Thomas Edison State University provides distinctive undergraduate and graduate education for self-directed adults through flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning and assessment opportunities. One of New Jersey’s senior public institutions of higher education, the University offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 100 areas of study. At Thomas Edison State University we embrace a diverse and dynamic workforce that drives innovation, learner success and organizational growth. We welcome you to apply to be a part of our team.
Position Description: Under the direction of the Associate Dean, the clinical nurse educator supervises Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN students in the clinical areas including skills and simulation labs.
Description: The clinical educator in the Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN Program provides clinical learning experiences for the enrolled student, and promotes personal and professional development. The major responsibilities of the educator include clinical, simulation / laboratory supervision and may include classroom education experiences.
Qualifications/Requirements: • Master’s degree in Nursing is required. • Three years of progressive, professional, nursing clinical experience. • At least one year of teaching experience in a nursing program. • MS Office, email, internet research, web-based learning systems, and clinical computer applications. • Maintains a valid unencumbered New Jersey RN license and CPR Certification. • Background check, drug screen, and health requirements • Strong interpersonal skills, showing an ability to work effectively as a team member. • Demonstrates excellent communication skills.
Responsibility/Functions: • Maintains expertise in education strategies and clinical proficiency. • Implements a variety of strategies appropriate to learner needs, desired learner outcomes, content and context. Bases strategies on educational theory and evidence-based practices. • Uses information technologies to support the teaching-learning process. • Develops collegial working relationships with colleagues and communities of interest to promote positive learning environments. • Exercises discretion and judgment to identify individual learning styles and unique learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Assists learners to develop the ability to engage in thoughtful and constructive self-assessment. • Engages in effective advisement and counseling strategies that assist learners to meet their professional goals. • Creates learning environments that are focused on patient safety and socialization to the role of the nurse. • Provides constructive feedback to learners. • Uses assessment and evaluation data to enhance the teaching and learning process. • Participates in the systematic program evaluation process. • Maintains community and clinical partnerships that support educational goals of the University. • Serves as a role model and resource for students and nursing personnel on an ongoing basis. • Functions as an active team member to achieve identified program goals. Participates in professional development opportunities that increase one's effectiveness in clinical practice, area of expertise, and clinical teaching and evaluation.
Thomas Edison State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
About Thomas Edison State University
Thomas Edison State College was established by the State of New Jersey and chartered by the New Jersey Board of Higher Education in 1972. The College was founded for the purpose of providing diverse and alternative methods of achieving a collegiate education of the highest quality for mature adults.