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Program Director - Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing

Description

HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:

At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Personal Time that includes Vacation Time, Sick Time & Holidays
  • Health & Wellness Benefits starting Your First Day
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Programs tailored to Your Needs
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Tuition Assistance & Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Relocation Assistance

Position Summary:
The IGH Program Director is responsible for the implementation and oversight of academic and clinical quality for the Licensed Practical Nurse Program in concert with the Administrative Leadership Team. The Program Director will use evidence based clinical, educational and quality approaches to provide leadership in improving and achieving program outcomes. This position provides support for faculty at IGH and provides leadership in selecting and advising students, for curriculum development and program revisions, program evaluations, teaching in the classroom and clinical setting, evaluation of student achievement, and other matters as assigned in accordance with the mission, core values, and purposes of the school.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: RRH Learning Center

DEPARTMENT: School of Nursing

SCHEDULE: Days

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing Required. Master’s degree in nursing Preferred from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education

  • Two years academic teaching and leadership experience preferred


As the Program Director, key areas of responsibility include:

Personnel Duties:

• Provides leadership for the LPN program;
• Works with the Administrative Leadership to facilitate appropriate program development, implementation, evaluation and assessment.
• Ensures systematic review of PN program to ensure quality and current course content, best practice and achievement of regulatory standards;
• Serves on committees as assigned/approved;
• Participates in interviewing and makes recommendations for hiring of faculty;
• Arranges for coverage of classes during absences and emergency leaves;
• Promotes rapport within the department, School, and community.
• Posts and keeps office hours per week that are convenient to students who seek assistance with counseling, academic advising, coursework or other school matters;
• Models professional behavior and standards of practice while in the workplace;
• Functions as a change agent and leader by promoting innovative practices in educational environments;
• Participates in professional development opportunities that increase one’s effectiveness in the role;
• Participates in a minimum of 22 continuing education hours per year:

Administration
• Participates in budget planning process;
• Attends and participates in faculty meetings;
• Participates in accreditation reviews and reports;
• Participates in further developing the PN program, evaluating and revising student policies, organizational framework and revising curricular;
• Participates in recruitment, orientation, and coordination of students and faculty;
• Participates in the orientation and advisement of students.

Committee/Meeting Responsibilities
• Attends and participates in program committees;
• Serves as a member of the assigned institutional committees.

Curricula
• Oversees syllabi, including all course requirements and assignments, for all students;
• Submits suggestions for changes in syllabi, course or program to the Curriculum Co-Chairs
• Designs and implements new curriculum;
• Participates in the evaluation of curriculum;
• Ensures curricula reflects institutional philosophy, mission, current healthcare trends and community needs

Curricula
• Oversees syllabi, including all course requirements and assignments, for all students;
• Submits suggestions for changes in syllabi, course or program to the Curriculum Co-Chairs
• Designs and implements new curriculum;
• Participates in the evaluation of curriculum;
• Ensures curricula reflects institutional philosophy, mission, current healthcare trends and community needs.

Evaluation
• Participates in the evaluation of faculty;
• Reviews student evaluation summaries of assigned courses and utilize the feedback for planning and implementing future courses;
• Participates in program planning in response to student/program evaluation feedback and employer satisfaction surveys.

Community Relations Duties
• Participate as assigned on program specific advisory boards or community events involving the major stakeholders served by the school.
• Participates in publicizing and disseminating information about the program

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science in Nursing Required
Master’s degree in nursing Preferred from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education;
Two years academic teaching and leadership experience preferred.

Required Licensure / Certification

• Registered Nurse Licensure for New York ;
• Current healthcare provider CPR.

Rochester Regional Health System is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA)
  • RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

PAY RANGE: $100,000.00 - $125,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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