City : Surrey, BC
Category : 8614-Graduate Nurse
Industry : Education
Employer : Kwantlen Polytechnic University - KPU
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Graduate Nurse Internationally Educated Re-Entry Program (GNIE) – Competition ID: 2391
POSITION TYPE: Non -regular type 2 – two positions available at 50%
POSITION START: May 1, 2023
KPU proudly offers all learners opportunities to achieve success in a diverse range of programs that blend theory and practice, critical understanding, and social and ethical awareness necessary for good citizenship and rewarding careers. The Faculty of Health at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for two part time 50% Non-Regular Type 2 (one-year appointments for the period May 1 2023 to April 30 2024) faculty to teach in our Graduate Nurse Internationally Educated Re-Entry Program (GNIE).
As Canada’s only polytechnic university, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is the fourth largest university in the province of British Columbia and serves communities in the South Fraser region and beyond. A leader in innovative education with a teaching-focused mandate, KPU offers all learners opportunities to achieve the highest standards of academic performance.
The Graduate Nurse Internationally Educated Re-entry (GNIE) program is a full time one year certificate program which prepares internationally educated nurses (IENs) for professional nursing practice and licensure in Canada. The program is designed to prepare IENs to practice within the Canadian healthcare system, renew and enhance previously acquired knowledge and skills, identify and address individual needs, ensure graduates meet the professional practice requirements, and enable effective communication skills with patients and colleagues. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to apply for registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives and to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).
This unique program prepares internationally educated nurses (IENs) for professional nursing practice in Canada. This program is designed for IENs who demonstrate fundamental knowledge-based nursing practice and are required by The British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) to renew and enhance nursing knowledge and skills, in preparation for nursing practice and licensure in Canada.
This program is designed to:
- Prepare IENs to practice within the Canadian health care setting
- Renew and enhance previously acquired knowledge and skills
- Identify and address individual needs
- Ensure graduates meet the professional practice requirements
- Enable effective communication skills with patients and colleagues
Note: Clinical placements take place at any of the Lower Mainland hospitals between North Vancouver and Chilliwack. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from clinical experiences.
For more information about the GNIE program visit https://www.kpu.ca/health/gnie
For more information about the Faculty of Health visit our website at https://www.kpu.ca/health
The Faculty of Health is seeking to fill two non-regular type 2 part-time faculty positions @ 50% each. Courses include Lab, Theory and Clinical courses in the GNIE program. The contract will include teaching across two or three semester and includes benefits and paid vacation. Specific courses to be covered include;
GNIE 1227 clinical
GNIE 1117 clinical
GNIE 1117 lab
GNIE 1117 clinical
GNIE 1227 clinical
Non -teaching term
The required academic credentials to teach in the GNIE program are specific to the program and are as follows:
- Master’s Degree (Master’s Degree in progress)
- Eligible for practicing membership with BCCNM with no limits, no conditions, no terms.
- Experience in integration and education of IENs in Canada preferred.
- Related work experience in Canada
Candidates are asked to submit:
Current CV including relevant educational, clinical and teaching experience.
Cover Letter including expression of interest
Note to Applicants:
Kwantlen Polytechnic University welcomes and encourages applications from equity deserving groups and diverse experiences including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, and members of the 2S/LGBTQIA+ community.
If there are any barriers that you are experiencing or an accommodation that we can provide to support you through the application process, please reach out to us at email@example.com.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with KPU. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, students, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of the University. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check.