Nursing Faculty/ Success Coach

Washington State Community College - Marietta, OH (30+ days ago)3.9


Position Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the Dean of Health and Sciences and the nursing Program Directors, performs the following functions as per the faculty handbook: provide instructional services; provide recruitment, mentoring and tutoring to nursing students; perform academic advising activities; engage in continuous professional development in both teaching and nursing-specific theory and practice; participate in division activities; participate in committees and other institutional activities; maintains a safe working environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • PROVIDES INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES:

Provides a syllabus or outline to each nursing student that includes at least: title of course; number of theory hours; number of clinical hours (combined as applicable), course description; course objectives or outcomes; teaching strategies; methods of evaluation; the name of faculty and teaching assistants the will teach the course or provide lab or clinical instruction; required textbooks and other learning resources; Compares the number of planned laboratory hours as established in the syllabus with the number of laboratory hours actually provided to students and reports the data to the Program Director in a chart form that meets the requirements in OAC 4723-5-19.

Teaches a minimum of one course per semester; directs and supervises the activities of teaching assistants, if utilized, in classroom and clinical settings.

Designs and implements teaching strategies that will assist the nursing student to meet the course objectives and outcomes; provides evaluation methods appropriate to stated outcomes; evaluates student learning in an objective manner.

Establishes clinical objectives or outcomes within the framework of the course in which the student is enrolled.

Communicates clinical objectives or outcomes to the student; teaching assistant and preceptor; if utilized; and the staff at the clinical site.

Provides for orientation of each student to the clinical site, including introduction to staff.

Makes assignments, in conjunction with the teaching assistant or preceptor, if utilized, for the student’s experience, consistent with the specific objectives or outcomes of the course in which the student is enrolled; maintains cooperative relationships with other instructors and clinical facilities to plan, implement, and evaluate the curriculum and policies.

Evaluates each nursing student’s experience, achievement and progress in relation to the clinical outcomes, with input from the teaching assistant or preceptor, if utilized.

Supervises student practice by providing guidance, direction, and support appropriate to the clinical situation.

Plans, implements and evaluates the program of learning outcomes for students in the Practical Nursing Program and Associate Degree Nursing Program; participates in the college evaluation system of instructional services.

Submits to the respective Program Director and/or Dean upon request, and outline of each course taught with a statement of objectives; maintains an accurate inventory of supplies/equipment; organizes/prepares classroom material and presentations and maintains laboratory and classroom equipment.

Teaches organized courses in accordance with the descriptions published in the catalog and in accordance with the schedule of classes.

Meets all classes as scheduled; posts and holds office hours sufficient for student consultation; maintains accurate scholastic and attendance records and submits reports as requested.

Works with advisory committees, fellow instructors, and students to plan and evaluate the need for curriculum and policy changes.

  • PERFORMS STUDENT ACADEMIC ADVISING AND RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES

Recruits nursing students by creating and placing advertisements, attending career fairs, clinical facility unit meetings, and in-house recruitment events; supports and encourages students to maximize their potential and develop their skills.

Facilitates ongoing supplemental instruction sessions (review sessions, workshops, study seminars, review for NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN) for nursing students.

Maintains close communication with program directors and faculty regarding below-standard student performance.

Serves as an academic advisor in nursing curriculum. Maintains appropriate advising files; directs students to appropriate college resources; maintains confidentiality; periodically evaluates graduation progress and completion.

Reports problems involving students who have a documented disability or special need to the Office of Disability Services located in the Center for Student Success.

  • ENGAGES IN CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN BOTH TEACHING AND NURSING-SPECIFIC THEORY AND PRACTICE:

Formulates and implements goals for growth; identifies personal professional development needs consistent with the mission of the college; maintains current, active licensure as a Registered Nurse in Ohio and West Virginia; meets CE requirements in both Ohio and West Virginia; seeks appropriate resources to meet goals for continuous improvement; Participates in college’s faculty / staff development programs.

  • PARTICIPATES IN DIVISION ACTIVITIES:

Represents the department, division, or college at appropriate functions as requested; works cooperatively with others to accomplish the goals of the college and program; shares expertise with other members of his/her division; actively participates in division activities and meetings; follows college policies.

  • PARTICIPATES IN COMMITTEE AND INSTITUTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Attends nursing faculty meetings as scheduled; functions as a member of assigned committees to develop the instructional program and promotes the educational philosophy of the college; is familiar with the Mission and Philosophy of Washington State Community College and is knowledgeable about college programs; participates in student enrollment activities including recruitment and registration; gathers data for annual program assessment / systematic plan for evaluation, four-year program review, and participates in five-year site visit by the Ohio Board of Nursing; attends graduation ceremonies.

Qualifications – Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Completion of an approved professional nursing education program; experience for at least two years in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse; a master’s degree; if the individual does not possess a bachelor of science in nursing degree, the master’s or other academic degree, including, but not limited to a Ph.D., shall be in nursing or if the individual possesses a bachelor of science in nursing degree, the master’s degree may be, but is not required to be, in nursing, and current active licensure as a registered nurse in Ohio and West Virginia. Computer literate. Willingness to work an irregular schedule as assigned (days, evenings, weekends).
  • Current active licensure as a Registered Nurse in Ohio and West Virginia.
  • Maintains CE’s as required by Ohio and West Virginia.
  • Participates in professional activities such as: professional memberships, conferences, and networking.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Utilizes technology such as: email, student information system, and learning management system.
  • Demonstrates organizational skills in record keeping.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, caring / positive attitude, ability to work as a member of a team, and attention to detail.
  • Focuses on learner-centered educational process to help students succeed; refers students to appropriate college resources.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of educational theory, application, and individual learning styles.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in dealing with others.
  • Open to suggestions for improvement.
  • Is self-motivated and prioritizes work accordingly.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of college and department organizational structures.
  • Acts in accordance with the college’s mission, goals, and values.
  • Maintains a professional appearance.
  • Promotes safe working environment.

Reasonable accommodations may be requested and reviewed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

TO APPLY, PLEASE GO TO https://www.wscc.edu/about/offices/human-resources/current-openings/ (Application Process Section)

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • RN: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master's (Required)

License:

  • OH and WV RN (Required)