Full-Time, 12-Month, Non-Tenure-Track Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics (Nursing)
Job Description: Teaching Demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching with a proven track record of effective teaching. Employs a variety of innovative teaching techniques in the clinical setting to promote critical thinking, clinical competency, and achieve course outcomes. Maintains an advanced level of practice in a well-defined area of clinical practice that informs teaching. Designs clinical learning experiences that reflect evidence-based approaches to instruction. Demonstrates proficiency with knowledge, skills and attitudes required for competency in patient-centered care, team work, quality improvement, safety, evidence-based practice and informatics. (QSEN.org; Cronenwett et al., 2009) Plans, supervises and evaluates student clinical learning. Collaborates with classroom instructional faculty in the planning and implementation of clinical learning experiences. Participates in simulation and laboratory based learning experiences Maintains certification in an area of specialty expertise Scholarship Supports the research/scholarly mission of the School and/or University. Maintains currency in scholarship in the field of expertise Service Participates in service to the MNSON and University by attendance at school and/or university functions Membership in professional organization(s) Maintains availability to students for coaching and mentoring.
Qualifications: Required qualifications include: Minimum of a Master's degree in Nursing for the Instructor rank. An earned doctorate in Nursing (PhD or DNP) or a related field is desirable Ability to work in a healthcare environment Licensure in the state of Illinois as a Registered Nurse or Eligible for Illinois RN licensure(s) Certification in specialty area preferred Desirable qualifications include recent teaching experience in a clinical setting
Job Category: University Faculty