The non-tenure stream instructor facilitates student learning of the course materials with a focus on NCSBN standards. Provides students with the tools needed to develop their clinical reasoning ability so that they can make safe and effective decisions on the job. The instructor encourages a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect. The instructor participates in teaching in the clinical setting, evaluation of student clinical performance, and other matters as assigned in accordance with the mission, core values, and purposes of the University.
Duties & Responsibilities:
* Promotes student success in clinical. Provides instruction that will assist students in obtaining skills necessary to meet clinical requirements.
* Works with students to identify their strengths, learning styles, and areas requiring further development, and to develop and implement remediation plans as needed.
* Maintain accurate records, submit grades and other reports on time, and enforce Departmental academic and attendance policies.
* Build student confidence in preparing for the NCLEX exam.
* Collaborate with other course team members, including class, clinical, and lab instructors teaching the same subject to promote consistency in teaching and learning which will lead to student success.
* Participate in professional development related to teaching and nursing skills, college activities, committees, and seminars as well as departmental meetings/activities.
* A Master's degree in nursing from an academic institution accredited by a regional or nationally accredited agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
* Ideal candidates will have academic experience in a school of nursing with a successful record of teaching in nursing.
* A minimum of 3 years experience as a registered nurse in a critical care/progressive care/emergency medicine setting.
* Direct patient care experience within the previous year in a clinical setting or as a clinical nursing instructor.
* Current unencumbered Registered Nurse License in Pennsylvania is required.
* Ability to relate to students and to communicate subject material using innovative approaches and technologies.
* Ability to work flexible hours including evenings
* Ability to work in locations in the Blair, Cambria, Somerset and Bedford areas.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Parttime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Internal Number: 20001820
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.