Job ID: 2012-39628
# Positions: 1
Posted Date: 11/29/2012
Division: Chamberlain College of Nursing
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
About Chamberlain College of Nursing:
About Chamberlain College of Nursing:
Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, ncahlc.org. HLC is one of the six regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and the Master of Science in Nursing degree program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Columbus location is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000). Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met. AC0107.
Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 101 N. 14th Street, 10th Floor, James Monroe Building, Richmond, VA 23219, 804.225.2600. Chamberlain College of Nursing has provisional approval from the Virginia Board of Nursing, Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, VA 23233-1463, 804.367.4515.
Program availability varies by location. Chamberlain reserves the right to update information as it becomes available. Information is current at the time of publication. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation. Comprehensive consumer information is available at chamberlain.edu/studentconsumerinfo.
The Instructor is responsible for teaching courses for Chamberlain College of Nursing. This position provides the educational focus of teaching (classroom, clinical and other learning environments) as well as committee work in the nursing programs. Service to the College, community, health system, profession and scholarly activities are integral aspects of this position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for program outcomes by implementing the College’s philosophy, curriculum and course objectives through classroom, online, clinical teaching, and service to College, community, health system and profession.
- Develops curricular/teaching innovations in the annual preparation and revision of all assigned course(s).
- Assumes responsibility for all autonomous aspects of individual teaching loads.
- Participates in academic advisement and counseling for an assigned group of students while participating in assessment of potential and real counseling concerns for all students with whom the faculty come into contact.
- Selects clinical agencies appropriate for student clinical experiences and that meet clinical course outcomes.
- Plans clinical experiences for and provides direct (or indirect via preceptor) supervision and evaluation of nursing students delivering nursing care to an individual or group of individuals.
- In cooperation with clinical agencies, identifies clinical preceptors for student clinical experiences and coordinates and evaluates those preceptors.
- Evaluates and provides documented feedback to students on level of performance based on course objectives.
- Assists with remediation of students as required or requested.
- Maintains up-to-date information about agency/clinical policies.
- Develops and posts written clinical assignments consistent with student’s knowledge base, skill competency and individual learning needs.
- Serves as a positive professional role model for students, assisting in their professional/social development.
- Serves as role model for other faculty and staff in the areas of customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence and general professionalism.
- Provides recommendations to the program coordinator regarding purchasing needs for the college.
- Demonstrates scholarship through attendance at professional meetings and by reading professional publications.
- A faculty member at the rank of Instructor begins to assume leadership within the College by accepting or initiating, as part of the workload, responsibility for activities such as:
- Serving on College committees
- Serving on work groups that contribute to preparation for accreditation visits
- Serving on course specific assessment related to College Assessment Program
- Developing leadership skills through formal course work or continuing education
- Participating in activities outside the College
- Serving as course coordinator
- Handles other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Masters Degree in Nursing required, or
- Professionals with a BSN may be considered if they agree, as a condition of employment, to enroll in Chamberlain’s online MSN program and complete within three years of their start date.
- Professional nurse licensure required
- Demonstrated clinical competence as evidenced by at least 2 years experience working in a clinical setting within the past 5 years required
- Must meet all compliance requirements as specified in the Faculty Handbook regarding (but not limited to) CPR certification, immunizations, etc.
- Doctorate preferred
- Previous teaching experience preferred
- Excellent communication skills along with a high level of initiative and prudent judgment
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.