Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking applications for a Lab Instructor for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program on the St. Petersburg Campus. As a Lab Instructor the primary responsibility is the implementation of the on-site laboratory and simulation experiences. Instructors are accountable to the Academic Site Director.
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Primary responsibilities include:
Assists nursing students with laboratory skills during scheduled lab sessions and open lab times. Teaching duties as assigned.
Effectively evaluates student practice based on course rubrics and guidelines
Works collaboratively with didactic course faculty to develop active learning experiences to meet the objectives for the assigned laboratory courses.
Maintains current knowledge of the Nursing curriculum, policies, and requirements.
Maintains clinical competence and knowledge in area of expertise.
Prepares laboratory for lab instruction and maintains laboratory facilities following use.
Collaborates with nursing didactic faculty and Academic Site Director pertaining to laboratory needs.
Maintains biohazard materials including bloodborne pathogens and sharps disposal in accordance with policy to ensure public safety.
Maintains inventory. Organizes and labels supply cabinets. Identifies supply needs and ensures availability for students.
Counsels students on priorities and other matters to provide direction, and directs students to didactic instructors, success coaches or other appropriate persons for information or intervention.
Maintains confidentiality of student records and other information.
Participates in clinical orientation immersions as assigned.
Completes recommended training regarding simulation and nursing education/stays current with simulation recommendations.
Proctors exams as scheduled.
Attend scheduled meetings with course faculty, program meetings, workgroup meetings, etc.
Master’s Degree in Science of Nursing or current enrollment in a Master’s degree program with at least 3 years of experience in an acute care setting; Experience in nursing education preferred; Simulation experience preferred.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.
Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be checked for candidates invited to campus.
Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.
About Utica College
Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.