• Clinical Nursing Faculty (Part Time) Community Health -- Chicago, IL Campus

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-104195
    Institution
    Chamberlain College of Nursing
    Department
    Faculty
    Employment Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    FLSA Status
    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 Chicago campus.

     

    Chamberlain College of Nursing students have opportunities to 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.

     

     Our specific opening includes:

     

    Commuinity Health Nursing

    Theory and concepts of community/public/global health utilizing levels of prevention are presented in this course. The public/community health nurse’s role as a partner with the community to shape conditions supportive of health is emphasized through application of the nursing process, beginning with the assessment of the community’s health, wellness needs and available resources. Planning, organization and delivery of service for populations at risk are tied to Healthy People 2020 goals with an introduction to political and sociocultural aspects of community, demographic and epidemiological methods. A variety of populations and settings are used in the experiential learning component of this course.

     

    We currently invite interested candidates to submit their resume for consideration.

    Responsibilities

    • 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 loads.
    • Plans clinical experiences for and provides direct supervision and evaluation of nursing students delivering nursing care to an individual or group of individuals.
    • Makes self-available to staff at the agencies.
    • 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.
    • Corrects and returns homework, quizzes, tests, lab assignments, clinical paperwork and other written work in a timely manner.
    • Contributes to the ongoing development, implementation, and evaluation of the programs and the College.
    • May teach didactic course content under supervision of course coordinator.
    • Keeps course coordinator informed of all student and agency issues and concerns.
    • Works with college administration, staff and other faculty members to improve the overall operation of the college and student satisfaction rates.
    • Participates in the implementation of the College Assessment Program, campus retention efforts, and both departmental and campus policies.
    • Serves as a professional role model for other faculty, staff, and students in the areas of customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence, dress, attendance, and general professionalism.
    • Utilizes relationship skills in situations requiring group problem solving, consensus building, and win-win negotiation.
    • Complies with all applicable regulatory rules and standards.
    • Reports to the dean or assistant dean: a course coordinator will also provide direct oversight.
    • Handles related duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Master's Degree in Nursing is required.
    • Professional Nurse licensure is required in the state of practice.
    • Minimum of two years experience within last five years in the practice of Community Health nursing as a registered nurse. 
    • Excellent communication skills with high level of initiative and prudent judgment.  

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. 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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