Basic Function and Responsibility:
Adjunct nursing faculty work with nursing students in clinical and/or laboratory sites as assigned by the Nursing Program Director, Dean, or designee. These nursing instructors are registered nurses who have acquired significant competence and practical experience in the nursing field. They guide and teach student nurses, evaluating student performance and providing feedback. Each clinical adjunct faculty member must adhere to college policies and procedures.
Typical Physical Demands:
Physical requirements include the ability to stand/sit for prolonged periods of time with the potential for frequent bending, stooping, and/or stretching. Light lifting may be required. Activity managing students in the clinical area will vary with the clinical site as will the type of patient care to be provided. The use of office equipment such as computer terminals, calculators, fax machines, and copy machines may be required.
Typical Working Conditions:
Clinical and laboratory sites vary in description but generally require flexibility and interdisciplinary collaboration. Most assignments are indoors at a health care facility where direct patient care is provided.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing plus two years of medical/surgical nursing practice experience or the equivalent of same and current, unencumbered nursing licensure in Iowa and/or Nebraska
Preferred: Master’s Degree in Nursing; familiarity with state and national nursing education standards
Required: Two years of medical/surgical nursing practice experience or the equivalent of same
Preferred: Teaching experience in nursing
Direct supervision is provided by the nursing course lead instructor.
Reporting structure includes the Director of Nursing and the Dean.
|Date Posted||December 7, 2018|
|Date Closes||February 5, 2019|
|Located In||Council Bluffs, IA|
|Job Type||Part-time Employee|
|SOC Category||25-1072.00 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary|
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