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RN Program Director - Rochester General College of Health Careers

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Nursing Program Director is responsible for the implementation and oversight of academic and clinical quality for the Registered Nurse Program in concert with the Administrative Leadership Team. The RN 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 RGCOHC and provides leadership oversight 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.

Master 's degree in nursing required from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education
A minimum of Five (5) years academic teaching and leadership experience preferred
A minimum of Seven (7) years of Nursing experience
Registered Nurse License in New York State is required
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through the AHA is required

Provides leadership for the RN program
Works with the Administrative Leadership to facilitate appropriate program development, implementation, evaluation and assessment
Ensures systematic review of RN program to ensure quality and current course content, best practice and achievement of regulatory standards
Performs other duties as assigned
Serves on committees as assigned
Reports to the Nurse Administrator/Director/Vice President

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, College, 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

Participates in budget planning process
Attends and participates in faculty meetings
Participates in accreditation reviews and reports
Participates in further developing the RN program, evaluating and revising student policies, organizational framework and revising curriculam
Participates in recruitment, orientation, and coordination of students and faculty
Participates in the orientation and advisement of students
Attends and participates in program committees
Serves as a member of the assigned institutional committees

Oversee 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

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
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

EDUCATION MS: Nursing (Required) LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED); BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA) Rochester Regional Health 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.

Keywords: Rochester Regional Health, Rochester , RN Program Director - Rochester General College of Health Careers, Executive , Rochester, New York

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