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Faculty, Nursing (Pediatrics)

Hagerstown Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hagerstown Community College is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for a full-time Faculty, Nursing (Pediatrics) position.


The faculty member is responsible for classroom and clinical teaching in the nursing program and for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the program and students in conjunction with the Director of Nursing. Maintains current licensure as a Registered Nurse in The State of Maryland and adheres to all regulations in the Maryland Nurse Practice Act. In addition to nursing, the faculty member participates actively as a member of the college community.




  • Teaches in the classroom, skills laboratory, and clinical facilities.
  • Prepares and delivers lectures as assigned. Revises content as needed.
  • Develops skills lab experiences for students which includes researching procedures, writing objectives and outcomes, developing case-based scenarios and simulations, developing competency checklists, and conducting competency testing of students.
  • Conducts skills lab instruction which includes demonstration, supervised practice, and troubleshooting.
  • Prepares and notifies students of patient assignments prior to clinical.
  • Supervises student practice in clinical settings. This includes holding a pre-conference to prepare students to begin the day, supervision of patient care, and facilitating post conferences where students may have the opportunity to discuss patient care, discuss a topic of interest, or formally present a short clinical presentation to fellow students.
  • Provides remediation sessions for students as needed on an individual or group basis.



  • Develops and implements a variety of assessment tools to evaluate student learning and achievement of course outcomes.
  • Prepares, administers, and corrects exams. Posts grades and reviews exams with students as needed.
  • Conducts skills testing to validate student competency.
  • Provides written weekly feedback to assigned clinical students regarding their clinical performance and plan of care.
  • Counsels students as necessary regarding classroom, skills lab, or clinical concerns.
  • Conducts final clinical performance evaluations for assigned students at the end of each clinical affiliation.

Student Advisement

  • Advises assigned students regarding program requirements including program admission, progression, and graduation requirements.
  • Maintains five office hours per week.

Curriculum Development

  • Assists the Director with assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing program. Ensures adherence to program standards and achievement of program outcomes.
  • Participates in major and minor revisions to the Nursing Department framework, program outcomes, courses, labs, and clinical experiences as needed, in response to student testing, changes in health care, patient care standards, standards of practice and accrediting agencies.

Shared Governance

  • Participates in college, division, and department meetings.

Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

  • Participates in SLOA activities both at the Division and College levels

Professional Development

  • Maintains current licensure, CPR, and specialty certifications.
  • Develops annually, and follows through with an approved professional development plan.
  • Actively participates in continuing education activities to maintain licensure, maintain teaching and clinical expertise, and fulfill clinical agency practice standards.

College Service

  • Participates in college activities that address departmental responsibilities, community outreach, or student or campus life activities.
  • Assists in orienting and mentoring adjunct faculty.
  • Advises and mentors nursing students who have selected an Honors option.
  • Attends professional meetings in the community as needed to pursue new ideas and develop relationships and opportunities that are relevant to the nursing program.

Community Service

  • Participates in voluntary community service activities as appropriate.

Other Responsibilities

  • Assists in developing the clinical schedule in conjunction with the community agencies and other nursing schools.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.



  • Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university-- emphasis in Nursing. Education preferred
  • Two (2) or more years’ experience working in an Emergency Room and/or Pediatric Unit in an acute care hospital.
  • Specialty certifications desirable
  • RN license or eligibility to obtain in Maryland.
  • Experience teaching in an Associate Degree Nursing education program preferred
  • Teaching utilizing current technology.
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as an effective team member


Ability to establish effective relationships with members of the community, students, fellow faculty, and college staff. Ability to learn and work with a variety of clinical and Simulation software and other computer applications such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Able to organize and prioritize work, attend to details, and work in a team-oriented setting.



For more information on this position and to formally apply, please visit HCC's employment page at   


Questions may be directed to the Human Resources Office at 240-500-2585 or email

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