Utah State University

CNA Clinical Lab Assistant

City San Juan County
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/25/2023 4:13 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Health & Medical Professions
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
29 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Technology Design & Technical Educ
Advertised Salary
$25.00 per hour
Telework Eligible


In cooperation with the San Juan School District and the Utah Navajo Health Services (UNHS), Utah State University Blanding offer a position as a part-time, non-benefited skills lab and clinical instructor for the CNA programs at Whitehorse HS and Monument Valley. The lab/clinical instructor will instruct the skills lab portion of a 12-week hybrid course and supervise clinical experiences with supplement instruction, as needed. The program will enroll the maximum number of students as regulated by the state accreditation agency -- Utah Nursing Assistant Registry (UNAR) at each location.

The clinical instructor will support the primary instructor in providing CNA skills lab instruction two days each week at Whitehorse HS and another two days per week at Monument ValleyHS.
Minimum six hours weekly, excluding travel time. The UNAR curriculum and model for clinical experience placement will be followed. UNAR accreditation standards will be followed in the hiring of the clinical assistant.


  • Cooperates with the Program Coordinator and/or Primary Instructor in scheduling skills lab time and clinical experiences for students.
  • Supervises small groups of no more than 12 nursing assistant students who are paired 1:1 with facility CNA's in the clinical setting.
  • Administration of each clinical site will dictate the number of students.
  • Remains on premises and available to students at all times.
  • Has no facility-related responsibilities.
  • Actively seeks opportunities for students to perform learned skills.
  • Provides guidance and constructive feedback to students.
  • Maintains student rolls, including a sign in-and-out sheet with exact time of arrival and departure for both skills’ lab and clinical site.
  • Maintains record of skill development.
  • Maintains lab area to UNAR standards.
  • May occasionally substitute for the classroom instructor upon notification of UNAR.
  • Provides feedback to training program regarding student readiness for clinical experience; identifying potential weakness and areas of strength of training provided prior to clinical.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by the Program Coordinator, Primary Instructor, and the Director of the UNAR
  • Reports to the Program Coordinator, Primary Instructor and the Director of the Utah Nursing Assistant Registry


Must be a licensed nurse with a minimum of two years of nursing experience; at least one year must be in the provision of long-term care facility services or caring for the elderly or the chronically ill of any age. Must be a reasonable candidate for approval by UNAR. UNAR approval requires:

  • Completion of UNAR Instructor approval packet.
  • Licensed nurse in good standing with the Utah Department of Professional Licensure.
  • A resume showing 2 years of nursing experience; explicitly detailing at least 1-year experience in the provision of long-term care facility services or caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age.
  • Must have completed a UNAR-approved "Train the Trainer" program or demonstrated competence to teach adult learners or experience supervising nursing assistants.
  • Fingerprinting and background check.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Contact information for professional Reference 
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$25.00 per hour


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 11/2022


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