Part-time Technologist, PSW & Supportive Care Programs
School of Workforce Development
Up to 24
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Posted until position is filled
Support Staff - Part-time Casual
Support Staff Part-time Casual Position
The Technologist is a key member of the PSW and Supportive Care programs teaching/learning team. They play an important role in supporting the integration of theoretical knowledge into practice by demonstrating, supervising, mentoring, coaching, and assessing supportive care skills for students enrolled in the PSW and Supportive Care programs.
The incumbent will model collaborative, interprofessional teamwork and be integrated within the teaching/learning teams. The technologist will assist in preparing students to apply the required skills that must be demonstrated within the laboratory environment. The incumbent is also responsible for facilitating student activities and resources in Open Access learning environments. The incumbent supervises students and acts as a resource to students and faculty while promoting their program to stakeholders in the placement community.
Successful candidates will be required to conduct work within Ontario and must be available to work on campus as required.
- Organizes lab for effective delivery of skills demonstration, using the pre-determined criteria available in the programs
- Modifies experiential learning activities as required to observe students’ ability to demonstrate practice capability and decision-making, in accordance with program outcomes and the associated Professional Regulatory bodies
- Schedules individual and group activities (including remedial work appointments) as required
- Models and demonstrates professional practices, skills, and critical thinking in lab environments; provides additional assistance to students for skill development
- Conducts assessment of skills via return demonstrations, for individuals or groups of students
- Records the progress of students’ skill mastery and critical thinking using pre-determined assessment tools
- Consults with members of the teaching/learning team faculty regarding students’ progress and ability to meet established outcomes
- Maintains student files for use by the teaching/learning team as required
- Performs environmental preparation and clean-up as required; including daily/continuous maintenance and cleanliness of the lab environment
- Ensures lab equipment is in good working order; identifies and reports preventative maintenance and repairs
- Maintains professional development including accessing current evidence-based research and best practices, remaining aware of changing clinical practice, collaborating with teaching/learning team faculty, consulting with agency staff, attending continuing education courses and College workshops, and updating facilitation and computer skills
- Attends pre-semester orientation and planning meetings, teaching/learning team meetings, and program meetings as required
- Proctoring student examinations as required
- Promotes good public relations through contacts with personnel from other educational facilities and healthcare agencies
- Participates in program promotional activities related to prospective students
- Travel to various locations as required
- Minimum one year Personal Support Worker certificate or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Diploma
- Minimum three years of experience in long-term care and/or community care practice setting in a PSW/RPN role
- Experience as a preceptor or mentor working with students is considered an asset
- Experience as a GPA coach is considered an asset
- A master of person-centred care practice
- High-level organizational skills for the implementation of activities for students
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with faculty teams, students and others
- Self-motivated and creative approach to problem-solving
- Ability to work independently
- Access to reliable transportation and ability to travel to multiple campus locations
The candidate would be required to provide proof of a Vulnerable Sector check or have one completed.
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