Overview

Job Description:

The ADN Coordinator will assist in the direction of nursing educational programs in all its phases, including the review of teaching staff, clinical sites, admission, progression, probation, dismissal of students, and enforcement of student policies.

ADN Coordinator will also serve as faculty and will be responsible for the supervision of students in clinical learning experiences, performing initial nursing procedures, ascertaining student competency prior to allowing the student to perform procedures independently, developing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum, and participating in the development, implementation, and enforcement of standards/policies for admission, progression, probation, and dismissal of students, and participation in academic guidance and counseling.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Coordinator Role:

  • Provide evidence of faculty expertise and knowledge to teach curriculum content
  • Verify student’s completion of program requirements
  • Complete and submit the Texas Board of Nursing Affidavit of Graduation
  • Assist in completing and submitting all required reports by required date
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulations and record keeping requirements
  • Supervise and support the work of faculty including providing them guidance in the form of constructive administrative evaluation and development, review schedules, and manage student and faculty concerns.

Faculty Role:

  • Preparing and organizing program of practical and technical instruction, including demonstration of skills required in profession, and lecture on theory, techniques, and terminology.
  • Executing training program using outlines, text, handouts, and tests. Instructing students in subject matter, utilizing various methods, such as lecture and demonstration, and use audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations. Instructing students in subject areas, such as mathematics, science, use and maintenance of tools and equipment, codes or regulations related to profession, and safety precautions.
  • Conducting hands-on laboratory exercises by applying industry knowledge. Observing students in laboratory and answering questions.
  • Preparing or following teaching outline for course of study, assign lessons, and correct homework and classroom papers. Planning and supervising work of students, individually or in small groups, in skills laboratory, classroom and clinical settings. Testing and evaluating achievement of students in technical knowledge and profession skills. Administering tests to evaluate student progress, record results, and issue reports to inform students of their progress.
  • Participating in meetings, seminars, and training sessions to obtain information useful to training facility and integrate information into training program. Determining and evaluating training objectives with Dean of Nursing
  • Applying industry knowledge and experience in Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Utilize CANVAS learning management system as the infrastructure for teaching and tracking student outcome

Position Requirements:

  • Show evidence of teaching abilities and maintaining current knowledge, clinical expertise, and safety in subject area of teaching responsibility.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills are also required.
  • Attention to detail and mental concentration are necessary for accurately performing tasks, working under highly stressful situations, and handling frequent interruptions.
  • Basic computer skills are required.

Position Qualifications:

  • Hold a current license or privilege to practice as a nurse in the State of Texas; has at least two years in the last four years of nursing practice experience in anticipated subject area of teaching responsibility
  • Hold a master’s degree in nursing, preferably doctorate degree.
  • A nurse faculty member holding a master’s degree or doctorate degree in a discipline other than nursing shall hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing from an approved or accredited baccalaureate program in nursing and
  • If teaching in a diploma or associate degree nursing program, shall have at least six graduate semester hours in nursing appropriate to assigned teaching responsibilities.
  • If teaching in a baccalaureate level program, shall have at least 12 graduate semester hours in nursing appropriate to assigned teaching responsibilities.
  • In addition, all faculty must have a minimum of five years’ industry experience within the past ten years. Previous nursing school experience is a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform sedentary work
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to operate office equipment including computer, printers, and phone
  • Ability to lift objects (up to 10 lbs.)

Dallas Nursing Institute offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Dallas Nursing Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please email cpetrowske@tcsedsystem.edu for more information.

About TCS Education System

Dallas Nursing Institute is a vocational training provider dedicated to preparing students for success in their chosen career.

In accordance with the mission, the school is committed to the following institutional objectives:

•To serve as an institution whose chief end is to provide quality post-secondary education.
•To ensure that the vocational nursing program is of the highest quality, challenging by design and relevant to the needs of the industry.
•To produce graduates whose training will cause them to be better equipped to advance their careers and whose employment will enhance the industry in which they are employed.
•To establish, maintain, and encourage sound business and ethical standards.
•To establish, require and expect standards of the highest order in every endeavor, and to encourage an environment predisposed to same.

Dallas Nursing Institute is an affiliate of the nonprofit TCS Education System (TCS ES), which features a network of fellow nonprofit institutions, each backed by a model of education that prepares socially responsible professionals in applied fields such as education, psychology, and law. Other TCS ES affiliates include Pacific Oaks College, The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Saybrook University, and Pacific Oaks Children’s School.