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Adjunct Faculty - Nursing - Boston

Adjunct Faculty - Nursing - Boston

ID 
2017-2711
# of Openings 
5
Job Locations 
US-MA-Boston
Category 
Adjunct Faculty

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Overview

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

Responsibilities

In accordance with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and New Hampshire Board of Nursing, the Adjunct Faculty of the School of Nursing fosters the development of required nursing skill competency, critical thinking ability and application of nursing knowledge to practice.

 

 

Teaching Activities:

 

  • Demonstrates knowledge of subject matter and an awareness of new developments in the field  in order to update the approach to teaching or content.
  • Facilitates pre- and post conference for assigned students.
  • Integrates didactic content into the clinical assignment for the student(s).
  • Achieves consistently effective teaching performance as evidenced by student evaluations/comments/letters .
  • Recognizes and addresses different learning styles in collaboration with core faculty.
  • Communicates with core faculty on a regular basis to track student progress or to develop performance improvement plan to support student learning.
  • In collaboration with core faculty, develops individualized interventions for students having difficulty.
  • Collaborates with laboratory faculty to support student remediation.
  • Responsible for conducting the clinical evaluation in collaboration with core faculty who has ultimate responsibility for student evaluation.
  • Provides feedback to core faculty and clinical placement coordinator on the appropriateness of health care agency regarding teaching/learning environment for students.
  • Provides feedback to core faculty on student preparedness regarding core curriculum and MCPHS core competencies.
  • Has a working knowledge of the MCPHS SON curriculum and the level of the participating students.
  • Attend course-specific orientation on campus with core faculty.
  • Participate in clinical faculty mentoring as identified by core course faculty.

 

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • A minimum of a master's degree in nursing preferred; must have two years current nursing experience or BSN with five years of current nursing experience (Waived faculty only)
  • Current RN licensure (or eligibility) in Massachusetts or New Hampshire
  • Applicant must be in good standing with respective nursing board
  • Certification in specialty as appropriate
  • Nursing education experience at the baccalaureate level
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Ability to work effectively within a dynamic team and in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment
  • Ability to work effectively with a culturally and academically diverse student population
  • Commitment to undergraduate education and student success
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Massachusetts-based faculty must have a working knowledge of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing 244 CMR 6.00 (will be provided during orientation)
  • NH-based faculty must have a working knowledge of NH Board of Registration in Nursing Chapter Nur 600 Nursing Education (will be provided during orientation)
  • Knowledge of the NCLEX test plan

Physical requirements:

 

  • Sufficient strength and mobility to work effectively with patients/students and to carry out related nursing care responsibilities including lab activities. Examples: lifting and positioning (up to 50 pounds); carrying (up to 25 pounds), walking, preparation and administration of medications (oral, injection, intravenous, including hanging IV bags at shoulder height), bending and stooping.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time using a key board, and to ambulate between classes and buildings on campus.
  • Ability to be physically in attendance at designated worksite during scheduled work hours
  • Normal range of vision and hearing (with or without correction)

 

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.