Online Visiting Professor - (NR601) Primary Care of the Maturing and Aged Family Practicum

US-Online | US-ND-Fargo | US-NE-Omaha
Job ID
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Employment Type
Temporary Part-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

Chamberlain College of Nursing seeks to welcome new Online Visiting Professors to our rapidly expanding degree programs to instruct courses in our Master of Science in Nursing program.  Chamberlain’s  online MSN program prepares students in one of five nursing specialties: Nurse  Educator, Nurse Executive, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Informatics or Healthcare Policy.


We are interested in developing long-term relationships with superior instructors who have high professional standards, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and a commitment to providing the finest practitioner-focused education. From the convenience of your home or office, you can make a valuable contribution to the success of students preparing to enter this dynamic field.

  • NO set schedule/completely asynchronous
  • YOU set your own hours and schedule
  • NO commute, gas, or tolls

Remember, 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.



This Visiting Professor position will instruct NR-601: Primary Care of the Maturing and Aged Family Practicum

This course continues to expand the knowledge of health assessment principles specific to the role of the FNP, with a focus on the common health problems and healthcare needs of the middle-aged and older adult. Students explore, analyze, apply, and evaluate chronic health conditions frequently encountered in the primary care of older adults. Students further develop their skills related to patient education, protocol development, follow-up, and referral through a clinical practicum experience in a precepted primary care setting.  


The 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 8 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


PLEASE NOTE: A DOCTORAL DEGREE IN NURSING, active nursing license, and Nurse Pracitioner certification are REQUIRED.  See qualifications section below for additional requirements and details.



  • 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.



Requirements for this opportunity include:

  • A DNP or PhD in Nursing degree is required.
  • Must have at least one year teaching experience with family nurse practitioner clinicals and theoretical education; online teaching experience preferred.
  • For the March 2018 session, it is preferred to have an active APRN license in Nebraska, North Dakota, or Washington.  Please note: candidates who do not hold APRN licensure in these preferred states may be considered for future sessions.
  • 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.
  • Prior online higher education teaching experience is strongly preferred.

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 College of Nursing is a rapidly-expanding college 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 College of Nursing might be right for you.

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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