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Job Title:
Nurse Instructor I

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Centre for Nursing Studies
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre (Southcott Hall)
Centre for Nursing Studies
HoursBased on the needs of the department
SalaryNS-30 ($34.35 - $42.65 per hour)
Competition Number2019003134
Posted Date25 July 2019
Closing DateOpen until filled

About Us
At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Centre for Nursing Studies (CNS) is the largest nursing school in Newfoundland and Labrador. Programs offered include a four-year BN (Collaborative) Program and an LPN Bridging option, offered in partnership with MUN School of Nursing and Western Regional School of Nursing, a four-semester Practical Nursing Program, Re-entry Programs for RNs and LPNs, an IEN Bridging Program and Post-Basic Courses/Programs for RNs and LPNs.

Applications are invited for the casual position of Nursing Instructor I (NS-30). The successful applicant will facilitate clinical teaching of nursing students in the BN (Collaborative) or Practical Nursing programs in an adult medical-surgical area. The position involves the planning, implementation and evaluation of clinical courses. The position may also involve the preparation, delivery and evaluation of nursing skills labs.

The Nursing Instructor I is responsible for participating in the clinical teaching and evaluation of students; preparing, delivering and evaluating instructional labs, student remedial learning activities, and participation in professional development activities. Applicants should be committed to evidence-based practice.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Lifting and moving of training related equipment occurs regularly.
Sitting is required regularly to operate a computer; standing and walking are regularly required to conduct educational sessions/presentations.
Visual concentration is required to conduct research, enter and retrieve information from a variety of databases, to demonstrate technical clinical equipment, to observe nurses to evaluate effectiveness of learning or to evaluate correct performance of a task, etc.
Repetition requiring alertness is evident when repeating the same presentation; when performing data entry to ensure accurate information for reporting purposes, etc.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from an approved/recognized post-secondary nursing education program with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is required.
A current practicing license with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL)
A minimum of three years' experience within the last five working as a nurse in an adult medical-surgical clinical practice area with at least one year of experience either as a teacher of entry level or formal post basic nursing education programs, which include lab and clinical, or as an adult educator. This would include experience with adult education course design, development and evaluation in a health care setting.
Demonstrated knowledge of instructional development, delivery and evaluation, and demonstrated clinical expertise.
Skilled in providing strong and comprehensive clinical support, training and mentorship to students.
Exhibit strong oral and written communication skills as demonstrated by presentations, facilitations and report writing.
Be self-motivated and able to work both collaboratively and with a high degree of independence and initiative.
Demonstrate effective time management skills and the ability to prioritize.
Possess proven leadership skills.
Be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

*If there are no applicants who possess the required teaching experience as indicated above, consideration may be given to applicants with a Bachelor of Nursing degree and the required clinical practice experience.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.