Nursing Education Specialist

Responsible for assisting nursing students, using supplemental instruction and programming, to develop cognitive and career-readiness skills that prepare students to successfully complete the CCC Nursing Program and pass the NCLEX-PN and/or NCLEX-RN. This position works with students to identify their strengths, learning styles, and areas requiring further development, and to develop and implement remediation plans as needed.

  • Collaborates with nursing instructors to develop intervention plans or strategies for students identified as at-risk for not succeeding in a nursing course or the Nursing Program.
  • Develops, schedules, and provides supplemental instruction or training for nursing students year-round. Facilitates and schedules, in conjunction with appropriate faculty, review sessions, workshops, or study seminars for the NCLEX-RN or NCLEX-PN exam.
  • Develops, schedules, and provides supplemental instruction and needed support materials for identified high-risk courses, in collaboration with nursing faculty.
  • Follows up regularly with students to complete required intervention plans.
  • Monitors and tracks completion of intervention plans by students identified as at-risk, including nursing graduates who have not taken the NCLEX-RN or NCLEX-PN exams, and provides regular reports to the Nursing Director and faculty.
  • Documents instructional activities and strategies employed, including student attendance, completion and other relevant data, for the purposes of continuous quality improvement and maintaining the Nursing Program's accreditation.
  • Assists the Nursing Department in coordinating and administering standardized assessments.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements student retention strategies, as appropriate.
  • Develops and implements orientation and boot camp activities for all nursing students in collaboration with the Nursing Director and faculty.
  • Develops activities, in conjunction with the Lab Coordinator and provides instruction that will assist students in obtaining the psychomotor and technical skills necessary to meet clinical requirements.
  • Assesses and evaluates a nursing student's preparedness for clinical readiness.

Qualifications :

  • Earned Master's degree in Nursing, preferably nursing education, supplemented by a minimum of 2 years part-time clinical teaching experience.
  • Experience in assessment of student learning outcomes and remediation strategies required. Must have a solid knowledge base of internal ATI, NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN content.
  • Ability to identify trends in specific weak areas of nursing course content to successfully operationalize a district-wide NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN review.
  • Demonstrated current, detailed, and accurate knowledge of exit examinations, the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN as well as currency in knowledge in the field to provide academic support.
  • Current IL RN licensure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well as a team player.
  • Must be self-directed and innovative, able to assess current operations in an effort to improve the future goals of the District.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within six (6) months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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