Nursing Clinical Instructor (Part-time with flexible scheduling)

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Position Description

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) can provide flexible scheduling from part-time to full-time hours to accommodate your needs, including other employment, educational pursuits, etc., and you may also be able to work in conjunction with your agency/organization if they are in partnership with NTC for clinicals. Our scheduling flexibility options provide the best of both worlds to you: if you choose to continue to work hands on in the field, you can also share your knowledge and expertise to teach and develop students for the future of healthcare. We can make it flexible and manageable, even around possible furloughs. Apply now and we can help make it happen! Hourly rate will vary based on educational activities assigned and comittments.

The Clinical Instructor is responsible for clinical education in healthcare agencies throughout NTC's District. Clinical instructors play a vital role in the education of prelicensure nursing students. This role requires demonstrated knowledge, competence, and experience in a specialty area of practice as a direct care provider. The role requires excellent organizational, written, and oral interpersonal communication skills. As a part of the Nursing Faculty team, the Clinical Instructor is expected to ensure all program standards are met in all clinical learning activities, whether on campus or at a clinical agency. Each clinical course has a team of faculty that collaborate to meet the student learning outcomes. The Clinical Instructor role requires active participation with the team and in team discussions.

Duties & Responsibilities

    Maintain clinical competency and knowledge of current evidence in the literature required to teach in the clinical and lab settings. Apply principles of adult learning and evidence-based practice in nursing education. Complete all training as required by the Nursing Program and the clinical agency assigned. Follow all program policies. Adhere to FERPA that protects the rights of student privacy. Attend clinical and agency orientation for each clinical section. Meet with students as requested or when necessary to address student performance concerns. Evaluate student clinical work. Provide timely feedback to students. Submit grades in LMS by assigned deadlines. Communicate in writing with student and Program Director if the student is not passing at any point during the course. Supervise all care provided by a student throughout the clinical course, to include medication passes and treatment plan. Coordinate with clinicians at clinical site to create patient assignments for students. Teach students how to perform duties at a clinical site and answer their questions. Collaborate weekly with the nursing faculty team. Maintain compliance with Nursing Program Student Learning Outcomes and Evaluations. Ensure compliance with all clinical learning objectives and assist students in meeting course competencies. Meet response deadlines as required.

    Master’s degree in nursing, but can be a Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, Clinical Nurse Specialist, HealthCare Administrator, etc.Occupational instructors must have a minimum of two years (4,000 hours) full-time or equivalent demonstrated verified relevant occupational experience in the appropriate field for each instructional area teaching (half of which has to be in the last five years).May waive the occupational experience of one of the two years within the last five years (2.) if the candidate has two years full-time equivalent post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years.
Experience in teaching and working with diverse populations preferred.Ability to communicate effectively with adult learners and to maintain good relationships with staff and students.Ability to work collaboratively with teams and college staff for continuous improvement.Ability to exercise individual initiative, independent action, and sound judgment. Physical Demands

Working Activity:
6 to 8 hours: Performing repetitive movements, grasping and working indoors
4 to 5 hours: Standing and walking
1 to 3 hours: Balancing, bending, driving, kneeling, pulling, pushing, reaching, sitting, twisting and working in temperature extremes
Less than 1 hour: Climbing, crawling, working at heights and working outdoors

Lifting and Carrying:
Less than 10 pounds: 10-15 repetition(s) per hour
10 to 20 pounds: 10-15 repetition(s) per hour
20-50 pounds: 1-10 repetition(s) per hour
50-100 pounds: Less than 1 repetition per hour
More than 100 pounds with help: Less than 1 repetition per hour

Additional Physical Requirements:
Vision: Adequate with aid to read instructions, labels, documents, computer screens, and differentiate between colors.

Hearing: Adequate with aid to understand oral requests, telephone conversation, and PA systems.

Required Employee Program Safety Training:
Bloodborne Pathogen, emergency action plan, emergency eye wash, emergency procedures, ergonomics (office/workplace), hazardous waste, medical waste and slips, trips & falls.




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Posted: 8/1/2020
Application Due: 1/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time