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Nursing Instructor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  1. Minimum of Master's Degree in Nursing (18 semester or 27 quarter hours in nursing) from an accredited institution is required.
  2. Unencumbered Alabama registered nurse license is required.
  3. Evidence of current nursing knowledge, clinical skills, and teaching strategies that incorporate technology is required.
  4. Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  5. Proficiency in the English language is required.
  6. Three (3) years' of experience in nursing practice is required.
  7. Current Basic Life Support Provider CPR certification is required.
  8. Clinical and/or teaching experience in pediatric, adult health or mental health nursing is preferred.
  9. Teaching experience at the RN level is preferred.
  10. Knowledge of and experience with the utilization of technology in nursing education is preferred.

 

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Comply with all policies of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, the Alabama Community College System, and Central Alabama Community College.
  2. Fulfill the role of nursing instructor in the classroom, skills and simulation labs, and clinical settings which includes planning, developing, organizing, coordinating, preparing, directing, instructing, supervising, evaluating, and documenting for assigned nursing courses.
  3. Promote the development of the clinical decision making skills in the classroom, lab, and clinical settings.
  4. Prepare and maintain current instructional materials, including a syllabus, for the assigned nursing courses in compliance with College and Division of Nursing guidelines.
  5. Participate in the planning, development, evaluation, and revision of the nursing curriculum.
  6. Assist with program/clinical orientation, academic advising, and mentoring of nursing students and new nursing faculty.
  7. Assist with maintenance of skills and simulation labs.
  8. Participate in the identification, preview, and acquisition of instructional resources.
  9. Participate in the ongoing evaluation of the nursing program.
  10. Maintain current nursing knowledge and clinical skills that incorporate evidence-based practice.
  11. Employ teaching strategies which incorporate instructional technology.
  12. Establish collaborative relationships with other faculty, clinical healthcare personnel, and community agencies.
  13. Implement and document strategies based on the analysis of student achievement and data which promote student success.
  14. Comply with the policies and procedures at the assigned clinical facilities.
  15. Serve as a role model for the nursing profession.
  16. Provide related services and support activities that promote student success within a diverse student population, including academic advising.
  17. Ensure compliance with standards and guidelines delineated by approval and accrediting agencies.
  18. Maintain appropriate office hours.
  19. Respond in a timely fashion to requests.
  20. Participate in professional growth activities.
  21. Possess the ability to travel to all instructional sites, all clinical sites, and meetings.
  22. Possess the ability to provide classroom, lab, or clinical instruction in the day, evening, and/or on the weekend at any instructional site/clinical site.
  23. Serve on the College and Division of Nursing committees.
  24. Adhere to Board of Trustees and College policy and operate within ethical and legal bounds as described by the State of Alabama Code.
  25. Perform other duties as assigned that relate to the position.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a completed application through the ONLINE application system by the deadline date in order to be considered for the position. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure the application is complete and all required documentation is attached.  Application material may not be submitted by fax or email.   Apply online at http://www.cacc.edu/careers/

 A complete application consists of the following:

  1. Completed Central Alabama Community College Online application.
  2. Current resume.
  3. College transcripts (copies will be accepted; if employed, it is the responsibility of the employee to furnish official transcripts to CACC).  Transcripts must provide degree and date degree was awarded.
  4. Copy of unexpired Alabama Registered Nurse license AND Basic Life Support Provider CPR certification.
  5. A one-page typewritten statement of applicant's teaching philosophy as it relates to the community college setting.