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Adjunct, Nursing Lab

Employer
Monmouth University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 24, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Details



Monmouth University

Adjunct, Nursing Lab



Department: Nursing Department

Position Summary:
The Adjunct, Nursing Lab promotes student learning about specific clinical tasks through visual and kinesthetic modalities. Instructors not only teach the task but the rationale behind the task and emphasize safety points. Adjunct, Nursing Lab will also assist with simulations, tutoring, remediation, medication calculation, clinical referrals and Nursing Care Plan assistance.

The Adjunct, Nursing Lab divide students into small groups to practice a procedure or provide individual supervised practices. This involves practicing on other students when appropriate, for example, when students are learning to take vital signs. Students also practice on mannequins, for example, when they are learning the process for urinary catheterization. Students may also have the opportunity to practice on specially built clinical simulation devices. The Adjunct, Nursing Lab gives feedback as needed. In addition to helping them practice, this process also helps them build confidence in their hands-on nursing skills.

After students learn specific clinical skills, the Adjunct, Nursing Lab will assess them while they perform a return demonstration (a demonstration of that skill). The Adjunct, Nursing Lab may be required to check off their demonstration against specific criteria (Skills Checklist) and use equipment to assess their skills. For example, in a vital signs return demonstration one might use a dual headed stethoscope to ensure that the instructor and the student are hearing the same blood pressure sounds.

The skills lab grade is pass/fail based on successful demonstration of the assigned skills for the course.

Specific skills being taught and evaluated on in the Pre-Licensure BSN program at Monmouth University include:

  • Personal Hygiene and patient mobility
  • Medication Administration- Parental and Non-Parental Medications
  • IV access and medication administration
  • Catheter skills- Foley Insertion and Removal, Straight Catheter Insertion and external catheter care
  • Airway management including Tracheostomy Care and suctioning
  • Enteral feedings and Medication administration
  • Diabetes management and Administering Insulin
  • Infection control including Handwashing and Personal Protective Equipment
  • Surgical asepsis, Wound Care and Drain Maintenance
  • Vital Signs
  • Assessment Skills (Adult and pediatric)
  • Elimination Skills- enemas and ostomies
  • Nasogastric tube insertion and removal
  • Blood Administration
  • Closed-Chest Drainage
  • Specimen collections

    This is an in-person, on-campus, non-remote position.



    Required Degree, License or Certifications:
    Bachelor's degree

    Required Skills or Software:
    Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

    Required Years of Experience:

    Other Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in the field of Nursing.



  • Current New Jersey State license in Nursing.

  • Must possess coaching and team-building skills to foster supportive working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and community stakeholders.

  • Must be able to work independently and problem solve. Effective interpersonal relationships and the ability to promote student and program success in a team environment. Experience with technology and/or computer hardware or software and the ability to learn new technology and software programs quickly.

  • Requires some flexibility regarding scheduled hours, may include some weekends and evenings. Physical ability to lift, move, maintain and set up computer, audio-visual and simulation lab equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. without assistance.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Clinical experience.
  • Higher education/college-level teaching experience in Nursing.





Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 01/16/2024
Closing Date:


Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,000 students in 62 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Parks legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" in the Regional Universities North category, is listed in The Princeton Review's "The Best 389 Colleges: 2024 Edition", Money magazine's "Best Colleges in America 2023," Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2023", and is recognized in Washington Monthly's annual college guide and rankings.

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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