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Department: Academic Affairs
Reports To: Director of Healthcare Initiatives
Function: Provide classroom and clinical-based training for non-credit training programs - Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Home Health Aide (HHA) and Personal Care Aide (PCA), as part of the HPOG 2.0 grant
CLASSIFICATION: FT, Monday-Friday, 8:00-4pm, 12 month grant funded position – 5-year grant, renewed yearly, based on meeting grant outcomes and availability of funds
1. Review standards, develop lesson plans, coordinate theory and clinical experiences, and teach the curriculum in accordance with NYSED and NHDOH guidelines and standards for Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Home Health Aide (HHA) and Personal Care Aide (PCA) training programs
2. In conjunction with other program staff, develop schedules for clinical rotations at various facilities and supervise students during clinical/practical training rotations; supervise and train clinical support staff as needed
3. Provide a stimulating and supportive environment that encourages student participation, active learning, interpersonal skills development, and concepts of good patient care
4. Evaluate and document students’ progress through testing, observation, and assessment of skills attained using standardized and required assessment tools
5. Maintain accurate records on all students, including items mandated by NYSED, such as attendance records, schedules, and course requirements regarding hours of instruction and content; adhere to confidentiality requirements
6. Communicate effectively and regularly with students, HPOG/UPHP team members – including staff at clinical facilities, SUNY Adirondack staff, and prospective employers
7. Participate in regular meetings and communication with other members of the UPHP team and program partners in order to collaborate, align instruction, monitor students’ progress and identify issues that require attention
8. Evaluate and revise the curriculum to meet state and federal requirements, address the needs of students, and ensure program quality
9. Promote the mission of the UPHP in a positive manner with all staff, participants, partners, and the community at-large
10. Adhere to all rules and regulations of the NY State Department of Health with regards to immunizations and seasonal vaccination, as well as maintaining compliance with HIPAA regulations
11. Demonstrate consistent sensitivity and respect for the challenges and circumstances faced by under-resourced students
12. Other duties as assigned
Associate’s degree in Nursing, with five years of direct patient care experience; BSN preferred. The successful candidate must have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience with smart classroom equipment and MS Office software is needed. This position may also require teaching an occasional evening program, if enrollment demands. In addition, the following qualifications are required:
1. Current NYS Professional Registered Nurse License in good standing
2. Two years RN experience caring for the elderly and/or chronically ill
3. Minimum one year experience in the provision of home health care services
4. Documentation of at least one of the following:
a. Certification to teach Nurse Aide or Practical Nursing
b. Licensed as a trade school teacher of nurse aides
c. Three years’ experience teaching nursing or nursing-related programs to adults in an academic setting approved by the Commissioner of Education
d. Three years’ experience teaching nurse aides in a residential health care facility
e. Completion of a professionally-recognized course in teaching adult learners or ability to complete a professionally-recognized course in teaching adult learners prior to the start of employment. SUNY Adirondack may be able to assist with this requirement.
5. Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license and/or be able to provide own transportation in conduct of work assignments
Salary Range: $59,000 - $61,000
For consideration, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, numbers and email addresses of 3 professional references.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications are accepted until position is filled.
SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Call for Continuing Education Instructors:
SUNY Adirondack invites applications for part-time, non-credit Continuing Education instructors to support a growing program.
Instructors with experience in all specialties are welcome. In particular, instructors with experience in the following disciplines are sought:
- Project Management
- Computer instructors experienced in MS Office Suite, QuickBooks, Prezi, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Social Media, HTML, CSS, AutoCAD
- Test Prep—GRE, ACT, SAT
- Pre-employment and Aptitude Testing
- Foreign Languages
- Mechanical Systems
- Team Building and Leadership
- Control Systems technology and PLC industrial technology
- Sustainable agriculture
- Programs for youth—Science & Technology, Robotics, Engineering
- Health Sciences- Medical Billing & Coding
- Cooking and Nutrition
- Financial Management
- Arts & Crafts including fiber arts—knitting, sewing, crochet; photography; paper craft
- Teaching classes to students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, and linguistic backgrounds.
- Providing effective classroom instruction, using methods and materials applicable to the subject matter, including computer software and classroom instructional technology, where appropriate.
- Maintaining accurate and timely student records as required.
- Participating in a department-led orientation.
- Creating curriculum and course materials, where appropriate.
Continuing Education instructors teach classes for adults and children in our Community Outreach, Workforce Development and Contract Training programs on a day, evening or weekend schedule, as determined by College, instructor and student needs. Payment is commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience. These positions are not benefits eligible.
Please note that the SUNY Adirondack non-credit instructor pool is open to applications on a continuous basis. Applications will remain on file and screening and/or interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the need arises. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be notified of their status.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with resume and list of three professional references to email@example.com. If you have an idea for a course, we also invite you to submit a course proposal form. Forms are available at http://www.sunyacc.edu/academics/continuinged/newcoursedevelopment.