Clinical Instructor

The Ontario Internationally Educated Nurses Course Consortium is seeking to hire five Clinical Instructors for the Knowledge-Based Practice: Competent Application of Knowledge Part 1 course.

Brief Description of Duties

This course provides an opportunity for students to practice in a group setting involving practice in medical or surgical inpatient setting focused on the adult with acute illness. Supported by lab/simulation activities relevant to acute care practice including medication administration, sterile procedures, IV starts, IV pumps, mock codes and assessment (abdominal, glycemic status, neurological, pre-operative, post-operative, respiratory).

Clinical Instructor is responsible for:

  • Supervision of students in clinical experiences
  • Completing clinical hours prescribed by the clinical schedule provided
  • Evaluation of each individual student’s progress at midterm and following completion of clinical hours; Final evaluations of students in clinical placements will occur after the completion of clinical placement
  • Timely and continuous feedback to students on clinical experience and reflections
  • Attendance at faculty orientation, clinical orientation, course meetings as required
  • Submitting completed signed evaluation forms within two weeks of course completion
  • Noting absences, late, ill days/hours on evaluation forms
  • Consulting with the consortium team on an ongoing basis regarding safe practice concerns and any circumstance that would undermine the success of students

Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in nursing (required); Masters in nursing preferred; PhD (complete or in progress) in nursing considered an asset
  • Previous experience working as a Clinical Instructor
  • Experience working with internationally educated nurses and knowledge of their learning needs considered an asset
  • Be a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Evidence of continued professional development in nursing
  • Willingness to provide one-to-one feedback to students and previous experience providing constructive feedback to students
  • Willingness and ability to work with and provide feedback to the consortium team
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, collaboration and negotiation skills

Other Considerations

  • Once an offer of employment has been made, you will be required to obtain and submit non-academic requirements. Letters of employment will be rescinded if these requirements are not met.
  • Clinical placements will be from July 20, 2020 to August 28, 2020 at St. Michael’s Hospital or Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre or Toronto General Hospital. Clinical Instructors must be available for 12-hour day shifts 3 days a week. Clinical Instructors must be available all three days and work with students on site.
  • Clinical Instructors must provide students with an in person orientation on June 18, 2020 from 4 pm to 5 pm at George Brown College Waterfront Campus, Simulation Centre, 4th Floor, 51 Dockside Drive, Toronto, ON M5A 0B6.
  • Clinical Instructor contract will be with Trent University. Clinical Instructor rate is $17,258.40 per contract.
  • Each Clinical Instructor will work with a group of approximately 8 students.

Application Deadline

The application will remain open until the positions are filled.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.