The Clinical Instructor has responsibility for teaching primarily
in the clinical and laboratory settings and also in the classroom;
incorporates evidence-based practice into teaching activities and
maintains a commitment to serving the School of Nursing (SON).
Applicants must have completed the SON compliance requirements for
faculty teaching in the clinical setting and any additional
compliance requirements of the institutions where clinical teaching
is assigned including but not limited to a background check,
documentation of vaccinations and titers, and required training.
Starting salary is dependent on years of demonstrated teaching
experience, degree, and the evaluation of the program
This role requires demonstrated knowledge, competence, and
experience in a specialty area of practice as a direct care
provider and clinical educator. The role requires excellent
organizational, written, and oral interpersonal communication
skills. This position reports to the Clinical Coordinator for the
MSN (Entry into Nursing) Program.
- Responsible for teaching in the clinical, lab, and classroom
settings including simulation approaches to teaching in the
pre-licensure and MSN post-licensure Programs as assigned by the
Executive Vice Dean and relevant Program Directors.
- Maintains current clinical competency and knowledge of current
evidence in the literature required to teach in the clinical, lab,
and classroom settings assigned.
- Maintains current curriculum vitae (CV) according to the SON CV
- Follows the direction of the relevant program directors
regarding the adoption of teaching approaches to achieve academic
- Works under the direction of the Theory Course Coordinator when
serving as Clinical Course Coordinator to ensure integration of the
theory and clinical content of the course.
- Works under the direction of the Clinical Course Coordinator or
Lab Course Coordinator when leading a clinical or laboratory
- Attends course planning meetings as directed by the Clinical
Course Coordinator or Course Coordinator.
- Completes all training as directed by the Clinical Course
Coordinator, Course Coordinator or Program Director.
- Meets all compliance requirements of the clinical sites
- Attends orientation for the clinical sites assigned.
- Ensures that all students in the assigned clinical group have
completed compliance requirements for the assigned clinical
- Applies principles of adult learning and evidence-based
- Prepares and submits incident reports related to student
exposures according to site and SON policies.
- Takes students to the Occupational Health Clinic following
exposures as directed by the Infectious Disease or Occupational
Health official at the clinical site.
- Adheres to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
(FERPA) that protects the privacy of student educational
- Works collaboratively with nurse managers, staff nurses, and
other representatives of the clinical units assigned.
- Meets with students as requested or when necessary to address
student performance concerns.
- Works closely with students’ academic advisor, Course
Coordinator, Clinical coordinator for the MSN (Entry into Nursing)
Program, and Program Director when a student’s performance in
clinical/lab/course places the student at risk for failure.
- Provides students with a recommended plan for academic
improvement as needed and follows up to determine if student
- Provides timely feedback to students on their
- Initiates a clinical/lab/course warning if appropriate.
- Participates in relevant Progression Committee meetings for
students who have not achieved academic success in the course.
- Communicates in writing with students, Course Coordinator,
Clinical Coordinator for the MSN (Entry into Nursing) Program,
relevant Program Director, and student’s academic advisor if the
student is not passing at midterm or at the end of the course.
- Orients, mentors and evaluates part-time clinical instructors
in their teaching role if serving as a Clinical Course
- Takes on a clinical group for an absent clinical instructor if
serving in the Clinical Course Coordinator role.
- Communicates concerns about non-academic student issues to the
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
- Participates in preparation for and activities during academic
- Participates in all open houses, special student days,
orientation, degree completion ceremonies and graduations unless
excused by the Department Chair.
- Demonstrates teaching approaches in the simulation lab for
visitors or potential students.
- Serves on departmental and school committees as assigned by the
Clinical Coordinator for the MSN (Entry into Nursing) Program.
- Participates in professional activities such as being a member
of a professional organization associated with the clinical
instructor’s clinical practice specialty.
- Develops a plan annually with the Clinical Coordinator for the
MSN (Entry into Nursing) Program in collaboration with the MSN
(Entry into Nursing) Program Director for maintaining the clinical
competency required to meet SON teaching needs.
Current licensure as a registered nurse in good standing in
- Doctoral degree in nursing
- Ability to comply with the Technical Standards Policy for
- Experience in a nursing practice role
- Experience in a clinical teaching role
- Documented effectiveness in collaboration and
- Ability to effectively manage details and problem solve in a
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse
faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so at
Johns Hopkins University SON
Able to travel to clinical facilities in the Baltimore-Washington
Experience in higher education including teaching, simulation
instruction, accreditation, program review or assessment
Please complete all fields and upload all required documents.
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The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,
laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving
community contact requires documentation of immune status against
Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella
(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the
Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include
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vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory
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documentation from their own health care providers. Any
vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost
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