Nursing Clinical Resource Registered Nurst (CRRN) Assistant

Salish Kootenai College

  • Location: Pablo, Montana
  • Category: Nursing
  • Date Posted: October 13, 2022
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description

Instructor (10-month term)
Salary: $45,178 - $49,824
Closing Date: 1:00 PM, Monday, October 17, 2022.

General Summary

The role of the Nursing Clinical Resource Nurse/Assistant Instructor is to facilitate individual and group opportunities of learning that allow students to meet the educational outcomes of the RN-BSN, and 4-year BSN Nursing Programs.  To achieve these outcomes, CRRN and students form a partnership in an atmosphere of care and mutual respect.  The CRRN position prepares the nurse for a future faculty position.   The position is not designated for remote work.   The position is based on the SKC Campus in Pablo, Mt.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with Teaching - 50%

  1. Assist the instructor to plan, prepare, and organize a variety of culturally relevant teaching/learning strategies and instructional material for face to face, online and hybrid instruction for theory courses, skills labs and clinical sites.
  2. Assist with the supervision of online courses and clinical experiences for students.
  3. Assist with the preparation of educational evaluations.
  4. Prepare and maintain student records related to course room and learning activities.
  5. Maintain scheduled office hours and availability to assist students with learning difficulties.
  6. Complete assessment and evaluation tools as requested.
  7. Serve as a writing mentor for all students.
  8. Assist lead faculty for nursing courses with: completing the syllabus according to department and college guidelines, course calendar, placement of all course documents on Brightspace, posting final grades to JICS, and posting all course documents to Google Drive.
  9. Participate in the development and evaluation of Nursing Department policies and procedures.
  10. Participate in Nursing Advisory Committee meetings.
  11. Attend department meetings.
  12. Demonstrate proficiency in Learning Management System, instructional technology, computer programs, and other computerized teaching tools as needed for their particular areas of responsibility in didactic and/or clinical.
  13. Demonstrate teamwork; assist others, communicate and collaborate to contribute to the overall functioning of the department.
  14. Assist with tutoring.

Clinical Instruction (if applicable; teaching is reduced to take the place of clinical instruction) - 25%

  1. Maintain ongoing and collaborative work relationships with nursing faculty members, clinical facilities, students, and close communication with the Program Director.
  2. Effectively communicate clinical guidelines and procedures to students.
  3. Support student learning throughout the clinical learning experience by maintaining open and professional communication with students and clinical preceptors.
  4. Maintain communication with students regarding their clinical project for support and to reinforce learning.
  5. Complete assessment and evaluation tools as requested.
  6. Attend all staff and faculty meetings.

Advising - 15%

  1. Advise students on a program of study.
  2. Refer students to appropriate college and community resources.
  3. Assist students in the course registration process.
  4. Help students explore their program of study and specific courses based on the students’ short and long-term career and educational plans.

College Service - 2.5%

  1. Serve on college committees as appropriate.
  2. Participate in college activities for students.
  3. Participate in college and reservation-wide cultural activities.
  4. Attend Staff/Faculty meetings.

Professional Development - 2.5%

  1. Participate in professional organizations.
  2. Achieve advanced degrees and certification.
  3. Maintain proficiency in areas of responsibility of teaching and/or clinical practice.
  4. Attends selected professional development activities.
  5. Utilizes ongoing peer review in self-evaluation.

Creative and Scholarly Work - 2.5%

  1. Participate in research related to Native American Health Care.
  2. Participate in creative activities such as scholarly writing, presentations, etc.

Community/Professional Service - 2.5%

  1. Participate in professional and/or civic activities contributing to health care, professional nursing, or nursing education.
  2. Promote community awareness of SKC Nursing Program.

Other Duties - 2.5%

  1. Other duties as required according to student needs and to maintain accreditation.

Minimum Qualification

The clinical resource registered nurse position requires a bachelor’s degree. The candidate must enroll in a master’s program within 6 months of hire and obtain a temporary waiver from the Montana State Board of Nursing within 6 months of hire.  Applicants with advanced degrees preferred.

CRRNs must provide evidence of continuing professional development in areas of responsibility of didactic and/or clinical and serve as role models for the students.

Other requirements:

  • Will be required to pass a criminal background check (fingerprinting).
  • May be required to travel for training.

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