Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland’s most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.
Nursing Instructional Faculty FT (F02274)
Job Description Summary
Montgomery College, Takoma Park is seeking a Medical-Surgical Nursing Full-time faculty member to fill a position for Fall 2021. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated professors who exhibit a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrate the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.
Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff and MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professional for opportunities throughout the College.
Montgomery College (MC) has been dedicated to changing student lives for more than 70 years. Chartered by the state of Maryland and governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees, the college is one of Maryland’s oldest, largest, and most highly regarded community colleges. The college enjoys both local and national recognition and prides itself on the quality of its programs and the diversity of its student body. Montgomery College is one of the most diverse community colleges in the nation: 80.6% of students are under 30; 64.2% attend part time; and there is no majority race with approximately 160 countries represented. The Nursing Program is comparable in diversity to the college and community.
The Nursing Program was founded in 1965, admitted its first class in 1966 with 15 students who graduated in 1968. The program celebrates over 50 years of educational excellence. The program achieved National League for Nursing accreditation in June 1970 and maintains accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The Nursing Program maintains full approval by the Maryland Board of Nursing and the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
The current NCLEX-RN pass rates have risen to over 87% for first time pass rates. Given the student demographics and high percentage of English as Second Language (ESL) students, the student success rates in the Nursing Program are remarkable. Our job placement rates have improved over the last three years and we are confident that our students are entering the workforce prepared and competent.
This position is part of a collective bargaining unit.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Course assignments are made based on program needs and faculty may be expected to develop competency in other areas of nursing.
- Teach 30 semester hours per academic year of courses related to Nursing.
- Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections, or possibly be asked to teach on another campus if needed. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
- Serve on, or lead, department, discipline, campus and college committees, and advise students.
- Maintain an active program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities.
- Relevant activities include, but are not limited to:
- Safely transfer patients in and out of bed
- Safely ambulate patients
- Turn and position patients as needed to prevent complications due to bed rest
- Hang intravenous bags at the appropriate level
- Accurately read the volumes in body fluid collection devices hung below bed level
- Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Master’s degree or higher in Nursing.
- Maryland and District of Columbia Registered Nurse unencumbered license or eligibility to obtain.
- A minimum of 2 years bedside nursing experience in acute care settings.
- Recent experience (within the last 2 years) in medical-surgical nursing and /or a specialty area (mental health, maternity, pediatrics).
- Experience with the use of simulation as a teaching methodology.
- Computer literacy in all of the following programs is required:
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- We seek applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.
- Faculty members are expected to have access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus). Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools.
- Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
Additional Requirements at the time of employment:
- Requires documentation of immunizations and/or immunity for Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR); Varicella; Tetanus, Diphtheria & Acellular Pertussis (Tdap); and Hepatitis B; annual clearance for tuberculosis; seasonal influenza immunization. Other health requirements may be needed by specific health care agencies for clinical experiences. Documentation required of current healthcare provider level of CPR-BLS. Criminal background clearance and drug/alcohol testing may be required for clinical experiences.
- Previous didactic and clinical teaching experience.
- College level teaching experience.
- Ability to integrate technology into didactic course delivery.
- Evidence of ongoing professional development.
- Experience working with students of culturally diverse backgrounds.
- Experience supporting underprepared students.
- Understanding of and commitment to the community college mission.
Salary Range: $62,319-$90,398. Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity, new hires are typically placed between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.
Additional Job Description
As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
- Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable). Must provide proof of US degree equivalency for international degrees.
- Participation in a retirement plan
Our benefits package includes: sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.
Friday, June 4, 2021
Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace
For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to: email@example.com.
Two (2) weeks’ notice required to provide accommodations.
Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting
equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.