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Clinical Nursing Adjunct Instructor

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?
At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care – a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It’s helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient’s needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.

Job Summary:

Work Schedule: Clinical hours vary between 6, 8, 10 and 12 hours shifts depending on course. Weekdays with Day time hours.

Nebraska Methodist College is seeking a dedicated Clinical Nursing Adjunct Instructor to guide and inspire our nursing students through hands-on clinical experiences. If you are passionate about shaping the future of nursing, fostering excellence, and providing mentorship in a dynamic learning environment, we invite you to be a part of our faculty team. As an adjunct nursing instructor you'll have the opportunity to impart your clinical expertise, mentor aspiring nurses, and shape the future of healthcare.

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead and facilitate engaging clinical experiences for nursing students,
guiding them through hands-on patient care scenarios.
• Collaborate with fellow faculty members to design and deliver innovative
and evidence-based nursing curriculum.
• Cultivate a supportive and interactive learning environment, promoting
critical thinking, clinical judgment, and compassionate care.
• Mentor and advise students, providing constructive feedback to enhance
their clinical skills and professional development.
• Stay current with industry trends and best practices, infusing real-world
insights into the classroom.

• Masters of Science in Nursing degree required
• Applicants who are enrolled in an MSN program will also be considered


Essential Functions


Factors: Instructional Responsibilities: Demonstrate effective instructional methodology.

  • Command of the subject and use of effective teaching/learning methods.
  • In conjunction with Program Director and/or Course Coordinator, facilitate clear formulation of learning objectives/outcomes demonstrated by thorough course planning, and thorough preparation for individual classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical sessions.
  • Skill in communicating with students and challenging them to go beyond what is required.
  • Effective course implementation through the use of a variety of instructional methods, as appropriate, to foster an environment to stimulate student interest and pursuit of learning.
  • Integrity, open-mindedness and objectivity in presenting material.
  • Ability to relate the subject to other areas of knowledge.
  • Collaboration with other faculty in the development of curriculum.
  • Systematic assessment of student learning.
  • Provision of constructive feedback in a timely manner to students to foster professional development.
  • Punctuality and reliability in conduct of classes.
  • Course revision as needed to increase effectiveness
  • Summarize (list in comments) any additional instructional responsibilities, activities, or accomplishment(s) for the review period.


Demonstrate interpersonal and team skills

  • Supports collegiality by behaving in a professional manner with faculty, staff and administration.
  • Responds to communications and requests in a timely fashion.
  • Treats staff and faculty in a professional manner.
  • Supports College strategic initiatives.
  • Responds appropriately to guidance and constructive criticism.
  • Maintains a professional appearance appropriate for the position.
  • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values and Standards of Behavior.
  • Participates in required meetings and events as appropriate.
  • Fulfills mandatory job requirements (e.g., timely submission of syllabi and grades, AOR, maintenance of certification/licensure, related employee health requirements as applicable).
  • Summarize (list in comments) any effective instructional methodology as applicable for the review period.


Work Schedule: Clinical hours vary between 6, 8, 10 and 12 hours shifts depending on course. Weekdays with Day time hours.

Job Description:

Job Requirements


  • Completion of terminal degree deemed appropriate per programmatic needs in the assigned discipline from a regionally accredited institution required, with a minimum of 18 semester hours in content-specific related field; master’s and/or doctoral degree in related field preferred.


  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in area relevant to program assignment required; one or more years of experience in teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred.


  • Where appropriate, Nebraska licensure and national certifications are required of faculty employed at Nebraska Methodist College.


  • Ability to provide academic instruction, read, analyze, interpret and grade academic assignments in a higher educational environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with personal computer and standard office applications.
  • Knowledge of various teaching methods and adult learning styles.
  • Skill in the effective use of resources including time, information and available services.
  • Knowledge and support of the College mission statement and its values.

Physical Requirements

Weight Demands

  • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.
    • NOTE: Faculty who work with students completing clinical assignments will be required to meet Medium Work standards-exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

Physical Activity

  • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
    • Balancing
    • Climbing
    • Carrying
    • Crawling
    • Crouching
    • Distinguish colors
    • Kneeling
    • Lifting
    • Pulling/Pushing
    • Reaching
    • Standing
    • Stooping/bending
    • Twisting
    • Walking
  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
    • Hearing
    • Repetitive Motions
    • Seeing/Visual
    • Speaking/talking
  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
    • Fingering/Touching
    • Grasping
    • Keyboarding/typing
    • Sitting

Job Hazards

  • Not Related:
    • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
    • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
    • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
    • Explosives (pressurized gas)
    • Electrical Shock/Static
    • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
  • Rare (1-33%):
    • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
    • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations

About Methodist:

Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.

Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

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Date Posted August 21, 2023
Date Closes October 30, 2023
Requisition JR103270
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Part-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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