Clinical Adjunct - Mental Health - Nursing

Elmhurst University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 12, 2023
Job Summary

This position works in clinical settings with groups of nursing students, helping students apply theory to practice situations and develop critical thinking skills. Hours vary by course, and range from 6-12 hour days, depending on the clinical site. Areas of expertise include psychiatric health. Positions are needed for both graduate and undergraduate student groups.

Essential Functions

1. Supervise the clinical experience of a group of nursing students (5-8 students per group).
2. Grade clinical paperwork.
3. Communicate with course coordinator re: progress of clinical students.
4. Serve as a liaison between the clinical agency and the course coordinator.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

MSN with minimum 2 years of experience as a registered nurse and active unencumbered Illinois RN license for graduate students.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Previous teaching experience.
2. MSN preferred for undergraduate students.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Must be able to provide nursing care to groups of patients; supervise unlicensed nursing students; transportation to clinical agency sites.

Work Hours

Hours vary by course, and range from 6-12 hour days, depending on the clinical site.

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Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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