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Adjunct Professor - Nursing Clinical
DATE:   10/19/2018
JOB TITLE:   Adjunct Professor - Nursing Clinical
JOB STATUS:   PT
FLSA STATUS:   Exempt
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Chair - Nursing
DEPARTMENT:   Nursing Department
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs

SUMMARY:

The School of Nursing at Niagara University seeks part time instructors for clinical nursing courses in all specialty areas for pre licensure students in BS in Nursing programs.  Clinical experiences are at area hospitals and health care facilities. Clinical experiences are one day per week, or two days per week, depending on the program.  A Master’s Degree in Nursing, experience in the specialty area and an unencumbered current NY State RN license are required.  Some teaching experience is preferred.  Faculty student ratio follows NYS Education Department guidelines of a maximum of 1 to 10 faculty/student ratio.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Instructor responsibilities include:

Planning the clinical experience details with the unit nursing leader to coordinate expectations prior to the actual start of the student experience.

Preparing student clinical assignments and supervising their experiences in the clinical site.

Aligning clinical assignments and experiences with classroom content as possible.

Instructing and supervising students as they provide comprehensive care to patients in the clinical setting.

Conducting conferences with students to discuss clinical experiences and application of theoretical content to clinical encounters.

Evaluating students’ clinical performance according to course policy using supplied clinical evaluation instrument, in addition to ongoing formative feedback provided to student.

Maintaining attendance records.

Collaborating regularly with respective theory class faculty member to coordinate course content with clinical experiences.

Interacting with clinical agency personnel to maintain effective on-going communication, thus facilitating student learning experiences and positive academic/practice relationships.


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Strong knowledge base in clinical area of expertise;

Knowledge of effective methodologies for clinical instruction for nursing students;

Ability to plan student assignments commensurate with learning needs;

Ability to maintain respectful teacher-student relationship and willingness to foster collegial atmosphere in the clinical setting;

Sound professional judgment and demeanor;

Creativity, initiative and resourcefulness.


ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS:
 

Physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.


QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

Licensed professional nurse in New York State (RN); unrestricted RN license;

Master’s degree in nursing minimum academic credentials;

Experience teaching clinical course preferred.



Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, rthompson@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
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