Nursing Clinical Adjunct

Location
Springfield, MA
Posted
Aug 12, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


ABOUT AIC
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the Director and Course Coordinators in directing student learning experiences as appropriate for assigned clinical area
  • Prepare students to safely and effectively perform clinical skills.
  • Coordinate student learning experiences with clinical agencies/nursing services staff.
  • Negotiate with Course Nursing Faculty and clinical agencies to organize student orientation at the agency including any additional training that might be needed (such as computer and/or equipment training.
  • Select student's daily clinical assignments.
  • Direct student learning experiences as appropriate for assigned area.
  • Conference with and counsel students as indicated. This includes collaborating with the course coordinator to assist students with issues related to achieving success in the clinical area.
  • Conference with Course Nursing Faculty regarding student issues/problems/progress.
  • Evaluate student assignments and provide constructive feedback.
  • Complete student clinical evaluations.
  • Initiate incident reports related to students and alert Course Nursing Faculty and the Chair of the situation.
  • Participate in course planning and evaluation as well clinical site evaluation
  • Collaborate with Director and Faculty to identify future developments in health care systems related to clinical learning.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • A minimum of an earned Baccalaureate of Nursing required.
  • Master of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Two years of full-time clinical experience relevant to the area of responsibility required.
  • Required to hold a current license in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts, or be eligible to obtain a Massachusetts Registered Nurse license.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Strong interpersonal skills and positive energy regarding professional education
  • Established ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills
  • Ability to perform above job description

WORK SCHEDULE
This is a part time, non-benefited adjunct position with hours flexible to the needs of the department.

TO APPLY
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application.

AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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