• Part-Time Online Visiting Professor - Master of Science - FNP Specialty Track

    Location US-Virtual | US
    Job ID
    2016-80351
    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 a unique opportunity to be that professor, to create the "a-ha" moment of sudden insight and comprehension that will change a nursing student's life forever.

     

    Chamberlain College of Nursing is seeking Part Time Online Visiting Professors interested in teaching students in our Master of Science - Family Nurse Practitioner specialty track . 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.

     

    This is 100% ONLINE teaching, an incredibly flexible and convenient way to share your experience and knowledge with those who aspire to enjoy the career success you already have.  We are currently seeking candidates for the November 2018 session which will run from October 29th through December 22nd.

     

    Training Provided:

     

    We care for our students and are dedicated to their success. To ensure we are offering the highest quality education we provide thorough training to all new faculty members. Our New Faculty Orientation is a 3 week session, part time and asynchronous, similar to taking online courses. There is no set schedule, you can work at your own pace and will be participating in group discussions, completing assignments, taking quizzes and a final exam.

     

    The specific courses under consideration for the November 2018 session are:

     

     

    NR503 - Population Health, Epidemiology & Statistical Principles 

    In this course, the student is introduced to advanced-practice competencies. These competencies include the utilization  of epidemiological and statistical principles to provide  evidence-based management of the health of populations.

     

    NR507 -  Advanced Pathophysiology

    In this course, the student encounters advanced content in  pathophysiology and human physiologic responses. The student  explores, analyzes, applies and evaluates the normal and abnormal  human responses to selected pathophysiologic mechanisms  and conditions. 

     

    NR508 - Advanced Pharmacology

    In this course, the student builds expanded knowledge of  pharmacological, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics principals specific to the role of the advanced practice nurse. The student explores, analyzes, applies and evaluates commonly used pharmacotherapeutics  for the treatment of chronic diseases and self-limiting acute conditions  and applies critical-appraisal skills in determining best evidence  for prescriptive intervention. 

     

    NR511 - Differential Diagnosis and Primary Care Practicum

    In this course, the student learns content on formulating differential diagnoses of individuals within the primary-care setting, along with an introduction to critical diagnostic skills, to cultivate evidence-based behaviors. Emphasis is on processing client information in a logical, progressive manner and formulating differential diagnoses for individuals across the lifespan. The course includes 125 hours of supervised clinical practicum in primary care.

     

    NR603 -  Advanced Clinical Diagnosis & Practice Across the Lifespan

    In this course, the student continues expansion of theoretical and  practical knowledge of diagnostic principles specific to the role of the  FNP in relation to the needs of individuals of all ages. The student further develops skills related to health promotion, illness prevention and diagnosis and management of complex acute-and-chronic conditions. Care strategies, skills and knowledge learned in class are applied and advanced through a clinical practicum experience. A predictor exam is completed to identify opportunities for growth related to national certification exams. 

     

    Responsibilities

    In this role, you will:

     

    • Inspire students to complete their programs by providing regular, meaningful feedback about their academic performance, development and participation while encouraging them to engage fully in their education
    • Engage students in meaningful asynchronous threaded discussions at least 4 days per week, moderating participation, evaluating responses and rationales, and responding to questions or comments
    • Evaluate academic progress and comprehension of course content through assigning and grading quizzes, exams and writing assignments
    • Exhibit Chamberlain Care™ by displaying behaviors of care, respect and professionalism, creating a culture that fosters collaboration, cooperation and respect among all
    • Be readily available to meet the needs of a student body that is diverse in age, culture and academic preparation
    • Identify and embrace opportunities to enhance student engagement by reaching out to students in need and responding quickly to requests for help
    • Bring your professional experience to life through professional development, introducing industry perspective into courses and sharing information about nursing trends and opportunities with students
    • Promote student success by demonstrating flexibility in style, schedule, and exhibiting your passion for teaching by devoting time and energy to improve scholarly excellence and subject matter expertise
    • Foster a positive learning environment by maintaining accurate records, submitting grades on time, and enforcing academic policies
    • Use appropriate technological options for online technologies and course-related software, including Websites, e-mail, and online discussions for preparing the course and making it accessible to students.
    • Model effective oral and written communications that engage the students, provide clarity, and improve student learning.
    • Set clear expectations for the course by publishing course terminal objectives, assignment/examinations dates, and weight the distribution of various evaluation categories.
    • Ensure that the content and level of material included on exams correspond to the course terminal objectives.
    • Complete other duties as assigned.

     

    The Practicum Visiting Professor works online in tandem with an onsite Preceptor/clinical professor as students complete 125 hours of onsite practicum experience in a primary-care outpatient setting. Responsibilities for this position will include:

    • Introduce case study-based learning-case presentations in which students are introduced to medical situations and are asked to evaluate, develop a diagnosis, and make recommendations for a course of treatment
    • Engage up to 6 students in asynchronous threaded discussions about these case studies, facilitating the discussions by asking questions, asking for rationale, and encouraging students to employ critical thinking skills as they encounter increasingly complex issues
    • Evaluate student progress in the effective use of critical thinking skills and the application of proficiencies developed in their degree program in recommending treatment and guidance for each case study
    • Communicate with Preceptor at least three times during the 8-week course (beginning, middle, and end) to evaluate and coordinate status of student progress and to ensure that students are logging their hours and patient details in the eLog® software
    • Applies our Chamberlain CARE Values in all work and interaction with colleagues and students. 

     

    The Course Visiting Professor works with students in the online platform 

    • During this online course, the Visiting Professor will be available via email or telephone to provide support to the student. 
    • Introduce problem based learning presentations in which students are introduced to basic health assessment methods and tools.
    • Engage up to 20 students in asynchronous threaded discussions and facilitating the discussions by asking questions, asking for rationale, and encouraging students to employ critical thinking skills as they encounter increasingly complex issues.
    • Evaluate student progress in the effective use of critical thinking skills and the application of proficiencies developed in the program through practice exams.
    • Communicate with students at least four times weekly throughout the 8-week course and respond to any student inquiries in a timely manner.

    Qualifications

    You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you meet these requirements:

    • A DNP or PhD in Nursing is required
    • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience preferrably at the graduate level; online teaching experience highly preferred.
    • Must have an active APRN nursing license.
    • FNP National certification through the AANP or ANCC required for certain course subjects. Other certifications may be required for other course subject matter. 
    • Faculty must have requisite subject matter expertise and outstanding communication skills
    • Faculty must also have excellent motivational and instructional skills in a diverse and non-traditional environment
    • Must be able to work in a collegial manner and facilitate the efforts of diverse groups 

    Chamberlain College 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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    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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