Adjunct Nursing Faculty

  • 2520 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Instituto del Progreso Latino is a community organization whose mission is to contribute to the fullest development of Latino(a) immigrants and their families through education, training and employment that fosters participation in the changing U.S. society while preserving cultural identity and dignity.  Founded in 1977 to help Latino’s learn basic skills, pass the civil service exam and obtain higher paying post office jobs, Instituto has grown to a flourishing educational center serving over 14,000 Chicago families per year.

 

Job Description

The Adjunct Nursing Faculty reports to the Associate Dean of Nursing and is responsible for providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to complete the Advanced Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) program. The Adjunct Nursing Faculty utilizes teaching skills, experience and abilities to create a positive, nurturing environment for students. The Adjunct Nursing Faculty is also responsible for teaching supervising students in a clinical or classroom orientation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Review and adhere to the policies, procedures, and standards of Instituto College of Nursing Program, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) guidelines, and State Board of Nursing.

·         It is the professional responsibility of each Clinical Instructor to contribute to and cooperate with any committees formed to insure the continued quality education for the college of nursing program.

·         Deliver and evaluate student outcome’s measures and instructional strategies within a timely manner.

·         Serve students in an advisory and/or tutoring manner for remediation.

·         Attend mandatory faculty meetings.

·         Contribute to and perform on workforce grant committees that benefit the college of nursing program.

·         Maintain designated weekly remote office hours for students.

·         Maintain record and submit student grades electronically in a timely manner.

·         Collaborate with clinical education partners in instructional delivery and supervision of student experimental learning in the clinical setting, including, but not limited to, orientation, adherence to agency policies/procedures, communication with members of the healthcare team, student clinical evaluation.

·         Serve as professional role model and example of nurse leader for students, the College, and its stakeholders.

·         Demonstrate nursing and teaching expertise, including the use of technology and simulation.

·         Engage in ongoing personal and professional development and scholarly activities.

·         Engage in community outreach activities.

·         Be willing to teach and support blended courses.

·         Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of Nursing Program.

 

Qualifications

Required Credentials/Qualification:

·         Master of Science in Nursing.

·         Current Professional Nurse (RN) licensure registered in Illinois.

·         Minimum 2 years teaching experience.

·         Minimum of 2 years of recent clinical nursing experience with at least two years in area of specialty.

·         Strong foundation in evidence-based teaching or clinical practice. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.

Additional Qualifications:

This position requires a strong commitment to teaching and diversity while incorporating technology and innovation in the delivery of instruction. The ability to infuse new approaches into the teaching/learning process is essential. Candidates must be able to work actively and collegially with faculty within and outside of the department. Adjunct Nursing Faculty may teach across medical surgical and specialties in theory, lab and clinical in the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Adjunct Nursing Faculty must also possess the following:

·         Excellent time management, organizational, writing, as well as analytical skills. Be culturally competent with the ability to represent the organization and program with positive and professional poise.

  • Ability to work independently, and be a positive and proactive participant within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to multitask and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment.
  • Dependable and punctual.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines, react to unpredictable events quickly and efficiently, be resourceful, and able to manage conflict and challenges.

·         Bilingual in English and Spanish, strongly preferred.

Additional Information

Submit cover letter with resume, salary expectations, a completed application, and any other information listed above as “additional attachments” when you apply.

Instituto del Progreso Latino is an Equal Opportunity Employer