Clinical Nursing Faculty

Chamberlain College of Nursing in Tysons, VA

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Others
  • Type: Part Time
position filled

Chamberlain College of Nursing seeks Part Time Clinical Instructors  interested in teaching students in our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program studying at our Tysons, Virginia campus. 

Do you remember the professor who encouraged you to believe in yourself and in your ability to be the successful nurse professional you are today? Now you have the unique opportunity to be that professor and create the "a-ha" moment of sudden insight and comprehension that will change a nursing student's life forever. 

Teaching opportunities are available throughout the region with our clinical partners in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC. Clinical teaching is typically scheduled for at least one weekday (M-F), daytime for an 8-week session at a clinical partner site. Chamberlain students experience practice settings that include large and small hospitals, long-term care facilities, community and public-health agencies, faith-based service organizations, independent practices, ambulatory care centers, public health agencies, military services (Army, Navy, and Air Force), VA Medical Centers, schools, home health environments…anywhere healthcare is delivered.

We build long-term relationships with superior nurse educators who are experts in their field and committed to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education.

We are presently accepting applications for candidates who have interest in teaching in the following specialties in or after March 2020:

Maternal-Child Nursing

This course focuses on family-centered approaches to maternal/newborn care and incorporates health promotion and wellness issues. The childbearing cycle, including normal experience, high-risk factors, complications and alterations are studied. Additional women’s health issues are included.

Adult Health (Medical-Surgical) Nursing

The focus of this course is on the needs of adult patients and their families in relation to health promotion and management of conditions that require acute and chronic care. The nursing process is used in the discussion of health alterations affecting selected life processes. Students continue their professional skill development as members of the health team. A variety of populations and settings are used in the experiential learning component of this course.

Pediatric Nursing

You will be mentoring students, in a clinical setting, while they demonstrate nursing skills and procedures. Family-centered care of children is the focus of this course, exploring issues of normal child care as well as health alterations of childrenfrom infancy through adolescence. Students participate as members of the multidisciplinary health team to provide health promotion, illness prevention, health restoration and maintenance and rehabilitative care to children and families. 

Mental-Health Nursing

Emphasis is on the dynamics of an individual’s ability to function in society. The course focuses on content relative to anxiety, self concept, thought disorders, mood alterations, addictive behaviors, organic brain dysfunction, abuse and violence issues. It also incorporates health promotion and wellness issues such as stress management and personal growth. Therapeutic communication techniques, individual and group therapy practices and community mental-health resources are also incorporated. A variety of population and settings are used in the experiential learning component of this course.

If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we encourage you to apply for this opportunity today. 

Responsibilities

In this role, the clinical instructor:

  • Implements the College's philosophy, curriculum, program outcomes, and course objectives through clinical teaching and service to the College, community, health system and profession
  • Assumes responsibility for all autonomous aspects of individual teaching assignments
  • Plans clinical experiences for and provides direct supervision and evaluation of nursing students delivering nursing care to an individual or group of individuals
  • Evaluates and provides documented feedback to student on level of performance based on course objectives
  • Is available for remediation of students as required or needed
  • Orients and maintains current knowledge related to agency/clinical policies, procedures, and expectations with the assistance of the agency/clinical personnel
  • Develops and posts written clinical assignments consistent with student's knowledge base, skill competency and individual learning needs
  • Grades homework, quizzes, tests, lab assignments, clinical paperwork and other written work in a timely manner
  • May teach didactic course content under supervision of course coordinator
  • Keeps course coordinator informed of all student and agency issues and concerns
  • Reports to the dean or assistant dean: a course coordinator will also provide direct oversight
  • Qualifications

    You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you have:

  • A master's or doctoral degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university
  • An unencumbered professional nursing license in Virginia or NLC Compact state
  • At least two years professional experience within last five years in the area of instruction as a registered nurse
  • Teaching or precepting experience is preferred but not required
  • Have genuine passion for nursing, education, and lifelong learning
  • Have exceptional subject matter expertise with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Are eager to serve students and colleagues with passion, respect and care
  • Operate with a sense of responsibility and purpose with the desire to enrich colleagues, students and the broader community
  • Chamberlain University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

    Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!

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