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Qulifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the specialty field or subject area in which they teach.
  • Graduate from an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) in the specialty field or subject area in which they teach; or
  • Graduate from an institution located outside of the United States and its territories in the specialty field or subject area in which they teach. Must have on file from an agency which attests to the qualitative and quantitative equivalency of the foreign education and the specific courses. The institution must use the credential evaluation services of an agency that has published standards for membership, affiliations to U.S.-based international higher education associations, and are frequently linked to and used by federal agencies, state agencies, educational institutions and employers.

Also Recommended:

  • The faculty member possesses two (2) years of occupational (i.e., practical) experience in the subject field in which they teach; OR
  • A minimum of three (3) years of job-related training and experience, as described above, for those instructors who are not graduates from an accredited program in the field in which they teach AND

General Description of Duties:

  • Handles student counseling, advisement, and externship placement
  • Verifies student training, placement follow-up and preparing placement reports
  • Provides facility requirements for externship site compliance
  • Prepares externship folders for orientation
  • Coordinates with the other programs and follow-up with students until the complete the program, graduates, and are placed in successful careers
  • Records completion of required cases at externship sites

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Orient self to hospital site assigned
  • Orient externs to hospital facility as assigned
  • Monitor externs for deviations from accepted protocol in the areas of attitude, interpersonal relations, aseptic technique, knowledge and skill, and patient and health team safety.
  • Document violations of clinical standards using the correct forma and advise the student constructively, monitoring student for positive change or improved behavior
  • Intervene on behalf of school when behavior of extern or circumstances may jeopardize affiliation with clinical site
  • Monitor student progress with regard to meeting clinical objectives through observation and by collecting and evaluating appropriate clinical documentation, i.e. time cards, evaluations, case logs.
  • Counsel students every two weeks with documentation.
  • Maintain student records, performance evaluation and cases
  • Place students on attendance probation as necessary and monitor student for compliance with terms of probation.
  • Tutor students with planned exercises in areas of weakness
  • Provide team support to staff as necessary by acting as a substitute or assisting on campus as needed.
  • Supplement student material when needed by sharing experience
  • Attend clinical staff meetings and faculty meetings as needed
  • Assist with marketing and affiliation meetings when necessary.
  • Act as a liaison between School and clinical site and maintain harmonious working relationship between school, clinical site and student.
  • Submit required documentation to Clinical Site prior to externship
  • Prepare balanced rotation schedules through various hospital departments for extern
  • Communicate changes in student assignment to staff
  • Communicate progress of each student at staff meeting or as needed if notable event occurs
  • Attend outside workshops and seminars of improving instructional and professional skills when time and resources permit.
  • Assist financial aid and other administrative departments by distributing call slips or sending students in to campus as required
  • Communicate schedule changes prior to intended change.
  • Maintain a positive enthusiastic attitude

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Qualifications:

    (A) Registered Nurse:

  • Hold a current California active license as a Registered Nurse; and
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an approved school; or a valid teaching credential; or have completed a minimum of one year full- time teaching experience in a state approved registered nursing or vocational or practical nursing, or psychiatric technician school within the last five years; or met community college or state university teaching requirements in California; and
  • Have a minimum of two years experience as a registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse within the last five years.

    (B) Licensed Vocational Nurse:

  • Hold a current California active license as a Vocational Nurse; and
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an approved school; or a valid teaching credential; or have completed a minimum of one year full- time teaching experience in a state approved registered nursing or vocational or practical nursing, or psychiatric technician school within the last five years; or met community college or state university teaching requirements in California; and
  • Have a minimum of two years experience as a vocational nurse within the last five years.

General Description of Duties:

  • Prepare syllabus and lesson plan for assigned course.
  • Ensure that instructional plans and course outlines are consistent with content being taught.
  • Explain grading system, policies and procedures and expectations of students on 1st day of class.
  • Prepare quizzes and unit tests related to course objectives
  • Grade tests and enter results in student progress record
  • Counsel and discipline nursing students as appropriate. Take an active part in resolving student nursing issues. Refer to student services director if necessary.
  • Attend staff meetings and other college activities such as VN graduation.
  • Act as student advocates.
  • Coordinate with other departments such as Student Services to ensure that student concerns are addressed in timely manner.
  • Communicate all concerns pertaining to students to the VN director.
  • Act as role models for students.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with the VN director and other staff.
  • Follow proper channels of communication.
  • Call the VN director in case of an emergency and unable to report for work.
  • Be involved in all measures to prepare the graduates to successfully pass the NCLEX-VN exams.
  • Earns CEU credit on an annual basis in area of teaching responsibility
  • Performs other functions consistent with an instructor’s professional responsibilities when requested by the appropriate administrator.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with other instructors as regards student written requirements to maintain consistency.
  • Counsel students having difficulty in meeting their clinical objectives and performing according to standards.
  • Evaluate student performance in the clinical area and institute appropriate remediation if necessary.
  • Keep classroom neat and ready for next class.
  • Impose policies as stipulated in the Student Handbook
  • Engages in evaluation programs in an effort to assess teaching skills/ strategies and to improve effectiveness.
  • Maintains a professional working relationship with students, fellow faculty members, administration, staff, and clinical personnel
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

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