The successful candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Any Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of occupational experience; OR
2. Any Associate’s degree plus 6 years of occupational experience; OR
3. Possession of a Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above (Applicants applying on the basis of equivalency must complete all Equivalency questions on their application in addition to all other required materials).
In addition to the Minimum qualifications above, CNA Program Instructors must also meet the following:
A. One (1) year experience as a licensed nurse, providing direct patient care in an acute care or long-term care facility AND One (1) year experience planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in nursing.
B. Two (2) years of experience as a licensed nurse, with at least one (1) year of which must be in the provision of direct patient care within a nursing facility.
Must possess or be eligible to attain the Instructor or Director of Staff Development Certificate from California Department of Public Health.