Professor, Practical Nursing Program

Type of Position: Academic Full Time 

Department: School of Health & Wellness

Campus: Sutherland

Location: Peterborough, Ontario

Date Posted: 2019-11-05

Date Closed:  2019-11-11

Job ID: 1971

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Hours per Week: 44

Salary Range: $65,250.00 to $113,115.00 Annually

What Are We About?

Fleming is located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Region in Central Ontario... a beautiful place to live and work, surrounded by natural beauty and a mere 90 minutes north-east of Toronto. The College’s 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, including hundreds of international students from countries around the world, attend at campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Haliburton and Cobourg. Fleming offers more than 100 full-time programs in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Fine Arts, General Arts and Science, Technology, Skilled Trades, Community Development, Health, Business, and Justice as well as other Continuing Education courses.

We are also extremely proud of our more than 73,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.

Who Are We?

Experience success at Fleming, where we take pride in offering students real world learning, available only through the recent, related work experiences that faculty bring. The School of Health &Wellness at Fleming College offers 15 different programs including but not limited to: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (a partnership program with Trent University), Practical Nursing, Personal Support Worker, Recreation and Leisure Services, Fitness and Health Promotion, Health Information Management, Pharmacy Technician, and Community Pharmacy Assistant.  See our website for more information regarding our full range of programs: http://flemingcollege.ca/school/health-and-wellness.

What This Position is About:

Reporting to the Academic Chair, Professors in The School of Health & Wellness play a key role in creating a learning environment and experience that is inclusive of all students by way of using a variety of teaching methodologies, providing timely feedback, and through authentic and differentiated assessments. Faculty work and teach both individually and in teams to design, develop, and deliver curriculum to students using lectures, seminars, skills labs, and clinical placements.

During the five semesters of the Practical Nursing program, through the use of simulation and interprofessional educational approaches, our students learn the concepts and skills related to health and nursing. After successfully completing, graduates are eligible to write the provincial examinations with the College of Nurses of Ontario and become registered to practice in Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse. The School of Health and Wellness is a member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing due to the quality of our Practical Nursing program which holds a Category 1 Approval from the College of Nurses of Ontario. In addition, the Practical Nursing program has strong links with Peterborough and the surrounding community's health care facilities and organizations, ensuring students have excellent clinical opportunities to explore various aspects of nursing. Employers in the health care field have recognized Fleming's Practical Nursing program as leader in providing nursing education, producing knowledgeable and clinically well-prepared graduates.

Students in the Practical Nursing program have the option to complete their studies with an Indigenous Perspectives Designation. Fleming College is committed to ensuring all students in the Practical Nursing program have the opportunity to develop competency and awareness of Indigenous cultures, ways of knowing and access to healthcare. Fleming College has signed the Colleges and Institutes Canada's (CICan) Indigenous Education Protocol (IEP) which symbolizes our commitment to fortifying relationships with Indigenous communities while embedding intellectual and cultural traditions, as understood by Indigenous peoples, into our curriculum, and activities. For more details please visit our Indigenous Fleming webpage.

For more information about the Practical Nursing program, please visit our program page: https://flemingcollege.ca/programs/practical-nursing

We welcome applications from experienced professionals with broad real-life experience and industry contacts who are looking to broaden their career and experience the rewards of teaching in the Practical Nursing program within Fleming’s School of Health & Wellness.

Due to year-round delivery of programs, this position will have teaching assigned through the summer and vacation will be taken at other times of the year.

For More Information

Please see the Professor Definition and the Guidelines for Professional Practice - Faculty.

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What We Are Looking For:

You must possess a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing as well as a Master’s Degree in Nursing in addition to at least five years of current experience in an acute care or speciality clinical nursing setting. Recent teaching experience in a post-secondary environment is also required.

You must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and current evidence of ongoing and continuous professional development in Nursing is required.

This role also requires self-motivation, flexibility, adaptability to change and a passion for learning and student success. You have the ability to enhance the student experience by creating a rich and open learning environment that embraces creative teaching and evaluation methods that promote inclusion and diversity. You have the ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment, with strong conflict resolution and leadership abilities, including the drive to continuously learn and achieve results through consultative decision-making processes. Superior interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to deliver and receive feedback, as well as highly developed critical thinking/problem solving, and organizational/time management skills are required. This role requires the incumbent to demonstrate accountability and responsiveness to students, colleagues and the community, including a proven knowledge of current and upcoming industry trends in healthcare.

You have demonstrated cultural awareness and a commitment to Fleming’s Indigenous Education Protocol and Fleming’s Honoring the Rights of Indigenous People Policy. Extensive experience developing & delivering curriculum in the form of lectures, seminars, labs, field trips, work placements, simulation, interprofessional educational experiences, and/or other innovative delivery methods is also required. You foster student success through the use of effective, consistent and timely feedback underpinned with a competency and outcomes-based approach to achievement. Experience in an e-learning environment is a definite asset with proficiency in current nursing and nursing education teaching technologies (including Learning Management Systems) is preferred.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning as a dual professional (teaching and industry expert), fostering relationships and connections while providing accessible, superior service to students.

Please Note

Please note that internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Sir Sandford Fleming College.

How to Apply

To apply to Fleming College career opportunities please visit http://www.FlemingCollege.ca/Careers

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Fleming College is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environments.  We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our Staff, our Faculty and our Administration including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities and commit to ensuring accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation.  To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail Recruitment@flemingcollege.ca.