Utah State University

Clinical Instructor/CNA Lab Assistant

City Price Campus
Posted Date 3 months ago(6/27/2023 5:26 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
20 - 24 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Technology Design & Technical Educ
Advertised Salary
$18 - $24 per hour
Telework Eligible


Utah State University's Aviation and Technical Education department is looking for a Clinical Instructor/ CNA Lab Assistant on the USU Blanding campus.
The Clinical Instructor/ CNA Lab Assistant will report to the Program Coordinator, Primary Instructor, and the Director of the Utah Nursing Assistant Registry.


  • Cooperates with the Program Coordinator and/or Primary Instructor in scheduling 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.
  • 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.


  • Must be a licensed Nurse with a minimum of two years 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 UNAR-approved "Train the Trainer" program or demonstrated competence to teach adult learners or experience supervising nursing assistants.
  • Fingerprinting and background check.
  • Job offer is contingent upon proof of full vaccination and BLS/CPR active certification. 

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume 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

$18 - $24 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. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  


As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  


Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


* updated 7/2023

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 Cody Carmichael, 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


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