Open Learning Faculty Member (Lab) HLTH 1155: Personal Care and Assistance – Skills Practicum

Thompson Rivers University

Canada

July 27, 2021

Description

Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Open Learning Faculty Member

Posting In effect from

20/7/2021

Closing Application Date

27/7/2021

OLFM Type

Temporary

Teaching Allocation Percentage (TAP)

100%

Anticipated Start Date

23/8/2021

Position End Date (If Applicable)

3/9/2021

DUTIES

This course offers students the opportunity to acquire personal care and assistance skills within the parameters of the Health Care Assistant role. The course is comprised of class and supervised laboratory experiences which will assist in the student in integrating theory from other courses. This allows the student to develop caregiver skills that maintain and promote the comfort, safety, and independence of individuals in community and facility contexts.

Open Learning Faculty Members are teaching staff in the Open Learning division of TRU, and the role of the Open Learning Faculty Member is to actively encourage, support and guide students toward success in their academic studies. Open Learning Faculty Members must be skilled in teaching, fully knowledgeable of the subject matter and demonstrate a positive, open and caring attitude in all interaction with students.

We anticipate up to 10 students in this course. This number is only an estimate and the actual number of students for the course may be greater or less than the estimated number.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will hold a BSN and MSN and have a practicing membership in BCCNM. The successful candidate will also have a minimum of two years teaching experience and a minimum of two years nursing experience in a residential care setting.

Preference will be given to candidates with instructional experience in computer based learning. In addition to excellent verbal and written communication skills, candidates must be able to demonstrate skills and abilities in the delivery of flexible learning materials, the application of instructional technology, and in the application of adult learning principles.

The Open Learning Faculty Member must:

  • Be knowledgeable and experienced in the subject matter of the course
  • Have received training or have successful experience in the active facilitation of learning in a collaborative online environment
  • Have direct experience working with current educational technologies, tools and Learning Management Systems
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of effective pedagogy in the use of current educational technology and tools
  • Have demonstrated skills and abilities in the delivery of flexible learning materials, the application of instructional technology and in the application of adult learning principles
  • Pay Band

    According to TRUOLFA Salary Schedule

    Location

    BC CA (Primary)

    Qualified TRUOLFA applicants will be given first consideration filling this post

    # of Hires Needed

    1

    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Open Learning -> Program Delivery

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Color, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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