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Associate Professor, Allied Health Care / Certified Nurse Assistant
San Diego, CA
Posted Oct 03, 2013 by San Diego Community College District
Category: Medicine - Nursing

THIS JOB POSTING HAS EXPIRED.



Closing Date
10/28/2013

Associate Professor, Allied Health Care / Certified Nurse Assistant

Location
Continuing Education

Pay Information
10-Month Contract Position

The salary range is $4,045 – $5,678 per month. Initial placement on the salary schedule will be on Class 1 and will be related, in general, to the prevailing community salary rates for the occupational field in which the vocational instructor is required to have had experience. The prevailing community rate will be determined by Human Resources through a survey of actual salaries paid in the San Diego metropolitan area. The vocational instructor will then be placed on the step of Class 1 which will provide a monthly salary rate reasonably comparable to the prevailing monthly community salary rate. Initial salary class placement and subsequent salary class advancement shall be predicated on the academic preparation of the vocational instructor at the time of first contract employment with the District.

Vocational instructors with earned master’s degrees at the time of initial contract employment may elect to be rated under either these rules or the rules for arts and science instructors.

Salary placement is based solely upon education and experience as outlined in the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement, and it is non-negotiable. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made on the first pay period. Overload assignments are paid based on contract parody using the Continuing Education salary schedule B-1 (Classroom) and/or C-1 (Non-Classroom). Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, will be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011).

For further information, please visit the SDCCD Employment Web Page which provides a link to AFT Collective Bargaining Agreement and more information about terms and conditions of employment which includes salary, benefits and comprehensive rules for salary placement and advancement.

Position Equivalent FTE:
1.0

Job Duration
10

FLSA Status
Exempt (does not accrue overtime)

Bargaining Unit
AFT/Cont Ed Faculty

Position Type
Academic

Department
Allied Health Career Training

The Position

The San Diego Community College District is accepting applications for an Associate Professor, Allied Health Care / Certified Nurse Assistant, 100%, 10-month assignment.

Applicants should understand that they may be assigned to any Continuing Education campus.

Assignment may include day, evening, weekend hours, and/or off-campus responsibilities. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department’s needs. (This may be a split assignment between several campuses.)

In addition, applications accepted for this position may be considered for identical vacancies that occur throughout Continuing Education during the current academic year. Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes throughout the city of San Diego.

Major Responsibilities

Under the direction of a Dean, the Associate Professor teaches courses as assigned in accordance with the catalog descriptions and course outlines. The assignment includes: assisting in designing, providing, and supporting faculty and staff development activities; developing curriculum; participating in curriculum and program review; participating in activities to improve articulation between programs within the District; researching, recommending, and coordinating purchase of instructional equipment and materials; taking initiative in developing new methods of promoting instructional excellence and academic achievement including student-centered learning activities; planning and presenting theory in the classroom; providing clinical supervision in long-term care, home care, rehabilitative and acute care settings; teaching and evaluating students in all phases of the CNA and other health care related courses; preparing students for students for the California Certified Nurse Assistant Exam, coordinating with the California Department of Publich Health; maintaining student records and files; establishing effective working relationships with students of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; assisting in planning and organizing program activities; assisting in identifying clinical sites;ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships with health industry partners; recruiting advisory members; demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills; serving on shared governance committees (e.g. hiring, matriculation, Academic Senate); participating as a peer evaluator; participating in professional development activities on a regular basis and eligibility to serve as Chair of the Allied Health Program.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants for this position must show evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree AND two (2) years nursing experience; OR,
• Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution AND six (6) years nursing experience; OR,
• Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in Nursing; AND,
• A current and valid California RN or LVN license; AND,
• Two years of full time experience as a Registered or Licensed Vocational Nurse, at least one year of which must be in the provision of direct patient care in a long-term care or skilled nursing facility; AND, Either twenty-four (24) hours of continuing education courses approved by the Board of Registered Nursing in planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs in nursing; OR, completion of a course in planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs in nursing from an accredited educational institution; OR,
• Evidence from the California Department of Health Services of prior approval as a Director of Staff Development/Instructor; AND,
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of adult students.

Please note: Final appointment of this position will be dependent upon approval as a Director of Staff Development or Instructor from the California Department of Public Health.

EQUIVALENCY: If you do not possess the exact degrees listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of the assignment, please complete a “Request for Equivalency Form” (link to the left) and attach it during the application process.

Desired Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in health related field.
• Acute care nursing experience.
• Rehabilitative nursing experience.
• Public Health Certificate.
• Home care nursing- one year experience.

The successful candidate shall have achieved:

• Understanding and application of the roles and responsibility of a Certified Nurse Assistant instructor.
• Knowledge and/or experience using technology in day-to-day teaching activities
• The ability to make effective classroom presentations by demonstrating a working knowledge of adult learning theory, techniques of teaching, subject matter mastery, problem-solving skills and communication strategies.
• Current knowledge of nursing theory, nursing practice and education including understanding the roles of certified nursing assistants, licensed vocational nurses, and registered nurses in skilled nursing, acute care and rehabilitative settings
• Demonstrated leadership experience in participatory governance structures, curriculum development or other special projects
• Ability to work collaboratively with students, colleagues, administrators and staff.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge in working with students of great diversity in socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
• Demonstrated rapport with the health care provider community and employers.

Foreign Degree:

Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with the application packet.

Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:

• A current and valid California RN or LVN license; AND,
• [If possess] Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in Nursing.
• [If possess] Director of Staff Development approval form.

Commitment to Diversity:

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

Working Conditions

Variable, depending on assignment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.

• REFERENCE: List two (2) professional references as part of your online application.
• COVER LETTER (4 page maximum);
• CURRICULUM VITAE/RÉSUMÉ; emphasizing experience, training, and abilities directly related to this position. Please document relevant work experience using the following format defined by the California Department of Public Health:
-Nursing work experience with specific timeframes- mm/yy to mm/yy.
-Name and address of employer (noting if the health care facility is a skilled nursing facility, hospital, clinic, etc.)
-Name of immediate supervisor that the applicant reported to while working for the employer.
-Contact telephone number of HR or administration to validate the work experience.
• LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (2);
• UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS: Please submit a copy of all college-level transcripts. Note: Transcripts from multiple colleges/universities may need to be scanned as one document, then uploaded.
• LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/CREDENTIALS: Any applicable documentation.
[If applicable] REQUEST FOR EQUIVALENCY FORM: Link to the form is available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page;
[If applicable] FOREIGN DEGREE EVALUATION (NACES-approved): Information available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web pag.

Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

• Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
• Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.
• All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

Conditions of Employment:

SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:
Submit “official” transcripts as stated on application;
Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the candidate’s expense;
Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);
Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);
Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States; AND
Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices.

Additional Information:

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com

EOE



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