Patient Care Technician Instructor - Part-time
Instruct and implement the Patient Care Technician program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives. Provide oversight of quality and integrity of Patient Care Technician program.
- Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of sequences.
- Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.
- Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with the Student Services Coordinator or Associate Director when absences occur two days in a row. Prepare attendance reports weekly for the office management department.
- Review student success rates and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals. Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program. Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
- Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies. Prepare final grades at the end of each sequence to update student records and transcripts.
- Evaluate the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
- Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, community service field trips, and visits to clinics and medical offices.
- Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.
- Assist and advise students with Patient Care Technician program curriculum.
- Monitor student academic progress and inform the Student Services Coordinator or Associate Director when a student’s grade average for any course drops below 77%.
- Monitor students in the classroom. Assist students and ensure safety precautions are adhered to.
- May assist and coordinate externships for Patient Care Technician students.
The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
- Graduation from an accredited Patient Care Technician or Practical Nursing program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or a graduate of an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) as a Patient Care Technician or Practical Nursing.
- Three (3) years of occupational experience as a Patient Care Technician or Practical Nurse, or a minimum of four (4) years of job-related training and experience for those instructors who are not graduates from an accredited Patient Care Technician or Practical Nursing program.
- Verbal and written communications skills.
- Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and computer skills
- Current licenses, certifications, or other designations as required by local, state, or federal laws to work in the Patient Care Technician or Practical Nursing field, with the exception of those teaching in non-core (e.g., general education) courses.
- Instructors teaching in the Hemodialysis Sequence must possess the following minimal qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
- Current dialysis certification through BONENT, ANNA, or NNCO.
- Four (4) years of dialysis work experience.
- 2,000 hours in the last three (3) years in clinical work.