• Clinical Faculty, Part-Time/Greater Atlanta

    Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID
    2018-104852
    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 Atlanta campus who live or work in greater Atlanta region. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    Adult Health I (Medical-Surgical Nursing I)

    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. .

     

    Maternal-Child Nursing

    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. A variety of population and settings are used in the experiential learning component of this course.

     

    Additional teaching opportunities may be available in the areas of Complex Adult Health (Critical Care), Community Health Nursing, Collaborative Health, Fundamentals, Capstone and more! 

     

    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. 

    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.
    • 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.
    • Complies with all regulatory rules and standards.
    • Reports to the dean or assistant dean: a course coordinator will also provide direct

    Qualifications

    You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you:

    • Hold a master's or doctoral degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university-required
    • An unencumbered professional Georgia nursing license
    • Live or work in the greater Atlanta area and can commit to teaching onsite at one of our clinical partner sites a minimum of one day per week for a shift that may last up to 12 consecutive hours
    • Are available to meet with our students onsite at the Atlanta campus at least once per 8-week session.
    • At least two years professional experience within last five years in the area of instruction as a registered nurse
    • 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

    Adtalem Global Education 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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