Nursing Instructor - Sacramento CA

Sacramento, CA

Nursing Instructor - Sacramento CA

Do you remember the professor who encouraged you to believe in your ability to be the successful nurse professional you are today? You have the opportunity to be that Instructor at an institution whose mission is to provide extraordinary care for students.  Every day you can create the "a-ha" moments that will change nursing students' lives forever.  

In a Chamberlain Faculty role, you’ll inspire motivated students to realize their educational and career goals, while enjoying competitive compensation, an extraordinary benefits package that includes up to $50,000 in doctoral program reimbursement, plus strong mentorship programs and numerous opportunities for career growth. You will provide the educational focus of teaching in the classroom, clinicals and other learning environments, as well as participate in committee work in the nursing programs. In addition, service to the University, community, health system, profession and scholarly activities are integral aspects of this position. 

If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we encourage you to apply to our Sacramento campus-based position today. We are specifically looking for experience in Community Health. 

Responsibilities

Evidence-Based Teaching/ Learning and Master Instruction

  • Take responsibility for program outcomes by implementing the College’s philosophy, curriculum and course objectives through classroom, online, clinical teaching, and service to the University, community, health system and profession.
  • Develop curricular/teaching innovations in the annual preparation and revision of all assigned course(s).
  • Assume responsibility for all autonomous aspects of individual teaching loads.
  • Monitor clinical agencies for appropriateness for student clinical experiences and ability to meet clinical course outcomes.
  • Plan clinical experiences for and provide direct/ indirect supervision and evaluation of nursing students delivering nursing care to an individual or group of individuals.
  • In cooperation with clinical agencies and University departments, provide oversight for clinical preceptors/ mentors for student clinical experiences and coordinates and evaluate those preceptors/ mentors.
  • Provide documented feedback to students on level of performance based on course outcomes.
  • Provide student remediation within assigned courses.
  • Communicate up-to-date information about agency/clinical policies, procedures, and expectations
  • Post developed clinical assignments consistent with student’s knowledge base, skill competency and learning needs.

 Professional Role Model/ Chamberlain University Care

  • Serve as a positive professional role model for students, assisting in their professional/social development.
  • Serve as an informal leader, mentor, and role model for other faculty and staff in the areas of customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence and general professionalism.
  • Mentor new faculty members.

Commitment to Professional Nursing

  • Participate in professional activities outside the University

 Professional Service

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the programs and the philosophy of the University.
  • Participate in academic advisement and counseling for an assigned group of students while participating in assessment of potential and real counseling concerns for all students with whom the faculty come into contact.
  • Contribute to the development and evaluation of student admission, progression, retention and graduation policies within the University.
  • Provide opportunities for student and graduate evaluation of curriculum and teaching and program effectiveness.
  • Provide recommendations to the program leader regarding budgetary needs for the University.
  • Demonstrate significant leadership within the University by accepting or initiating, as part of the workload, responsibility for activities such as:
  • Chairing or serving on University committees
  • Chairing and/ or serving on work groups that contribute to preparation for accreditation visits
  • Gathering and analyzing data related to course, curriculum and program review to foster continuous quality improvement
  • Serving as course coordinator, course lead or Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Documenting actions taken in faculty and committee meetings as appropriate

Nursing Practice Expertise

  • Demonstrate scholarship through the Scholarship of Teaching, Discovery, Application, or Integration congruent with expectations of assigned rank.
  • Demonstrate a practice of scholarly teaching characterized by keeping course materials and content current, applying principles of evidence based teaching, participating in and welcoming peer review of teaching, and reflection on one’s own teaching.

Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing*
  • Professional nurse licensure required
  • Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience working in a clinical setting, preferably in Community Health
  • Prior teaching experience ideal
  • Experientially prepared to teach assigned courses
  • A passion for teaching and openness to teaching a variety of courses
  • Maintain current regulatory and practice credentials, when appropriate, based on assignment
  • Excellent communication skills along with a high level of initiative and prudent judgment
  • Scholarship Requirements: Demonstrates scholarship congruent with the level of rank.

*Education and experience must align with regulations in the state and comply with the rules and regulations of state authorization agencies, which may include the higher education board and/or licensing board in multiple states.

EEO

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.