Title: Clinical Nursing Instructor (Part Time Hourly)
Position Number: 202044
Position Type: Staff - Hourly
Department: Nursing Program
Posted Date: 01/10/2018
FLSA: Fiscal Year Renewal
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: Part-Time Houlry
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey's Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College of New Jersey has an enrollment of 5,000 students and offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers eight graduate programs as well as articulated programs with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine. The College is ranked as fifth in the Best Regional Public Universities North category by U.S. News & World Report.
Undergraduate students choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and average class size of 23, affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College's exceptional faculty.
Reporting to the Ramapo Nursing Programs Simulation Director and Assistant Dean in Charge of Nursing, this individual is responsible for the clinical education of generic nursing students.
Clinical supervision of the assigned group(s) of students in the clinical and laboratory settings. This supervision shall include but is not limited to the following: • Prepare appropriate plans, materials, and learning activities for students to achieve the learning outcomes of each class. • Orient students to the clinical unit. • Select appropriate learning experiences for the assigned student group(s), i.e., client/patient assignments and planning clinical conferences. • Observation of the students' performance, guidance of the students' performance, review of procedures and principles as necessary, on-the-spot instruction as appropriate. • Evaluation of students' clinical performance on a weekly basis and verbally, as needed, on an individual basis, including written feedback on but not limited to the following: o Care plans o Specialty rotation papers (when assigned) o Research projects (when assigned) o Medication cards, concept maps • Documenting clinical observations and/or any appropriate incidents which may occur during the clinical experience. • Consulting with students individually and/or in groups to: review and/or evaluate progression towards clinical outcomes and identify teaching strategies that could be reinforced or adjusted. • Plans and conducts pre and post conferences. • Maintain a cooperative, positive relationship with the staff on any unit of the healthcare facility assigned to facilitate the optimum learning environment for the students. • Maintain effective, on-going communication with the Course Coordinator concerning student progress and/or concerns.
Required Education: • Minimum of Master's degree in Nursing. • License as a Registered Professional Nurse in NJ
• Previous experience required • Minimum of 4 years of nursing experience • Previous nursing education experience. • Knowledge of professional nursing curricula
Preferred Qualifications: • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing • Ability to lead professional teams with diverse educational backgrounds • Professional certification in nursing
EEO Statement: Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences and programs. Ramapo's commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.