- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
BSN plus 2 years clinical nursing experience; current, unencumbered license to practice as RN; must obtain education hours required by the NCBON to teach in a nursing program (45 hrs. continuing education courses or 9 semesters in education-related coursework); and effective communication skills.
Masters in Nursing Education; current, unencumbered license to practice as RN; 2 years of clinical nursing and teaching experience; some Simulation experience; effective communication skills.
Responsible for teaching students in the associate degree and practical nursing programs. Scheduling flexibility necessary to accommodate clinical needs. Based on Rocky Mount campus.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Teach, supervise, and evaluate the program’s students in the clinical area.
Maintain current CPR certification, annual TB skin test, Hepatitis B Series or declination, and other clinical facility requirements as indicated for all clinical faculty.
Participate in course meetings including pre-course planning and end of course evaluation meetings.
Participate in nursing faculty meetings. Be familiar with the course content and syllabi for all course assigned.
Review with students the first week of class clinical objectives that outline clear and reasonable learning outcomes and expectations.
Prepare, distribute, and review with students the first week of class a course syllabus and/or clinical objectives that outline clear and reasonable learning outcomes and expectations.
Implement active learning techniques and use a variety of learner- centered instructional strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course.
Such activities can include, but are not limited to: Cooperative learning Experiential-learning Writing for learning Critical-thinking initiatives Focus on student learning outcomes taking into account the needs and abilities of the students and the mission of the college.
Familiarize self with academic and social support that benefits diverse groups.
Support students’ educational goals and will make reasonable provisions to accommodate their individual differences while maintaining the academic integrity of the college.
Deal with students, peers, and administrative and support staff in a professional manner that models constructive problem-solving (flexibility, preparation for required tasks); ethical conduct (respect and courtesy, consistency, fairness); organization (proper attire, attendance, decorum); and adherence to college policies and procedures.
Establish communication plan to ensure reasonable communication opportunities for students.
Maintain communication with course coordinators keeping them informed of any issues with clinical implementation, including student performance.
Submit accurate and timely documentation of working hours. Be available for student appointments for advising and assisting students in achieving their educational and vocational goals.
Be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of student data information to include clinical evaluation tools and clinical attendance.
Work with the community in meeting the educational needs of our service area.
Develop and maintain a rapport with appropriate clinical agency personnel in order to facilitate effective student scheduling that meets course objectives.
Organize clinical schedules that meet clinical and/or course objectives.
Ensure that agency-required documentation of student and instructor health, training, and legal standards is provided to the agency in a timely manner.
Work with appropriate agency personnel to become knowledgeable of agency policies and procedures through formal or informal sessions as required by the individual agency.
Maintain appropriate, ongoing communication with agency personnel in the evaluation of students assigned to clinical preceptors.
Ensure that students abide by agency policies and procedures while assigned to clinical agencies.
Follow the agency's chain of command in the discussion and reporting of issues and concerns that affect students, clients, or the agency.
Keep the Program Chair abreast of clinical issues and concerns.
Maintain accurate records with regard to attendance and evaluation of clinical students according to accreditation requirements.