• Clinical Nursing Faculty (Part Time)

    Location US-MO-St. Louis
    Job ID
    2019-106488
    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 St. Louis 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. 

     

    We are presently accepting applications for candidates who have interest in teaching in the following specialties in or after March 2019:

     

    Community 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.

     

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

     

    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.

     

    Additional teaching opportunities may be available in the areas of Complex Adult Health (Critical Care)Pediatric Nursing, Maternal-Child Nursing, Nursing Leadership and more! 

     

    If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk to 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 Missouri or NLC Compact state  
    • 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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