Faculty – Practical Nursing/Continuing Care Assistant

Faculty – Practical Nursing/Continuing Care Assistant Education

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) – Lunenburg Campus Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

School of Health and Human Services Casual Position: Commencing approximately October 1st and ending approximately November 1st. Dates subject to change. Application deadline is midnight, October 1, 2015 Competition No. 2015-328

What you’ll be doing…

As part of the School of Health and Human Services faculty team, you will facilitate students’ clinical learning by providing clinical instruction in the Practical Nursing Program and/or Continuing Care Assistant Program on a part-time or casual basis. We are developing a team of qualified candidates for clinical instruction for now and into the future.

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 have a diploma/degree from a recognized school of nursing,

Minimum experience: • A minimum of five years relevant occupational experience in nursing practice, or the recognized equivalencies. Specifically, you bring recent, progressive clinical experience in the fields of Acute Care, Community Nursing, and/or Long-Term Care and you are currently a member of the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS) or College of Licensed Practical Nurses (CLPNNS).

Minimum skills and ability: • You are familiar with the concepts of portfolio education. • You are innovative and committed to life-long learning and community involvement. • 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-starter, you have been recognized for your high energy and your commitment to excellence.

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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