Health Care Assistant
Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 18-2010
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Start/End: Start/End: Nanaimo: Sept 4, 2018-Aug 1, 2019
Cowichan- Apr 1, 2018-Apr 1, 2019
Powell River-Sept 4, 2018-Mar 16, 2019
May be extended or end early
Workload: Up to 28 hrs/week direct instruction.
Employment Group: BCGEU
Location: Nanaimo Campus - Nanaimo/Cowichan/Powell River
Duties: VIU is seeking instructors to deliver courses within the Health Care Assistant program at our Nanaimo, Cowichan and Powell River campuses for the 2018/19 academic year.
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
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.
Required Qualifications: 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.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record.
Preferred Qualifications: 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.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference
Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: February 08, 2018 - March 07, 2018
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.