*** 2 positions - Full time and On Call ***
***This position will teach the CNA program and requires a CA Director of Staff Development (DSD) in order to teach the program. Current CA RN license preferred current CA LVN license accepted***
Summary of Position:
Instructors are assigned to specific program areas as described below and will perform job duties as related to their specific program areas only.
Certification class instructors teach provider and instructor certification courses as assigned, following the guidelines and materials of the certification agency. American Heart Association (AHA) classes include: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) as well as community first aid and CPR. Other certification classes include: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Fetal Monitoring (AFM), Sugar Temperature Airway Blood pressure Lab work, and Emotional support (S.T.A.B.L.E.), Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), and Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN).
Allied Health Program Instructors teach courses in a specific program area, following the guidelines and materials outlined by certifying agencies and according to all applicable laws and regulations. The Certified Nursing Assistant Program is designed and taught according to the guidelines set forth by the California Department of Public Health for Nursing Assistant Training Programs. The Medical Assistant Program is designed and taught according to guidelines set forth by the National Center for Competency Testing for Nationally Certified Medical Assistant programs.
The instructor will proactively seek current knowledge of guidelines and science of the appropriate clinical knowledge areas, and of the specific certification agency (American Heart Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, Emergency Nursing Association, Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, Emergency Cardiovascular Consortium, etc.), and department procedures. The instructor will complete all required documentation for course programs, including agency forms as well as departmental forms such as rosters and evaluations. The instructor will maintain course supplies and equipment, including cleaning and storing responsibly, and working collaboratively with the Training Coordinator.
- High School Diploma required
- Bachelor's Degree preferred
- Experience with clinical care and adult education required for assigned certification areas, with the exception of Basic Life Support (BLS)
- The Medical Assistant Program requires at least three years of experience working as a certified Medical Assistant
- Prior experience teaching the assigned program area preferred
- Prior experience with clinical instruction preferred
- Prior experience with curriculum development and adult instruction preferred
- Knowledge of specific clinical care areas and adult education required for assigned certification areas.
- Knowledge of curriculum development practices and instructional methodology for adults required.
- Familiarity with computers in order to work fluently with email, scanners, scheduling software, and Learning Management Systems (LMS)
- Medical Assistant Program requires a nationally recognized Medical Assistant Certification.
- Certified Nursing Assistant Program requires California State nursing license and a Director of Staff Development certification from the California Department of Public Health.
- For the CNA program, a current CA RN is preferred, but will accept a current CA LVN license.
- All certification program areas other than American Heart Association (AHA) require current instructor certification prior to application. AHA instructors will be provided with instructor certification.