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OB Nurse Faculty

Company: West Coast University
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Campus Dean and/or Program Chair, the Instructor I, Nursing (Undergraduate) supports the University in fulfillment of its mission, purpose and goals. Focuses extensively on facilitating student learning associated with prescribed course and program learning outcomes. Provides professional leadership and support, and serves as an educator, role model, mentor and facilitator. Creates an educational environment which fosters innovation, responsiveness, and accountability. Provides program-specific expertise and is actively engaged in relevant department initiatives. Supports University, Campus, and/or departmental goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet student learning, workplace and placement expectations. Actively and substantively participates in assessment of student learning activities to maximize the potential for students to learn what is necessary to meet prescribed outcomes. Vigorously upholds a culture of academic integrity. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.) INSTRUCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Fulfills assigned teaching load. Participates in and contributes to assessment activities of courses/curriculum and program via a continuous improvement plan as set forth by the University. Regularly contributes to improvement of class materials and syllabi within prescribed shared governance culture. Utilizes a variety of teaching methodologies to instruct students, always with intent to facilitate observable evidence of student fulfillment of prescribed learning outcomes. . Demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching, the teaching/learning process and for individual students. Keeps regular approved office hours (for full-time faculty and/or course directors). Follows established University protocols for providing timely feedback and/or academic advising (student Letters of Concern, etc.). Capable of competence in teaching skills as demonstrated by: --- student evaluations --- peer evaluations, if assigned --- self-evaluation --- administration reviews --- evidence of student achievement of course student learning outcomes. Mentors and takes an active interest in students. Clinical Instruction: Assumes complete responsibility for students in the clinical facilities. Clarifies clinical expectations with students. Clarifies student placement and expectations with clinical facility staff. Utilizes care planning time to direct students to available resources needed for clinical preparation. Assesses student knowledge and skill level to ensure safety and optimal care to patients. Coordinates a plan to best instruct, observe, and evaluate student learning and clinical practical skills in direct clinical care setting related to area of instruction. Utilizes pre and post conference to allow students an opportunity to share learned experiences. Correlates weekly theory content with clinical objectives and experiences. Provides feedback of clinical performance immediately after observation of event and, of overall performance at midterm and end of semester. Provides effective academic counseling for assigned clinical students. Provides continual and immediate feedback to students in a private setting. Identifies verbal and nonverbal behaviors indicative of the need for student counseling. Encourages the student to use problem solving techniques. Establishes/maintains office hours or appointments at times accessible to students. Establishes and maintains communication l between the clinical facilities manager, staff and WCU. Apprises clinical partner staff of student objectives in each clinical area. Works with clinical partner staff to clarify policies and procedures specific to facility. Validates with clinical partner staff the effectiveness of student placement and progress in meeting mutually established objectives. Attends Program Advisory Committee meetings. EDUCATION: Must have the minimum higher education background required by the program. Must provide a documented background in educational methodology consistent with teaching assignments including, but not limited to: education theory and practice, current concepts relative to specific subjects one will be teaching, current clinical practice experience or distance education techniques and delivery. Master's degree in specialty field required.ABOUT USFor over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability. Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional DevelopmentWest Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.Campus: WCU Miami
    Function: Faculty

Keywords: West Coast University, Fort Lauderdale , OB Nurse Faculty, Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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