Summary: The Nursing Assistant instructor is responsible for providing thorough and meaningful instruction based on the North Carolina NA 1 Curriculum and/or the North Carolina Nurse Aide II curriculum. More specifically, the nursing assistant instructor is responsible for the following:
1. Provide quality instruction at all times to nursing assistant students, teaching classes for the entire class period and properly covering the North Carolina NA 1 or NA II Curriculum course materials and competencies as specified in the course outline(s);
2. Contribute to the development and implementation of competency-based education and utilize available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and the creation of teaching materials;
3. Maintain accurate student and course records;
4. Communicate with the clinical facility staff regarding student experiences in the facility;
5. Provide input to the Director regarding student outcomes;
6. Enforce academic policy and procedure at all times; counsel students who have academic, attendance, behavior or communication difficulties;
7. Report to the Director any issues, concerns, or problems as it relates to the curriculum, instruction or student conduct/behavior.
8. Participate in nursing assistant faculty meetings and other college activities.
9. At all times, represent the college and the Continuing Education Division in a positive and professional manner.
The instructor must hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Work Experience: The instructor must have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of work experience in direct patient care as a registered nurse. At least one (1) of the years of direct care experience must be in care of the elderly or chronically ill of any age. The instructor must have a minimum of one (1) year experience in successfully teaching or training adult learners.