Health Care Assistant Practicum Instructor
Cambria College
Victoria, BC

Cambria College is Victoria’s newest private training College, currently offering the Health Care Assistant Diploma program. Designated with the B.C. government since 2005 and accredited by the B.C. Care Aide and Community Health Registry, Cambria College meets and exceeds all government requirements ensuring our students are receiving the most up-to-date training in the province.Our Downtown Victoria campus is recruiting for a Practicum Instructor to assist our students in the complex care practical setting.

This is a contract position, which will move into a regular ongoing position in the near future.

Start Date: July 31st, 2019


1) Current full registration with the CLPNBC, CRNBC or CRPNBC

2) Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills

3) Good time management and organizational skills

4) Presentable appearance and sense of humour an asset

5) Computer literacy in Microsoft Office

6) Two or more years of full-time nursing experience, including work with older adults with complex health needs, home support and complex care

7) Patience and the ability to manage stressful situations

8) Demonstrated ability to teach adult learners

Duties and Responsibilities:

1) Orientation of new students at practicum facilities

2) Provide all instruction and supervision required in practicum

3) Administer and grade written assignments, exams, skills checks,

professional rubrics and mark learning outcomes carefully and diligently

4) Hold consultations with weaker students to enhance learning

5) Address attendance issues or other problems as they arise

6) Administer and grade assignment or exam rewrites if any

7) Schedule practicum placements as required by curriculum

8) Accompany and oversee students at practicum sites

9) Stay informed about changes and innovations in their field

10) Support and guide students in a positive learning environment on duties and responsibilities of a HCA

11) Implement and adhere to all college policies and procedures.

12) Submit assignment and exam grades to campus coordinator

13) Liaise with Practicum Advisor and Campus Director to arrange upcoming class

14) Liaise with Campus Coordinator, regulators and College Director

15) Implement and adhere to any changes by the BC Care Aide Registry

Job Type: Contract