Primary Purpose:

Teach Certified Nurse Aide classes and participate in all related activities.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

  • Must be a licensed RN or LVN in the state of Texas or compact state. Photocopy of college transcript showing degree conferred must be submitted with application for consideration. Official transcript is required at time of employment.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of basic nursing theory and skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate hands-on nursing techniques and skills.
  • Ability to communicate with others from various backgrounds and experience levels.

Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of one year long term care experience as a licensed nurse.
  • Prefer teaching experience at a community college.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Teach assigned Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) courses at the designated time and location(s), including theory and clinical skills.
  • Follow regulations of the Texas Health and Human Services which direct CNA education.
  • Comply with NATCEP rules and regulations.
  • Oversee and assist CNA students with State certification testing.
  • Follow approved curriculum and the use of approved materials that are endorsed by the division.
  • Maintain required class attendance and grades records.
  • Turn in class records (roll sheets, grade sheets, SLOs, etc.) by specified deadlines.
  • Distribute certificates to students and meet with individual students to make appropriate recommendations for subsequent courses.
  • Consult with the Dean about any unusual academic or discipline related issues in the classroom.
  • Periodically meet with the Dean to review evaluations.
  • Use departmental equipment responsibly.
  • Maintain current nursing skills and knowledge.
  • Auxiliary Tasks: Interview, counsel and provide orientation to potential students as required
  • Attend campus-wide activities including professional development.
  • Other relevant duties maybe required.

 

Salary Range:

Commensurate within the Texarkana College pay scale for position.

 

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