CNA Primary Instructor (RN) and/or CNA Instructor (LPN) - No

at Greenfield Community College in Greenfield, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

CNA Primary Instructor (RN) and/or CNA Instructor (LPN) – Non-Benefited hourly position


Department:CNA Program

Locations:Greenfield, MA

Posted:Mar 4, 2020

Closes:Open Until Filled


Ref. No.:WKFC 20-10

Position ID:121540


About Greenfield Community College:

Greenfield Community College is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college serving over 4,800 people annually in credit courses and credit-free workshops. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women’s Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College’s largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that incorporates universal design principles to meet the needs of all our students. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development.

Job Description:


+ Non-Benefitted hourly position, cohort model of classes

+ Primary Instructor $60 per hour up to 135 hours per cohort term

+ Instructor $35 per hour up to 135 hours per cohort term

Cohort Sessions Anticipated:

+ May 20, 2020 through June 21, 2020

+ July 2020 -August 2020

+ September 2020 – October 2020

+ January 2021 – February 2021

+ May 2021 – June 2021


+ Responsible for instructional preparation, presentation, and evaluation of student performance during classroom and related clinical activities, leading to successful completion of the program;

+ Ensure that all training and skill activities adhere to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health regulations (105 CMR 156.000), curriculum, and guidelines;

+ Compile and maintain required student records;

+ Advise incoming nurse aide students;

+ Provide instructional counseling to students by appointment; including program orientation, orientation to clinical facilities and clinical team meetings. Clinical affiliations may include long term care, rehabilitation and/or community sites.

+ Meet with students exhibiting performance issues and document plans of action; and

+ Prepare students for the American Red Cross certification exam.



+ Registered nurse with current unencumbered licensure – for Primary Instructor

+ Licensed practical nurse with current unencumbered licensure – for Instructor

+ Current AHA BLS Provider CPR certification.

+ At least one year’s experience in lesson planning, lesson delivery, student evaluation, and remediation in a health care setting with this experience gained in such positions as in-service coordinator, staff educator, or other health personnel instructor.

+ Minimum of two years’ experience as an RN, at least one year of which was in the provision of nursing services in a nursing home.


+ Commitment to the mission of the community college

+ A demonstrated commitment to promoting domestic diversity and/or global multiculturalism in the curriculum where appropriate.

+ Knowledgeable in program curriculum to include; basic nursing skills, personal care skills, skills that meet the psychosocial and mental health needs of consumers, care of cognitively impaired consumers and knowledge and skills that promote consumers’ rights.

+ Ability to develop, implement, integrate and evaluate Nurse Aide curriculum.

+ Effective in evaluating student learning and performance.

+ Able to organize and maintain all documentation required by Massachusetts Department of Public Health

+ Ability to coordinate, direct and supervise the work of students at the clinical sites.

+ Clinical experience in healthcare setting or ambulatory care.

+ Strong interview/ assessment skills.

+ Ability to handle patient and organizational information in a confidential manner.

+ Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms, including phone etiquette.

+ Effective communication with a varied student population.

+ Comply with safety regulations required by OSHA, and with HIPAA regulations

+ Instruction in educational theory and techniques.

+ Ability to recognize the value of cultural, ethnic, gender and other individual differences in people.

Additional Information:


Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

START DATE: May 20, 2020 through June 21, 2020; July 2020 -August 2020; September 2020 – October 2020; January 2021 – February 2021; and May 2021 – June 2021


+ Primary Instructor $60 per hour up to 135 hours per cohort term

+ Instructor $35 per hour up to 135 hours per cohort term

Application Instructions:


In order to be considered for this position, youmustsubmit your credentials online. Create a Greenfield Community College account by clicking on theAPPLY NOWtab below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

+ Resume

+ Cover letter

+ Contact information for 5 professional references

Review of applications will begin with those received by March 6, 2020 and will be ongoing until all summer adjunct needs are met.

Successful completion of a CORI checkWILLbe required as a condition of employment. Official copies of terminal academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

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Greenfield Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence.


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Job Posting: JC156446991

Posted On: Mar 06, 2020

Updated On: Nov 03, 2021