Clinical Adjunct

Arizona College - Tempe, AZ2.9

Full-timeEstimated: $61,000 - $80,000 a year
Position Title:
Adjunct Nursing Faculty



Tempe, Arizona

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Department of Nursing at Arizona College is to prepare professional nurse leaders who are skilled in problem-solving, are responsive to the health needs of diverse cultures, and provide high quality, safe and compassionate evidence-based care that enhances quality of life for individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.

Department of Nursing efforts are supported by resources, facilities and a highly motivated, qualified faculty who facilitate academic success and application of learning within an educational environment that nurtures professionalism, demonstrates commitment to systematic assessment and evaluation of program outcomes, incorporates processes for program improvement, and optimizes student learning and success in service to the preparation of graduates with entry-level knowledge and skills needed to address evolving healthcare needs of people in a changing healthcare environment.

Job Description:
Essential Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for teaching and evaluating students in the classroom and clinical laboratory.

2. Designs an effective learner environment that facilitates student learning to address contemporary issues in nursing.

3. Support learner's progression in academics and socialization into the role of nursing.

4. Utilizes an array of assessment tools to evaluate learner knowledge and progression in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills.

5. Actively participates in systematic plan for curriculum design and program evaluation.

6. Assumes a change agent and leadership role in education and nursing practice.

7. Recognizes the role of a nurse educator and pursue continuous quality improvement.

8. Effectively functions within an educational environment that fosters student learning and engagement in nursing practice.

9. Performs other related duties as requested by the dean.

Physical Demands:
Light Work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

Visual Acuity: Position requires close visual acuity to perform activities (i.e. preparing/analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer monitor; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes).

Work Environment: Moderate noise.

Environmental Conditions: Typical office or administrative conditions (i.e. not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions).

Required Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

1. Masters Degree in Nursing or Doctorate Degree in Nursing or related discipline from an accredited college.

2. Minimum three years experience as a professional nurse providing direct patient care.

3. Previous teaching experience in a registered nurse education program.

4. Holds a current Arizona Registered Nurse license in good standing or multi-state privilege to practice in Arizona.

5. Certified Nurse Educator preferred.