Faculty – Practical Nursing

Faculty – Practical Nursing Education

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) - Pictou Campus Stellarton, Nova Scotia

School of Health & Human Services Casual Position: Commencing approximately October 25, 2015 and ending approximately May 1, 2016 Application deadline is midnight, October 1 2015 Competition No. 2015-310

What you’ll be doing…

As part of the School of Health and Human Services faculty team, you will facilitate students’ learning in the Practical Nursing Program in preparation for successful completion of the National Licensed Practical Nurse examination by providing, laboratory instruction and/or clinical instruction during schedule blocks of time during the academic year.

What we’re looking for…

A collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in their role and who strives for excellence every day. Committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission, they bring a learning-centered perspective to everything they do. They think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. They flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within their role and the College. Is this you?

You have:

Minimum qualifications: • You possess a Bachelor of Nursing or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (preferred), RN Diploma or a Practical Nursing Diploma.

Minimum experience: • You have a minimum of five years recent, relevant clinical practice experience in the nursing field, or the recognized equivalencies. Specifically, you bring recent, progressive experience in the fields of Acute Care, Long Term Care or Community Nursing. • You are currently registered, or are eligible for registration, with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS) or the College of Licensed Practical Nurses (CLPNNS). • Ideally, you have experience with adult learners and post-graduate practical nurses. • You have related computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, the Internet and E-mail. You are innovative and committed to life-long learning and to community involvement. You are familiar with the concepts of portfolio education.

Minimum skills and ability: • Your desire and enthusiasm to teach students with diverse backgrounds and knowledge, along with your superb presentation, interpersonal and team building skills make you an ideal candidate. As a creative self-directed learner, you have been recognized for your high energy and your commitment to excellence in nursing practice.'

As a condition of employment, Faculty and Professional Support employees at NSCC must complete NSCC’s Community College Education Diploma Program (CCEDP). CCEDP is a two-year diploma that provides a foundation in adult education principles. CCEDP is a significant investment of NSCC in the learning and development of new employees. To achieve regular status; all probationary, full or part-time Faculty and Professional Support employees of the College must successfully complete CCEDP within their probationary period. Term full-time Faculty who are employed for twelve or more months are also required to participate in CCEDP.

What you’ll experience at NSCC…

You’ll change lives. You’ll join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you’ll be part of that change. You’ll find a place to grow. With a lot of opportunity for professional development and collaborative projects, you’ll continue to grow and learn throughout your career. You’ll find a place to thrive. Doing meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You’ll have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence. You’ll celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to aboriginal persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner.

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements. To apply for College jobs, simply click on the Apply Now Online button. To serve you better, NSCC has a user-friendly on-line application process in partnership with Career Beacon. First time users will complete a basic registration and receive a username and password via email (NOTE: email may appear in "Junk Mail" folder depending upon your mail management configuration). You will then have the option of uploading your existing resume(s) and cover letter(s) in seconds or creating them on-the-spot in the "editor". For more information about working at the College, please visit us at http://www.nscc.ca/about_nscc/jobs_at_nscc/

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