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Nursing Adjunct Faculty

Oklahoma City Community College
Oklahoma City, OK

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Health & Medical, Nursing
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Full Time
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Community College

Job Details

Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Adjunct Professor

Working Title:

Nursing Adjunct Faculty

Datatel Position ID:


Annual Hours:

As needed or assigned

Placement Range:

$740 per Credit Hour

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

General Description:

An adjunct faculty member at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the integrity of curricula, encouraging student success, and promoting the mission of the division to which the adjunct faculty member belongs as well as the College as a whole.

The Nursing Clinical Adjunct Professor is safety sensitive position and is subject to mandatory pre-employment background and drug testing.

What position does this position report to?:

HP Division Dean and Nursing Program Director

What position(s) reports to this position?:


Minimum Education/Experience:

Active, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Oklahoma.

Baccalaureate degree in nursing.

At least two years full-time equivalent practice as a Registered Nurse in a clinical setting.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Evidence of current practice in area of teaching assignment.

Demonstrated positive human relations and communication (oral and written) skills.

Must be a self-starter with initiative and the ability to work independently as well as coordinate work with colleagues and peers.

Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles.

Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education.

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (example, Learning Management System).

Organization and attention to detail.

Ability to work well as a team member in an instructional unit.

Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing.

Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts.

Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups.

Must be punctual.

Must be reliable.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

Light work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 20 pounds of force to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to students, patients, faculty, staff, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom and lab area to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer, other office equipment and mobile devices to prepare instructional documents, answer email correspondence, and complete other activities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that frequently involves repetitive motions of hands and wrists.

This position requires the person to frequently use upper and lower body to exert force up to 20 pounds to push, pull, grasp, and/or lift materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to work with classroom and lab equipment to instruct or assist students and patients.

This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

This position’s essential functions are performed in an indoor, classroom, office, and lab area.

The person in this position will be exposed to infectious diseases.

The person in this position will be required to occasionally function around prisoners, mental patients, or agitated, hostile patients.

Preferred Qualifications:


Required Training:

Maintain Health Care Provider CPR training from the American Heart Association every two years.

Work Hours:

Day, evening, or weekend, as well as campus and/or online as required by section assignment.


Division of Health Prof.

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


HR Contact:

Beth Holmes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, transcript, and verification of a current unencumbered Oklahoma nursing license. Please attach copy of current nursing license to the “optional document”

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Job Duties (Position Specific):

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):

(1. General Expectations
Attend Adjunct Orientation Night meeting at the beginning of the semester. Participate in course team meetings as scheduled during the semester. Adhere to all college and nursing program policies and expectations as outlined in the College Handbook, Nursing Student Handbook, and course syllabus.

2. Campus Lab & Simulation Duties:
Come to campus lab and simulation experiences prepared to teach your assigned station.

Engage in instruction and evaluation of students as assigned.

Communicate with the team leader, or designee, for any students needing remediation of skills.

Participate in lab and simulation evaluation as assigned.

When assigned, set-up and take down nursing campus skills lab and simulation stations as directed by HP Lab and Simulation Director.

Communicate with HP Lab and Simulation Director or Coordinator when additional student lab supplies or equipment is needed.

3. Clinical Duties:
Meet with nursing manager(s) in each area where students will be assigned prior to the first clinical day to discuss clinical objectives and expectations.

Participate in student orientations to clinical site and areas.

Make and post client assignments for students prior to each clinical day. Information on specific course requirements will be provided.

Input student unit assignments and take attendance in the MyClinicalExchange (mCE) as directed by course team leader.

On clinical day, verify and modify clinical assignments prior to student arrival, making changes on the MyClinicalExchange; input student attendance on mCE.

Establish and maintain methods for students and course team leader to contact instructor during all clinical experiences, ensuring ready accessibility at all times.

Accompany students to all new clinical areas, introducing them to staff and ensuring student familiarity with area.

Provide ongoing and appropriate on-site clinical instruction and supervision for each clinical experience.

Be present and available to students during entire designated clinical prep times.

Act as liaison between clinical staff, students, and Program faculty.

Document observations of student skills and behaviors.

Provide feedback as well as written documentation to students, Team Leader, and/or Program Associate Director or Director if problems or student absences occur.

Schedule and facilitate clinical conferences according to guidelines in course syllabus.

Complete clinical evaluation documents and utilize same for mid-term and final evaluation conferences for each assigned student. (Note: mid-term evaluation conferences may not be required for all clinical assignments).

Notify all students in clinical group anytime the clinical is authorized to be cancelled for any reason.

Course(s) this position might teach include:
NUR 1415 – Nursing Role Transition
NUR 1519 – Nursing Process I Fundamentals
NUR 1524 – Nursing Process II Childbearing
NUR 1525 – Nursing Process II Med Surg
NUR 2534 – Nursing Process III Mental Health
NUR 2535 – Nursing Process III Med Surg
NUR 2549 – Nursing Process IV Critical Care and Leadership

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.


Oklahoma City Community College provides the people of Oklahoma and our community with broad access to certificates of mastery, associate degrees, community education, and cultural programs of exceptional quality, empowering our students to achieve their educational goals and our community to thrive in an increasingly global society.

OCCC promote's student success through: open access to the College; quality in the learning environment; excellence in the faculty and staff; competency based learning; comprehensive and innovative programs and services; cooperation in the development and improvement of programs and services; and holding students, employees, and programs accountable for high performance standards.

Oklahoma City Community College serves more than 28,000 students annually. For most of our students, completing a college degree is life changing, not only for the student who receives the degree, but also for the student's family; and in a collective sense, transformational for our community. At OCCC, we have always been committed to helping every student realize their educational goals.

We believe our responsibility for our student's success does not end at graduation. We offer a solid background and a firm foundation for a lifetime of learning and accomplishment.

This year we have made another major commitment toward that responsibility. OCCC was chosen as one of 79 community colleges in 16 states to participate in Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count. This national initiative focuses on the success of community college students and is designed to help OCCC remain focused on helping our students reach their goals.

The dark red buildings of Oklahoma City Community College have become a landmark in the southwestern section of Oklahoma City. Situated on a 143-acre site just south of Interstate 240 on South May Avenue, the College is easily accessible to the entire metropolitan Oklahoma City area. The distinctive architectural design of the buildings creates a positive environment for quality education

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