Nursing Faculty, Assistant Professor

Nursing Faculty, Assistant Professor

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Centralia College is committed to student success, academic excellence, and supporting our community in an inclusive and equitable learning environment.

Centralia College is seeking a fulltime professor to teach primarily in, but not limited to, the Registered Nursing (RN) program. The program is designed to prepare men and women to provide nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings. In addition to preparing a student to obtain licensure and compete for employment as a RN, the AAS-T RN degree provides science and general education courses appropriate for students planning a future transfer directly into selected Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs.

Job Duties
Nursing faculty report to the Dean of Healthcare and Industrial Trades, but function under the direct supervision of the Director of Nursing.

According to WAC 246-840-523, Nursing faculty shall be responsible for:
1. Developing, implementing, and evaluating the purpose and outcomes of the nursing education program.
2. Designing, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum.
3. Developing and evaluating nursing education policies as identified in
WAC 246-840-519 (3) (a) through (e) within the framework of the policies of Centralia College.
4. Participating in or providing for academic advising and guidance of students.
5. Evaluating student achievement, in terms of curricular objectives as related to both nursing knowledge and practice, including preceptorship or mentored experiences.
6. Selecting, guiding, and evaluating student learning activities.
7. Participating in activities to improve their own nursing competency in area(s) of responsibility and to demonstrate current clinical competency.
8. Developing criteria for the selection and evaluation of clinical and practice experiences in clinical facilities or clinical practice settings, which address safety and the need for students to achieve the program outcomes and course objectives.

1. Maintain an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning.
2. Support and implement academic policies and procedures, curriculum planning and evaluation, and long-term program goals.
3. Participate in Nursing Department Advisory Committee meetings, communications, and activities.
4. Represent the nursing department at campus level meetings.
5. Represent the nursing department and the college at statewide professional meetings and to external organizations.
6. Potentially teach classes outside of the normal 8am – 5pm schedule.

Required Qualifications
1. Possess an unencumbered Washington State RN license.
2. A bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university that is accredited by a nursing education accreditation body who is recognized by the United States Department of Education.
3. Applicant must be willing to attain a graduate degree within two (2) years of hire.
4. Minimum of two years related work experience as an RN.

Preferred Qualifications
• Teaching experience in nursing education.
• Teaching experience in other healthcare classes.
• Trainer certification for BLS, EMT, or other related field.
• Experience advising students
• Participation in professional activities and practice.
• Demonstrated ability to serve the needs of students who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicity, education and cultural backgrounds
• Current clinical nursing practice
• Specialty care experience in Oncology and Medical/Surgical
• Experience in Acute Medical and/or Surgical Care, Community Health, or Mental Health experience
• Graduate degree completed or in process
• PHD or DNP completed or in process

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