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Adjunct Faculty: Nursing Clinical Instructors
Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona
Date Posted 04/27/2021
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Teaching assignment may include alternative delivery methods: In-person; Hybrid, WebLive using Zoom (synchronous), Online (asynchronous); Day, Evening, Weekend, and at any Yavapai College campus/center location, per course scheduling.

Unofficial transcripts must be attached when submitting the application.

The successful candidate will provide clinical instruction in various clinical agencies collaborating with clinical agency staff in planning of student clinical experiences. Duties include but not limited to:

  • Assess student learning.
  • Participate in developing, implementing and evaluating nursing student clinical experiences.
  • Collaborate with nursing team members.
  • Assist in the nursing skills lab as needed.
  • Other related duties as assigned
Terms of Teaching Assignment Include:
  • Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College's core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment. Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior. Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Meet and teach assigned class(s) in accordance with course outlines, including specified textbooks. A course outline is a district-approved document covering such items as course prefix, number, title, description, learning outcomes and content.
  • Meet the student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments.
  • Maintain student records and documentation. Submit grades within the expected timeframe. Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.
  • Develop and submit to the division office a course syllabus and schedule of assignments based upon the approved college course outline prior to the start of class(s). A syllabus is a learning plan designed by the instructor to inform students about the learning outcomes, assessment requirements, grading criteria, attendance standards, instruction and institution policies and support services.
  • Follow the same accepted standards of conduct as the full-time faculty as described in applicable administrative procedures which relate to satisfactory service and conduct becoming a faculty member.
  • Attend required instructional related meetings such as: orientation meetings; department or division meetings; other meetings as required.
  • Attend meetings and workshops as may be necessary to obtain or renew certification or essential licensure requirements.
  • Document the completion of three (3) hours per semester of professional development activities related to the discipline area and student learning.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Employment is on a non-continuing basis, and consecutive teaching assignments do not lead to probationary or continuing faculty status. Teaching assignments are part-time, on a semester basis only and may or may not be continued based on student enrollment and College need.

Minimum Expectations & Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.
  • Current AZ Nursing License, in good standing, multistate privilege.
  • Three years' experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse.

Coursework and Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.
Official transcripts must be ordered at time of hire.

Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited institution.
  • Experience as a clinical instructor.
  • Ability to work independently, perform manual skills, see and hear students and patients in clinical setting.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills with the ability to work as a member of nursing team.
  • Work experience in a community college/higher education work environment.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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