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Practical Nursing Instructor

Ogden, UT


Hiring Company

Ogden Weber Technical College

Positions Available

Full Time

Salary Information

$59,348 - $74,186 / year

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Position Description

Position Summary

With over 50 years of technical education experience Ogden-Weber Technical College is committed to creating a technically skilled workforce. Ogden-Weber Technical College hires individuals who share our Core Values of Innovation, Integrity, and Diversity. Join a positive and rewarding culture of dedicated professionals who help individuals reach their goals and improve their lives through technical education. Ogden-Weber Technical College offers an outstanding benefit package including medical, dental, health, paid time off and retirement. O-Tech is an amazing place to work!
 We are looking for an RN that is BSN or MSN prepared to share your valuable experience and education with our practical nursing students as they start their nursing journey. Come join us and be a contributor to the difference made in the lives of our students as we fulfill the college mission “We build a prosperous community by creating a technically skilled workforce one student at a time.”

Under the direction of the Practical Nursing Program (PNP) Manager, this position is responsible for providing didactic and/or clinical instruction and supervision of students in the PNP. 

The Practical Nursing Instructor works with the PNP instructor team to train new nurses through didactic instruction (lecture), hands-on skills instruction, processing and grading student assignments and supervision of students in clinical rotations. In addition, this position provides small group or one-on-one coaching sessions and additional student support using the provided curriculum and resources. This position supports the goals of the college and the PNP in collaboration with the instructor team and educational and employer partners.

Essential Functions

  1. Provide students with technical instruction in a safe, clean, and productive learning environment. 
  2. Develop, implement, and evaluate practical nursing curriculum and program development based on national nursing standards. 
  3. Assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical assignments, skills labs and simulation activities 
  4. Utilize with proficiency the college approved learning management system to manage and deliver the curriculum. 
  5. Provide clinical instruction/supervision of students at approved clinical sites. 
  6. Assist in identifying and evaluating clinical placements. 
  7. Maintain student records to include competency assessment and completion and verification of attendance. 
  8. Meet programmatic and accrediting body goals for student completion, placement, and licensure. 
  9. Assist students with job placement and applicable industry or state licenses in support of meeting placement and licensure goals. 
  10. Adhere to OSHA standards as well as college, program, and clinical facility policies and protocols.
  11. Maintain scheduled office hours and be available to students. 
  12. Exemplify, motivate, and advise students in the areas of program and college expectations and appropriate work behavior and dress standards. Communicate with counselors, supervisor, and other staff as necessary to resolve issues affecting student success. 
  13. Maintain contact with local employers and other educational partners. Seek and implement feedback from these partners to continuously improve program curricula and training facilities to meet industry standards in support of completion, placement and certification/licensure. 
  14. Complete ongoing professional development to increase technical expertise and instructional skills. 
  15. Keep program manager apprised of outcomes and any issues, concerns, or resource needs. 
  16. Oversee program assets and recommend purchases. 
  17. Complete assignments within established timelines in preparation for Occupational Advisory Committee meetings, and programmatic accreditation. 
  18. Attend faculty meetings. 
  19. Work cooperatively within the college community. Actively serve on college teams as assigned and participate in programmatic and college-wide marketing activities. 
  20. The incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree required. Master of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN) preferred. Degree must be from a nursing program that is accredited by a nursing education accrediting body approved by the United States Department of Education. 
  2. Minimum of two years of nursing experience required (medical-surgical experience preferred). 
  3. Current and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Utah. 
  4. Certified in American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers.
  5. Current Immunization status as required by approved clinical sites. 
  6. Teaching experience desirable. 
  7. Strong communication, team building and leadership skills. 
  8. Supervisory experience desirable. 
  9. Proficient in using computers, computer technology, and computer software related to position. 

Physical Requirements: 

  1. Walk long distances, standing for extended periods of time, sustain repetitive movement, maintain physical tolerance (stand/walk/work on your feet for 8-12 hours at a time with minimal breaks).
  2. Risks found in typical office and/or hospital clinical setting, which is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office and clinical equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc. 

Additional Information

Working Hours: Office hours M - F 7:30 - 4:30; Clinical hours W, Th, Sat 4 am - 8 pm

Employment in this position requires a 12-month probationary period. 

CONDITIONAL OFFER:A conditional offer of employment will be made pending a satisfactory completion of a background investigation.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged toapply. The Ogden-Weber Tech College is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal andstate laws, college policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, marital status or parental status, race, color, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation andphysical or mental handicap.


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