Adventist Education

A Journey to Excellence
Walla Walla University
May. 18, 2023
Resumes Due:
Jun. 30, 2023

Description: Walla Walla University’s School of Nursing seeks applications for a faculty with expertise in chronic illness nursing to be the lead instructor in a course entitled “Nursing of the Chronically Ill.” This senior level course teaches care for adult and pediatric patients in a variety of health care settings. At this time, clinical labs are completed at various settings in the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. Students care for patients in the areas of medical, surgical, home health, hospice, hemodialysis, infusion centers, pain clinics, and case management. Students are supervised by an on-site preceptor from the clinical setting and visited by a clinical instructor on a weekly basis. The lead faculty member is responsible for teaching all class material (4 hours/week), supervising one lab group of 8 students 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. Classes are on Mondays and Tuesdays and lab days (there are a few nights) are typically on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (rotating), and occasionally on a Saturday evening and Sunday day shift. The successful candidate will be a dedicated Seventh-day Adventist Christian committed to integrating their faith with teaching and scholarship. Other responsibilities: • Share responsibility for teaching an elective course • Teaching a sophomore level summer course every other summer • Various committee memberships within the School of Nursing • Participate in curriculum revision

Experience: • Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN in progress may be considered) • Earned doctorate or current enrollment in a doctoral program strongly preferred • Extensive knowledge of adult chronicity issues • At least 3-5 years of full-time nursing experience in setting related to adult chronic illness • 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 a changing health care system • Able to work with all types of learners Please visit for more details and to complete WWU's on-line faculty employment application which should include a cover letter, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy. Please Note: WWU doesn't have a resume due date for applying, interviews are ongoing and once the position is filled, the job posting will be removed from WWU's website. The resume due date on the NAD website is a place holder.