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Vancouver Island University

Nursing Instructor

Canada-British Columbia-Nanaimo

Posted 11 Days Ago18-2011-1564786

Company Information

VIU is a comprehensive teaching-focused university with 16,000 students across four locations and 2,300 faculty and staff. VIU’s wide range of program offerings includes undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as industry-responsive trades and vocational offerings. VIU prides itself on creating exceptional learning experiences, developing access opportunities and being a national leader in Aboriginal education.


Why Choose VIU for Your Career:

  • A valuable total compensation package, including a comprehensive health and dental benefits plan and a desirable pension plan that takes the worry out of retirement
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Supported professional development opportunities
  • Wellness services and opportunities that support the whole person
  • Week-long break at the end of December, with compensation
  • A professional environment where people are valued
  • Be the envy of the rest of the country as you enjoy the pace and quality of life on Vancouver Island

Job Description

Work where you matter. Vancouver Island University is currently hiring for the role of Nursing Instructor for our Practical Nursing program. This permanent, full-time appointment will start on June 4 and provide instruction on Nanaimo and Cowichan campuses.


As our Nursing Instructor, you will teach in clinical, lab and/or classroom settings using creative strategies including preparation, implementation and evaluation in classroom, lab and clinical settings. You will work to support student learning through the integration and evaluation of students' progress in theory and practice and use initiative in providing documentation and follow up to facilitate student learning.


All instructors must meet the increased standards for faculty qualifications that are consistent with provincial curriculum requirements. These include: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree; the BC Provincial Instructor Diploma Program, or its equivalent, completed or in progress (maximum two years to completion) from an accredited institution; current practising CRNBC membership in good standing; a minimum of five years recent medical, surgical or gerontological nursing experience; familiarity with practice settings in Central Vancouver Island including community, gerontology or acute care; a solid understanding of the scope and role of LPNs in the health care system; proficiency with the application and integration of information technology; and knowledge and experience with Aboriginal ways of knowing and health care needs.


View the full job description and apply online by April 18, 2018. (18-2011) 


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. VIU embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.


Contact Information

Vancouver Island University
Debra Jacklin
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