Nurse Educator Adjunct Instructor

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  • Part Time
  • Casper

Website Casper College

The position of Adjunct Nurse Educator conducts college courses in Nursing for the School of Health Science and assists with various departmental duties in accordance with departmental objectives.  This is a part-time, non-benefited position.

Adjunct faculty member conducts college nursing courses for students using a variety of appropriate teaching methods; meets all scheduled classes prepared to instruct; prepares teaching syllabi for courses of study; prepares materials to adequately evaluate student progress; reports midterm and final grades when appropriate; maintains accurate and adequate records; establishes regular office hours for student consultation.

The adjunct faculty member keeps up with developments in the field of nursing and health care by reading current literature, communicating with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.

Additional assignments may be established where appropriate.

Essential Duties:
Demonstrates and teaches patient care in classroom and clinical units setting to nursing students and instructs students in principles and application of physical, biological, and psychological subjects related to nursing
Lectures to students, conducts and supervises laboratory work, issues assignments, directs seminars, panels and simulation activities
Supervises student nurses and demonstrates patient care in clinical units of hospital. Setting. Prepares and administers examinations, evaluates student progress, and maintains records of student classroom and clinical experience
Participates in planning curriculum, teaching schedule, and course outline
Requires significant responsibility for others health, safety and the outcomes of their work
Provide assistance or personal care to others
Completes accreditation activities as needed for the nursing program
Cooperates with medical and nursing personnel in evaluating and improving teaching and nursing practices
May specialize in specific subject, such as anatomy, chemistry, psychology, or nutrition, or in type of nursing activity, such as nursing of medical or surgical patients
May conduct classes for patients in health practices and procedures

Work Environment:
Work is primarily performed in a classroom, laboratory, simulation center and/or clinical setting. Work is usually performed during the normal work day, however, early morning, late evening and weekend work may be required. Short periods of time will be spent outdoors travelling between campus buildings in various weather conditions. Travel to clinical sites is required. Due to clinical settings, this position may experience exposure to diseases and infections.

Physical Demands:
Employee must be able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time, speak, hear, use hands and fingers to handle materials and use computer, feel, and reach with hands and arms.  Frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds may be required.  Work requires providing assistance or personal care to others, handling and moving objects and other general physical activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
BSN minimum requirement, Master’s degree in nursing (MSN) from an accredited institution preferred
Current unencumbered RN license in the state of Wyoming or eligible for licensure as an RN in the state of Wyoming
Commitment to Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) education
Physical abilities to meet the demands of the position

Desired Qualifications:
Knowledge or interest in acquiring knowledge about methodology for traditional and alternative instruction and the application of technologies

To Apply:
Completed Casper College on-line application
Cover Letter
Statement of teaching philosophy
Copies of Transcripts (official transcripts required upon employment)

A teaching demonstration will be required at the time of the interview

This is a part-time, non-benefited position for the fall semester 2019.

Applications for faculty positions will be screened to ensure applicants meet the necessary credential requirements set forth by the Higher Learning Commission to teach college credit classes.

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