Part-Time Online Visiting Professor - Master Of Science - FNP Specialty Track

Devry University Miramar , FL 33023

Posted 7 days ago

Opportunity at a Glance

Do you remember the professor who encouraged you to believe in yourself and in your ability to be the successful nurse professional you are today? Now you have a unique opportunity to be that professor, to create the "a-ha" moment of sudden insight and comprehension that will change a nursing student's life forever.

Chamberlain College of Nursing is seeking Part Time Online Visiting Professors interested in teaching students in our Master of Science - Family Nurse Practitioner specialty track . We build long-term relationships with superior nurse educators who are experts in their field and committed to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education.

This is 100% ONLINE teaching, an incredibly flexible and convenient way to share your experience and knowledge with those who aspire to enjoy the career success you already have. We are currently seeking candidates for the March 2019 session which will run from March 4th through April 27th.

Training Provided:

We care for our students and are dedicated to their success. To ensure we are offering the highest quality education we provide thorough training to all new faculty members. Our New Faculty Orientation is a 3 week session, part time and asynchronous, similar to taking online courses. There is no set schedule, you can work at your own pace and will be participating in group discussions, completing assignments, taking quizzes and a final exam.

The specific courses under consideration for the March 2019 session are:

NR508: Advanced Pharmacology

In this course, the student builds expanded knowledge of pharmacological, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics principals specific to the role of the advanced practice nurse. The student explores, analyzes, applies and evaluates commonly used pharmacotherapeutics for the treatment of chronic diseases and self-limiting acute conditions and applies critical-appraisal skills in determining best evidence for prescriptive intervention.

NR-511: Differential Diagnosis & Primary Care

In this course, the student learns content on formulating differential diagnoses of individuals within the primary-care setting, along with an introduction to critical diagnostic skills, to cultivate evidence-based behaviors. Emphasis is on processing client information in a logical, progressive manner and formulating differential diagnoses for individuals across the lifespan. The course includes 125 hours of supervised clinical practicum in primary care.

NR-602:Primary Care of the Childbearing & Childrearing Family

In this course, the student continues expanding theoretical and practical knowledge of assessment and diagnostic principles specific to the role of the FNP in relation to the needs of women and children within the childbearing and childrearing family. The student advances skills in assessment of specialized populations, health promotion, prevention of illness and diagnosis and management of common health problems. Care strategies include advanced patient education, co-management with families, follow-up and appropriate referral. Care strategies, skills and knowledge learned in class are applied and advanced through a clinical practicum experience.

NR-661:APN Capstone Practicum

In this course, the student synthesizes all elements of clinical management skills and knowledge and continues to analyze, apply and evaluate diverse aspects of patient assessment and healthcare intervention. The student engages in a precepted clinical practicum with an approved provider in an advanced practice setting. Focus topics include clinical-management skills, case studies, chart reviews and practice critique. The student creates a portfolio of academic and clinical experiences.

If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk with you today.

We invite you to read our FAQ's about teaching for Chamberlain online.


In this role, you will:

  • Inspire students to complete their programs by providing regular, meaningful feedback about their academic performance, development and participation while encouraging them to engage fully in their education

  • Engage students in meaningful asynchronous threaded discussions at least 4 days per week, moderating participation, evaluating responses and rationales, and responding to questions or comments

  • Evaluate academic progress and comprehension of course content through assigning and grading quizzes, exams and writing assignments

  • Exhibit Chamberlain Care by displaying behaviors of care, respect and professionalism, creating a culture that fosters collaboration, cooperation and respect among all

  • Be readily available to meet the needs of a student body that is diverse in age, culture and academic preparation

  • Identify and embrace opportunities to enhance student engagement by reaching out to students in need and responding quickly to requests for help

  • Bring your professional experience to life through professional development, introducing industry perspective into courses and sharing information about nursing trends and opportunities with students

  • Promote student success by demonstrating flexibility in style, schedule, and exhibiting your passion for teaching by devoting time and energy to improve scholarly excellence and subject matter expertise

  • Foster a positive learning environment by maintaining accurate records, submitting grades on time, and enforcing academic policies

  • Use appropriate technological options for online technologies and course-related software, including Websites, e-mail, and online discussions for preparing the course and making it accessible to students.

  • Model effective oral and written communications that engage the students, provide clarity, and improve student learning.

  • Set clear expectations for the course by publishing course terminal objectives, assignment/examinations dates, and weight the distribution of various evaluation categories.

  • Ensure that the content and level of material included on exams correspond to the course terminal objectives.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.

The Practicum Visiting Professor works online in tandem with an onsite Preceptor/clinical professor as students complete 125 hours of onsite practicum experience in a primary-care outpatient setting. Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Introduce case study-based learning-case presentations in which students are introduced to medical situations and are asked to evaluate, develop a diagnosis, and make recommendations for a course of treatment

  • Engage up to 6 students in asynchronous threaded discussions about these case studies, facilitating the discussions by asking questions, asking for rationale, and encouraging students to employ critical thinking skills as they encounter increasingly complex issues

  • Evaluate student progress in the effective use of critical thinking skills and the application of proficiencies developed in their degree program in recommending treatment and guidance for each case study

  • Communicate with Preceptor at least three times during the 8-week course (beginning, middle, and end) to evaluate and coordinate status of student progress and to ensure that students are logging their hours and patient details in the eLog software

  • Applies our Chamberlain CARE Values in all work and interaction with colleagues and students.

The Course Visiting Professor works with students in the online platform

  • During this online course, the Visiting Professor will be available via email or telephone to provide support to the student.

  • Introduce problem based learning presentations in which students are introduced to basic health assessment methods and tools.

  • Engage up to 20 students in asynchronous threaded discussions and facilitating the discussions by asking questions, asking for rationale, and encouraging students to employ critical thinking skills as they encounter increasingly complex issues.

  • Evaluate student progress in the effective use of critical thinking skills and the application of proficiencies developed in the program through practice exams.

  • Communicate with students at least four times weekly throughout the 8-week course and respond to any student inquiries in a timely manner.


You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you meet these requirements:

  • A DNP or PhD in Nursing is required.

  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience preferrably at the graduate level; online teaching experience highly preferred.

  • Must have an active APRN nursing license. For the March 2019 session, it is highly preferred to have an active Florida or Georgia nursing license for select courses. Please note that we are considering applicants with licensure in any states, however, applicants may be considered for future sessions if licensure is not from the preferred states.

  • FNP national certification through the AANP or ANCC required for certain course subjects.

  • RNA , PNP, ANP, AGNP, or GNP national certification may be required for other course subject matter.

  • Faculty must have requisite subject matter expertise and outstanding communication skills.

  • Faculty must also have excellent motivational and instructional skills in a diverse and non-traditional environment.

  • Must be able to work in a collegial manner and facilitate the efforts of diverse groups.

Chamberlain College is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!

Who We Are

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit

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