Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) is seeking applicants to create a pool of Adjunct Clinical Nursing Instructors to teach in the clinical setting at the Walla Walla campus. Applications in this pool will remain active through December 31, 2020.
At Walla Walla Community College, we inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services. We have identified three core themes that describe the fundamental aspects of the College's mission by translating it into practice. The core themes are Student Success, Strong Communities, and Resource Stewardship. As an organization, we value learning opportunities, a sense of community, diversity, health and humor, excellence, integrity, teamwork, innovation, personal and professional growth, and sustainability.
Faculty members are professional educators with the primary responsibility of providing a quality education for all WWCC students. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor, and facilitator of learning. These positions report to the lead faculty and will be responsible to teach assigned clinical groups, prepare teaching material specific to the clinical agency (as appropriate), assign clinical performance grades, maintain records, and consult with students as required by the lead faculty. Assist full-time instructors in instruction, clinical, and advising of LPN/ADN students.
Plan, prepare, and organize a variety of teaching/learning strategies and instructional materials for use in the clinical setting.
Supervise and facilitate positive learning experiences for students.
Evaluate students' performance on a systematic basis.
Prepare and maintain student records related to learning activities.
Assure provision of safe, quality nursing care by students per established standards of care and agency policies/protocols
Maintain availability to assist students with learning needs during the clinical experience. Establish times and means of availability to students outside the clinical setting.
Refer students to their academic advisor as needed.
Facilitate debriefings with students, as needed, in association with student clinical experience.
Program Participation (as contract allows)
Interact with team teaching members to plan, implement, and evaluate clinical education in the nursing program.
Interact with agency personnel to coordinate and provide appropriate clinical experiences for students
College Service (as contact allows)
Promote community awareness of Walla Walla Community College Nursing Program.
Promote positive, professional relationships with agency nursing staff and educational partners.
Participate in professional organizations (voluntary)
Maintain proficiency in clinical nursing education and clinical practice.
Attend selected professional development activities, as required, to maintain licensure and competency.
With supervision by full-time faculty, have the ability to effectively combine an array of methods to enhance understanding, including demonstrations, lectures, group discussions and activities, individual activities, etc. Understand which teaching methods best serve the student's needs, interests, and ability to learn.
With supervision by full-time nursing faculty, have the ability to develop accurate standards to measure learning or administer testing or other evaluations to determine effectiveness and ensure a high level of comprehension has been achieved.
Ability to build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation and mutual respect.
Ability to recognize the value of cultural, ethnic, gender and other individual differences in people.
Master's degree in nursing desired.
Bachelor's degree in nursing and 3 years nursing work experience required.
Registered or eligible to be a Registered Nurse in Washington state required.
Experience in medical-surgical nursing required.
Conditions/Terms of Employment
This is a part-time instruction assignment contingent on enrollment and located at the Walla Walla Campus. Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful employment to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment and provide transcripts. Candidates may be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check may not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. The college is a tobacco free institution. Walla Walla Community College requires all employees to participate in direct deposit for payment of salary.
Compensation for adjunct instruction is contingent on enrollment and paid in accordance with the contract between the WWCC Board of Trustees and the WWCC Association for Higher Education. The College has an excellent faculty benefit program including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; paid sick leave; and retirement plan for eligible adjunct faculty. The college also supports faculty professional development. Walla Walla Community College requires all employees to participate in direct deposit for payment of salary.
Required Application Materials
This position will remain open until filled and applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications in this pool will remain active through December 31, 2020 at which time they will be archived. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet the required qualifications and competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:
Cover letter detailing how you meet the qualifications and competencies for this position.
Curriculum vitae or comprehensive resume
Contact information for three professional references
Unofficial transcripts for application purposes; official transcripts are required prior to an official start date.
WWCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, reopen the position or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.
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