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Assistant Professor of Nursing

Employer
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Location
Tifton, GA

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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Location: Tifton, GA
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 260032
Job Summary JOB SUMMARY

Professional nurse who has responsibility for the coordination of learning activities and assisting students in the teaching/learning/evaluating process. Assists in the counseling and guidance of students, conducting theory classes and/or clinical laboratory sessions as assigned. The faculty member is responsible to the Course Coordinator.

MAJOR DUTIES

Administrative

    Councils students in accordance with the student’s needs.Recognizes and informs Course Coordinator of existing or potential problems.Serves on School of Nursing and College committees and participates in committee activities as designated.Participates in programs of self-development (workshops, seminars, clinical practice, research symposia, conferences, classes, etc.).
Instructional

    Assists students in applying nursing theories and principles to the practice of nursing.Conducts theory classes and/or supervises clinical experiences as assigned.Assists in the preparation of tests and evaluation materials as assigned.Uses multiple and varied teaching methods.Keeps students and the Course Coordinator apprised of students’ progress.Assists in the preparation and implementation of the course and/or clinical schedules.Evaluates effectiveness of instruction on the basis of learner and peer evaluations.Uses knowledge gained from evaluations in planning future learning experiences.Serves as a role model for students in the professional, social, and civic arena.
Community Relations

    Belongs to professional organizations.Belongs to civic organizations which promote quality health care for all people.Serves as a nursing resource person for local health agencies when requested.Participates in the overall academic affairs and programs of the total institution as indicated.Actively attempts to influence political decisions that affect nursing on the local level.
Research, Investigation and Creative Teaching

    Assists in the designing, conducting, evaluating, and publishing research and/or studies relating to health care and/or the nursing profession.Shares and utilizes investigational findings for the improvement of the teaching/learning process.Contributes to professional writings and makes scholarly presentations.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

    Knowledge of Board of Regents policies and proceduresKnowledge of state and national issues related to higher education and nursingKnowledge of budget development and management principlesKnowledge of supervisory principles and practicesFormal academic training experienceEffective Leadership skillsStrong management skillsExcellent communication skills, both verbal and writtenTime management skillsAbility to prioritize and delegate responsibilitiesOperation of computer skills and job-related software programs and equipment
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

    Reports directly to the Dean, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
GUIDELINES

    Follows all Board of Regents and the University Systems policies and procedures, as well as ABAC’s well-defined College practices and policiesAbides by all Georgia Board of Nursing policies and proceduresAdheres to all policies and procedures required to maintain accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

    Consists of management dutiesRequires strong leadership and supervisory skills
CONTACTS

    Daily with school dean, faculty and staff co-workers and nursing students
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stoopingMay occasionally need to lift or move light objectsWork is usually performed in an office, classroom, or laboratory/clinical setting
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

    Assists the school dean with tasks as needed
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

    Master’s Degree in Nursing with Academic Credential
Experiential

    Mental Health Nursing Experience Preferred
License

    Current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia.

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