Clinical Instructor-MSN AGPCNP (1k sign on bonus)
The School of Nursing seeks dynamic, innovative Clinical faculty in the Master of Science in the Nursing program's Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) to supervise practicum (clinical) students in the nurse practitioner specialties. The key responsibilities of the position are to teach courses in the specialty area and: Evaluate student achievement of course objectives and submit grades. Participate in the course and teacher effectiveness evaluation process. Maintain and participate in effective communication with students. Part Time/Contributing - Clinical Instructors are encouraged to participate in appropriate faculty development activities at the School or College including orientation and are invited to attend general School of Nursing faculty meetings and specialty track-specific meetings. This position reports to the AGPCNP Specialty Coordinator in the MSN program in the School of Nursing. Part-time Clinical faculty members will also work with other faculty as well as administrators in the College. Walden's MSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). What to expect as a Walden Clinical Instructor: Clinical Instructor will educate Walden University students by effectively and proficiently using online technology and practicum environments so that knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted to and shared with students in thoughtful, carefully formulated, well written, and timely methods. This is accomplished in an environment that is respectful of student. Part-Time/Contributing - Clinical Instructors are expected to adhere to all Walden University Faculty expectations, which are clearly set forth to the Faculty Member at the start of his/her employment with the University Walden University. Training: All new Faculty Members receive specific training from Walden University in the techniques of teaching, use of an electronic learning platform, specifics of the policies, procedures and degree programs of the School or College in which they are going to teach, socialization into the Walden University culture, and assessment of academic integrity of student work. Licensing/Certification: Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, work currently as NP, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and may be expected to be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific programs. Faculty Members must maintain their licenses and any appropriate certifications in order to continue to teach at Walden University. Faculty Members are also expected to maintain currency with research by reviewing articles, journals, and presentations. If participating in research, the Faculty Member may publish and acknowledge Walden University. EVIDENCE OF CURRENT RN AND APRN LICENSE IN ONE OF THE 50 STATES IN THE US REQUIRED. ALL NP FACULTY ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO OBTAIN RN AND APRN LICENSURE IN THE STATE OF MN AND PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF CURRENT ADVANCED PRACTICE CERTIFICATION BEFORE HIRE AS NURSE PRACTITIONER FACULTY AT WALDEN UNIVERSITY. THIS POSITION MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A BONUS UPON HIRE. Education and/or Experience:
Earned Masters in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited institution,
with demonstrated coursework in the advanced nursing practice
specialties:, adult nurse practitioner/gerontology nurse
practitioner, women's health nurse practitioner, pediatrics nurse
A minimum of one year experience of teaching or precepting
Two years clinical/practical experience as a family nurse
practitioner, adult nurse practitioner and/or gerontology nurse
practitioner, women's health nurse practitioner, or pediatric nurse
Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs
of students earning their degrees in a distance learning
Excellent oral and written communication, leadership, team,
collaboration and interpersonal skills.
National certification in the area of adult-gerontology acute
care nurse practitioner, adult-gerontology primary care nurse
practitioner family nurse practitioner, psychiatric mental health
nurse practitioner, ,women's health nurse practitioner, or
pediatric nurse practitioner.
- EVIDENCE OF CURRENT RN AND APRN LICENSE IN ONE OF THE 50 STATES IN THE US REQUIRED. ALL NP FACULTY ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO OBTAIN RN AND APRN LICENSURE IN THE STATE OF MN BEFORE HIRE AS NURSE PRACTITIONER FACULTY AT WALDEN UNIVERSITY. ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS WILL BE SUPPORTED THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS OF OBTAINING RN AND APRN LICENSURE IN THE STATE OF MN AND COMPENSATED FOR LICENSURE RELATED EXPENSES.