Instructor a.Teach a minimum load of 9-15 contact hours per semester in a flexible schedule as determined by the needs of the program and as approved by the Dean, Health and Wellness; b.Have instructional plans prepared for each class session and in accordance with the stated objectives of the course; c.Enforce academic policy and procedures at all times, and comply with all other institutional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom/clinical instruction and general employment; d.Be available out of class to students requiring additional assistance; e.Serve as educational advisor to students, as formally required and as otherwise requested or needed by individual students; f.Assist in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans and other instructional documentation required to meet program objectives; g.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; h.Assist the program director in the identification, preview and acquisition of needed educational resources, including textbook selection, library materials, laboratory supplies, and other instructional provisions; i.Participate in registration activities, as assigned, and assist in the recruitment of students and in the placement of graduates; j.Participate in program, departmental, divisional and instructional meetings and other announced activities; k.Maintain complete office and student records, as needed; process reports, forms, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data; l.Fulfill committee assignments and other special appointments within the educational community as well as the community-at-large, and otherwise give appropriate support to institutional endeavors; m.Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the program, department, division, and College. n.Take advantage of in-service training and other opportunities for continued professional development, including attendance at off-campus activities, as feasible, and generally staying abreast of developments in the field of instruction. o.Maintain proper communication and supportive relations at all times with all other units and branches of the division and the College, provide assistance to them in carrying out their respective functions.
2.Clinical Coordinator a.Serve as liaison between the clinical faculty, the program director, and the affiliate agencies in regards to scheduling and coordination of clinical rotations; b.Provide for orientation and orienting of clinical faculty and preceptors in the delivery of appropriate clinical instruction; c.Assist the program director with the recruitment and interviewing of part-time clinical faculty and recommending for employment and developing part time contracts; d.Coordinate meetings each term of the clinical faculty and agency personnel for discussion of common clinical problems and improvement of the delivery of clinical education; e.Evaluate the clinical instructional staff and make recommendations toward the improvement of instruction to the instructional staff, course leaders, and program director; f.Schedule appropriate clinical rotations to assure fair and equal scheduling of students for all clinical related activities; Enter data into Rotation Manager as required; g.Coordinate all clinical onboarding, training, and paperwork for students including coordination of tracking systems; h.Provide regular visitation to each affiliated institution where students receive clinical experience to assure adequacy of instruction and record keeping; i.Address all clinical issues and concerns arising from students, faculty, and clinical partner representatives; j.Assist with accreditation and NCBON activities and compliance; assist with issue that arise with NCLEX success rates; k.Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the program director, department dean, chief academic officer, and/or president in meeting the needs of the program, department, division, and the College.
The clinical coordinator/instructor of Practical Nursing is primarily responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of classroom, laboratory and clinical instruction, and for providing those related services and support activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming. As a member of the Practical Nursing faculty, the clinical coordinator/instructor is also accountable for assisting and supporting the program director and/or department dean, as needed, in meeting the instructional and curricular requirements of the program, department, and division. More specifically, and consistent with the employee’s current contract of appointment, the clinical coordinator/instructor is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
1.The Clinical Coordinator/Instructor, Practical Nursing must have a minimum of a graduate degree in nursing from an accredited institution. 2.Must have a current unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina. 3.Prior to or within the first three years of employment, the Practical Nursing instructor must have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment. This preparation may be demonstrated by one of the following: a.completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education courses; b.completion of a certificate program in nursing education; c.nine semester hours of education course work; d.national certification in nursing education; or e.documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the Board. Criteria for approval include content in the faculty role within the curriculum implementation, objectives to be met and evaluated, review of strategies for identified student population and expectations of student and faculty performance. 4.Should have background experience in the area of Medical-Surgical and /or Maternal-Child nursing.