Friday, January 17, 2014

Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing (Med-Surg)

The College of Nursing invites applications for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Nursing specializing in medical-surgical nursing. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The College of Nursing is a baccalaureate program for the preparation of a professional nurse. The nursing faculty view nursing as a Christian ministry and as a professional practice. The faculty position begins August 2014.

Essential Functions:



  • Teaching nursing classroom theory and/or clinicals

  • Student advising as assigned

  • University committee service as assigned

  • Departmental duties as assigned


Team Responsibilities:

  • Resolve problem situations between courses within the same level.

  • Participate with team in evaluation of semester.

  • Participate in team meetings for the purpose of coordination of classes during a given semester.


Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the individualized plan of study for advisee.

  • Advise student about enrollment in relation to plan of study.

  • Monitor addition and withdrawal from courses.

  • Keep degree check sheet current in student's file.

  • Advice transfers regarding courses.

  • Advise students of financial/economical implications of enrollment changes.

  • Monitor student's progress in program.

  • Meet with student as needed. Meet with freshmen at least twice during each semester of first year.

  • Communicate with student as needed regarding midterm grade report, honor roll, etc.

  • Be available to talk about student concerns.

  • Refer students as needed for personal or career counseling.

  • Advise student about professional decisions as appropriate.


Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Arrange orientation for the clinical agencies.

  • Coordinate Background Check and Drug Screen process for students with Certified Background.

  • Coordinate and oversee all clinical requirements for students and faculty (immunizations, CPR, etc)

  • Coordinate orientation for adjunct faculty.

  • Communicate with agency staff to build relationships.

  • Verify all agency contracts are up to date for all agencies being used each semester.

  • Verify all preceptor information is up to date prior to being used each semester.

  • Evaluation of clinical sites with agency staff, faculty, and student responses.

  • Recruit clinical sites and clinical faculty prior to each semester.

  • Review and develop clinical scheduling of all clinical sections prior to each semester

  • Ensure that the counseling record spread sheet is updated each semester. Monitor and report trends for Undergraduate Faculty


Applicants must submit a letter of application, and OBU Faculty application form: http://ift.tt/1dfJEWX , vita, three current letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts. Review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Scan completed application along with other requested materials and send to hr@okbu.edu.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:



  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively

  • Possess and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills

  • Possess and demonstrate strong pedagogy

  • Be able to assess student ability and adjust teaching as appropriate

  • Be able to advise students

  • Knowledge of online education delivery methods


Education:.

  • Preferred: DNP or PhD in Nursing and current nursing license in Oklahoma

  • Required: Masters of Science in Nursing and current nursing license in Oklahoma


Experience:.

  • Preferred: Teaching experience

  • Required: Minimum of two years of nursing experience


Special Requirements:

  • Commitment to the vision and mission of Oklahoma Baptist University

  • Active member in a local evangelical church





by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com