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Nursing Instructor

Summit College
San Bernardino County, CA
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Feb 3, 2022

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Nursing Instructor - Hold an (RN) - Registered Nurse skilled in training students in an academic setting to become nurses, with the credentials of Bachelors degree and two years of experience within the past five years OR hold an (LVN) Licensed Vocational Nursing License with an AA or AS degree and six years of experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
  • San Bernardino

Summit is Seeking an LVN's or RN's to Teach Tomorrow's Nurses!

Compensation is commensurate with experience!

Must meet Nursing Board approval and hold an active CA license as a Registered Nurse (RN) 2 years RN experience in the last five years or CA license as an Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 6 years experience.

Summit College is actively seeking RN's or LVN's who wish to educate the Nurses of Tomorrow! Two Part Time Positions Available!

Seeking to fill part time and full time theory and clinical nursing instruction position. Come grow Nurses with us! Summit College in San Diego County is seeking Full Time, Part Time and Weekend Clinical Instructors for our LVN - Licensed Vocational Nursing program to instruct our Summit student. Candidate must meet BVNPT requirements to instruct. Individual must be highly motivated and personable to guide today's Nursing Students into becoming tomorrow's Nurses! Competitive compensation & benefits along with flexible schedule.

Department: Nursing

Supervisor: Director of Nursing

Position Description:

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing or LVN Program Manager the instructor is responsible for the overall instruction duties involved in conveying the curricular content of the program to students through implementation of the program objectives as outlined and describe in the Program Syllabus and Course Outline. The theory instructor is responsible for teaching vocational nursing students in the clinical area following the same guidelines as the theory instructors at the clinical site. Salaried may have extra duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:


· Have available a copy of the overall lesson or instructional plan which correlates theory and clinical practice. (The document which gives a day-by-day plan of instruction and correlated clinical practice)

· Develop curriculum objectives written in behavioral terms. The overall objectives for each unit of study reflect a progression in the expected level of competency; i.e., simple to complex

· Formulate and implement detailed lesson plans including student activities and instructional aids

· Develop tests that relate to objectives and reflect the scope of practice of the vocational nurse

· Assists in the orientation of the faculty

· Attends all faculty meetings

· Presents any proposed need for any content or curriculum change of administration

· Issues classroom orientation materials and classroom protocols to the students on the first day of class

· Establishes testing procedures for the classroom and maintains records of the grades

· Monitors and records classroom attendance

· Develops instructional materials, including information sheets, modules and testing materials at an appropriate level for the term

· Previews and selects appropriate audio-visual aides

· Develops instructional materials, including information sheets, modules and testing materials at an appropriate level for the term

· Provides orientations, supervision, and direction for clinical instructors for the term

· Distributes clinical packets to the clinical instructors, in include;

· Student Evaluation/clinical objective

· Handout information specific for the term

· Organizes team conference before the start of the clinical rotation

· Organizes summary team conference at the end of the clinical rotation

· Acts as a liaison between clinical instructors, registrar, faculty coordinator, and nursing administration

· Adheres to all of the regulations of the Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners.

· Attends workshops, conferences and staff development programs

· Regular and Reliable attendance.


· Participates in a team conference before the start of clinical rotation

· Participates in a team summary conference at the end of each clinical rotation

· Schedules and attends a pre-planning conference with the clinical facility

· Plans and organizes the clinical laboratory learning experience and selection of appropriate, related instructional device/procedures or materials to aid in the achievement of student learning

· Develops clinical rotations distributing them to students and posts them in appropriate areas of the clinical facilities

· Distributes/posts course objectives to specified units

· Orients the students to the clinical facility

· Keeps students informed of clinical progress every two weeks at the end of each term by completion of Bi-Weekly Clinical Evaluation

· Evaluates clinical written assignments

· Evaluates student performance in the clinical setting utilizing the clinical objectives for the appropriate term, evidenced by:

· Making rounds with each student and discussing nursing care objectives for each patient for that day

· Verifying student documentation regarding vital signs, intake and output, treatments, narrative charting, flow charting, and medications

· Utilizing post conference to verify learning by promoting discussions of objectives that were met during the clinical day (e.g., medications administration, laboratory tests, assessments, diagnostic studies, etc.)

· Adheres to the philosophy, objectives, policies and standards of the college and clinical facilities

· Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with staff personnel in clinical facilities

· Attends all faculty training, LVN, Student Services, meetings,

· Reports to Academic Dean any student problem regarding attendance of clinical incidents

· Notifies student via verbal and written notification of misconduct or anticipated non-completion of objectives (clinical failure) before the end of the term

· Provides the clinical facility with all student names and telephone numbers in the clinical rotation

· Provides the clinical facility with a copy of the students' current CPR cards and health records

· All other duties assigned.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

Have a minimum of two years' experience as a Registered Nurse within the last five years.

Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school; or a valid teaching credential; or have completed a minimum of one year full-time teaching experience in a state accredited or approved registered nursing or vocational or practical nursing, or psychiatric technician school within the last five years; or met community college or state university teaching requirements in California.

Licensure Requirements:

Hold a current California active license as a Registered Nurse(RN); must be approved by the Board of Nursing and provide transcript. Must hold a valid driver's license.

Future Training Requirements:

Must attend mandatory Summit training. Within 6 months shall complete a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education course in planning, implementing and evaluation of education programs in nursing. Each instructor shall maintain their knowledge by completing continuing education courses in his or her subject area, classroom management or other course related to teaching. Faculty are required to maintain current licensure at employees own cost.

Summit College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Competitive Compensation & Benefit Package! Certain Benefits are available to Full Time classification only.

Company DescriptionAt Summit College, we train adult learners with the skills they need to hit the ground running after graduation. When you choose Summit College, you choose hands-on training that is focused on understanding fundamental and advanced concepts. You choose small class sizes led by industry professional instructors. You choose a school that is with you step-by-step, even after graduation. By the end of your program, you'll be trained on all of the necessary areas that employers are looking for.
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