Associate Degree Nursing Instructor |
needed at Carteret Community College. Minimum qualifications: Current unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina. Master of Science in Nursing with education concentration or equivalent (refer to education qualifications below). Minimum two calendar years prior full time employment, or equivalent, in clinical practice as a Registered Nurse. Minimum of three years of clinical nursing practice in a medical-surgical setting. Demonstrate current knowledge of nursing practice for the RN. Permanent full time 9 month position with salary range: $4,338 to $4,528 monthly. For application package and job description, print from web site at www.carteret.edu, or pick up at the college. Completed application package and photocopies of transcripts/certifications should be sent to the Human Resources Dept. Deadline for applying is October 28, 2013. Position start date is January 2, 2014.
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Associate Degree Nursing, Lead Instructor
Statement of Primary Purpose
An instructor will conduct college courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Teaching and Learning:
- Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the curriculum area coordinator and approved by the division director.
- Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
- Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers North Carolina Board of Nursing and SACS-approved competencies.
- Order supplies and materials for labs supervised and prepare lab activities and assignments as needed.
- Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable.
- Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, etc. Submits “end-of-semester” report to CAC.
- Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable.
- Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.
- Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
- Make recommendations to curriculum area coordinator for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
- Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
- Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.
- Provide assistance to advisees and participates in new student orientation.
- Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
- Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
- Use the computer and the college's student information system to assist advisees.
- Follow up on all assigned advisees.
- Attend training sessions relative to advising.
- Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the curriculum area coordinator and then the division director and participate in those activities that achieve approved professional development activities.
- Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position.
- Keep abreast of current technology.
- Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
- Participate in on-campus professional development activities.
- Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
- Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
- Serve on committees as required.
- Participate in college-wide activities.
- Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
- Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department.
- Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.
Master's degree with a major in nursing (MSN) and education concentration is required. However, candidates with a MSN with a different concentration must provide evidence of one the following prior to or within the first two years of employment:
- Completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education courses in the areas of curriculum development and implementation, adult learning theory, teaching-learning principles, assessment and evaluation;
- Completion of a certificate program in nursing education;
- Nine semester hours of education course-work;
- Obtain national certification in nursing education; or
- Provide documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the Board.
- Criteria for approval include content in the faculty role within the curriculum implementation, objectives to be met and evaluated, review of strategies for the identified student population, and expectations of student and faculty performance.
Hold a current unrestricted license as an RN to practice in North Carolina;
Hold current certification in adult and child CPR (AHA Healthcare Provider Course);
Minimum two calendar years prior full time employment, or equivalent, in clinical practice as a Registered Nurse;
Minimum of three years of clinical nursing practice in a medical-surgical setting;
Hold a valid NC driver's license;
Have current immunizations;
Prefer candidate to possess:
- Previous experience with evidence-based teaching and clinical practice in a program preparing individuals for registered nurse practice
- Experience with curriculum development and implementation
- Experience with Moodle course management system
- Experience with ACEN Accreditation requirements and Standards
Meet essential cognitive, sensory, affective & psychomotor performance requirements & functions
Working Conditions and Environment (i.e., necessary travel, unusual work hours, unusual environmental conditions, etc.)
Ability to accommodate a flexible working schedule. Limited travel within service area. Overnight travel for clinical and professional meetings may be required. Evening and weekend clinical hours may be required.
Ability to operate basic computer applications and utilize Microsoft office.
This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position. Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel. The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.