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Clinical Nursing Instructor - Clarkston Campus (Adjunct)

Employer
Walla Walla Community College
Location
Walla Walla
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Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

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Clinical Nursing Instructor - Clarkston Campus (Adjunct)

Walla Walla Community College


Salary: See Position Description

Job Type: Part Time

Job Number: 2022-001025-WW

Location: Clarkston, WA

Department: NURSING EDUCATION-CLKSTN

Closing: Continuous

Join our team to help inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services.

Description


Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) is seeking applicants to create a pool of Adjunct Clinical Nursing Instructors to teach in the clinical setting at the Clarkston campus. Applications in this pool will remain active through December 31, 2022.

This position is eligible for a Nursing Educator retention bonus of $1,000 per quarter and a signing bonus of $1,000 per quarter, which will be paid on top of the quarterly compensation for teaching.

At Walla Walla Community College, we inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services. We have identified three core themes that describe the fundamental aspects of the College's mission by translating it into practice. The core themes are Student Success, Strong Communities, and Resource Stewardship. As an organization, we value learning opportunities, a sense of community, diversity, health and humor, excellence, integrity, teamwork, innovation, personal and professional growth, and sustainability.

General Responsibilities:

Faculty members are professional educators with the primary responsibility of providing a quality education for all WWCC students. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor, and facilitator of learning. These positions report to the lead faculty and will be responsible to teach assigned clinical groups, prepare teaching material specific to the clinical agency (as appropriate), assign clinical performance grades, maintain records, and consult with students as required by the lead faculty. Assist full-time instructors in instruction, clinical, and advising of LPN/ADN students.

Essential Functions:

Teaching
  • Plan, prepare, and organize a variety of teaching/learning strategies and instructional materials for use in the clinical setting.
  • Supervise and facilitate positive learning experiences for students.
  • Evaluate students' performance on a systematic basis.
  • Prepare and maintain student records related to learning activities.
  • Assure provision of safe, quality nursing care by students per established standards of care and agency policies/protocols
  • Maintain availability to assist students with learning needs during the clinical experience. Establish times and means of availability to students outside the clinical setting.

  • Advising
  • Refer students to their academic advisor as needed.
  • Facilitate debriefings with students, as needed, in association with student clinical experience.

  • Program Participation (as contract allows)
  • Interact with team teaching members to plan, implement, and evaluate clinical education in the nursing program.
  • Interact with agency personnel to coordinate and provide appropriate clinical experiences for students

  • College Service (as contact allows)
  • Promote community awareness of Walla Walla Community College Nursing Program.
  • Promote positive, professional relationships with agency nursing staff and educational partners.

  • Professional Development
  • Participate in professional organizations (voluntary)
  • Maintain proficiency in clinical nursing education and clinical practice.
  • Attend selected professional development activities, as required, to maintain licensure and competency.


  • Competencies


  • With supervision by full-time faculty, have the ability to effectively combine an array of methods to enhance understanding, including demonstrations, lectures, group discussions and activities, individual activities, etc. Understand which teaching methods best serve the student's needs, interests, and ability to learn.
  • With supervision by full-time nursing faculty, have the ability to develop accurate standards to measure learning or administer testing or other evaluations to determine effectiveness and ensure a high level of comprehension has been achieved.
  • Ability to build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation and mutual respect.
  • Ability to recognize the value of cultural, ethnic, gender and other individual differences in people.

  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing and 3 years nursing work experience required.
  • Registered or eligible to be a Registered Nurse in Washington and Idaho state required.
  • Experience in medical-surgical nursing required.
  • Master's degree in nursing desired.


  • Conditions/Terms of Employment


    WWCC is no longer required to collect COVID -19 vaccine information, however, some hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare institutions where WWCC Nursing faculty may conduct business in, may require the COVID-19 and other vaccinations.

    This is a part-time instruction assignment contingent on enrollment and located at the Clarkston Campus. Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful employment to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment and provide transcripts. Candidates may be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check may not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. The college is a tobacco free institution.

    Compensation:

    Compensation for adjunct instruction is contingent on enrollment and paid in accordance with the contract between the WWCC Board of Trustees and the WWCC Association for Higher Education. Placement on the faculty salary schedule will commensurate with the educational background and experience per the Faculty Negotiated Agreement (Download PDF reader). Refer to Appendix D for the part-time salary schedule. This position is eligible for a Nursing Educator retention bonus of $1,000 per quarter and a signing bonus of $1,000 per quarter, which will be paid on top of the quarterly compensation for teaching. The stipend and signing bonus are exclusively contingent upon State funding appropriated by the College.

    The College has an excellent faculty benefit program including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; paid sick leave; and retirement plan for eligible adjunct faculty. The college also supports faculty professional development. Walla Walla Community College requires all employees to participate in direct deposit for payment of salary.

    Required Application Materials


    This position will remain open until filled and applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications in this pool will remain active through December 31, 2023. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet the required qualifications and competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

    Online application
  • Cover letter detailing how you meet the qualifications and competencies for this position.
  • Curriculum vitae or comprehensive resume
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial transcripts for application purposes; official transcripts are required prior to an official start date.

  • WWCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, reopen the position or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.

    If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please call NEOGOV Applicant Support at 1-855-524-5627.

    Walla Walla Community College is committed to provide equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for all educational and employment applicants as well as for its students and employed staff, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, including gender expression/identity, marital status, age (over 40), the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, the use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, or status as a Vietnam and/or disabled veteran, National Guard member or reservist in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Federal Rehabilitation of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and any other applicable Federal and Washington State laws against discrimination. To qualify for veteran's preference, you must attach a copy of your DD214 or NGB 22. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need accommodation in the application/ employment process, please call (509) 527-4323 - TDD (509) 527-4412.

    Please ensure you have attached all required application materials as you will not be able to attach any documents after you have submitted your application. If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please call NEOGOV Applicant Support at 1-855-524-5627 or email them directly at support@governmentjobs.com.

    WWCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, or reopen the position. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.

    Walla Walla Community College is committed to provide equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for all educational and employment applicants as well as for its students and employed staff, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, including gender expression/identity, marital status, age (over 40), the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, the use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, or status as a Vietnam and/or disabled veteran, National Guard member or reservist in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Federal Rehabilitation of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and any other applicable Federal and Washington State laws against discrimination. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need accommodations in the application/employment process, please contact Brooke Marshall, JD/Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Compliance (509) 527-4300 - TDD (509) 527-4412, email brooke.marshall@wwcc.edu, address: 500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla WA, 99362.



    To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/wwcc/jobs/3651714/clinical-nursing-instructor-clarkston-campus-adjunct




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