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Instructor Part-Time Certified Nursing/Patient Care Assistant

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Date: 03/10/2017
Posting Number: 2017100
Posting Type: External - Open to All Applicants
Classification (Appropriated) Title Part-Time Faculty
NWACC Position Title: Instructor Part-Time Certified Nursing/Patient Care Assistant
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Early College Experience
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time
FLSA: Exempt
Pay Grade Level:
Pay Rate
Summary of Benefits:
About the College

Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) in Bentonville, Arkansas is a comprehensive, public two-year college that serves and strengthens the community through learning for living. The hallmark of NWACC is its quality of instruction with classes by experts in class sizes that are small providing for highly personalized instruction. NWACC, founded in 1989, is one of the largest and fastest growing two-year colleges in Arkansas with an enrollment of more than 8,000 college credit students and an additional 6,000 student taking non-credit courses throughout the region.

About the Area

The Northwest Arkansas region has attracted people to the area for multiple reasons including the growth of several major corporations, but they settle and stay because of excellent elementary and high schools, family friendly and safe neighborhoods, many child centered events, affordable housing stock in diverse communities, increasing cultural opportunities, an active local food and restaurant scene, and innumerable outdoor activities.

General Description of Position and Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Part-time instructor for the Secondary Career Center program in Certified Nursing/Patient Care Assistant. The instructor will teach high school students at various locations and times. The curriculum is a blend of the Arkansas Department of Career Education Frameworks and the college curriculum for the specified course. Classes meet for 120 hours.

1. Prepares materials for instruction and presentations.
2. Explains subject concepts utilizing a variety of teaching methods and strategies.
3. Develops classroom management plan and shares with the students.
4. Provides classroom instruction on demonstrating skills, assess student progress, and correct any unsafe or poor techniques.
5. Chaperones events outside the classroom.
6. Utilizes Success Planner to track daily attendance.
7. Meets deadlines for signed documents and attends all meetings required by the NWACC Early College Experience and NTI Secondary Career Center Programs.
8. Maintains grade sheets for documentation and utilization when submitting grades to EagleNet and the NTI Portal.
9. Attends or holds Advisory Meetings with agenda, minutes, and sign in sheet each semester as required by Arkansas Department of Career Education.
10. Interviews applicants utilizing rating sheets for the next year’s students.
11. Maintains records of student activities and certifications in accordance with laws and school policies.
Part-Time Faculty salary of $4,086.00

Required Work Experience

• The instructor will need a minimum of two (2) years nursing experience including at least one (1) year of long-term care nursing services within the last five (5) years. Experience may include, but is not limited to, employment in a nursing assistant education program or supervision of nursing students in a nursing facility or unit, geriatrics department (excluding geriatric psychiatry), long-term acute care hospital, home care, hospice care or other long-term care setting.

EEOC Statement

NorthWest Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The college welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Additional Posting Information:

• Must pass background checks conducted by Arkansas State Police, FBI, and Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry.
CPR Instructor Certification is preferred.
• Class time varies on appointment

Required Qualifications:

• Minimum of an associate’s degree (bachelor’s is preferred) with a major related to health occupation to be taught.
• Must have a post-secondary course in Anatomy and Physiology.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Prepares materials for instruction and presentations.
2. Explains subject concepts utilizing a variety of teaching methods and strategies.
3. Develops classroom management plan and shares with the students.
4. Provides classroom instruction on demonstrating skills, assess student progress, and correct any unsafe or poor techniques.
5. Chaperones events outside the classroom.
6. Utilizes Success Planner to track daily attendance.
7. Meets deadlines for signed documents and attends all meetings required by the NWACC Early College Experience and NTI Secondary Career Center Programs.
8. Maintains grade sheets for documentation and utilization when submitting grades to EagleNet and the NTI Portal.
9. Attends or holds Advisory Meetings with agenda, minutes, and sign in sheet each semester as required by Arkansas Department of Career Education.
10. Interviews applicants utilizing rating sheets for the next year’s students.
11. Maintains records of student activities and certifications in accordance with laws and school policies.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

The instructor needs to be a registered nurse currently licensed in Arkansas and not subject to any disciplinary action by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

Preferred Qualifications:
Physical Demands/Work Environment

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed primarily during the weekdays, with mandatory clinical hours occasionally requiring work on evenings or weekends. Work is completed under limited supervision and will require travel.
Incumbent generally performs work in a typical classroom or laboratory setting with appropriate climate controls and includes exposure to equipment that may include mechanical and
workplace hazards.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Essential functions of this position require: lifting, manual dexterity, ability to communicate.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects; sitting only occasionally, walking and standing are required regularly, incumbents may be required to kneel, crouch/squat, crawl, climb, stoop, turn/twist, balance, reach, or handle
Utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, critical thinking, adaptability and creative problem solving skills are important

Work Hours

Monday through Friday, 7:30a-9:00a & 1:30p-3:00p

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have the required work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have the required certification?
    • yes
    • no
  3. Do you meet the educational requirements?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document