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Vocational Nurse Instructor - Full Time

Bakersfield, CA
Unitek College
Founded in 2002, Unitek College is an accredited, private institution that combines unique academic and technical specialties to provide a superior education in the areas of healthcare and nursing. Unitek College offers seven convenient facilities in California with campuses in Fremont, San Jose, Hayward, Concord, South San Francisco, Sacramento and Bakersfield. Unitek College provides healthcare career training, professional development, clinical placement, and employment assistance to its graduates.
 
Unitek College is also a great place to pursue a rewarding and challenging career.  We offer a competitive salary, generous benefits, unlimited growth potential, and a collegiate work environment.

We are looking for Nurses with a passion for education to join the faculty teams in our Bakersfield campuses. LVNs and RN’s with at least 3 years of direct patient care experience are encouraged to apply! Our compensation is competitive and we recognize that employees are our most valued assets.  Prior teaching experience is preferred but not required.
 
Vocational Nursing Instructor

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:
  • No teaching experience required! Training provided to all new employees
  • An instructor in a vocational nursing program shall have or be currently attending a course offered by an approved school in teaching; and shall meet the requirements below:
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 three years’ experience as a vocational nurse within the last five years.
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. 
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