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CNA Instructor


The Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) Instructor will instruct students according to the curriculum designed to assist students to build knowledge and clinical skills aimed at passing the final exam, HESI exam, and NLCEX Prep.

The instructor must possess the ability to work with students from different socioeconomic and educational backgrounds.


  1. Teach the course curriculum as outlined in the SMG School of Healthcare manual.

  2. Build knowledge and develop clinical skills aimed at assisting students to obtain the CNA license.

  3. Maintain accurate records on all students, including but not limited to attendance records, schedules and course requirements regarding hours of instruction and content.

  4. Evaluate and document students’ progress through testing, observation, and assessment of skills attained.

  5. Communicate effectively with students, and all those affiliated with the course, including staff at clinical training facilities, CTC staff, and prospective employers.

  6. Provide a stimulating environment that encourages student participation, interpersonal skills development, and concepts of good patient care.

  7. Maintain a monthly time sheet and turn in at required deadlines.

  8. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Project Director.


  1. CNA Instructor's Certification.

  2. Two years of experience as a CNA Instructor.

  3. Ability to perform physical work with patients and students in a clinical setting.

  4. Ability to lift at least 20 lbs.


  1. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.

  2. Excellent organizational skills.

  3. Skilled in teaching adult learners.

  4. Willingness to work on a flexible schedule to meet educational requirements.

  5. Possess strong interpersonal skills.

  6. Ability to work independently.


This position reports to the SMG School of Healthcare Program Director.

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