Vocational Nursing instructors

Location: Bakersfield, California
Unitek College is hiring for full-time, Vocational Nursing instructors at its Bakersfield Campus

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Instruct students and develop coursework for the assigned classes.
  • Make continuous efforts to improve quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing different and innovative methodologies / techniques in teaching.
  • Assist with reviewing and revising syllabi and instructional guidelines.
  • Regularly evaluate students to measure their progress in achieving curriculum and course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress.
  • Assist with strategic planning and assessment of instructional initiatives to ensure quality of program.
  • Maintain student records of attendance, grades, and skills check-off forms and assist with program data collection.
  • Teach lectures and clinical rotations (clinical rotations can be days, and/or evenings, on week days and/or weekends).
  • Provide access to students for ongoing communication through scheduling of office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
  • Participate in professional development; maintain CE hours to ensure renewed licensure, and stay current with college updates.
  • Commitment to teaching and working with a multicultural and multigenerational student body.
  • Act as liaison between clinical facilities, community partners and the college
 
Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse with current licensure in California (or ability to get a California license)
  • Education:
    • Associates Degree with a California Teaching Credential (or willingness to obtain such credential prior to employment as an Instructor), or 
    • BSN or MSN degree (no California Teaching Credential required)
  • At least 3 years of direct patient care, 2 of which are within the last five years
  • Able to meet the faculty requirements set by California's Board of Vocational Nursing
  • Current immunizations and Basic Life Support Certification
  • Experience which demonstrates: Current knowledge of nursing practice; ability to mentor students in classroom, lab and clinical settings.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Three years total direct patient care experience required for any full time position
Please visit our website at www.uniteklearning.edu for more information about our programs and campuses.
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