Job Description

BNA Clinical Instructor Adult Education

Position Title: BNA Clinical Instructor Adult Education
Department: Adult Education
Supervisor: Director of Adult and Alternative Education

Description of Essential Functions (critical tasks):

Job Summary: Responsible for teaching didactic and clinical courses for the Basic Nurse Assistant Program and Adult Education. All instructors are expected to demonstrate a mastery of the subject matter and a commitment to teaching and learning, with a focus upon student retention and success.
  • Observes, supports, and enforces the regulations, policies, and programs of Lake Land College; adheres to the procedures outlined in the Adjunct Faculty Handbook.
  • Prepares instructional materials, including a course syllabus using the syllabus template provided; follows course outlines approved by the College; evaluates and assesses student performance.
  • Prepares and delivers instruction to students in modalities assigned by the Supervisor or division chair and approved by the Vice President for Academic Services.
  • Submits required documentation, including student midterm attendance rosters, final course grades, and other information as requested or required by the division chair; maintains accurate scholastic student records.
  • Is available to students and considers the general and special needs of each student; responds to student inquiries in a timely manner; advises, counsels, and assists students in accomplishing their course and program goals.
  • Remains current with content, technology, and instructional methods and strategies in the discipline.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the community college philosophy including its unique ties to the workforce and the district.
  • Considers the general and special needs of the student; assist students in meeting needs, solving problems, or seeking additional help from other college services.
  • Collaborates with Advisors, Program Coordinators or other instructors to facilitate achievement of course goals and objectives.
  • Maintains regular communication with Division Chair, especially with regard to absences and/or cancelling class.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Specific Functional Job Requirements

Education: Registered Nurse with a minimum of two years experience. Bachelor degree preferred. One year of long-term care or hospital experience dealing with chronically ill patients required.
Experience: Have one year experience as a registered nurse in one or both of the following areas: Teaching theory in an accredited training program or providing nursing care, including personal care and activities of daily living, to older adults or for chronically ill adults. Must have or be willing to complete the State approved Train the Trainer Program and Evaluator workshop.
Knowledge: Must complete Train-the-Trainer BNA course.
Skills Must have completed Evaluator Workshop through IDPH. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, ability to adapt instruction to various academic levels and learning styles, superior command of the English language, expertise with medical equipment and instructional technology.
Personal: Current CPR card; background check required per IDPH. Open minded, innovative, enthusiastic, positive attitude, and adaptive to new teaching technologies.
Physical: Physical ability to perform the general responsibilities in the classroom and clinical, ability to travel within the college district.
Machines and equipment used: Basic Nurse Assistant skill/technology equipment. Office and classroom technology.

General Employment Statement

A. Length of training and Probationary Period: 90 days
B. Hours of Work Day: Varies
C. Group Affiliation: Part-time Grade Level:
D. Condition of Employment: Board Policy
E. Position: N

Job Demands

Some = 1-3 hours/day Frequently = 4-6 hours/day Very Frequently = 7+ hours/day

Job Demand None Some Freq Very Freq

Physician Requirements

Physical Requirements Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Type Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Judgment and Reasoning Required