Instructor I, Nurse Aide 999927-Previous Applicants Do Not Need To Apply
Job Summary / Basic Function Job Summary: Provides instruction for students enrolled in the Nurse Aide Program in the Allied Health and Science Department. Additional duties include advising, tutoring, student counseling, recruiting, and working with advisory committees. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, weekend, and summer classes on the LIT campus and at our Early College High School campuses.
Major Essential Functions:
Effectively recruit, advise, tutor, and retain students.
Maintain office hours.
Teach day and/or evening classes and labs during the fall, spring, and summer semesters as required by the department.
Attend Teaching and Learning Center to upgrade teaching skills.
Awareness of national issues and trends in education and nursing.
Assist in the development of curriculum and courses as needed.
Serve on committees and provide community service.
Manage the Nurse Aide Program to comply with state reporting requirements.
Responsible for maintaining and setting up equipment related to nursing courses.
Willing to develop skills necessary to teach on-line courses.
Abide by the policies and procedures contained in TSUS and LIT Policies and Procedures Manual.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution is required.
Minimum Experience Required: (A.) be an RN in the state of Texas; (B.) have a minimum of two years of nursing experience, with at least one year of employment providing long term care services in a long term care facility licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services; and (C.) have completed a course that focused on teaching adult students or have experience in teaching adult students or supervising nurse aides.
Certification(s) Required: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Texas
Knowledge of scientific teaching methodologies/pedagogical strategies.
Actively engage students in the learning process.
Ability to work well in a team environment.
Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
Possess good time management skills.
Maintain ethical and professional behavior.
Possess basic skills in Microsoft Office applications.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Applicants must be able to perform duties (patient transfer, etc.) consistent with the nursing profession. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Conditions: The job conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, work is normally performed in a typical classroom, nursing skills lab, and long term care facility environment with minimal noise.
Lamar Institute of Technology Expectation of Quality: Employee will support the mission of Lamar Institute of Technology by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.
Open Date: 08/23/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Security Sensitive Statement This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
EEO Statement Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana