SENIOR NURSING INSTRUCTOR, SCHOOL OF NURSING

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 13, 2021
Full Time Education and Training Public Health
  • Salary: $111,438.00 - $166,808.40 Annually USD

Job Description

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

EXAM NUMBER
Y5212B


APPLICATION FILING PERIOD
October 08, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (PT)
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

REBULLETIN INFORMATION :

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE SALARY INFORMATION, SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION, EXAM CONTENT, AND S UPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.

COVID-19 Vaccination mandate

All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES:
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 600,000 unique patients each year, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 6.2 billion.

Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing.

THE MISSION:
To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.

DEFINITION

Leads the development, presentation, and evaluation of related nursing courses at the Los Angeles County Medical Center School of Nursing.

Essential Job Functions
  • Identifies and analyzes, on an on-going basis, the training needs of nursing students assigned to the unit of study for which the Senior Instructor is responsible.
  • Formulates and develops plans, procedures, and program content designed to meet specifically identified learning needs or objectives of an established curriculum.
  • Leads a group of Nursing Instructors, School of Nursing and Clinical Instructors, R.N. in the development of course content.
  • Selection of teaching methods designed to achieve established educational objectives.
  • Conducts audits of formal classroom and clinical instruction and evaluates their effectiveness.
  • Conducts formal classroom instruction in the more difficult or complex areas of nursing technology requiring knowledge and understanding of the underlying specific scientific principles and the theoretical concepts underlying specific nursing procedures or techniques, or in a broad range of subjects which may include not only nursing theory but supervisory principles and practices.
  • Plans and supervises student performance in making application in a clinical setting of the principles and techniques taught in the classroom.
  • Plans, develops, and implements the use of evaluation tools to measure the effectiveness of teaching effort, and modifies content and/or methodology as needed.
  • As an adjunct to performing work described above, conducts studies to improve curriculum development, course content and learning activities, and reports findings to colleagues.
  • Serves as a member or leader of faculty or other committees related to nursing training or education.

Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:

A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, Education, or a Clinical Nursing Specialty.*

-AND-

Two (2) years' teaching experience in a State accredited school of nursing as a Nursing Instructor or its equivalent**.

If approved as an Instructor by the California Board of Registered Nursing prior to 1-1-77 and have remained employed continuously in the capacity of Nursing Instructor or Senior Nursing Instructor, this will satisfy the educational requirement only.

-AND-

A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.***

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION INFORMATION :
Avalid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

***To compete in this examination process, applicants must have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Applications submitted without the required evidence of licensure will be considered incomplete.

The required license MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary, or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted .

Please ensure the License and Certification Section of the application is completed. Provide the title(s) of your required license(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, date(s) of expiration and the name(s) of the issuing agency for the required license as specified in the Selection Requirements. Applications submitted without this information may be considered incomplete.

Applicants claiming experience in a state other than California must attach a copy of their registered nurse license from that state to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing.

The original license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing must be presented during the selection process and/or prior to the appointment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION :
*In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as Bachelor's or Master's degree, you must include a legible copy of the "official" diploma, "official" transcripts, or "official" letter from the accredited institution/program which shows the area of specialization with your application, at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing.

**Nursing Instructor experience is defined as developing specialized training programs or educational course content for a group of employees, presents this content in a formal learning situation, supervises its application in a clinical setting, and evaluates effectiveness of the training in achieving predetermined training objectives under technical supervision. Equivalent non-county titles may include Adjunct Professor, Nursing Educator, Adult-Education teacher, etc.

PHYSICAL CLASS :
III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT :
This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information, and supplemental questionnaire weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be added to the Eligible Register.

Credit will be given to applicants who possess additional experience in excess of the Selection Requirements.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION :
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be added to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.

No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.

SPECIAL INFORMATION :

FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE :
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited
number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a
conviction history
unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will
make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or
adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating
factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the
offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about
a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a
valid court order do not have to be disclosed
.

AVAILABLE SHIFT :
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

VACANCY INFORMATION :
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Health Services as they occur.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION :
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. HARDCOPY/PAPER APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.

Apply online by clicking the green "APPLY" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Fill out your application completely and supplemental questionnaire correctly to receive full credit for relevant education and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and detail description of work performed. If your application and supplemental questionnaire are incomplete, including responses in the supplemental questionnaire, your application will be rejected.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification.
  • We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made.
  • FALSIFICATION of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
  • Utilizing verbiage from the Classification Specification and/or Minimum/Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Résumé" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as response; in doing so, your application will be rejected.

Please note that the Department requires applicants to show that they perform the specified duties listed on the posted Requirements as their principal work activity. It is recommended that you provide your work experience using statements that provide the following three components: ACTION/S you took, the CONTEXT in which you took that/those action/s, and the BENEFIT that was realized from that/those actions. Include specific reference to the impact you made in the positions you have held.

NOTE: If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you may email the documents to Brenda Aguila at baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:

Please include your Social Security number for record control purposes only. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:

For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed using computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

L. A. County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout L. A. County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

ADA COORDINATOR :
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE :
(800) 735-2922

DEPARTMENT CONTACT :
Brenda G. Aguila, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-5051
baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov
Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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