Clinical Nursing Instructor (Part-time)

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Position Summary

Big Bend Community College invites applications for an Associate (part-time) Faculty Clinical Nursing position in our Nursing Program. BBCC is a small rural community college located in the sunny, central part of Washington State, and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Big Bend Community College serves approximately 4,000 students annually, with an annualized FTE of approximately 2,000, in a 4,600-square-mile service district including 15 communities in Grant and Adams counties and the Odessa School District in Lincoln County with on-site, online instruction, and interactive classrooms.

Big Bend Community College strives for excellence in teaching and learning. We are a student-centered and innovative college that is committed to fostering a community that supports and recognizes the value of diversity; 42% of our student-body is Hispanic. Recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, Big Bend is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Our student body consists of 75% first-generation college students and 71% of our students receive some form of financial assistance.

Our college seeks candidates who have a deep commitment to and understanding of the rewards and challenges of working with students. We particularly welcome those who will be active participants in our small but thriving college community.

Big Bend Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, marital status, pregnancy status or families with children, a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, genetic information, and/or status as a veteran in accordance with state and federal laws.

Big Bend provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and the Federal Rehabilitation Act. Contact the Human Resources Office at 509-793-2008 or via email at [email protected].

This position is responsible to instruct Level I and Level II nursing students in the college's Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (AAS) Program. The individual in this position will provide clinical instruction to students caring for clients across the healthcare spectrum.

This position is open until filled. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.

Associate Faculty receive quarterly contracts. Payment is based on $696.19/per lecture credit.

Essential Job Duties


  • Possess current clinical knowledge and skills to insure the safety of clients, students, and instructors.
  • Conduct effective instruction, focusing on application of theoretical knowledge to clinical application.
  • Role-model professional integrity, critical thinking, caring, and ethical behaviors.
  • Assign appropriate practicum experiences for each student.
  • Assist students in meeting clinical objectives, making necessary modifications.
  • Complete weekly evaluation forms in relation to student clinical experiences.
  • Advise and counsel students regarding their progress.
  • Maintain current student records and regular office hours.
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with assigned agency staff members.
  • Participate in the development and evaluation of the Nursing Program curriculum.
  • Keep abreast of current professional trends and provide a current professional improvement plan.
  • Maintain compliance with nursing faculty health requirements as designated by BBCC Nursing Program policies, (current Healthcare provider card, immunizations, and HIV education).
  • Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings.
  • Perform in a manner which strengthens the coordination and cooperation of all organizational components of the college.
Minimum & Desirable Qualifications

At the time of application, the candidate must possess the following:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing from an regionally accredited institution. Candidates holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, along with applicable work experience, may be considered.
  • A current unencumbered professional license as a Registered Nurse in Washington State.
  • Evidence of current clinical skills in nursing, particularly in geriatrics and medical-surgical areas.
  • Meet Washington Vocational Certification Standards.
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Prior teaching experience in a higher education setting.
  • Experienced in computer applications for instructional purposes.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency.
Application Instructions

This position is open until filled. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.

To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

  1. BBCC Online application.
  2. Cover letter, addressing why you are interested in this position and how your qualifications make you the ideal candidate.*
  3. Comprehensive resume or CV.*
  4. Response(s) to the questions found in the Supplemental Questions Tab above.*
  5. Unofficial transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work and degrees. Official transcripts required upon employment.*

NOTE: All of the above items are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The items marked with an asterisk are required to included/uploaded with your online application prior to submission.

BBCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, reopen the position, or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.

Persons hired will need to provide documentation verifying identity and employment authorization to work in the United States.

Official transcripts will need to be provided to the college within the first thirty (30) days of employment.

In compliance with state and federal regulations, BBCC is committed to a safe and drug-free campus. Employees are expected to comply with BBCC's policy prohibiting illegal drug use or activity, including notifications of criminal drug convictions and the use of prescription drugs or over-the-counter medications that are likely to affect job safety. The complete policy and procedure are available to view on the policies page of the BBCC website. Printed copies of the policy and procedure are available by contacting the Human Resources Office at 509-793-2008.

BBCC strives to be a safe and secure campus for our students, employees, and community. Detailed information regarding campus security, crime statistics for the most recent-three year period, and other information is available on the Campus Safety and Security page of the BBCC website. If you have questions or would like a printed copy of the materials please contact Campus Safety and Security at 509-793-2286.

This posting does not reflect the entire job description and may be changed and/or modified, at any time, without notice.

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Posted: 3/20/2019
Application Due: 7/2/2019
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