Instructor - Health Care Assistant - General Posting (Extended)
VIU is seeking instructors to deliver courses within the Health Care Assistant program at our Nanaimo, Cowichan and Powell River campuses for the 2020- 2021 academic year and for possible additional contract offerings depending on funding and enrolment starting in June 2020. This posting may be used to fill multiple positions.
Faculty of Health and Human Services
Health Care Assistant
Up to 28 hrs/wk direct instruction. This posting may be used to fill one or more positions throughout the year.
Appointment Start Date
Appointment End Date
Appointment may end early or be extended
CV/Resume, Cover Letter, Qualifications , Referees/References
Teach in clinical, lab, and/or classroom settings, including preparation, delivery, and evaluation.
Support student learning through the integration and evaluation of student progress in theory and practice.
Participate in instructional advising with students.
Contribute to departmental and faculty meetings and program activities related to curriculum and administrative planning activities.
An overview of the program can be found at http://www.viu.ca/calendar/health/healthcareassistant.asp
Some clinical instruction opportunities are subject to sufficient enrolment.
Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success. Successful candidates will participate in activities outside the classroom including student support and department committees.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an appropriately accredited institution, with current practicing CRNBC membership in good standing; the BC Provincial Instructor Diploma, or its equivalent, completed or in progress (maximum two years to completion) from an accredited institution; a minimum of five years recent gerontological nursing experience; responsive to a diverse student population; a solid understanding of the scope and role of health care assistants in the health care system. Proficiency with the application and integration of information technology. Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal ways of knowing and cultural teachings. Ability to provide alternative delivery instruction.
Candidates with lesser qualifications (RN/LPN with current practicing BCCNP membership in good standing) may be considered for instruction of lab/clinical courses.
Master's degree in nursing or related field from an appropriately accredited institution; familiar with practice settings in Central Vancouver Island, including private and public residential care and acute care; familiarity with learning management systems (D2L) in an educational setting.
Applicants with less than the required qualifications may be considered for lab/clinical work.
Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.