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Description: Walla Walla University’s School of Nursing seeks applications for a full-time tenure track position teaching beginning nursing students on the College Place, Washington campus (main campus).
This faculty member will be clinically focused as the primary instructor responsible for planning, set up and instruction in the skills lab and direct clinical supervision of students in the clinical agencies. Additional responsibilities include student academic advising and committee work. Classroom teaching may also be required, but is not the primary focus of this position.
The teaching responsibilities include:
• Fundamentals of Nursing (Autumn - sophomores)
• Health Assessment and the Nursing Process (Winter -sophomores)
• Pharmacology in Nursing (Spring - sophomores)
• Medical Terminology (Spring – health science/health promotion majors)
Sophomore clinical nursing classes are typically co-taught with another full-time nursing faculty member (the Associate Dean) as well as various part-time clinical instructors. At the present time, some courses are co-taught while some are not.
The primary focus of the sophomore level courses is to learn basic skills and begin to apply them to direct patient care. Prior to practicing skills in any agency, students must demonstrate safety and proficiency in the skills lab.
All clinical instruction for the Autumn quarter (Fundamentals) is in the skills lab with an emphasis on basic care, procedures requiring sterile technique and medication administration. Winter quarter clinical instruction begins in the skills lab with instruction of physical examination techniques progressing to direct patient care in a long-term care facility to practice and enhance assessment and previously learned skills. Spring quarter labs are all direct patient care focused and occur in the local acute care hospital.
This individual is not required to teach during the summer at the present time, but may share the responsibility of communicating with student advisee’s or prospective students during the summer.
Experience: • Master’s Degree in Nursing REQUIRED
• Doctorate or enrolled in a doctoral program a plus
• At least 3-5 years of full-time nursing experience in nursing
• Teaching experience preferred
• Must have RN license in Washington by the beginning of the school year.
• Good communication skills
• Able to work with students individually and in small groups
• Well organized with an air of confidence
• Able to work independently and coordinate the activities of others
• Adaptability to changing health care system
• Able to work with all types of learners
Contact:Dr. Lucille Krull10345 SE Market St
Portland, OR firstname.lastname@example.org