• Clinical Nurse Faculty (Part Time)

    Location US-IL-Tinley Park
    Job ID
    2019-111354
    Institution
    Chamberlain College of Nursing
    Department
    Clinical
    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 Tinley Park 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.

     

    Our immediate needs include the following specialties:

     

    Adult Health (Medical Surgical)

    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. A variety of populations 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.

     

    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. 

     

    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.

     

    Maternal Child

    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. 

     

    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. 

      

    Additional clinical teaching opportunities are available in Fundamentals and Leadership. 

     

    We invite interested candidates to submit their resume for future 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

    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
    • At least two years professional experience within last five years 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!

     

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    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

    Who We Are

    Chamberlain University’s mission is to educate, empower and embolden diverse healthcare professionals who advance the health of people, families, communities and nations. Chamberlain University is an accredited institution comprised of the College of Nursing, which offers a three-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and flexible post-licensure programs such as the RN to BSN option, Master of Science in Nursing degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program and graduate certificates, and the College of Health Professions, which offers a Master in Public Health degree program. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.

     

    Chamberlain University continues to raise the standard of nursing and healthcare education as well as advance healthcare outcomes in communities across the country and around the world. Chamberlain University is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States

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