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Nursing Program Director – Canada

Posted 7 months ago

Bachelor’s Degree Nursing Program | Canadian Nursing License Required

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The primary responsibility of the Nursing Program Director is the administration of the Associate Degree Nursing Program including Program development, planning, implementation, oversight, and evaluation, and accreditation. The Nursing Program Director has the authority to manage the administrative responsibilities of the Associate Degree Nursing Program. The Program Director reports to the Nursing Dean and collaborates to maintains a long-term vision for the Program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The Nursing Program Director must hold a current registered nurse (RN) license (unencumbered) in the province of New Brunswick and have a minimum of a graduate degree with a concentration in Nursing. The nursing area of study should preferably be nursing administration or nursing education. Educational preparation or experience in teaching and learning principles including curriculum development, accreditation, and administration are essential. The applicant must have a minimum of 5 years of related work experience, 3 of which shall have been as a nurse educator or administrator of an education program. The applicant must also have demonstrated professionalism, strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. A collaborative work style and time management skills is essential.

INITIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Nursing Program Director will oversee the recruitment, hiring, orientation, development and evaluation of all nursing faculty and staff. The Director will assure that the Bachelor’s Degree Nursing Program is in compliance with provincial Board of Nursing Rules and Regulations, and will work with the Nursing Dean and Faculty to seek initial national nursing accreditation. The Director will need to maintain effective relationships with the community at large, including clinical facilities, area employers, and applicants to the program.

SALARY and BENEFITS

Commensurate with experience

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