Clinical Nursing Faculty, Part Time-Greater Arlington VA, Maryland, Washington DC

US-VA-Arlington
Job ID
2017-95282
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 Arlington, Virginia campus. 

 

Teaching opportunities are available throughout the region with our clinical partners in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC.

 

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 immediate needs include the following specialties:

 

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

 

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

 

Additional clinical teaching opportunities are available in Med-Surg (Medical-Surgical) Nursing, Maternal-Child Nursing and Community Health Nursing.

 

If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk with 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

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 nursing as a registered nurse. 
  • Excellent communication skills with high level of initiative and prudent judgment. 

INDEED1 

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.

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.