University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students.
The Position: UCN is seeking an individual for a challenging and diverse position as an instructor within the Faculty of Health for the Joint Bachelor of Nursing program in Thompson who is committed to excellence in teaching and promotes an interdisciplinary approach to care. The position may involve teaching theory courses, skills in a laboratory setting and facilitation of learning experiences in both the facility and community clinical settings. In addition to teaching duties, the instructor will be responsible for classroom management, student supervision and advising, maintenance of student records and grades and curriculum review/development and other administrative tasks. Instructors also assist with assigned activities including University College promotion, student recruitment, and various program administrative functions.
Registered Nurse with an undergraduate and a Graduate Nursing Degree (preferred)
An active CRNM membership without restrictions
A minimum of five years of work experience in nursing is essential
Effective interpersonal skills
Effective organizational skills
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)
Strong communication skills
A varied past experience including medical-surgical, Community Health, Gerontology, and/or Palliative Care, Mental Health and northern nursing
Demonstrated ability to understand cultural influences and issues specific to Indigenous learners and mature students in northern communities
Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Indigenous cultures
The ability to speak an Indigenous language
Previous instructional experience
Familiarity with curriculum development and delivery
Conditions of Employment:
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Candidates must complete a Criminal Records Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry
Must have current CPR certification
Must be willing to travel
Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts with their application.
Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.
Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Competition Number: 19-067
Closing Date: September 4, 2019; however, will remain open until filled
Salary Range: $31.40 to $46.64 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).
Human Resources will work with applicants who require accommodation during the application or the interview process.
For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca.
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