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Bachelor of Science, Nursing Instructor(s) - Part-Time

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Position Title Bachelor of Science, Nursing Instructor(s) - Part-Time
Faculty/Instructor Profile
The School of Health and Wellness at Red Deer Polytechnic is currently inviting applications for part-time Instructor(s) in the Bachelor of Science Nursing (BScN) program, commencing August 16, 2023 for the following in-person delivery courses:

NURS 206 Foundations for Success in Nursing
Fridays 1300-1500

NURS 206:
Monday 1300-1500; F 1300-1500; Monday 1500-1700; Thursday 1500-1700
Location: Red Deer Polytechnic

NURS 217 Foundations of Nursing 2
Wednesdays 1100-1400
Location: Red Deer Polytechnic

NURS 250 Introduction to Acute Care Nursing Practice 1 (Long-Term Care Setting)
Clinical: Thursdays and Fridays, September 7 to December 1.
Lab: Wednesdays, 0900-1200

NURS 361 Acute Care
Clinical: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays,
  • Location/Dates – Vegreville, Sept 2 – Oct 21
  • Location/Dates – Sundre, Sept 2 – Oct 21 and Oct 28 – Dec 9
Lab: Fridays from 0900-1200
  • Location/Dates – Red Deer Polytechnic, Sept 2 – Oct 21 and Oct 28 – Dec 9

NURS 363 Mental Health and Wellness Nursing
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Sept 2 – Oct 21 and Oct 28 – Dec 9
  • Location: Unit 34/36 Red Deer Regional Health Center
Labs: Fridays from 0900-12
  • Location/Dates – Red Deer Polytechnic, Sept 2 – Oct 21 and Oct 28 – Dec 9

The Bachelor of Science Nursing (BScN) program is a four year collaborative degree with the University of Alberta. It is approved by the Nursing Education Approval Council (NEPAC). Graduates receive their BScN and are eligible to write the NCLEX examination leading to licensure as an RN.

The BScN program provides exceptional opportunities to work closely with students, faculty and staff in an innovative, supportive environment that promotes creativity, scholarship and commitment to student success. RDP offers an excellent professional development program that helps faculty to continuously develop skills, knowledge and expertise specific to teaching and learning as well as their respective discipline.

All four years of the degree program are taught by Red Deer Polytechnic faculty. Faculty may be assigned instructional workload that requires travel to urban and rural locations in addition to teaching on the RDP campus.

For more information contact:
Daphne Kennedy
Assocaite Dean, School of Health and Wellness
Red Deer Polytechnic
Phone: (403) 314-2451
Position Responsibilities
Responsibilities of this position include (but are not limited to):
  • Teaching students in classroom, lab, and/or clinical settings with flexibility for both face to face and online course delivery.
  • Creating a stimulating, effective, and learner-centered environment.
  • Preparing, reviewing and/or updating course material.
  • Marking, grading, and evaluation of student work.
  • Providing ongoing feedback, guidance, and assistance to students.
  • Actively contributing and participating in program planning, curriculum development & review, and project work.
  • Actively engaging in scholarly activity.
  • Participating in School and College-wide initiatives and/or committees.
  • Upholding the Professional Responsibilities of Faculty at RDP which are described within the Faculty Performance Policy.
  • Demonstrating and promoting RDP organizational values and following RDP policies and practices.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Current registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA)
  • Recent clinical / practical experience
  • Excellent communication, public relations and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for teaching, ability to inspire students, and commitment to student learning and success
  • Ability to work effectively in a variety of team environment
  • Proven commitment to continuous learning and reflective practice
  • Current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support Provider or Recertification Certificate (HSF-BLS Provider)
  • Driver’s License
  • Police Information Check
  • Current immunizations as per RDP requirements
Preferred Qualifications
  • Relevant Master’s Degree or Master’s Degree in progress preferred.
  • Experience teaching in a post-secondary environment.
Salary or Hourly? Salary
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
Benefits and Compensation Information
Part-time instructors receive an additional 14% of the gross salary in lieu of benefits and vacation pay.
About Red Deer Polytechnic
Focused on advancing the economic and social priorities of Alberta, Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) provides more than 80 industry-relevant programs within a breadth of credentials to approximately 6,300 credit and apprenticeship students and 3,400+ learners with Extended Education programming. With modern teaching and learning spaces, and state-of-the-art research and innovation centres in advanced manufacturing and energy innovation, the Polytechnic provides applied research opportunities, leadership in the social, economic, and cultural development of Alberta, and myriad lifelong learning opportunities.
Red Deer Polytechnic is guided by the foundational statements in our 2022-2027 Strategic Transformation Plan:

Our purpose is simple: To inspire, educate, and mentor our community of learners. We collaborate to provide diverse experiential learning opportunities for our highly skilled learners. We empower innovators and creators for impact. Our growth will be realized through quality of life and the reciprocal benefits for our stakeholders.
Our vision is to be a resourceful polytechnic, unbound by tradition. We are bold. We are resilient. We are more than applied. We will lead the transformation of post-secondary education by becoming more innovative, entrepreneurial, and sustainable with people at our core. Red Deer Polytechnic must be the best choice for our learners, our clients, our employees, and our communities, resulting in growth and readiness for the future.
Red Deer Polytechnic’s main campus is located on Treaty 7, Treaty 6 and Métis ancestral lands. This is where we will strive to honour and transform our relationships with one another.

Whatever brings you to Red Deer Polytechnic, we are glad you are here. And we look forward to having you as a valued member of our polytechnic community.
Posting Detail Information

Competition Number 2023-F-066
Faculty Employment Type Term-Certain Part-Time
Number of Vacancies Mulitple
Desired Start Date 08/16/2023
Position End Date (if term-certain) 04/24/2024
Hours of Work Hours of work will depend on courses assigned to the successful incumbent.
Open Date 06/30/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Note to Applicant
To fulfill Red Deer Polytechnic’s mission to enrich the intellectual, economic, cultural, and social development of Central Alberta, people representing diverse perspectives and experiences are required. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous persons, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons with any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Red Deer Polytechnic will provide job applicants with accommodations in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Code. To request an accommodation, please contact All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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