Unitek Learning, Inc. Program Director, Vocational Nursing in Bakersfield, California
As a leading healthcare education organization, Unitek Learning’s family of schools helps thousands of students launch and accelerate their careers every year. As a rapidly growing and highly successful company, Unitek is also a great place to pursue a rewarding and challenging career. We offer a competitive salary, generous benefits, unlimited growth potential, and a collegiate work environment.
We are looking for a Program Director for the Vocational Nursing Program to join our team.
Overall responsibilities: Responsible for the site supervision , development, planning, coordination, organization, implementation and evaluation of the nursing program activities; Assists the Administrative Nursing Director and Chief Academic Officer in various aspects of the overall program and implementing special projects.
Plans, develops, manages, updates and evaluates all aspects of the program
Prepares data and other written materials for all required state and Vocational Nursing Board requirements, reports, proposals, self-studies, surveys, and site visits
Assists with identifying and obtaining outside resources for the nursing program
Develops and implements program policies and procedures
Organizes and serves on committees
Oversees admission process and orientation.
Effectively serves as liaison between the community and the college
Develops and maintains educational partnerships with clinical sites
Performs a clinical site evaluation that includes a thorough assessment on the ability of the agency to provide clinical experience that meets the objectives for application of theory and clinical course objectives. The assessment includes an analysis of risk, hazards and safety of all students, as well as ensuring adequate staffing to handle clinical objectives
Maintains evaluations by students, clinical sites representatives, and faculty at completion of each clinical rotation and provides summary report to the Chief Executive Officer /Administrative Director of Nursing Programs, and shares same with Advisory committee
Ensures clinical contracts are updated and maintained
Participates in nursing faculty recruitment, hiring and orientation
Facilitates nursing faculty meetings on a regular basis and insures adequate records and minutes of the meetings are maintained
Assigns and schedules faculty to course and clinical sites
Monitors quality of instruction and participates in faculty and program review, evaluation, and strategic planning
Provides advising, support, and planning assistance to potential students
Provides input and ensure that students are properly oriented to nursing skills lab and clinical facilities prior to initiating clinical rotations
Participates in the planning and review process for the recruitment and admission of qualified nursing students
Assures that all students have completed the necessary documentation and met the requirements for graduation and licensing exam
Participates in the planning and implementation of the Nursing Advisory Committee meetings
Participates in professional development; maintains CE hours
Maintains current knowledge of State rules and regulations as relate to the practice of Vocational Nursing
Hold a current and active license as a Registered Nurse
Hold a baccalaureate degree from an approved school
Have a minimum of three years experience as a registered nurse; one year shall be in teaching or clinical supervision, or a combination thereof, in a state approved registered nursing or vocational or practical nursing, or psychiatric technician school within the last five years; or a minimum of three years experience in nursing administration or nursing education within the last five years
Have completed a course or courses offered by an approved school with instruction in administration, teaching, and curriculum development
External Company Name: Unitek Learning, Inc.
External Company URL: www.uniteklearning.com
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