• Director of Nursing

    Location US-OH-Toledo
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    4708
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Academics - Dean of Nursing
  • Overview

    The PN Program Director is responsible for planning, maintaining, supervising, evaluating and advancing the Practical Nurse Program.

    Responsibilities

    - Establishes academic standards for the program, in accordance with governing body regulation
    - Monitors and maintains academic standards and student grades for the program
    - Reviews, evaluates and recommends curriculum changes to the Dean of Education
    - Prepares quarterly course schedules and submits to the Dean of Education
    - Prepares, revises and submits course syllabi, including student-learning outcomes, objectives and competencies to the Dean of Education
    - Directs and maintains PN Nursing Program Advisory Committee; convenes annual meeting
    - Facilities open communication with Campus President, Dean of Education, administrators, faculty, students, staff, clinical sites and the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN)
    - Ensures regular meetings with faculty to facilitate communication and faculty participation in planning, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum
    - Assists the Dean of Education in the active recruitment and selection of program faculty
    - Orientates new PN faculty members regarding academic policies and procedures
    - Mentors new PN faculty on teaching methodologies
    - Facilitates PN faculty development, including enhancing educational competencies
    - Supervises and evaluates program and adjunct PN faculty
    - Assists in obtaining clinical site contracts
    - Serves as a member of the Admissions Selection Committee for the program
    - Monitors and maintains program-related standards set forth by the Ohio Board of Nursing
    - Monitors compliance with the program accreditation/certification standards and submits reports as required
    - Coordinates the clinical and laboratory placement for students

    Qualifications

    Competencies

    Ability to work independently
    Ability to work as a team player
    Demonstrates professionalism at all times
    Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of field or discipline
    Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or a team
    Excellent communication, customer service, problem solving, organization and follow-up skills

    Education

    Current, valid licensure as a registered nurse in Ohio;
    At least five years of experience in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse, two of which have been as a faculty member of a registered or practical nursing education program;
    A master's degree;
    If the individual does not possess a bachelor of science in nursing degree, the master's or other academic degree, including, but not limited to a Ph.D., shall be in nursing.
    If the individual possesses a bachelor of science in nursing degree, the master's degree may be, but is not required to be, in nursing

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