Adventist Education

A Journey to Excellence
Walla Walla University
May. 28, 2020
Resumes Due:
Jul. 15, 2020

Description: Walla Walla University’s School of Nursing seeks applications for a tenure track position with the primary role as lead instructor the course called “Nursing of the Acutely Ill Adult” (Medical-Surgical Nursing). This is a junior level course where students care for adult patients in an acute care setting. At this time, clinical labs are taught at Adventist Health Portland (Adventist Medical Center) next to the School of Nursing on the Portland campus. Students care for patients in a variety of areas including medical, surgical, orthopedics and telemetry etc. Students also rotate through clinical experiences in the GI lab, main OR and in short stay (IV skills). Students are supervised in clinical with a teacher in the facility at all times. This lead faculty member is responsible for teaching all class material (4 hours/week), supervising one lab group of 8 students in lab for 16+ hours/week, supervision of two part-time clinical instructors who teach other lab groups and coordination of all schedules and post-conference activities. Class days on Mondays and Tuesdays and lab days are Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (rotating). Other responsibilities: • Share responsibility for teaching an elective course entitled: Interpreting Lab Values. • Teaching a sophomore level summer course (Fundamentals of Nursing) every other summer. • Various Committee memberships within the School of Nursing.

Experience: Master’s Degree in Nursing REQUIRED Earned doctorate or current enrollment in a doctoral program strongly preferred Extensive knowledge of medical-surgical nursing At least 3-5 years of full-time nursing experience an acute care setting Teaching experience preferred Must have RN licensure in OR and WA 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