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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PRACTICAL NURSING

Posted on August 30, 2018

School: Lancaster County Career & Technology Center

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PRACTICAL NURSING

LCCTC is seeking an Assistant Director of Practical Nursing who will responsible for assisting in the overall operation of the Practical Nursing Program including program management, financial management, and student/curriculum management.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Program Management
  • Assists in overseeing the total program in accordance with school policies and procedures
  • Assists in encouraging and maintaining good working relationships between the Practical Nursing Program and cooperating clinical agencies
  • Assists in developing and maintaining open channels of communication between the faculty and school administration
  • Assists in the recruitment, evaluation, advanced placement, retention, and graduation of qualified students
  • Counsels students
  • Assists with the responsibilities for the physical facilities of the practical nursing program
  • Serves as Chairman of the Systematic Plan of Evaluation Committee and as ex-officio member on other program committees.
  • Serves as a guest speaker on practical nursing education for appropriate groups.
  • Initiates and / or participates in studies and activities which give direction for the improvement of the school. This includes correlation of ATI results to curriculum.
  • Fulfills teaching/clinical responsibilities in accordance with the demands of the program in times of emergency.
  • Attends Faculty Organization meetings and serves as Chairperson in Director’s absence.
  • Maintains a strong emphasis on growth and the key role of education; leads by example by pursuing professional growth through participation in seminars, workshops, professional meetings, and faculty in-services
  • In absence of Director, assumes administrative responsibilities.
  • Must be available during evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the program
  1. Financial Management
  • Assists in preparing and administering the annual budget
  • Investigates available grants and submits requests for consideration
  1. Student/Curriculum Management
  • Directs curriculum planning and evaluation in accordance with the mission, school’s philosophy and conceptual framework.
  • Orients new personnel to the curriculum
  • Assists with class schedules as necessary
  • Assists with orientation of new students
  • Serves as a consultant to members of the student handbook committee.
  • Oversees the student’s progress in the program.
  • Surveys all progress reports including ATI, evaluations, referrals and grades submitted on students.
  • Conducts meetings with individual students as needed.
  • Serves as a resource person for students.
  • Oversees student discipline.

Requirements include:

  • MSN Preferred
  • Current PA RN licensure
  • Previous Nursing Education Experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Valid PA Driver’s License

To apply, submit the following documents by email to hr@lancasterctc.edu Please include job title in the subject line.

(applications without all three items will not be considered complete)

 

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