Faculty, Nursing- Mental Health
Full-time tenure track position in the Division of Nursing and Allied Health to teach in all areas of the Nursing Program, with a focus on Medical/Surgical and Mental Health Nursing. Responsibilities include teaching and evaluating students in class, laboratory, and clinical settings in all areas of the Associate Degree Nursing Program and participation in College activities and committees. May include assignment of courses in related areas and support courses, and the use of hi-fidelity simulators.
Examples of Duties:
- Facilitate student learning by meeting with and teaching assigned classes in accordance with the college academic calendar and approved syllabi in all areas of the Nursing Program.
- Promote and support the value of diversity and cultural sensitivity in all aspects of learning and teaching.
- Maintain currency in the subjects taught and recommend curricular modifications accordingly.
- Facilitate student learning through the use of clinical simulation and technology.
- Use regular and occasional assessment data to monitor student learning and adjust teaching methods, accommodating student learning styles and helping them achieve course outcomes.
- Maintain a working knowledge of the technology necessary for the subjects taught and for other college and clinical requirements, including the use of simulation.
- Maintain and report timely accurate attendance and scholastic records of students.
- Maintain licenses and certificates required for employment eligibility.
- Participate in the process of positive counseling, advisement, and retention of students.
- Communicate and consult professionally and effectively with divisional colleagues regarding curricula, student outcomes, and other activities.
- Post and maintain office hours for consultation with students.
- Participate in the faculty evaluation process as defined by the Faculty Evaluation Plan, providing evidence of contributions both qualitatively and quantitatively to the college and the division.
- Develop, review, and maintain the approved curricula of the division.
- Provide input as requested into the divisional schedule and budget.
- Participate in activities that provide service to the college community and its students, including appropriate administrative duties.
- Contribute to and/or generate reports and supportive materials for accrediting agencies
- Adhere to the philosophy, mission, learning outcomes, curriculum, and policies of the Division of Nursing and Allied Health
- Maintain professional competence by participating in on-going clinical practice, continuing education, professional conferences, and writing relevant to faculty responsibilities
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
- Masters degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
- Demonstrated expertise in Nursing
- Current valid license as a Registered Nurse. NJ Registered Nurse license required throughout employment in the position
- Minimum of 2 years of recent clinical experience in a healthcare setting in the areas of mental health/medical surgical
- Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
- Commitment to the community college mission including addressing the needs of a diverse student population
- Ability to design and implement successful pedagogical strategies for students exhibiting a broad range of abilities
- Utilization of innovative teaching methods incorporating technology, including on-line resources
- Commitment and ability to utilize instructional strategies to promote student recruitment, retention, and success
- Dedication to improving college course offerings by active participation in curriculum processes, including outcomes assessment
- Commitment to campus life by participation in college sponsored activities and functions
- Proven commitment to scholarly achievement and professional growth
- Participation in community service
- Earned doctorate in related area
- Clinical experience in a variety of settings
- Experience in teaching nursing students and/or healthcare professionals
- Current knowledge of associate degree nursing and teaching methodologies
- Experience in outcomes assessment and program evaluation methodologies
- Accreditation reports and or site visit participation
- Familiarity with community college education