• Part-time Clinical Faculty

    Location US-VA-Arlington
    Job ID
    2018-103866
    Institution
    Chamberlain College of Nursing
    Department
    Faculty
    Employment Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    FLSA Status
    U.S. - Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Do you remember the professor who encouraged you to believe in yourself and in your ability to be the successful nurse professional you are today?  Now you have the unique opportunity to be that professor and create the "a-ha" moment of sudden insight and comprehension that will change a nursing student's life forever. 

     

    Chamberlain College of Nursing seeks Part Time Clinical Instructors interested in teaching students in our Bachelors of Science in Nursing program studying at our Arlington, Virginia campus. 

     

    Teaching opportunities are available throughout the region with our clinical partners in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC. Clinical teaching is typically scheduled for at least one weekday (M-F), daytime for an 8-week session at a clinical partner site. Chamberlain students experience practice settings that include large and small hospitals, long-term care facilities, community and public-health agencies, faith-based service organizations, independent practices, ambulatory care centers, public health agencies, military services (Army, Navy, and Air Force), VA Medical Centers, schools, home health environments…anywhere healthcare is delivered.

     

    We build long-term relationships with superior nurse educators who are experts in their field and committed to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education. 

     

    We are presently interviewing candidates qualified to teach in the following specialties, beginning in January 2019:

      

    Pediatric Nursing

    You will be mentoring students, in a clinical setting, while they demonstrate nursing skills and procedures. Family-centered care of children is the focus of this course, exploring issues of normal child care as well as health alterations of children from infancy through adolescence. Students participate as members of the multidisciplinary health team to provide health promotion, illness prevention, health restoration and maintenance and rehabilitative care to children and families. A variety of population and settings are used in the experiential learning component of this course.

     

    Mental-Health Nursing

    Emphasis is on the dynamics of an individual’s ability to function in society. The course focuses on content relative to anxiety, self concept, thought disorders, mood alterations, addictive behaviors, organic brain dysfunction, abuse and violence issues. It also incorporates health promotion and wellness issues such as stress management and personal growth. Therapeutic communication techniques, individual and group therapy practices and community mental-health resources are also incorporated. 

     

    Complex Adult Health (Critical Care)

    You will be mentoring students, in a clinical setting, while they demonstrate nursing skills and procedures. A variety of population and settings are used in the experiential learning component of this course.  Adult patients with unstable emergent critical illnesses are the focus of this course. Students integrate nursing, technological and scientific knowledge with clinical judgment to potentiate optimal health with a diverse patient population. Students utilize comprehensive assessment techniques, advanced nursing skills and multiple nursing modalities to maximize optimal health.

     

    Adult Health I (Med-Surg)

    The focus of this course is on the needs of adult patients and their families in relation to health promotion and management of conditions that require acute and chronic care. The nursing process is used in the discussion of health alterations affecting selected life processes. Students continue their professional skill development as members of the health team. .

     

    Adult Health II (Med-Surg)

    This course focuses on alterations in life processes, including the effect on the patient’s family. The nursing process is used to make clinical decisions and foster health restoration and maintenance. Emphasis on discharge planning is included.

     

    Maternal-Child Nursing (Obstetrics)

    This course focuses on family-centered approaches to maternal/newborn care and incorporates health promotion and wellness issues. The childbearing cycle, including normal experience, high-risk factors, complications and alterations are studied. Additional women’s health issues are included. 

     

    Community Health 

    You will be mentoring students, in a clinical setting, while they demonstrate basic skills and procedures on patients. Instructors for this clinical typically work one day per week for a 8 hour shift; clinical site locations and days/hours vary.  

     

    Collaborative Health (Leadership)

    This course is designed to expand the scope of the nursing practice for senior nursing students. Course and clinical activities provided to traditional students focus on leadership and management aspects of the professional nurse.

     

    Capstone

    This synthesis course requires seniors to demonstrate mastery of knowledge learned in general education as well as nursing courses. The course facilitates the student’s transition into professional nursing through an exploration of trends and issues in professional nursing and participation in experiential-based nursing experiences. This culminating clinical practicum focuses on refining skills in the delivery and management of nursing care within the context of legal, ethical and evidence-based practice. A comprehensive nursing program review is embedded in this course to support mastery of essential nursing content for beginning practice as a registered nurse. 

     

    If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk with you today.

    Responsibilities

    In this role, the clinical instructor:

    • Implements the College's philosophy, curriculum, program outcomes, and course objectives through clinical teaching and service to the College, community, health system and profession
    • Assumes responsibility for all autonomous aspects of individual teaching assignments
    • Plans clinical experiences for and provides direct supervision and evaluation of nursing students delivering nursing care to an individual or group of individuals
    • Evaluates and provides documented feedback to student on level of performance based on course objectives
    • Is available for remediation of students as required or needed
    • Orients and maintains current knowledge related to agency/clinical policies, procedures, and expectations with the assistance of the agency/clinical personnel
    • Develops and posts written clinical assignments consistent with student's knowledge base, skill competency and individual learning needs
    • Grades homework, quizzes, tests, lab assignments, clinical paperwork and other written work in a timely manner
    • May teach didactic course content under supervision of course coordinator
    • Keeps course coordinator informed of all student and agency issues and concerns
    • Reports to the dean or assistant dean: a course coordinator will also provide direct oversight

    Qualifications

    You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you have:

    • A master's or doctoral degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university
    • An unencumbered professional nursing license in Virginia or NLC Compact state  
    • At least two years professional experience within last five years in inpatient pediatric nursing as a registered nurse
    • Availability to commit to teaching at least one weekday (M-F) during the daytime or evening for an 8-week session
    • Teaching or precepting experience is preferred but not required
    • Have genuine passion for nursing, education, and lifelong learning
    • Have exceptional subject matter expertise with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Are eager to serve students and colleagues with passion, respect and care
    • Operate with a sense of responsibility and purpose with the desire to enrich colleagues, students and the broader community

    Chamberlain University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

     

    Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!

    Who We Are

    Chamberlain University is a rapidly-expanding university rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain University might be right for you.

    Through Chamberlain Care®, we believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

    As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

    If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.

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