Lead Faculty

  • Cheyenne, Wyoming, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Wyoming
  • Full-time

Company Description

Nightingale College is an accredited, blended-distance nursing school, dedicated to reducing the nursing shortage and elevating rural health. We are proud to have graduated over 600 nurses serving communities in need.

 

Our mission (not just words on the wall, we live it, love it, and daily contribute to it).
Nightingale College’s mission is to facilitate educational achievement, personal growth, and professional development of its learners, alumni, and collaborators; to serve diverse communities; and to elevate health.

We’re committed to giving back. At Nightingale College, our innovative education model helps transform rural health landscapes, and each collaborator helps change lives. As a collaborator, YOU must be willing to work for something beyond yourself. Put simply, we elevate employment, elevate health, and elevate education.
 

Our culture is Evolvitude (yeah, we have our own language too!).

Those who work for Nightingale live these “I” statements:

·         “I embody deliberate evolvement, grounded in kindness and humility, and contribute to an environment of love, trust, and gratitude.

·         I aspire to wholeness; to contributing meaningfully to our collective vision and mission; and ultimately, to self-leading, self-actualizing, and self-transcending.

·         I act with integrity, accountability, inclusivity, good intent, mindfulness, transparency, and playfulness.”

           

Investing in our people is our core business strategy. The professional and personal development of our collaborators is our company’s foundation. Not only do we develop strategies that promote a positive work-life integration, but we also create an environment that invites you to become an expert in your field, be it through higher education or professional development. We’re so happy that you’ve found us! Apply today.

 

Job Description

 Lead Faculty, Dedicated Distance Cohort, (DDC) provides daily operational oversight of the Cheyenne, WY,  DDC; will serve as primary contact person for information, problem solving, and process management; assures adequate staffing of faculty for clinical, lab, and/or simulations; implements learner schedules; serves as clinical, lab, or simulation faculty approximately 80% of scheduled time with 20% administrative release time.

Lead Faculty, DDC  reports to the Area Manager, DDCs, and ultimately reports to the Director, Nursing Education Services. Works closely with faculty to problem solve, move daily operations forward, ensuring compliance with College policies/procedures and practices. Routinely interacts with learners, problem solves. Serves on at least one nursing department committee. Manages the supplies and equipment within the lab.

The Lead Faculty, DDCs is responsible for the following:

• Assists and/or initiates the development of the lab in a newly identified DDC, to include set up, supply and equipment stocking, preparing the lab for learning and simulation
• Orients and supports learner’s clinical, lab, and simulation schedule development by the Coordinator, DDC Area Operations (OC).
• Develops clinical, lab, and simulation faculty schedule
• Assures all scheduled clinical, lab, and simulation shifts are staffed, that clinical experiences align with the curriculum, and lab and simulations events are properly equipped
• Completes clinical, lab, and simulation evaluations on each faculty every semester (must have MSN; Area Manager to complete if Lead is BSN prepared);
• Oversees the preceptor assignments, and initial and closing meetings with preceptor and preceptee, as developed by the OC.
• Coordinates with Area Manager, DDCs, (AM) to maintain positive partnerships with existing clinical sites
• In collaboration with the AM, evaluates the need for additional clinical sites based on anticipated growth and variable curriculum needs.
• Evaluates and identifies need for additional equipment and submits to AM for review and approval.
• Serves on at least one nursing committee.
• Contributes to institutional accreditation activities.
• May join AM interviewing clinical and lab faculty
• Engages in local, state, and/or national nursing education and practice organizations.
• Collaborates with Program Managers within the College.
• Maintains expertise in nursing education and awareness of current trends in nursing practice and healthcare.
• Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

• MSN required, Graduate degree with a major in Nursing preferred.
• Current RN license, with no restrictions.
• Documented knowledge and skills for scheduling and supervision of clinical, lab, and simulation activities with relevant clinical expertise (minimum 3 years’ experience).
• Ability, willingness, and availability to perform needed responsibilities throughout the three academic semesters each calendar year.
• Teaching experience (minimum of two years) in post-secondary professional nursing program with relevant clinical experience.

Additional Information

The position is based at the Cheyenne, WY DDC.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

 

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