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Nurse Aid Instructor

Department: Instruction
Location: Bridgeport, CT

NOTE: Preference given to:

1) instructors who are capable of working at our Bridgeport and Danbury campuses

2) instructors are also bilingual -- fluent in Spanish/English

 

SUMMARY:

Instructor may teach all or part of the lecture and laboratory practice training, and may assist with delivery of the clinical training in the student supervised clinical work experience located in the long term care setting. The Delegated Instructor may be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN), and does not require TTT certification.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Submitting lesson plans at least a week ahead of time to the Managing Director.
  • Instructing classes using teaching techniques appropriate to adult learners.
  • Testing students regularly, returning graded student tests within 2-3 class sessions. Student tests must be retained within the school until three weeks into a new program. Final grades and grade sheets must be turned into the Managing Director, Lead Instructor or Evening Coordinator by the Tuesday of the week following the module.
  • Checking student attendance and reporting any absences of more than one (1) class sessions to the Managing Director or Evening School Coordinator immediately. Attendance sheets must be turned into the Managing Director at the end of each module.
  • Utilizing recognized classroom management techniques and, when necessary, reporting any inappropriate behavior or attitude problems to the Managing Director or Evening School Coordinator.
  • Beginning and ending each class period on time.
  • Restricting food and drink consumption to break areas in the school.
  • Distributing course syllabi and textbooks on the first day of class.
  • Attending all regularly scheduled monthly, quarterly and in-service meetings, as well as biannual graduation ceremonies.
  • Demonstrating professional growth by membership in a professional organization, attendance at seminars, workshops or meetings, continuing education, or outside work in the field of my expertise.
  • Working with the Managing Director on a plan of action when three-week instructor's evaluations fall below 85% and/or for any class in which competency test pass rates fall below 80%.
  • Giving the Managing Director adequate notice when classroom supplies are needed. If a lab instructor, communicating the need for equipment repair/maintenance in a timely manner is essential.
  • Instructor will obtain certification as a CPR/BLS Instructor from an approved provider with 120 days.

KNOWLEDGE – SKILLS – ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and analytical skills as well as the ability to work well independently and within a team environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CNA Instructors must document current licensure as RN or LPN and must possess a minimum of two years of nursing experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; and have sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity to operate a phone, computer keyboard and other office equipment.

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned by their Manager, in order to meet business demands.  This is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and employment with Dorsey Schools is “at-will”.

 

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