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Careers

When you join our faculty at the Healthcare Science Academy, you’ll become part of a team that always puts students first. And that means you’ll have the tools, technologies, resources and support you need to make a real difference in their lives, empowering new generations of healthcare professionals. Get ready to learn and grow in an energized environment with year-round curricula, collaborating with talented colleagues and reimagining healthcare education as we know it.

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CNA Instructor I - San Diego
 

CHOOSE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Come care with us at Healthcare Science Academy! As a Nurse Assistant Instructor, you will guide Nurse Assistant students to do more than change their own lives – you will help change the lives of every patient they treat throughout their career in healthcare.  At the Healthcare Science Academy, you will have the opportunity to share your success story with the next generation of healthcare professionals as a key member of our student-centered, innovative community!

 

YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT BY:​

  •    Serving as a mentor, role model and facilitator who provides guidance and academic support for students.

  •    Demonstrating enthusiasm for teaching, the teaching/learning process and for individual students.

  •   Applying your skills and experience to your assigned teaching schedule.

  •   Participating in and contributing to assessment activities of courses/curriculum and programs via a continuous improvement plan set forth by the Academy.

  •   Regularly contributing to improvement of class materials and syllabi within prescribed shared governance culture.

  • Utilizing a variety of teaching methodologies to instruct students, always with intent to facilitate observable evidence of student fulfillment of prescribed learning outcomes.

  • Maintaining scholarly activities.

  •  Participating in professional growth and service in accordance with Academy policies.

  • Advancing our commitment and focus on the students we serve, and their success as healthcare professionals.

  • Fully leveraging our innovative technologies and resources, such as our Simulation and Innovation Labs.

WORKING WITH STUDENTS IN A CLINICAL SETTING YOU WILL:

  •  Assume complete responsibility for students in clinical facilities.

  • Clarify clinical expectations with students.

  • Clarify student placement and expectations with clinical facility staff.

  •  Utilize care planning time to direct students to available resources needed for clinical preparation.

  • Assess student knowledge and skill level to ensure safety and optimal care to patients.

  • Utilize pre- and post- conference to allow students an opportunity to share learned experiences, ensuring clarity of the correlation between theory content with clinical objectives and experiences.

  • Provide feedback of clinical performance immediately after observation of event and of overall performance at end of course.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Active RN or LVN license in California.​

  • ​Two (2) years of nursing experience (RN, LVN).

  • One (1) of the two years must be as a licensed nurse providing care and services to chronically ill or elderly patients in an acute care hospital, skilled nursing facility, intermediate care facility, home care, hospice care, or other long-term care setting.

*AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • One (1) year of experience planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in nursing. 

OR

Director of Staff Development (DSD) Certification.

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