Adjunct-Nursing Certificate Program - Nurse Aide
Training Program (Pool)
$53.88 per contact hour
Hours vary depending upon course assignment. Day,
evening or weekend hours.
The Adjunct – Nursing Certificate position provides
quality instruction and maintains a positive learning environment
in the classroom, with major emphasis placed on teaching,
supporting and evaluating students. The Adjunct role provides
instruction and monitors teaching/learning effectiveness in the
Nurse Aide Training Program as assigned by the Department Chair, or
other leadership members. The incumbent must exhibit strong
organizational skills and the ability to multitask while engaging
large groups of people with complicated material.
Core Competencies Required
Professionalism, Quality Focus, Managing Work,
Communication, Continuous Improvement, Guiding Interactions,
Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Positive Approach, Collaboration,
Planning & Organizing.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Instruction & Student Learning
Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes
primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of the
curriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring
both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction.
Considers individual differences of students in order to design and
support a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates in
the identification of students with academic or other needs and
responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a
manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and
programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations
concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate and
appropriate records in accordance with departmental policies.
Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely,
and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the
College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other
relevant information to students throughout the semester.
Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporates
departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.
Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed
meeting schedule. Employs appropriate assessment techniques to
measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and
objectives. Assists students to prepare for the state examination
to become a State Tested Nurse Aide in Ohio (STNA). Engages in
periodic meetings with the department, Lead Instructor, and
Chairperson relative to teaching duties and professional
Student Engagement & Advisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and
collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student
and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Uses technology
to assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of
community among students for learning both inside and outside the
Advises potential or current students within the discipline about
the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with
degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and
academic support services available at the College or in the
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in
identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while
reporting complaints alleging discrimination.
Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable and productive work and
learning environment where all students, faculty members, and
college employees feel valued and are able to contribute to their
full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible
and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and
specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development
aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning
Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion
for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
Attend all required trainings.
While performing duties of this job, the employee
regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering information into
computer. The employee regularly sits, stands and walks for
extended periods of time. Employee converses verbally with others
in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with
hands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or
crawls. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10
Typical classroom; laboratory; healthcare clinical sites
in long term care facilities; online at computer, and other
learning environments for nurse aide students. Exposure to close
social contacts, communicable diseases, medications, solutions,
blood and other body fluids, injury, physical and psychological
demands, and stressful situations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office;
Blackboard; internet research; online communication and
Skill in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies and
the use multi-media technology to enhance student learning;
instructional planning and presentation; incorporating critical
thinking, effective communication and other general education
outcomes in course content; effective time management; proficiency
with online communication record-keeping.
Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal skills;
create engaging learning environments that respect a wide variety
of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diverse
student population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
and students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing
direct supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learning
outcomes; maintain confidential and sensitive information,
- Currently licensed Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical
Nurse (LPN) without restrictions.
- Registered nurses shall have a minimum of two years of
experience in caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age.
This experience may be obtained through employment in a long-term
care facility, geriatrics department, home health agency, hospital
providing care to chronically ill individuals, or other long-term
care setting. Experience in evaluating, in a long-term care
setting, the clinical skills of individuals providing care shall be
considered experience in caring for the elderly or chronically ill.
Medical-surgical units do not qualify for the two years of
- Licensed practical nurses, shall have a minimum of two years of
experience in caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age
obtained through employment in a long-term care
- Current Ohio Train the Trainer (TTT) or eligible to take the
Ohio TTT course and completing prior to hire start date. To be
considered current, must have taken the TTT course, or taught or
coordinated at least one Training and Competency Evaluation Program
(TCEP) within the previous 24 consecutive months. If the applicant
does not have a current TTT certificate, it must be obtained prior
to date of hire.
- High School Diploma or GED
- State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability
to gain access to work site(s).