Full-time Faculty: Nursing (Medical-Surgical Emphasis)
Full-time, Tenure-track, Nursing Faculty (Medical-Surgical Emphasis) effective with Fall 2021 semester (8/16/2021)
FACULTY RESPONSIBILITIES (representative):
- Provides didactic and clinical instruction for the first year, first semester, college-level Adult Medical-Surgical courses in accordance with institutional and course goals and objectives.
- In collaboration with semester-level faculty:
- Selects texts, supplemental documents and other learning resources;
- Sets attainable instructional goals and objectives compatible with approved rationale for courses;
- Evaluates students to determine progress toward course goals and objectives, providess feedback, assign final grades, determines correct course placement, and when appropriate, evaluates experience and knowledge for the purpose of granting credit.
- Maintains a minimum of ten (10) posted office hours per week, with at least 8 hours per week on campus.
- Maintains accurate records of student grades and communicates information on a timely basis to the appropriate institutional office.
- Provides a syllabus to each nursing student that meets the requirements of the OAC, Responsibilities of Faculty Teaching a Nursing Course, specific to required syllabi content.
- Implements college-approved course outlines.
- Identifies learning needs of students.
- Advises students of course expectations, maintains written record of student progress, and communicates final grades to students and appropriate institutional office.
- Facilitates an environment conducive to learning.
- Encourages critical thinking and clinical reasoning in students.
- Designs and implements teaching strategies that will assist a nursing student to meet the course outcomes.
- Uses principles of adult learning, cognitive learning, and novice to expert theories when interacting with students.
- Acquires, maintains, and applies knowledge of current instructional methodologies and materials.
- Promotes student awareness of personal attitudes and feelings which impact professional relationships.
- Plans students’ clinical experiences based on course/clinical outcomes and student learning needs.
- Supervises student practice by providing guidance, direction, and support appropriate to the clinical situation.
- Supervises nursing students for each clinical experience involving the delivery of nursing care to an individual or group of individuals.
- Functions only in the role of faculty during the student’s clinical experience.
- Provides feedback for student growth and success.
- Evaluates each nursing student’s experience, achievement, and progress in relation to the clinical outcomes, with input from the teaching assistant, if utilized.
- Ensures that the ratio for direct patient care experiences shall be no greater than ten students to one faculty or teaching assistant, or a smaller ratio in clinical settings where necessary to ensure the safe delivery of nursing care.
- Assigns observational experiences as appropriate to meet course outcomes and align with the requirements and definitions of the OAC.
- Provides supervision and feedback to part-time clinical faculty as assigned.
COURSE AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
- Recommends to the division dean the revision, deletion or addition of courses or curricula.
- Evaluates and recommends catalog and support material revisions.
- Maintains updated course outlines according to prescribed college procedures; develop course syllabus.
- Implements nursing program curriculum at the course level based on accreditation standards.
- Conducts and analyses course evaluation at the end of each nursing course.
- Uses course level data to drive decision-making.
- Reports findings of course-level data to colleagues, using feedback to improve the course.
SERVICE TO THE COLLEGE, PROFESSION AND COMMUNITY
- Remains current with the field(s) of assigned instruction and related occupational areas.
- Collaborates with peers and college community.
- Acquires, maintains and applies knowledge of current instructional methodologies and materials.
- Participates in accreditation processes and college, division and department committees and meetings. Participates in Ohio Board of Nursing approval processes.
- Embodies the principles of the Caritas Philosophy.
- Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) with a preferred emphasis on Medical-Surgical Nursing (required).
- Current and relevant clinical experience (required).
- Currently possesses or has ability to obtain an unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio (required).
- Demonstrated teaching experience (preferred).
- Demonstrated teaching in various modalities (preferred).
- Prior experience with curriculum development, accreditation standards and teaching (preferred).
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Lakeland provides a competitive compensation package, with initial salary dependent upon education and experience. College benefits include healthcare and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance, and tuition fee waiver.
Please review Lakeland's Total Compensation for Full-time Faculty.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Click on ‘Apply Now’ and submit a: 1) Completed college employment application, 2) Current curriculum vitae, 3) Cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, 4) Statement of teaching philosophy, and 5) Unofficial college transcripts.
Applications will be received until the position is filled but, in order to receive full consideration, candidates are encouraged to submit their application materials by April 12, 2021.
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Lakeland Community College is an equal access and equal opportunity employer. We have a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seek a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, people with disabilities and people over 40. Under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. If your disability requires special accommodations to participate in the application/interview process, contact the Human Resources Office at 440-525-7575.