Mental Health Instructor I, Nursing (adjunct) at West Coast University
Posted in Education 30+ days ago.
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Location: Ontario, California
West Coast University (WCU), a private university with the singular focus of educating health care professionals, is currently seeking a Mental Health Instructor I, Nursing (adjunct). This is an outstanding opportunity for a professional to join a growing university as we expand our academic programs in health care and related fields.
Reporting directly to the Campus Dean and/or Program Chair, the Instructor I, Nursing (Undergraduate) supports the University in fulfillment of its mission, purpose and goals. Focuses extensively on facilitating student learning associated with prescribed course and program learning outcomes. Provides professional leadership and support, and serves as an educator, role model, mentor and facilitator. Creates an educational environment which fosters innovation, responsiveness, and accountability. Provides program-specific expertise and is actively engaged in relevant department initiatives. Supports University, Campus, and/or departmental goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet student learning, workplace and placement expectations. Actively and substantively participates in assessment of student learning activities to maximize the potential for students to learn what is necessary to meet prescribed outcomes. Vigorously upholds a culture of academic integrity.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree required.
Master’s degree in Nursing preferred.
Graduates from the West Coast University Master of Science in Nursing program, who meet the minimum experience requirement as a registered nurse, are eligible for consideration as a clinical faculty immediately following graduation.
If applicable, certification(s) in area(s) of specialization required.
Current unencumbered Registered Nurse License required; other current professional licensure by state or national board if applicable (e.g., FNP).
Must meet and maintain the qualifications and standards set forth by the state Board of Nursing for nursing faculty if required for assigned subject matter instruction.
Clinical RN - Must have approval by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) prior to assuming the role of clinical faculty member.
Must meet and maintain the qualifications and standards set forth by any accrediting body that West Coast University is accredited by or in process of obtaining accreditation from, for area of expertise and expectations of faculty member as set forth in regulatory documents.
Must maintain any professional certifications deemed necessary to meet the requirements of the teaching role.
Current certification in basic life support procedures including healthcare provide CPR with an Automated External Defibrillator.
Clinical RN - Must have a minimum of five (5) year’s prior experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care and have a minimum of one year experience in the field in which they teach.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Products, especially Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and other MS office products as needed. Working with online learning management systems to further engage the student learning process desirable.
To learn more about West Coast University and apply for this exciting opportunity please visit our website: www.westcoastuniversity.edu
West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.