environment in classroom, lab, and clinical settings that facilitates learning and the achievement of desired cognitive, affective and psychomotor outcomes. Facilitate learner development and socialization of values and behaviors expected of those who fulfill the role of a nurse aide. Formulates program outcomes and designs curricula that reflects contemporary health care trends. Prepares nurse aide graduates to function effectively in the health care environment. This load may include seated, hybrid, and online classes with day and evening course assignments which may include courses at any campus location or at any area high school. Knowledgeable about the educational environment within nursing practice and recognize how political, institutional, social and economic forces impact their role and forms the cornerstone for their participation in advisory committee meetings to address health care and educational needs locally, regionally and state-wide.
Why it’s Important
The Blue Ridge team is excited by every opportunity to be creative, innovative, and engaging. We do this by working alongside our Staff and Faculty to ensure we provide a modern, technologically advanced institution for the community. We are here to support our Students to ensure they reach their highest potential. Our team engages with the community to ensure that we are consistently meeting standards and then rising above them. Guiding students along their educational journey is our calling and we are looking for like-minded teammates to help us serve our community. Whether a student is entering the workforce for the first time, entering a new profession, or just expanding their knowledge, we are here to provide the necessary tools to accomplish all their goals. Working together, no elevation is too high, and no summit is unreachable.
Examples of Duties
What You'll Be Doing
- Teach certified Nurse Aid I and Nurse Aide II students level procedures and skills.
- Teach courses as assigned, advise students concerning course requirements, maintain course records, and assist with course scheduling.
- May assist in training and updating other faculty.
- Utilize a variety of strategies to assess and evaluate student learning in the classroom, lab and clinical settings as well as all domains of learning.
- May assist in updating, maintaining, and distributing course outlines and materials for assigned courses. Maintains accurate and appropriate records for the course. At the end of the semester turns in to the Dean (for review) the following: an electronic copy of the course; attendance sheet, grade sheet, a copy of each test with item analysis report; copy of the clinical rotation schedule; copy of evaluation of part time clinical faculty and recommendations for change for the course before it is offered again.
- Assists in the maintenance of program approval, total program evaluation and program accreditation. Participates in recruitment and marketing activities for the program and College.
- Participates in the selection of qualified candidates for the program.
- May assist in coordinating clinical sites and course offerings as required for assigned curriculum.
- May assist in reviewing textbooks and software.
- Develop and maintain Allied Health programs, course records, scheduling of courses and assignment of instructors.
- Update, maintain and distribute course outlines and materials for Allied Health courses.
- Evaluate and assist in the selection of supplies and equipment
- Liaison with Department of Health and Human Services
- All employees are responsible to ensure compliance and confidentiality with all policies and procedures of the College, NC Community College System, and applicable State and Federal regulations.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Maintain the technical competencies necessary to the job function.
- Provides student advisement in the areas of academic planning.
- Facilitates communication between students and instructors within the course leading to early problem resolution and mutual understanding.
AAS in a related field required, Bachelors or higher in related field preferred.
Minimum of two (2) years experience as an RN (4,000 hours). Completed a course in teaching adults (or) experience teaching adults (or) has supervised nurse aides. All applicants must provide verifiable and relevant professional experience in a work-place setting or demonstrated instructional/teaching environment.
Registered Nurse (RN) currently registered in North Carolina with an active unencumbered license.
Skills and the Know-How
- Must be able to meet eligibility requirements from the assigned clinical agency as they relate to immunizations, criminal background checks and/or drug testing.
- Strong personal and professional integrity, work-ethic, and a commitment to safety.
- Student-centered mindset.
- Solution-center mindset, works well in a team setting.
- Team player who contributes to a positive environment and a department workplace emphasizing institutional core values.
- Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English.
- Demonstrates proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite or similar products, database systems, College email and website, and other computer applications associated with the position.
- Ability to develop and maintain a positive and collaborative working relationships with community organizations, high school partners, college staff, and the general public.
- Flexible schedule; is available in the evenings and on weekends as needed.
The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to lifting, prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines.
Blue Ridge is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution
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