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Douglas College

Summer Program Coordinator - Health Care Support Worker

Coquitlam, BC
Part Time
3 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Summer Program Coordinator - Health Care Support Worker Posting Number 00408F Location Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Coordinator Posting Type Internal Regular/Temporary Limited Term Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 09/01/2022 End Date 08/31/2023 Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Work Arrangements
The Faculty of Health Sciences is seeking a Summer Program Coordinator for the Health Care Support Worker ( HCSW ) department. This position takes effect September 1, 2022 for an initial one year term with the possibility of an extension(s) up to a maximum of three years.

This position carries 2.25 sections of time release during the Summer Term (May-August) for 2023, and will revert to one (1) section of time release per year in subsequent academic years.

Preference will be given to faculty who do not have a conflict of commitment. Please refer to the Conflict of Interest Policy.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
As Summer Program Coordinator for the HCSW department, the faculty member is responsible for providing leadership and departmental administration that is related to faculty functions. The faculty member in this position has:
• the responsibility to seek collegial decisions
• the authority to act on emergency issues requiring a decision, pending collegial resolution of the issue
• the responsibility to implement collegial decisions.

The successful applicant will work closely and in collaboration with the Program Coordinator.

A faculty member teaching/providing instruction within the HCSW program is responsible for instruction in a variety of HCSW courses. This includes content found within the BC Provincial Health Care Assistant ( HCA ) Program Curriculum and/or content appropriate to the education and training of unregulated care providers in mental health settings.



Committee Membership:
    •Health Sciences Council •Health Care Support Worker Program Advisory Committee •Health Sciences Faculty Education Council •other Douglas College committees and external stakeholder committees as appropriate

    •oversees the operational management of the HCSW program(s) •in conjunction with Enrolment Services and Health Sciences staff, coordinates registration processes and faculty access to courses •maintains HCA program recognition with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry

Budget & Staffing
    •participates in preparing the operating and capital budget requests for the department, if these occur during the Summer semester, and recommends to the Dean/Associate Dean •ensures program expenditures related to supplies, travel and mileage are within approved budget parameters and has signing authority for these expenditures

    •attends Program Advisory Committee ( PAC ) meetings and provides leadership in seeking advisory input •facilitates curricular development and revision processes via approved College processes •oversight of program operations related to curriculum delivery •ensures appropriate procedures and policies are followed for students completing program to obtain Registry status •provides coordination for HCSW Communications Centre in the Blackboard platform

Departmental-Faculty Relations
    •facilitates effective communication and decision-making within the department •coordinates faculty orientation and provides faculty orientation to HCSW common processes and faculty roles •coordinates coaching, mentoring and developmental opportunities for faculty •provides input into probationary evaluation of faculty •supports and promotes scholarly activity •applies Collective Agreement to daily decision-making •facilitates resolution of student concerns and mediates student performance issues

Faculty of Health Sciences-Faculty Relations
    •informs Dean/Associate Dean of department operations, problems and issues on a regular basis

External Liaison
    •establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with other College departments, regulatory bodies, professional groups and other related educational programs (e.g. Provincial HCA Articulation Committee, BC CACHWR Registry) •coordinates representation of the department at external group meetings •presents at College Information (recruitment) sessions

Reporting Relationship
    •reports to the Dean/Associate Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
    •Current RPN /RN registration with no conditions with BCCNP •Bachelor's Degree required, Master's or Doctorate/PhD preferred •Five (5) or more years of full-time nursing experience preferred •Relevant knowledge of the Canadian health care system and of current policies and procedures within residential, community care and/or mental health settings •Experience working with older adults with complex health needs •Demonstrated leadership competence •Demonstrated organization and management skills •Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manage projects •Demonstrated positive interpersonal and networking skills, including teamwork and conflict resolution skills •Demonstrated ability to teach adult learners •Knowledge of, and experience in, curriculum development and program evaluation •Demonstrated self-direction, motivation, initiative and creativity •In-depth knowledge related to HCSW / HCA / CMHW context and practice roles •Demonstrated advocacy and commitment to the education, training on role of unlicensed care providers •Represent the goals, values and philosophy of the HCSW Department and Douglas College

Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/13/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter is submitted online and received by 4:30 p.m. on April 28, 2022. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.
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