To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.
We are in search of instructors for Cedar Rapids, Coralville and Monticello, IA.
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:
Teach the provided State Nurse Aide curriculum and supervise students in both lab and clinical settings. The curriculum consists of 30 hours of lecture and 20 hours of lab skills held in a classroom/lab setting, and 30 hours of clinical held in a local facility.
UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:
Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.
Effectively teach the Nurse Aide curriculum
Serve as a professional role model
Assist students in achieving course objectives
Evaluate and document student performance of required skills in lab/clinical settings
Complete and return necessary lab/clinical paperwork in a timely manner
Participate in meetings as appropriate
Maintains familiarity with policies and protocols of the program, college and clinical agencies.
Provides student instruction for the full required hours, utilizing instructional time effectively.
Assumes responsibility, is prompt and dependable in attendance, and effectively applies problem-solving skills.
Assists students in identifying strengths/areas for improvement in skills demonstration.
Explains expectations to students; supervises and documents performance; keeps students informed of their progress.
Maintains confidentiality with residents, students, facilities, and college.
Welcomes, values, and nurtures people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Position involves sitting, standing and/or walking most of the time in a classroom/laboratory/clinic setting. Constant (67-100%) reaching, standing, walking, lifting, dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, and viewing various types of close visual work. Frequent (34-66%) stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, carrying, and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching. Exerting up to 50 pounds occasionally (10-33%). Will travel to other on-campus facilities, off-campus facilities and agencies to teach, attend meetings, etc.
Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) and have worked for two full-time years as an RN.
Must be able to demonstrate all technical skills required of students. May potentially be subject to bio-hazardous chemicals; moveable mechanical parts; and fumes, odors, dusts, and mists.
Person in this position must satisfactorily complete Kirkwood's Bloodborne Pathogens training, TB training.
Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: 312-730-1560, Fax: 312-730-1576, Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.
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