• Part Time Online Visiting Professors - RN to BSN Program

    Location US-Virtual | US-GA | US-FL-Jacksonville | US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    2018-98694
    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 RN to BSN Program. 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 September 2018 session which will run from September 3rd through October 27th.  

     

    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 September 2018 session are:

     

    NR-305: RN Health Assessment 

    This course, for RN to BSN option students, examines the principles

    and techniques of nursing assessments focusing on patient history-taking,

    review of systems, physical examination techniques and documentation

    of findings. Utilization of assessment findings in clinical decision making

    is discussed throughout the course.

     

    NR-351: Transitions in Professional Nursing

    This course, designed for the RN student entering the BSN program,

    introduces the student to the philosophy, theory and roles of the

    professional nurse across the educational continuum in the context

    of contemporary and future professional nursing practice. This course

    provides the student with tools for success as an online RN to BSN                                                     

    student using a variety of learning opportunities related to the

    evolving roles of the professional nurse.

     

    NR391- Transcultural Nursing   

    This course will present theories, concepts, beliefs and standards

    related to transcultural nursing. The influence of culture on individuals

    across the lifespan, groups and organizations will be examined. The

    concepts of global nursing on healthcare delivery systems will be explored.

    Students will perform a transcultural nursing assessment on a selected

    individual from a culture that is different from that of the nurse’s.

     

    NR-439: RN Evidence-Based Practice 

    The research process and its contributions to the professional nursing practice

    are explored. The skills related to asking research questions  and searching for

    best evidence are reviewed. The skills related to  reading published research

    findings with understanding and using best evidence as the basis for professional

    nursing practice are developed.

     

    NR-443: RN Community Health Nursing

    Theory and concepts of community, public, and global health utilizing  levels of

    prevention are presented. The role of the community health nurse (CHN) in

    determining predictive factors that influence health will be explored. This course

    will investigate the needs of aggregates in the community setting, including

    promoting health and preventing illness, planning for disasters, addressing

    environmental health problems, and managing information and communication

    technology. Planning, organization, and delivery of services 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.

    Communication, collaboration, and teamwork strategies will  be explored along with

    application of evidence-based practice.

     

    NR-447: RN Collaborative Healthcare

    This course, for RN to BSN option students, is designed to expand 

    the scope of nursing practice. The course and selected managerial 

    experiential learning activities provided to RN to BSN option students, 

    focuses on leadership and management aspects of the professional nurse. 

    The emphasis is on the role of the nurse in providing nursing care within

    the healthcare setting.

     

    NR-451: RN Capstone 

    Specifically for RN to BSN option students, this is a synthesis course  and requires

    senior students to demonstrate mastery of skills learned in liberal arts and sciences

    as well as nursing courses. Special emphasis is placed on the implementation of

    change in response to identification of needs/problems in selected healthcare settings.

    The major assignment  is an evidence-based project that grows out of the student’s

    interest  in specific patient populations, professional nursing roles and/or  healthcare

    settings.

     

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

     

    We invite you to read our FAQ's about teaching for Chamberlain online.

     

    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.

    Qualifications

     

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

     

    • BSN and MSN degree required.
    • Must have an active nursing license. For the September 2018 session, it is highly preferred to have an active Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Nevada, or Compact nursing license.  Please note that we are considering applicants with licensure in any states, however, applicants may be considered for future sessions if licensure is not from the preferred states.
    • 2+ years teaching experience required; online teaching experience highly preferred.
    • Must have required subject matter expertise in the course of instruction.
    • Must have excellent communication, motivational, and instructional skills in a diverse and non-traditional environment.

    We are 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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