MCPHS

  • Faculty - Nursing

    Job Locations US-NH-Manchester
    ID
    2018-3259
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Faculty 12 Mo
  • Overview

    The Faculty of the School of Nursing fosters the development of required nursing skill competency, critical thinking ability and application of nursing knowledge to practice, utilizing a variety of teaching/learning and evaluation methods.

    Responsibilities

    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
    • Delivers lectures and facilitates group discussion using active learning methods
    • Develops new learning assessment techniques
    • Recommends and/or develops new courses or programs
    • Develops new teaching materials or instructional techniques
    • Integrates course(s) in collaboration with others in the curriculum
    • Takes a leadership role in course evaluation and revision to improve existing course(s)
    • Achieves consistently effective teaching performance as evidenced by student evaluations/comments/letters 
    • Manages laboratories/tutorials effectively
    • Leads and coordinates team-taught courses including labs
    • Provides guidance on individual student Research and Capstone projects  
    • Develops practice sites and engages in overseeing student learning
    • Develops individualized interventions for students having difficulty
    • Recognizes and addresses different learning styles
    • Demonstrates the ability to teach courses across the BSN curriculum
    • Evaluates student achievement of all nursing competencies (didactic and clinical)
    • Participates in the development of nursing curriculum plan which provides a variety of learning experiences consistent with the program’s mission, objectives and goals

    Scholarship Activities:

     

    Faculty members should make scholarly contributions to their fields of specialization, which may include the area of teaching and learning. In research, these contributions should involve diligent, systematic investigations, employing sound research techniques, such that new facts or principles are added to the body of knowledge in that area.

     

    Service Activities: 

     

    Faculty members should contribute a portion of their time and expertise to college, professional and community service. This service may involve helping student groups, serving on committees, aiding in administrative work within the college or providing similar services to professional or public groups outside the college. 

     

    • Participates in the governance of the parent institution and program for the accomplishment of institution and program goals.
    • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies which are consistent with the policies of the parent institution, or with differences that are justified by the goals of the nursing program.
    • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the systematic evaluation plan for all components of the program.

     

    Travel among the Boston, Worcester and Manchester campuses may be required for School of Nursing meetings/retreats.

     

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

     

    Rank is commensurate with education and experience.

    Qualifications

    Required:

     

    • A minimum of a master's degree in nursing; RN licensure (or eligibility) in Massachusetts or New Hampshire as appropriate; certification in specialty as appropriate
    • Nursing education experience at the baccalaureate level
    • Current experience (within one year) in clinical practice as a provider
    • 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
    • A working knowledge of the regulations for nursing education programs within the state in which the faculty member is teaching
    • Academic experience including syllabus development, class preparation, test/exam development and item analysis
    • Knowledge of the NCLEX test plan
    • Online teaching experience

    Desired:

     

    • Doctoral degree in nursing or relevant discipline 
    • Experience utilizing standardized testing to determine outcome measures

    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)

     

    MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.

     

    Apply

    Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. 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 encouraged to apply.

     


     

    About Us

    MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

     

    Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.

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