Contractor – Clinical and Theory Instructor for a BNATP Program
Description: The Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) Instructor will instruct students according to the curriculum designed to assist students to build knowledge and clinical skills aimed at passing the licensing exam for Illinois CNA. Assist students in registering for the Illinois State CNA licensing exam. The instructor must possess the ability to work with students from different socioeconomic and educational backgrounds. The Instructor will teach a minimum of 80 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of clinical for a total of 120 hours.
Education and Experience:
- Registered Nurse License in Illinois and not subject to any current disciplinary action.
- Two years’ nursing experience and at least one year of experience in the provision of LTC facility services in the last five years.
- Must successfully complete an approved evaluator course or have previous teaching experience.
- Four CEUs on Dementia/Alzheimer’s care required.
- Ability to perform physical work with patients and students in a clinical setting.
- Ability to lift at least 20 lbs.
- Ability to teach both day and night classes throughout the year.
- Ability to commit, in writing, to teach, at a minimum, four sessions in one year.
Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Skilled in teaching adult learners.
- Willingness to work on a flexible schedule to meet educational requirements.
- Possess strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
Reports to: Aishling Care Academy Program Director.
- Teach the course curriculum as outlined in Mosby’s Textbook for Nursing Assistants by Sorrentino and Remmert.
- Build knowledge and develop clinical skills aimed at assisting students to obtain the CNA license.
- Maintain accurate records on all students, including but not limited to, attendance records, schedules and course requirements regarding hours of instruction and content.
- Evaluate and document students’ progress through testing, observation, and assessment of skills attained.
- Communicate effectively with students, and all those affiliated with the course, including staff at clinical training facilities, and prospective employers.
- Provide a stimulating environment that encourages student participation, interpersonal skills development, and concepts of good patient care.
- Maintain a monthly time sheet for all students and turn in at the end of each session.
- Perform all other duties as assigned by the ACA Program Director.