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Regular Probationary Faculty – Health Care Assistant Program

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants must ensure a resume & cover letter are submitted online by 4:30pm on June 21, 2024.

Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty – Health Care Assistant Program
Posting Number 00624F
Location Coquitlam Campus
Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Salary Range $71,846-$115,129 Placement on the faculty salary scale is based on education, professional certification and experience and will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
Position Type Faculty - Probationary Regular
Posting Type Internal/External
Regular/Temporary Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Posting Category Faculty
Start Date 08/16/2024
End Date
Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The MHPS department of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Douglas College is hiring three regular probationary faculty members for the Health Care Assistant Program to begin Fall 2024. The primary place of work will be Coquitlam Campus.

Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.
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
The Faculty of Health Sciences invites applicants to teach in the Health Care Assistant Program and is currently hiring regular probationary faculty members to begin August 16, 2024. Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.
You will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress in college courses. You will plan, organize and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to learners and maintain quality learner‐centered instruction
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
  • Current unrestricted full registration as a Registered nurse or Registered psychiatric nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives with undergraduate degree in Nursing or health related field (e.g., no conditions on license or provincial registration);
  • Master’s degree preferred;
  • Demonstrate ability to teach adult learners (e.g., completion of Provincial Instructor Diploma or equivalent education or previous teaching experience with satisfactory references);
  • Recent teaching experience in clinical, classroom and/or laboratory settings in a Health Care Assistant or nursing related program or equivalent;
  • Three or more years (1 year =1400 hours) of full-time Canadian nursing experience with relevant knowledge of the Canadian health Care system, the roles and responsibilities of healthcare team members and current policies and procedures within residential and community care settings. Nursing work experience to include:
    • Experience in working with older adults with complex health needs; and/or
    • Experience in home support and multi-level/ complex care;
  • Evidence of completion of course work in Indigenous cultural safety and humility;
  • Evidence of completion of the Health Care Assistant Practice in BC course;
  • Curriculum development/ maintenance experience/ expertise;
  • Effective interpersonal skills, initiative, and creativity;
  • Self-directedness, strong work ethic and excellent writing ability;
  • Ability to collaborate and contribute effectively to team activities;
Link to Full Position Profile
Needs a Criminal Records Check No
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/07/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure a resume & cover letter are submitted online by 4:30pm on June 21, 2024.

Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.
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Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
    • Douglas College Careers Site
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
    • Personal Referral
    • Agency Referral
    • Professional Association Website
    • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
    • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
    • Douglas College CareerHUB
    • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
    • Other
    • Glassdoor
  2. If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
    • Current employee
    • Former employee
    • Current student
    • Former student
    • None of the above
  5. If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
    • Yes, I confirm
    • No, I am not able to meet this requirement

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References with Contact Information
  4. Transcripts and/or Credentials
Optional Documents