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Employment Opportunity

Practical Nursing Instructor

Faculty of Health & Human Services
 
Competition Number: 12-2060
 
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
 
Subject to funding and enrolment
 
Start/End: January 07, 2013 up to January 25, 2013 -
May end early or be extended
 
Workload: Up to 28 hours per week of direct instruction
 
Employment Group: BCGEU
 
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo and/or Cowichan Campus
 
Duties: Teach in clinical, lab and/or classroom settings using creative strategies including preparation, implementation and evaluation. Support student learning through the integration and evaluation of students' progress in theory and practice. Use initiative in providing documentation and follow up to facilitate student learning.
 
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success through ongoing professional training, subject currency, and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and department committees; meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.
 
Required Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an appropriately accredited institution with current practicing CRNBC membership in good standing; BC Provincial Instructor Diploma, or equivalent (maximum two years to completion if in progress); a minimum of five years recent medical, surgical and gerontological nursing experience; familiar with practice settings in Central Vancouver Island including community, gerontology and acute care; responsive to a diverse student population; a solid understanding of the scope and role of LPNs in the Health Care System.
 
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Nursing or related field from an appropriately accredited institution. Experience teaching adults in a post-secondary setting. Familiarity with computer applications in an educational setting is an asset.

 
Please Submit: CV/Resume


Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
 
Posting Period: November 19, 2012 - December 05, 2012
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.