Part-time Faculty - Nursing - PT Clinical Nursing Instructors
Department:: Academic Affairs
Locations:: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posted:: Oct 4, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
About Dutchess Community College:
About Dutchess Community College
Located in the heart of New York's beautiful and historic mid-Hudson Valley, just 90 minutes north of New York City, DCC is part of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the country. A winner of the 2015 HEED Award for inclusiveness, DCC is dedicated to respecting individuality, embracing diversity and partnering with the community to achieve shared goals. The College welcomes applications from faculty and staff who share and are anxious to support the institution's values of Excellence, Access, Diversity, Collaboration and Accountability, and who are passionate about engaging with both students and the community.
Job Description: The Adjunct Faculty/Clinical instructor will supervise client care provided by nursing students (max 8/group) in the clinical agency. The Adjunct Faculty/Clinical instructor will collaborate with the agency clinicians to determine appropriate client assignments which aligns with the course objectives. The Adjunct Faculty/Clinical Instructor will facilitate optimal student learning experiences, support student development of critical thinking skills, and provide guidance and structure with the acquisition of nursing skills and duties.
Required to attend the annual full- and part-time nursing faculty meeting.
Required to maintain communication with the lead teacher on a regular basis to coordinate the clinical experience with lecture and college laboratory.
Required to attend the pre-semester orientation/planning meeting at the assigned service agency
Required to be oriented to the assigned service agency by the in-service education department. (The department head of nursing notifies the in-service educators about faculty assignments.)
Selects patient assignments to meet the week's objectives.
Posts student assignment sheet on nursing unit.
Delineates the students' assignment with the agency staff.
Familiarizes the student with selected policies and procedures impacting nursing care in the clinical area.
Conducts pre and post conferences, as well as monitoring students during the clinical experience.
Conferences with the students at least twice during the semester: mid-term and end of semester; more often if necessary.
Maintains records on clinical assignments and students' performance each week.
Guides and supervises students' performance during simulation exercises.
Evaluates students' pattern of performance and preparedness. If performance is poor, written Student-Teacher conference from must be completed.
Evaluates the students' nursing plan of care.
Evaluates Course-Competency Appraisals at the college laboratory at the end of the semester.
Follow guidelines identified in Adjunct Faculty handbook.
Requirements: A Master's degree in Nursing, a license as an RN in the state of New York, and have at least two years of clinical experience. Med-surg experience preferred.
To Apply, go to www.sunydutchess.edu/employment
DCC is committed to the principle of diversity and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others ( AA/EOE).
Dutchess Community College is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.