Clinical Instructor of Nursing

Type of Position:
Clerical

Workstudy Position:
No


Job Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)


Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:
No


Institution Name:

University of Arkansas at Monticello
UAM, one of twenty campuses of the University of Arkansas System, is located in southeastern Arkansas in the beautiful timberlands, rich in outdoor recreation activities, and approximately 100 miles south of Little Rock. UAM is a comprehensive, residential and commuter, undergraduate institution also offering selected master's degree programs.

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Department:

Nursing

Department's Website:
http://www.uamont.edu


Summary of Job Duties:

The School of Nursing (SON) clinical instructor works under the direction of the course coordinator, who assigns responsibilities according to student needs and course objectives. The clinical instructor may assist in more than one course. This is an hourly part-time faculty position. Hours per week required are based on the clinical need for the semester and may vary from 10 to 30 hours per week. This position reports directly to the SON Dean.

Responsibilities include:
1.\tParticipate in assignments as designated by the course coordinator.
2.\tSelect or assist students to select appropriate clients for student clinical experiences using designated form for posting of assignments.
3.\tAttend and participate in SON meetings as scheduled by the course coordinator and Dean to assure consistency of course content with clinical experiences and program advancement.
4.\tAdhere to course objectives in developing appropriate clinical experiences.
5.\tParticipate in the student clinical evaluation process.
6.\tUtilize appropriate instructional resources to facilitate student progress toward meeting student-learning objectives.
7.\tReview the curriculum and specific course content to facilitate student progress toward meeting objectives.
8.\tConduct pre- and post-clinical conferences to facilitate student learning and the critical thinking process.
9.\tPromote the goals and objectives of the SON.
10.\tMaintain expertise in clinical practice.
11.\tServe as a professional role model to students.
12.\tReturn clinical written work in a timely manner as specified by the course coordinator.
13.\tCommunicate effectively with the course coordinator relevant to needs, problems, or necessary changes in required clinical instruction of students.
14.\tAttend and participate in SON Curriculum, Faculty Association, and the Professional Standards and Review Committee meetings when called to do so by the SON dean.
15.\tPromote cohesiveness between faculty and students within the SON.
16.\tAdhere to clinical agency memorandum of agreement requirements while preparing to or while instructing student in the clinical area.
17.\tAssist the Nursing Skills course coordinator with student lab/practice/check-off.
18.\tComplete other teaching assignments as made by the SON Dean


Qualifications:


Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree required; Masters or Doctoral degree preferred; Current unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in Arkansas or compact agreement state. A background check and drug screen are required.

Salary Information:

Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:


Additional Information:


Recruitment Contact Information:
Brandy Haley, Dean, haley@uamont.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


Pre-employment Screening Requirements:


The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry ( MVR ) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.


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Frequent Physical Activity:



Occasional Physical Activity:



Benefits Eligible:

No