Program Coordinator (PN Coordinator)

Reporting directly to the Dean of Nursing, the PN Coordinator is responsible to work with teaching faculty to ensure the implementation and success of the PN and Acess PN educational programs

Job Responsiblities:

  • Provides new instructors with an orientaiton to the CHCA campus, delivery of the PN & APN standardized curriculum, student assessments & evaluations, lab supplies & equipment and clinical course requirements;
  • Provides teaching faculty with materials, supplies and other required material;
  • Ensures instruction of content by instructors is in line with course content sequencing;
  • Reviews and updates the PN/APN curriculum and evaluation tools as needed;
  • Reviews and updates all course outlines, lesson plans and student assessment tools (i.e., exams, quizzes, etc.) yearly and/or as needed;
  • Collaborates with the Dean on any student and/or instructor academic matters;
  • Ensures that all evaluations and documentations are completed and submitted to the Dean
  • Monitors student marks and supports faculty dealing with a failing student;
  • Documents accurately on decisions and actions; recording details and maintains files
  • Serves as a support person for students, classroom/clinical instructors and preceptors;
  • Meets with practicum sites regularly and visit preceptors;
  • Provides preceptors with support and assistance with student evaluations;
  • responsible for clinical placements in the absence of the Placement Coordinator; and
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

Qualifications and Education:

  • At a minimum have a baccalaureate degree in Nursing and at least five years of Nursing experience;
  • Hold a current practicing Registered Nurse license with the CRNBC;
  • Completed the credential in adult education/equivalent course or in-progress from an accredited post-secondary institution;
  • Three to five years of recent experience teaching in the PN program; and
  • Ideally two to three years of leadership experience in an educational setting.

Nursing Instructors:

Canadian Health Care is a values-based organization that believes in high-quality education, student satisfaction and industry-relevant facilities. Our instructors and support staff are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for all students.We are seeking enthusiastic and experienced Registered Nurses (RN) to fill the role of Nursing Instructors.
The Nursing Instructor will provide instruction and facilitate student learning in gerontology, community nursing, pediatric, maternity, mental health, and acute care, all clinical placements, etc. Our nursing department brings together instructors who are responsible for preparing and mentoring students. Our instructors are responsible for assuring quality educational experiences that prepare our students to become Licensed Practical Nurses.

Faculty Qualifications 

·    Current practicing license with one of the nursing regulatory Colleges (CLPNBC, CRNBC, or CRPNBC)

·    A credential in adult education/equivalent or in progress from an accredited post- secondary institution or willing to enroll for Instructional Development Program.

·    Three to five years of recent and relevant practice experience

For maternity nursing instructor Practice experience in Mother/Baby clinical area is required for maternity nurse Instructors

For Mental Health nursing instructor experience in Mental Health is required


NUC Instructors:

We are seeking enthusiastic and experienced Nursing Unit Clerk Instructors. The NUC Instructor will provide instruction in the full range of courses and support to Nursing Unit Students in the Nursing Unit Clerk program, under the direction of the School Senior Educational Administrator. Applicants for this position require a Nursing Unit Clerk Certificate and/or to be registered as a Licensed Practical or Registered Nurse. Other qualification include a minimum 3 years of recent work experience in the medical field, preferably as a Nursing Unit Clerk or Licensed Practical or Registered Nurse, and exhibit a good working knowledge of procedures and the overall responsibilities of a unit clerk. Successful applicants will demonstrate excellent communication and team skills along with strong computer skills, including experience. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching and curriculum development experience in a Nursing Unit Clerk Program and to those applicants who have completed the Instructor’s Diploma program. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

HCA Instructors (Minimum Instructor Qualifications)

Theory Courses

·    1. Current full registration or non-practicing registration with the CLPNBC, CRNBC or CRPNBC8

·    2. Demonstrated ability to teach adult learners (i.e. Completion of Provincial Instructor Diploma or equivalent education, or previous teaching experience with satisfactory references or positive performance evaluations and student course evaluations)

·    3. Two or more years of full-time nursing experience (1 year = 1400 hours) with relevant knowledge of the Canadian health care system, the roles and responsibilities of healthcare team members and current policies and procedures within residential and community care settings.

Nursing work experience to include:

·    Experience in working with older adults with complex health needs

·    Experience or orientation in home support and multi-level/complex care.

Note: Other faculty qualifications may be considered for the Interpersonal Communications course (e.g., undergraduate degree in a Health or Human Services field).

Lab and Practice Experience

·    Same as per theory except must have current full registration with the CLPNBC, CRNBC or CRPNBC.