• Part Time Online Visiting Professors - Prelicensure Program

    Location US-Virtual | US-MI-Troy | US-CA-Sacramento
    Job ID
    2018-98691
    Institution
    Chamberlain College of Nursing
    Department
    Faculty
    Employment Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    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 a unique opportunity to be that professor, to 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 Online Visiting Professors interested in teaching students in our Prelicensure Program. 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.

     

    This is 100% ONLINE teaching, an incredibly flexible and convenient way to share your experience and knowledge with those who aspire to enjoy the career success you already have.  We are currently seeking candidates for the November 2018 session which will run from October 29th through December 22nd.

     

    Training Provided:

     

    We care for our students and are dedicated to their success. To ensure we are offering the highest quality education we provide thorough training to all new faculty members. Our New Faculty Orientation is a 3 week session, part time and asynchronous, similar to taking online courses. There is no set schedule, you can work at your own pace and will be participating in group discussions, completing assignments, taking quizzes and a final exam.

     

    The specific courses under consideration for the November 2018 session are:

     

    NR-228: Nutrition, Health & Wellness

    This course provides an overview of the basic nutrients required by

    the body for optimal health and wellness. The role that nutrition plays

    in various phases of the human life cycle and the psychological and

    sociological implications of food are discussed. Students use scientific

    thinking to question nutritional information presented in the various

    media and dispel any common nutrition myths. Students learn how the

    scientific method of inquiry is used in nutritional science and the health

    fields. In addition, the application of nutritional concepts to care for

    patients are studied. Lastly, conditions that are amenable to modification

    and possible cure by diet therapy and other nursing and medical

    interventions are explored. 

     

    NR-360: Information Systems in Healthcare 

    The use of electronic databases for clinical practice is the focus of this

    course. Skills for asking clinical questions and finding the best evidence

    to answer the questions are developed.

     

    NR-449: Evidence-Based Practice 

    The research process and its contributions to the professional nursing

    practice are explored. The skills related to reading published research

    findings with understanding and using best evidence as the basis for

    professional nursing practice are developed.

     

     

    If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk with you today.

     

    We invite you to read our FAQ's about teaching for Chamberlain online.

     

    Responsibilities

    In this role, you will:

     

    • Inspire students to complete their programs by providing regular, meaningful feedback about their academic performance, development and participation while encouraging them to engage fully in their education
    • Engage students in meaningful asynchronous threaded discussions at least 4 days per week, moderating participation, evaluating responses and rationales, and responding to questions or comments
    • Evaluate academic progress and comprehension of course content through assigning and grading quizzes, exams and writing assignments
    • Exhibit Chamberlain Care™ by displaying behaviors of care, respect and professionalism, creating a culture that fosters collaboration, cooperation and respect among all
    • Be readily available to meet the needs of a student body that is diverse in age, culture and academic preparation
    • Identify and embrace opportunities to enhance student engagement by reaching out to students in need and responding quickly to requests for help
    • Bring your professional experience to life through professional development, introducing industry perspective into courses and sharing information about nursing trends and opportunities with students
    • Promote student success by demonstrating flexibility in style, schedule, and exhibiting your passion for teaching by devoting time and energy to improve scholarly excellence and subject matter expertise
    • Foster a positive learning environment by maintaining accurate records, submitting grades on time, and enforcing academic policies
    • Use appropriate technological options for online technologies and course-related software, including Websites, e-mail, and online discussions for preparing the course and making it accessible to students.
    • Model effective oral and written communications that engage the students, provide clarity, and improve student learning.
    • Set clear expectations for the course by publishing course terminal objectives, assignment/examinations dates, and weight the distribution of various evaluation categories.
    • Ensure that the content and level of material included on exams correspond to the course terminal objectives.
    • Complete other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you meet these requirements:

     

    • BSN and MSN degree required.
    • Must have an active nursing license. For the November 2018 session, it is highly preferred to have an active Arizona, California, Michigan, New Jersey, or Virginia nursing license.  Please note that we are considering applicants with licensure in any states, however, applicants may be considered for future sessions if licensure is not from the preferred states.
    • 2+ years teaching experience required preferably in a pre-licensure or BSN program; online teaching experience highly preferred.
    • Must have required subject matter expertise in the areas of instruction. 
    • Must have excellent communication, motivational, and instructional skills in a diverse and non-traditional environment.

    We are 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!

    Who We Are

    Chamberlain University is a rapidly-expanding university 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 University might be right for you.

    Through Chamberlain Care®, 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.

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