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Instructor, Certified Nursing Assistant- Community and Professional Education

Kennesaw State University
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Kennesaw, Georgia
Instructor, Certified Nursing Assistant- Community and Professional Education

Job ID: 249313
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary
Provides quality and technically relevant instruction in the care of both the physical and emotional needs of patients.

1. Provides quality and technically relevant instruction of course curriculum

2. Ensures student mastery of the following learning outcomes by providing continual feedback and various methods of assessment measurements.

a. Explains the legal and ethical responsibilities of a certified nursing assistant, including the importance of Resident's Rights

b. Demonstrates effective communication skills when giving and receiving a resident's status report

c. Defines infection prevention and explain the importance of Standard Precautions, hand hygiene, and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in facilities

d. Demonstrates how to recognize and respond to medical emergencies using Basic Life Support (BLS)and First Aid procedures

e. Describes body systems and define key anatomical terms

f. Explains positioning and demonstrate how to safely position, transfer, and ambulate residents

g. Explains personal care and demonstrate how to provide assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing, oral care, and skin care

h. Explains the importance of monitoring vital signs and demonstrate how to measure body temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure

i. Describes the importance of proper nutrition and hydration and list the six basic nutrients

j. Discusses rehabilitation and restorative care and identify the types of residents who are in a subacute setting

3. Assesses and record grading for all homework assignments, quizzes, and tests

4. Participates in marketing of courses to prospective students by providing technical information regarding course content during biannual Open House events

5. Assists with course and/or program evaluation and continuous improvement

6. Records attendance in learning management system

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) within the state of Georgia from an accredited institution of higher education

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia license as an RN or LPN

Required Experience
Five (5) years of experience in a medical setting as an RN or LPN including the completion of the Train-the-trainer workshop prior to or upon hire

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Must hold expert knowledge in patient care procedures, gerontology, & bedside manner. Must be comfortable with teaching in classroom and on a distance learning platform

Preferred Experience
Experience in a senior care facility preferred
Teaching experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Expert knowledge in patient care procedures, gerontology, and bedside manner

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Comfortable with teaching in classroom and on a distance learning platform
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + Education
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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