LVN Instructor

Kilgore College

United States

September 1, 2022

Description

LVN Instructor

Faculty and Professional Staff

Description:

Kilgore College is a two-year, comprehensive public community college with a campus in Kilgore and an extension center in Longview, Texas. With approximately 5,000 students, Kilgore College is a student-centered institution characterized by excellence in teaching and learning. Hazards: Exposure to infectious diseases, strains, various minor injuries. Physical Demands: Standing and walking most of the day in clinical area; lifting light to medium weight. Reports To: Director of Nursing

Responsibilities:

The Instructor is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the clinical experience and the instructional program within a given area of curriculum, and in keeping with the institutional philosophy of the LVN Program and the philosophy and objectives of Kilgore College. Specific Responsibilities: • Participates in maintaining program compliance with BON and other governing agencies. • Assists students in learning by formulating course outlines, preparing lesson plans, devising theoretical evaluation tools, correcting and evaluating. • Utilizes a variety of teaching and learning aids including: computer technology (SIMS, Computer Presentations), guest lectures, tours, observational experiences, community resources, and research assignments. • Recognizes students as adult learners treating all equally and fairly, maintaining friendly and professional atmosphere in classroom • Formulates clinical objectives and plans appropriate clinical experiences. Assists students in interpreting the prescribed therapeutic regimes for patients; keeps adequate anecdotal records; prepares clinical evaluations. Conducts individual evaluation sessions; conducts clinical conferences and/or assists students to conduct conference. • Participates in the formulation and implementation of the philosophy and objectives of the program. Participates in the evaluation of programs policies, clinical objectives and experiences, and curriculum. • Acts as a liaison between affiliating agencies and the school; facilitating a positive relationship with our clinical facilities and their staff; interprets affiliating agency policies for students. Works in coordination with the Nursing Service Department for the betterment of patient care, and provides adequate supervision of students during clinical experiences. • Maintains classroom and lab equipment, tools, repairing and replacing as needed. • Shows a positive attitude toward Kilgore College, its students, staff and varied instructors. • Maintains appropriate office hours and clinical hours and is accessible for guidance and counseling of students with learning needs, demonstrating concern for student progress. • Participates in Continuing Education and Faculty Development programs. • Assists in the orientation of new faculty and recruitment of applicants as needed. • Maintains proof of licensure, proof of BON CE requirements, annual immunizations and CPR certification. • Participates in staff meeting to review and evaluate program curriculum and student issues. • Communicate with director reporting all issues of concern and safety.

Minimum Qualifications:

Current Texas License to practice as a Registered Nurse. Minimum of Associates Degree in Nursing; Bachelors degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years varied nursing experience within the last 5 years Show evidence of teaching abilities and maintain current knowledge, clinical expertise and safety in subject areas of teaching responsibility.

Salary Range & Fringe Benefits:

The 12 month salary for a new faculty member is based upon level of education, years of teaching experience, and years of related work experience. Base salary for an Associate degree is $54,800 excluding pay for years of teaching experience/work related work experience and overloads. In addition to the base salary this position also pays a stipend depending on degree. Health, life, and income protection insurance are provided. An excellent retirement program through either the Teacher Retirement System or Optional Retirement Program and generous paid leave time are also furnished. In addition, full time employees have free use of the college's recreational/fitness facilities and tuition scholarships are available for the employee and dependent children.

Application Process:

This position will remain open until filled. Applicants must submit a current resume, letter of interest, completed Kilgore College employment application (available on our web site at www. kilgore.edu/jobs), and unofficial transcripts of all college course work. Should you receive an error message when uploading these documents you may email them to tjohnson@kilgore.edu. Fax - 903-983-8609, Human Resources office 903-983-8103. Upon employment, you will be required to submit Official Transcripts of all college course work. An offer of employment will be contingent upon passing a background check. Federal law prohibits the employment of unauthorized aliens. All persons hired must submit satisfactory proof of employment authorization and identity within three (3)days of being hired. Failure to submit proof within the required time shall result in immediate employment termination. All position appointments are subject to approval by the college's Board of Trustees.

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