The College of Health Sciences and Human Services at Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX is seeking applications for an Instructor & Clinical Coordinator (2 positions). This is a 12-month, non-tenure track position located in Stephenville, TX.
Applications accepted only online at www.tarleton.edu/jobs
This position is essential in placement and clinical compliance of our students in both pre licensure and post licensure departments. The position also collaborates with community partners for contracts, volunteering, and required clinical rotations for students.
Teaching: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect the current levels of knowledge in the discipline; Exhibit willingness to work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify professional development activities which will lead to effective student learning outcomes. Primary responsibility in the Department of Nursing will be effective teaching in the classroom, skills lab, simulation, and clinical areas for undergraduate students; Design and /or implement course(s)/clinical(s) consistent with the programs curriculum; Create a positive, effective, learning environment for students in all areas; Collect and use evaluation data to improve teaching, learning, and student competency; Function as an effective, cohesive team member; Be present on campus and available for student access and inquiry.
Administrative and Service: Works at the direction of the Department Head regarding Affiliation Agreements: Keep affiliation agreement table and binder organized and up dated; Identify what facilities are being used for clinical in each course and request new facilities to the Department Head; Monitor affiliation agreements and alert Department Head to upcoming expirations. Coordinate clinical placement of students which involves communication with faculty (including all campuses), nursing administrators (Department Head and Directors of Academic Programs), and facilities; Coordinate preceptor agreements; Coordinate student clinical requirements (immunizations, CPR, vaccines, background check) for undergraduate and graduate students; Work with vendor for student clinical requirements and coordinate the process, as necessary, between vendor, faculty, and students; Maintain current status in using Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFHC) software to be able to request student placements in clinical sites in the metroplex; Maintain DFHC and HIPAA Blackboard websites where students complete requirements for clinical sites; Performs other duties as assigned.
Faculty members in the rank of instructor must hold at least a Master degree in Nursing; Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include a Masters degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justification. (Faculty members eligible for tenure track must be actively working toward the doctorate or terminal degree approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the academic area they serve).
Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Eligibility for current RN License in the State of Texas.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.