This position provides educational leadership, ensures a quality learning environment for all students, and plans, organizes, implements, and assesses didactic, laboratory, and clinical experiences as assigned within the vision, mission, values, and learning domains of the College. In alignment with the College mission, faculty incorporate innovative teaching and learning strategies to develop health care professionals who promote the health of individuals, families, and communities. The academic triad which includes the areas of teaching, scholarship and service defines faculty responsibilities and reflects knowledge, proficiency, and culture care. Demonstration of participation in teaching, scholarship, and service activities is expected.
With a presence in the Quad Cities for more than 100 years, Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences has become the community leader in developing experienced and knowledgeable health professionals. We currently offer four academic degree programs:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
Associate of Applied Science in Radiography
Our academic programs are well-respected and focus on the development of the critical thinking and practical skills necessary for entry into today’s fast-changing health care environment. Through our affiliation with Trinity Regional Health System, our students are able to work with some of the most technologically advanced equipment in the medical field, in both simulated and clinical settings.
Our dedicated faculty and staff work closely with other area health care professionals, bringing a collaborative and holistic approach to the curriculum.
Teaching and Assessment
Organizes and delivers didactic and/or clinical experiences for students that assist students in meeting course and program goals.
Instructs and evaluates students in classroom and clinical settings in alignment with the College mission by incorporating innovative teaching and learning strategies.
Maintains practice expertise in areas of instruction.
Utilizes appropriate, varied, active, and creative teaching and assessment methods, to include formative and summative assessments.
Completes course summaries and analyzes data to use for course and program improvement.
Program and College Support
Represents Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences in the most positive manner while interacting effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and other customers of our services.
Enhances personal and professional development through continuing education; exercises personal competency in educational policies, areas of practice expertise, and facility policy.
Participates in continuous quality improvement and evaluation for the program and the College, including general education components.
Participates in studies, reports, and curriculum revisions.
Collaborates with others to achieve Program goals.
Attends all mandatory in-services and participates in recruitment activities.
Participates in the coordination of College activities.
Serves on a Standing Committee of the Faculty Senate and participates in Department meetings.
Participates in scholarly activities (discovery, teaching, application, integration) based on the rank description.
Projects a professional image in the College environment and community and serves as an ambassador of the College.
Promotes positive College relations.
Responds to student requests and emails in a timely and professional manner.
Establishes and maintains scheduled office hours.
Provides academic advising and assistance.
Participates in student-related extracurricular activities.
Basic Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences – UPH Performance Criteria
Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
Demonstrates the ability to meet the business needs of the department with regular, reliable attendance.
Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA, FERPA, TITLE IX, and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding higher education and healthcare.
Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
Is knowledgeable of College, hospital, and department compliance requirements commensurate with position (Title IV, Title IX, Campus Violence). Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of the supervisor. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
Supports vision, mission, and values of Trinity College.
Previous teaching experience at the baccalaureate level
Previous teaching experience at the graduate level preferred
Registered Nurse license in both Iowa and Illinois or be eligible to do so
Excellent communication skills
UnityPoint Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, UnityPoint Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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