Med Surg Nursing Faculty

Employer
Arizona College of Nursing
Location
Chesapeake, Virginia
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 06, 2024
Ref
2735400745
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Mode
On-site
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Academic
Arizona College of Nursing is a rapidly growing, nursing school that transforms people's lives by preparing them for careers in nursing and improving communities through the care its graduates provide. As a leading nurse educator, Arizona College of Nursing offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's in nursing in 3 years or less with qualified transfer credits. Our quality nursing curriculum prepares students for an in-demand career to help communities overcome the chronic, well-known, and increasing nursing shortage. Through the execution of a targeted growth strategy, the college plans to meet the growing demand for nurses by launching campuses in markets where bachelor's prepared nurses are needed.

Putting students first, we are dedicated to providing students with an exceptional education in growing healthcare fields; teaching them relevant, required skills for today and the future. Our culture is positive, supportive, and collaborative. As a team, we continually embrace our core values:

Passion: We love helping others succeed.
Excellence: We strive to be the best.
Adaptability: We learn, in part by trying new ideas.
Accountability: We own our results.
Integrity: We do the right thing.

Core Nursing Faculty provide instruction that facilitates students' achievement of course objectives, engage in scholarly and service activities to promote their professional development, and contribute to the success of the College and its students. Core Nursing Faculty consistently demonstrate Arizona College of Nursing's values of Passion, Adaptability, Accountability, Integrity, and Excellence.

Core Nursing:
  • Develops, implements, teaches, and evaluates the philosophy and objectives of the nursing education program.
  • Designs, implements, teaches, evaluates, and revises the curriculum.
  • Documents actions taken in faculty and committee meetings using a systematic plan of evaluation for total program review.
  • Leads simulation learning experiences in the Nursing Lab.


Didactic:
  • Responsible for teaching and evaluating students in the classroom. Teach at least 36 credits annually.
  • Designs an effective learning environment that facilitates student learning to address contemporary issues in nursing.
  • Support students' progression in academics and socialization into the role of nursing.
  • Utilizes an array of assessment tools to evaluate student learning.
  • Actively participates in the systematic plan for curriculum design, program evaluation and program revision.
  • Demonstrates leadership by serving as a mentor to faculty, adjuncts, and students.
  • Recognizes the role of a nurse educator and pursues continuous in-service/professional development opportunities annually
  • Serves as an advisor to an assigned group of core nursing students; contacting advisees at least once a semester, in-person, by phone, and electronically.
  • Develops student success plans and remediates "at risk" students.

Clinical:
  • Oversees instruction and grading of clinical adjuncts.
  • Facilitates the nursing students' application of theory to clinical practice.
  • Attends hospital-based orientations,
  • Demonstrates and maintains knowledge of overall program, program outcomes and assigned course objectives.
  • Communicates effectively utilizing professional techniques with clinical agency representatives, staff, faculty, and students.
  • Identifies and immediately communicates problem areas/clinical areas of concern to Course Lead Faculty and recommends changes and solutions as appropriate.
  • Provides weekly and as needed communication with Course Lead Faculty concerning student progress including successes and identified needs, clinical issues, suggestions, and/or professional learning needs.
  • Grades associated clinical papers and provides students with timely and clear feedback.
  • Maintains all records on student performance, i.e., Student Success Plan, Progressive Disciplinary Plan, and Mid-term and final clinical evaluations.
  • Completes clinical site evaluations.
  • Adheres to/enforces the policies and procedures of Arizona College of Nursing and the assigned clinical facility.

In addition to responsibilities for teaching didactic and/or clinical classes:
  • Plans, teaches, and evaluates classroom, clinical, skills labs and other learning experiences in conjunction with other team members.
  • Connects students to College resources for their success.
  • Consistently demonstrates and coaches students on soft skills:
    o Leadership and ethics
    o Communication and critical thinking
    o Teamwork and collaboration
    o Responsibility and dependability
  • Maintains a presence on campus and contributes to the campus culture in a positive and meaningful way.
  • Provides input to developing, evaluating and revising program policies through the governance structure.
  • Participates in faculty meetings/in-service offerings and other nursing events (i.e., graduation, white coat ceremony, etc.).
  • Protects student privacy through completing required FERPA training and upholding FERPA guidelines.

All other duties as assigned.

Faculty shall provide evidence of education and experience necessary to indicate that they are competent to teach a given course and develop and evaluate student admission, progression, retention, and graduation policies within the framework of the controlling institution.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required .

  • Graduate degree required (Master's or higher); If the Graduate degree is not in nursing must have a Bachelor's degree in nursing and a Graduate degree in a related discipline from an accredited program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • A minimum of three (3) years' experience as a professional registered nurse providing direct patient care.
  • Previous experience teaching in a registered nursing program at a college or university is preferred.
  • Holds a current unencumbered state professional registered nurse license or enhance compact nurse licensure relevant to the state of teaching location.
  • Certified Nurse Educator certification and national certification in area of nursing specialty is preferred.
  • Maintains professional competence/expertise in teaching through activities such as nursing practice, continuing education programs, conferences, workshops, seminars, academic courses, research projects and professional writing.


Subject to state BON/BRN regulation where student is located.