Practical Nursing Coordinator
12 Month - Grant Funded
Clinical faculty will facilitate clinical training of nursing students on-site at the Simulation Center. Clinical faculty shall devote all of his/her professional capabilities, time, and talents to provide program of meaningful learning opportunities to each student. Clinical Faculty will contribute to curriculum development and collaborate to develop and present educational events.
· Develop and Execute Simulated Training Exercises: Develop simulated clinical experiences that allow students to practice both routine and acute skills within the scope of a Practical Nurse and the program curriculum. Ensure and ongoing expansion of available simulations to meet the learning needs of students.
· Assess Competency and Design Remediation: Communicate expectations, evaluate student performance, and collaborate with students and instructors to improve student and patient outcomes.
· Manage Documentation: Record and manage utilization and outcomes data for funding sources. Document student participation and performance for grade reporting. Meet documentation deadlines.
· Foster a Positive and Professional Culture: Establish a welcoming learning environment for students. Have appropriate activities set-up before students arrive. Strive to be an expert of learning resources and focus instructional time on the student experience. Work collaboratively with other instructors, school leaders, and stakeholders to develop and implement effective instructional programs and strategies that support student achievement. Participate in school and district committees.
· Maintain a safe and inclusive learning environment: Maintain a safe, orderly, and inclusive learning environment that supports the social, emotional, and academic needs of all students. Establish and enforce clear expectations for student behavior and conduct and address any disciplinary issues in a fair and consistent manner. During breaks and other times that the teacher is out of the lab, work on equipment shall be stopped and the lab will be locked. No one is to be left working in a lab during break time. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
· Engage in ongoing professional development: Stay current with the latest research, trends, and best practices in trade and industry education. Seek out opportunities for self-reflection and growth and be willing to experiment with new instructional strategies and technologies to improve student learning.
· Stay informed: Have knowledge of the rules, policies, procedures, and regulations governing the Great Plains Technology Center and ensure that these rules, regulations, and policies are adhered to by self and all students.
· Prepare: In the event of absence, notify the appropriate administrator and the school receptionist at the earliest possible time. Maintain a current Emergency Lesson Plan
· Ethical Constraints: Faculty shall behave in a manner consistent with the Code of Ethics of the Educational Profession, Oklahoma School Law, and the rules and regulations of Great Plains Technology Center.
· Subject Knowledge: Possess a deep understanding of disease/diagnosis/care of the patient across the lifespan. Have the ability to care for patients while complying with the standards, principles, goals and regulations from industry. Maintain skill in the use of standard medical equipment.
· Pedagogical Skills: Possess strong teaching skills, including the ability to design effective lesson plans, create engaging and interactive classroom activities, and assess student learning effectively. Adapt to different learning styles and create an inclusive learning environment.
· Communication Skills: Be an effective communicator, able to convey information clearly and concisely to students, colleagues, and parents. Listen actively and respond appropriately to student inquiries, concerns, and feedback.
· Professionalism: Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of their work, including preparation, punctuality, attendance, and commitment to ongoing professional development. Work collaboratively with colleagues and other stakeholders and be willing to take on leadership roles within the school and community.
Clinical Faculty will work primarily in simulation labs at Comanche County Memorial Hospital and at Great Plains Technology Center, but the mission of the school may require work in other settings including medical clinics and outdoors. A standard workweek as assigned by administration is required, but evening or weekend hours may be required to accommodate activities.
While performing the duties of this position, the faculty is frequently required move/position objects, move about their classroom, building and/or across campus. The faculty may respond to emergency situations, student altercations and communicate with staff, parents and students. The faculty may be required to perform extensive work at a computer display terminal. The faculty member must be able to lift 20 lbs. and stand for long periods of time.
Occasional travel within and outside of the Great Plains Technology Center district may be required for sponsorship of student activities, professional development and participation in other Great Plains Technology Center activities.
Required education and experience
· Bachelor’s in nursing from accredited nursing school
· Valid, unencumbered, Oklahoma nursing license
· Two years of full-time clinical practice a Registered Nurse
· Valid CPR certification
· Developing and delivering quality high-fidelity simulations
· Competency with simulation software
Great Plains Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its program and activities. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Joelle Jolly, Title IX Coordinator, email@example.com; Justin McNeil,Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students, firstname.lastname@example.org; Valerie Anderson, Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Employees, email@example.com at Great Plains Technology Center, 4500 SW Lee Blvd., Lawton. 504 Coordinator: Kristy Barnett, Disabilities Services Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 4500 SW Lee Blvd., Lawton, OK 73505.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice at the discretion of the Superintendent and/or their designee.
Employment Benefits Include: 100% paid health insurance; paid vacation; paid sick leave; paid school holidays off; tuition reimbursement; 100% paid contribution to teacher’s retirement.
Great Plains Technology Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer