Instructor - Hospital Unit Coordinator Certificate Program
Faculty of Health and Human Services
Professional Development and Training (H&HS)
Subject to enrollment, instructor availability, and funding. Hours will vary.
May be filled by more than one applicant.
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Instruct one or more of the following courses:
OSME 004: Non-Clinical Pharmacology (42 hours);
OSME 006: Orientation and Skills for Student Success (6 hours);
OSME 007: Hospital & Unit Communications (12 hours);
OSME 008: Observational Practicum (6 hours);
OSME 053: Unit Assistant Procedures & Observation (111 hours);
OSME 054: Unit Assistant Practicum (96 hours).
Instructional duties include planning, preparing and instructing the online
courses and/or face-to-face practicum; using creative adult learning
strategies in the preparation and delivery of online learning activities;
evaluating student learning; recording and submitting grades; preparing course
materials; providing support for students' success; working collaboratively
with colleagues, program coordinator, and industry.
Courses will be delivered online, on the Nanaimo Campus, and/or in Island
Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student
success. Successful candidates will participate in activities outside the
classroom including student support and department committees.
Hospital/Nursing Unit Coordinator Certificate or equivalent from an
appropriately accredited institution.
For Non-Clinical Pharmacology, a nursing or pharmacology background is
Minimum of five years' current and relevant experience in an acute care
Thorough knowledge and understanding of Hospital Unit Coordinator/Nursing
Unit Assistant position duties and responsibilities and the hospital
For OSME 053: Demonstrated proficiency in the use of relevant technology
and software, including all position-related internal hospital systems.
Extensive knowledge and experience around down time procedures as well as
on processing all types of physicians' orders.
Demonstrated competence for teaching or training adult learners using a
variety of teaching strategies to address different learnings styles
Excellent presentation skills, both written and verbal.
A high level of energy, enthusiasm and creativity ability to support
Preferred Qualifications :
Teaching/training experience in an adult education setting.
Experience teaching online.
Practicum coordination experience.
Provincial Instructors Diploma (or equivalent) or Bachelor degree in
Education or related field.
Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable
original certifications at time of interview.
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 Indigenous descent.