Clinical Educational Assistant Nursing Program

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Part Time

Posted: August 9, 2021
Level: Educational Assistant
Hours: Part-time up to 17 hours per week
Closing Date: Continuous Recruitment-Filled on an as-needed basis


Naugatuck Valley Community College
Northwestern Community College

Anticipated Start Date:

Fall 2021

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Health Sciences and Director of Nursing, the incumbent is responsible for teaching, supervising, and evaluating undergraduate pre-licensure associate degree nursing students in a clinical or laboratory setting.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Nursing with one (1) or more years of clinical experience; or a combination of education, training and experience that is equivalent and in compliance with the State Board of Nursing regulations and program accreditation standards. Unencumbered Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Connecticut required.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

  • Proficiency in the skills and knowledge related to the assigned area of nursing practice.
  • Clinical instruction, supervision, and evaluation
  • Use of various assessment methods to evaluate student performance in clinical settings.
  • Comprehensive familiarity with accreditation standards in assigned discipline.
  • Evidence of compliance with all clinical placement requirements, which may include background and toxicology screenings.
  • Compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current clinical experience in acute care medical surgical nursing.
  • Clinical teaching experience in an academic setting.
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of Program Director, the clinical educational assistant is responsible for the supervision, instruction, and evaluation of nursing students in the clinical agency and clinical laboratory setting by effective performance in these essential duties:

  • Teach in accordance with approved course description, learning outcomes, and schedule.
  • Correlate clinical education with didactic education.
  • Conduct clinical and laboratory experiences at specified times in the schedule in accordance with program policy for method of training.
  • Provide virtual and simulation instructional support in collaboration with course faculty.
  • Provide instruction in the clinical setting, including pre and post conferences.
  • Provide educational opportunities that benefit students throughout the learning process.
  • Incorporate principles of learning in the planning and implementation of clinical instruction.
  • Documents and issues conference reports and referrals to students per program policies.
  • Accurately completes students’ clinical performance documents and submits all documentation at the conclusion of the course to the Course Leader.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

The physical demands of this position are consistent with the demands of someone working as a nurse in the field. These include, but are not limited to, standing for extended periods of time, lifting, moving, and manipulating patients and equipment, and quickly responding to emergency situations. Incumbents travel to multiple clinical instruction sites and need to be able to drive a private passenger automobile or to arrange for alternative transportation.

Starting Salary:

$86.27 hourly.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Director of Equal Employment Opportunity



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