Instructor - Nursing (Clinical)
Bow Valley College
4d ago

Job Description

Bow Valley College is the largest and fastest growing Comprehensive Community College in Alberta. We have locations across southern Alberta helping over 17,000 learners each year.

Our mission is to contribute to the vitality of communities and strength of the economy through innovative adult education programs and services which equip students for successful living, lifelong learning, and employment in a global knowledge-based environment.

Bow Valley College is made up of employees who are committed to our learners success, as well as each other s. Our staff and faculty consistently say it is the people who keep them at the College, the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, and the incredible support they receive from their co-workers and supervisors.

We are currently hiring Instructors (casual) to support our growing needs in the Clinical Placements of our learners in the Practical Nursing program.

Faculty in the School of Health and Wellness are responsible for providing instruction to learners; evaluating learner progress, contributing to the development of curriculum and instructional materials, and supporting learners in meeting the learning outcomes of their courses and programs.

Candidates must be committed to effective teaching and demonstrate the ability to teach courses within the field of health care instruction in a broad range of settings.

This includes but is not limited to teaching face to face; on-line; in blended delivery settings; synchronously via adobe connect, and in the workplace.

Provides Quality Instruction in Courses as Assigned

  • Instructs courses as assigned.
  • Selects instructional strategies to meet learner needs.
  • Creates lesson plans.
  • Supports development and updating of curriculum, guides and rubrics as requested.
  • Evaluates learner performance on an ongoing basis and provides learners and administrators with learner progress reports.
  • Maintains official records as required.
  • Facilitates learning within variety of settings.
  • Provides a Positive Learning Experience for Learners

  • Supports learners navigating various challenges (for example : attendance; conduct, performance).
  • Identifies areas of concern and refer to the Program Chair or Associate Dean if follow up is necessary.
  • Refers learners to other institutional supports as required (for example : tutoring, counseling).
  • Ensures that approved student accommodations are met when applicable (for example : reduced course load, vision impairments, hearing impairments, testing) as per individualized accommodation (IAP).
  • Assist with process in scholarship and bursary awards.
  • Participates in college and departmental events that promote learner success (for example : orientation, graduation).
  • Builds and Maintains Relationship with Internal and External Stakeholders and promote the Department and the College

  • Keeps current regarding changes in best practice and adapts facilitation as required.
  • Assists with articulation and transfer activity for learners as required.
  • Meets with industry stakeholders and sit on Advisory Committees as required.
  • Attends external community meetings.
  • Participates in recruitment events as schedule permits.
  • Maintains a networking relationship with employers of Practical Nurses and Health Care Aides.
  • Other Duties / Special Projects

  • Follows College Policies and Procedures.
  • Completes any professional development requirements (for example : D2L; Agresso Student Module training, Instructional Skills Training, FOIP, Code of Conduct / Conflict of Interest training & declaration, Respectful Workplace training).
  • Ability and willingness to participate in applied research.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Job Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Nursing Diploma- CARNA or CLPNA Practice Permit without restriction
  • 4 years of nursing experience
  • Meets government Practical Nurse / Health Care Aide facilitator requirements
  • CPR Health Care Provider Level
  • Enhanced police information check including a persons in trust check (PTP)
  • Ability to work to full scope of practice
  • Education in Adult Teaching and Learning
  • Preferred

  • Prior experience teaching in a clinical setting is an asset
  • Curriculum development an asset
  • Industry relationship an asset
  • Strong understanding of the role and scope of the Licensed Practical Nurse and Health Care Aide
  • Core Competencies :

    Building / Nurturing / Fostering Relationships & Organization-wide Perspective

  • Builds rapport to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and stakeholders and gains their trust and respect.
  • Is open-minded when different perspectives are presented.
  • Models Agility

  • Is open to and adapts well to change and is not knocked off balance by the unexpected.
  • Communicates effectively with colleagues and others to support the implementation of change.
  • Organization Advocacy

  • Demonstrates commitment and support of the College in day-to-day interactions with stakeholders and clients.
  • Models a positive image to others both inside and outside the organization.
  • Critical Decision Making

  • Views situations from a broad perspective rather than just their own.
  • Anticipates multiple possible causes and consequences of events.
  • Open Communication / Listening

  • Discusses with supervisor any potential upcoming challenges in their day to day work.
  • Maintains respectful, open communications with supervisors, co-workers and colleagues, in order to share both information.
  • This is a casual (faculty) position. Please note all successful candidates will be required to provide copies of government issued identification and proof of educational qualifications upon hire and may be required to provide an enhanced police information check.

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    Bow Valley College is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within our community. We welcome applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the further diversification of our employees including, but not limited to, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

    Minimum Education Requirements Diploma Location BVC CALGARY - CA (Primary)

    Job Family Faculty FTE Per Individual (%) 0 Closing Date 8 / 31 / 2020 Employment Status Casual Salary

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