Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Jul 31 2020 Job Description:
The University of Saint Joseph Department of Nursing is seeking to hire a Clinical Educator Staff member who will report to the Undergraduate and Accelerated Second Degree Program Director. This is a full-time, 12-month position with the following expectations
The University of Saint Joseph Department of Nursing is seeking to hire a Clinical Educator Staff member who will report to the Undergraduate and Accelerated Second Degree Program Director. This is a full-time, 12-month staff position with the following expectations:
Lead three to four clinical days per week at external clinical sites to support pre-licensure clinical academic courses.
Collaborate with course faculty and the Director of the Nursing Learning Center to fulfill clinical support and educational needs in the Nursing Learning Center.
Collaborate with clinical course faculty and Director of the Nursing Learning Center to fulfill simulation program outcomes
Collaborate with Undergraduate and Accelerated Second Degree Program Director to assist with teaching needs in the prelicensure courses.
Master's degree in Nursing required
Current Connecticut RN license (valid as of date of hire) required
Four or more years of clinical experience in an acute care setting required
Two or more years of experience teaching undergraduate students in clinical settings such as acute and skilled care facilities, community settings, pediatric care institutions including schools and/or behavioral health clinical settings required
Experience evaluating student performance in clinical training settings required
Experience managing and directing group clinical training for students in baccalaureate nursing programs required
Experience developing effective working relationships with hospitals, clinics, and other community partners required
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationship strategies
Experience working with students in an accelerated nursing entry program preferred
Previous classroom teaching experience in an institution of higher education preferred
Current experience with direct patient care in clinical settings such as acute and skilled care facilities, community settings, pediatric care institutions including schools and/or behavioral health clinical settings preferred
Experience with a wide-range of educational strategies, including virtual and in-person simulation preferred
Experience with telehealth technologies preferred
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Commitment to the mission and vision of the University of Saint Joseph and the Department of Nursing
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.