Job ID: 2009-1564
# Positions: 10
Posted Date: 11/1/2012
Division: Chamberlain College of Nursing
Employment Type: Contract
FLSA Status: Exempt
About Chamberlain College of Nursing: Chamberlain College of Nursing (formerly Deaconess College of Nursing) offers associate, bachelor's and degree completion programs in nursing (degree programs vary by location). Campuses are currently located in St. Louis, Missouri, Columbus, Ohio, Phoenix, Arizona and Addison (Chicago), Illinois. Chamberlain’s nursing programs have a strong historical foundation, broad general education background and extensive clinical practice that culminate in compassionate and clinically proficient graduates. Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA), www.ncahlc.org . Chamberlain’s Phoenix and Addison campuses are approved by the HLC. The associate degree program in nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC). The bachelor’s degree program in nursing is accredited by the NLNAC and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Chamberlain College of Nursing is a division of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. For more information about Chamberlain College of Nursing, visit www.chamberlain.edu 
This position is responsible for supervision of and teaching of students during the clinical placement portion of nursing courses for Chamberlain College of Nursing and is responsible for assisting the student to achieve clinical course objectives. Service to the College, community, health system, and profession are integral aspects of this position. The clinical instructor reports to the dean or assistant dean. A course coordinator will provide direct oversight of the clinical instructor.
Essential Duties and 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.
- Provides recommendations to the nursing administration regarding purchasing needs for the College.
- 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.
- Handles related duties as assigned.
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.
- Must have clinical expertise and aCPR certification. Excellent communication skills with high level of initiative and prudentjudgment.
- Instructor agrees to maintain, at his/her own expense, professional liability insurance and medical health care insurance covering the instructor for the duration of instructor’s interaction with Chamberlain’s students. Instructor must also furnish proof of insurance coverage to Chamberlain upon request.
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