Clinical Nursing Faculty, Part Time Mental-Health, Arlington VA Campus

Do you remember the professor who encouraged you to believe in yourself and in your ability to be the successful nurse professional you are today? Now you have the unique opportunity to be that professor and create the "a-ha" moment of sudden insight and comprehension that will change a nursing student's life forever.
Chamberlain College of Nursing is seeking Part Time Mental-Health Clinical Instructors interested in teaching students in our Bachelors of Science in Nursing program studying at our Arlington, Virginia campus. Chamberlain offers students diversified clinical experiences in which to hone their skills in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, independent practices, ambulatory care centers, VA medical centers and home health environments ? anywhere healthcare is delivered. Clinical courses provide students with their first opportunities to interact directly with professional nurses, their patients and patient families, providing immediate reinforcement of assessment and other skills learned in the lab. Acute and sub-acute care medical-surgical units, critical- and emergency-care facilities, community agencies, pediatric hospitals and specialized-care units such as obstetrics and psychiatric units offer comprehensive learning opportunities for students. We build long-term relationships with superior nurse educators who are experts in their field and committed to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education.
We are seeking candidates for the January 2017 8-week session (January 2 to February 26) and future sessions with immediate need for the following specialty:
NR-326 Mental-Health Nursing
You will be mentoring students, in a clinical setting, while they demonstrate nursing skills and procedures. A variety of population and settings are used in the experiential learning component of this course. Emphasis is on the dynamics of an individual?s ability to function in society. The course focuses on content relative to anxiety, self concept, thought disorders, mood alterations, addictive behaviors, organic brain dysfunction, abuse and violence issues. It also incorporates health promotion and wellness issues such as stress management and personal growth. Therapeutic communication techniques, individual and group therapy practices and community mental-health resources are also incorporated.
If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk with you today
In this role, the clinical instructor:
+ Implements the College's philosophy, curriculum, program outcomes, and course objectives through clinical teaching and service to the College, community, health system and profession
+ Assumes responsibility for all autonomous aspects of individual teaching assignments
+ Plans clinical experiences for and provides direct supervision and evaluation of nursing students delivering nursing care to an individual or group of individuals
+ Evaluates and provides documented feedback to student on level of performance based on course objectives
+ Is available for remediation of students as required or needed
+ Orients and maintains current knowledge related to agency/clinical policies, procedures, and expectations with the assistance of the agency/clinical personnel
+ Develops and posts written clinical assignments consistent with student's knowledge base, skill competency and individual learning needs
+ Grades homework, quizzes, tests, lab assignments, clinical paperwork and other written work in a timely manner
+ May teach didactic course content under supervision of course coordinator
+ Keeps course coordinator informed of all student and agency issues and concerns
+ Reports to the dean or assistant dean: a course coordinator will also provide direct oversight
You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you have:
+ A master's or doctoral degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university
+ An unencumbered professional nursing license in Virginia, Maryland, or DC.
+ At least two years professional experience within last five years in the practice of Mental Health nursing as a registered nurse
+ Taught previously or been told you?re a ?natural? at teaching and helping others learn
+ Have genuine passion for nursing, education, and lifelong learning
+ Have exceptional subject matter expertise with excellent written and verbal communication skills
+ Are eager to serve students and colleagues with passion, respect and care
+ Operate with a sense of responsibility and purpose with the desire to enrich colleagues, students and the broader community
DeVry Education Group is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!
Chamberlain College of Nursing is a rapidly-expanding college rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain College of Nursing might be right for you.
We believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.
As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.
If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.
Req Number: 2016-85987
Department: Faculty
FLSA Status: Exempt cfd5944450a143d6859696b8c5d17776

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