Instructor, Nursing Medical/Surgical
Initial Review Date: 02/25/2022*
*Any complete applications received after the review date will
only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently
accepting applications for the faculty position of Instructor,
Nursing Medical/Surgical, De Anza College. We have three (3)
Foothill - De Anza Community College District Mission
The mission of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is
student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by
core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every
member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning
environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and
innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of
our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible,
quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly
educated and socially responsible community that supports an
equitable and just future for California.
De Anza College Mission Statement:
De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural
learning environment that challenges students of every background
to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize
their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their
communities, the nation and the world.
De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in
creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes
contained within the college's Institutional Core
Communication and expression
Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:
Under the direction of the Division Dean, Biological and Health
Sciences, teach assignments and/or courses in the Nursing program
for Associate Degree Nursing Students with diverse learning styles.
This includes incorporating cross-cultural knowledge into both
theory and clinical practice in Nursing. Participate in all aspects
of curriculum development and evaluation, which includes
multicultural perspectives and practices. Establish effective
working relationships with nursing faculty and nursing service
personnel in clinical agencies. Attend college, nursing faculty and
agency meetings. Additional responsibilities include being
available for program student mentoring and advising.
Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and
evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours,
attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional
growth activities, service on district and/or college committees,
and performing other duties consistent with the role of an
instructor. Instructors also have the opportunity to participate in
campus extra-curricular activities.
1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural
backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community
college students, faculty and staff.
2. Master's in nursing OR Bachelor's in nursing AND Master's in
health education or health science OR the equivalent OR the minimum
qualifications as set by the Board of Registered Nursing, whichever
3. A current, active license as a Registered Nurse in
4. Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5)
years in the nursing areas (geriatrics, medical-surgical, mental-
health/psychiatric nursing, obstetrics, or pediatrics) to which the
faculty is assigned, that can be met either one of the following:
One (1) year's continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience
providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the
designated nursing area; OR One (1) academic year of registered
nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing
area or its equivalent that demonstrate clinical competency; AND
Validated clinical competence. “Clinically competent” means that a
nursing program faculty member possesses and exercises the degree
of learning, skill, care and experience ordinarily possessed and
exercised by staff level registered nurses of the nursing area to
which the faculty member is assigned. The equivalent of one (1)
year's teaching experience can be met by: (a) teaching in a pre- or
post-licensure registered nursing program for one academic year; OR
(b) completion of a post-baccalaureate registered nursing
educational course that includes practice in teaching registered
nursing given by an accredited college or nursing school. The
course includes teaching strategies, course outline and lesson plan
development, evaluation, and practice teaching.
Experience as an instructor in pre or post licensure nursing
Experience with simulation, technology and computer assisted
Experience developing inclusive and effective culturally
responsive classroom activities.
The ability to design and apply varied teaching strategies to
successfully engage, inspire and retain students with diverse
backgrounds and learning styles.
Participation in professional nursing and/or educational
Ability to meet physical requirements of floor nurse including
but not restricted to ability to work in a fast-paced environment
with Code Blue and/or Rapid Response Team (RRT), ability to move
objects/occupied beds with enough strength to perform effective
CPR, must have adequate strength, dexterity and ability to assist
with cardio version, drawing blood, preparing and giving an
injection, ear and eye drops and provide respiratory
Ability to work well as a member of a team.
Indoor, office environment.
(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or
without reasonable accommodations)
Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Vision sufficient to read various materials.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of
Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of
Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.
A District on-line application to be completed at http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/
*In the application, you will provide information, which
demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for
the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and
cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of
community college students, faculty and staff.
Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your
life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment
to diversity, equity and inclusion.
A cover letter detailing your background and experience,
skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred
qualifications of this position.
A current resume of all work experience, formal education and
Scan/photo copy of a current, active license as a Registered
Nurse in California.
If you wish to request equivalency for this position
believe you do not otherwise meet minimum qualifications via
educational degree attainment as specified), you may submit the
Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted
with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of
this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word
document with your application packet. http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/Equivalency.pdf
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee
will not review your application packet. Application materials not
required (including reference letters) for this position will not
be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must
be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.
Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application
and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your
submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions
within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our
“Applicant Information” webpage to assist with technical
difficulties at: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/a-applicant-instructions.html
$60,490.00 - $99,345.00 annually plus
benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's verified
education and experience.
For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to:
Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for
employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee
assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and
basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits are also available
such as legal assistance, pet insurance, and long-term care.
Faculty are also eligible for paid professional development leaves
and stipends for educational and professional development.
For information on our benefits package that includes medical for
employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Full-time, Tenure-track, 10-months per
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to
complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no
later than the closing date of the announcement.
The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of
authorization to work in the U.S.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse
applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by
applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred
will be the responsibility of the applicant.
For more information about our application process contact:
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
This position will become Open Until Filled after the initial
Closing Date. Any complete applications received while the position
is Open Until Filled will be reviewed by the hiring committee only
upon committee request.
To apply, visit https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/340?c=fhda