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Call for Subject Matter Experts

posted June 5, 2018

Call for Subject Matter Experts for the Nursing Community Assessment S​ervice (NCAS)

Are you interested in a unique opportunity to support your profession? To develop your skills and expand your professional network? To supplement your income while contributing your views and expertise?

The Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS) needs you!

NCAS is looking for nursing professionals to serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) in its competency assessment development process. SMEs write assessment cases and questions, develop and revise standards, validate assessments, and help with field testing. This is occasional work throughout the year.

Who we are

NCAS is a competency-based assessment service for nursing professionals applying for practicing registration who cannot evidence that they meet the education and/or competency requirements for registration. It is a three-step assessment involving a computer-based assessment (which can be taken internationally), and a simulation lab assessment and oral assessment (which take place at Langara College in B.C.).

What are we looking for?

To be eligible, potential candidates must:

  • Hold practicing registration, in good standing, with at least one provincial regulatory college or registry
  • Have at least 2 years’ experience practising as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)
  • Be familiar with the entry level competencies of one or more of the following professions in British Columbia: HCAs, LPNs, RNs or RPNs
  • Have excellent oral, written and well-developed interpersonal communication skills
  • Have solid IT skills; the work might involve using an online platform
  • Be comfortable working intensively over a short period of time

Compensation

SMEs are compensated at a rate of $44/hour.

How to apply

Click here to submit an online application. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

To learn more about our organization, please visit www.ncasbc.ca.

Thank you for your interest in the Nursing Community Assessment Service.

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