Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology, Pathophysiology
Dean of Nursing
Management reserves the right to change or otherwise modify the functions of this job to meet the needs of the company. Additional duties may also be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed hereafter are representative of the knowledge, skills and or abilities required to do this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The college provides equal opportunity in all its employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran status or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws.
The full-time nursing faculty participates in all aspects of the nursing program activities. He/she gets involved in the development/review of the curriculum, actively participate in implementing the curriculum as planned and evaluates the outcome to make changes as needed. The faculty could be assigned to teach theory, and/or nursing skills training in the simulation lab, and/or lead the nursing practice at clinical sites.
Provide for the safety of students and co-workers. Always attend to a safety hazard or potential safety hazard immediately. Assume responsibility for the orderliness of the learning environment and in the appropriate and safe use of instructional facilities and equipment.
Takes time each day to prepare lesson material. Possess thorough understanding of course material and follow the lesson plans. Prepare in advance to see that students have sufficient materials and equipment to complete all classes and lab assignments.
Implements instructional training techniques at the classroom. Is effective in generating classroom participation through question asking, student presentations and group exercises. Correlate class lesson to shop/lab lesson.
Organize, plan and prepare students’ lab/shop projects and provide effective “hands-on training.” Ensure materials and/or equipment is ready and available.
Identifies all "at risk" students (attendance, academics, and conduct related), and takes a proactive role in assisting "at-risk" students with tutoring, encouragement and working with the Program Director, Student Services Coordinator and Student Retention Specialist to keep them in school.
Actively pursues and completes in field, professional certification (s). Seeks to constantly improve teaching skills and techniques through different personal improvement avenues. Keeps pace with industrial changes within his/her field. Maintains competency and currency in the subject matter of courses taught and in teaching skills. Completes 6 CEU’s annually.
Organizes, manages and ensures the completion of student’s competencies for each phase.
Take roll call twice a schedule, post attendance on the instructor portal every day before midnight.
Documented timely and accurately all issues pertaining to the student(s) (i.e. behavior issues, absenteeism, tardiness, unable to perform tasks/skills, lack of participation, or unable to work with others).
Maintain an orderly classroom always, and control over student’s behavior always and does not allow students to disrupt the learning environment.
Listen to students and co-workers to resolve conflicts and establish effective communication.
Understand, follow and enforce school rules, policies and procedures.
Keep the curriculum, performance standards, competencies, lesson plans, and tests current with industry needs.
Utilize the competency checking and recording system designed for your program. Maintain and pass on the students’ competency folders to subsequent instructors. Make folders available for review at any time.
Assist in organizing and/or conducting field trips.
Supervise lab/classroom clean-up by students.
Grading needs to be completed within three work days.
Perform other work-related duties that are assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
1. Master’s degree or higher in nursing education from an accredited educational institution.
2. Current RN license from the State of Texas or compact states.
3. Prior teaching experience showing evidence of teaching abilities and maintaining current knowledge, clinical expertise, and safety in subject area of teaching responsibility
4. Two-years of full-time clinical experience as an RN in the specialty area of teaching.
1. Master’s degree or higher in Medical field.
2. Minimum of 15 semester credit hours in related subject areas.
3. Minimum of three years of teaching experience in required field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Must possess good presentation skills and ability to speak in public.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, plus analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and problem- solving skills.
Current knowledge and skill with computer technology (e.g., word processing, e-mail, database) or proven ability to learn these skills.
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English fluently.
Must be customer service oriented.
Ability and willingness to comply with school policies and procedures.
Ability to evaluate objectively, fairly, and consistently.
Creativity and initiative.
Ability to correctly use and demonstrate all regular equipment and tools within the subject field.
Must have a valid and driver’s license and current minimum legal insurance coverage on a personal vehicle.
Typical classroom, shop and clinics environment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The above Job Description is not intended to be an all-encompassing list of responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this position. It is intended to be a guideline reflecting the principal activities.
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Western Technical College has the right to change or otherwise modify this job description at any time.