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Undergraduate Nursing (Campus) - Adjunct Faculty - Lab Instructors
Simmons University


Date Posted Mar. 15, 2022
Title Undergraduate Nursing (Campus) - Adjunct Faculty - Lab Instructors
University Simmons University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Adjunct Professor
    Lecturer/Instructor
  • Nursing - General
 
 


Undergraduate Nursing (Campus) - Adjunct Faculty - Lab Instructors



Main Campus - Boston, MA
R08249

The adjunct lab instructor will prepare students for the clinical experience through an orientation to policies and procedures, conduct a review with students of prerequisites for individual clinical rotations, and become acquainted with faculty requirements for clinical site experiences. (Each student will have the clinical requirements practice reviewed, as well as prerequisite coursework completed, prior to entry into the clinical workplace).

The lab instructor will make known to students in writing and online, the goals and requirements of each course, the nature of the course content and the methods of evaluation to be employed. A clear understanding of the legal liability of the preceptor/clinical instructor role and the purpose of clinical seminar will be reviewed with the students during the first synchronous session and in the course syllabus. Students will apply, synthesize and evaluate content from nursing theory and sciences in the clinical practice setting. Students will work with patients from across the life span.

Lab instructors must have a minimum of a BSN with 5 years of experience or an MSN or be matriculated in a Master's in Nursing program. Lab instructors must be licensed in Massachusetts, as indicated in the employment agreement. It is up to the lab instructor to obtain and maintain all assigned licenses throughout the course of their assignment.

Specific Duties

  • Attend a faculty orientation at Simmons at the beginning of the semester and all team meetings with the Course Coordinator throughout the semester.
  • Implement academic and professional standards set forth in the School of Nursing Student Handbook.
  • Adhere to all policies set forth in the School of Nursing Faculty Handbook.
  • Assume responsibility of classroom teaching and the clinical supervision of 6-10 students per lab.
  • Plan and select appropriate clinical experiences which will meet the stated course objectives and student learning needs.
  • Participate in the selection of instructional materials, library resources, and equipment for the learning resource center.
  • Evaluate students' written assignments as designated by course coordinator.
  • Maintain evaluative records of student clinical performance and conference with students regarding their progress at mid-term and end of semester.
  • Maintain communication with the course coordinator on a regular basis regarding student clinical progress.
  • Mentor and serve as a role model for undergraduate students.
  • Alert students to focus on problematic areas early thereby providing each student an opportunity to refine skills.
  • Demonstrate attitudes and qualities consistent with the ethics of the health professions including:
    • Leadership skills in the area of peer review
    • Quality assurance
    • Community involvement while promoting the health of population groups
    • Respect for the student's faculty, curriculum, and program
  • Prepare summary evaluation of student performance at termination of course, review with student, and submit signed forms to course coordinator.
  • Contribute to the evaluation of course activities at the termination of the course.
  • Professional, community, and scholarly activities are encouraged.
  • Other duties as assigned from the Director of the Undergraduate Nursing program


Please confirm with your Program Director and/or Course Coordinator for any course specific required responsibilities, not outlined above.

Additional Information:

Applications will be accepted continuously into the pool and will be drawn upon to fill vacancies as they become available. Candidates are encouraged to offer updates of their CVs and contact information, as necessary.

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (resume/cv and cover letter) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the Application Materials box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.


To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Undergraduate-Nursing--Campus----Adjunct-Faculty---Lab-Instructors_R08249

Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.


 
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