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Adjunct Faculty - Nursing

Company: MCPHS University
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The School of Nursing seeks an adjunct faculty member to deliver high quality learning experiences and education for students. In accordance with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and New Hampshire Board of Nursing, the Adjunct Faculty of the School of Nursing fosters the development of required nursing skill competency, critical thinking ability and application of nursing knowledge to practice.

  • Delivers didactic, laboratory and/or experiential instruction via multiple formats (in-person, online, or in a 'blended' format)
  • Provides students with an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria
  • Provides engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered
  • Supports incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion into the curriculum, as well as co-curricular experiences, to broaden the education of students and expand their knowledge of health disparities
  • Uses the University's learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with students
  • Advises and assists students through office hours or scheduled appointments, by videoconference, phone or email, and through other University-approved mechanisms
  • Provides service including student mentoring, ongoing course development, and assessment
  • Demonstrates knowledge of subject matter and an awareness of new developments in the field in order to update the approach to teaching or content
  • Facilitates pre- and post-conference for assigned students
  • Integrates didactic content into the clinical assignment for the student(s)
  • Achieves consistently effective teaching performance as evidenced by student evaluations/comments/letters
  • Recognizes and addresses different learning styles in collaboration with core faculty
  • Communicates with core faculty on a regular basis to track student progress or to develop performance improvement plan to support student learning
  • In collaboration with core faculty, develops individualized interventions for students having difficulty
  • Collaborates with laboratory faculty to support student remediation
  • Responsible for conducting the clinical evaluation in collaboration with core faculty who has ultimate responsibility for student evaluation
  • Provides feedback to core faculty and clinical placement coordinator on the appropriateness of health care agency regarding teaching/learning environment for students
  • Provides feedback to core faculty on student preparedness regarding core curriculum and MCPHS core competencies
  • Has a working knowledge of the MCPHS SON curriculum and the level of the participating students
  • Attend course-specific orientation on campus with core faculty
  • Participate in clinical faculty mentoring as identified by core course faculty
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor

    • A minimum of a master's degree in nursing required
    • Must be current in professional practice with a minimum of two years of current nursing practice experience within the last five years
    • Current RN licensure (or eligibility) in Massachusetts or New Hampshire
    • Applicant must be in good standing with respective nursing board
    • Certification in specialty as appropriate
    • Nursing education experience at the baccalaureate level
    • 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
    • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
    • Commitment to undergraduate and/or professional education and student success
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • Massachusetts-based faculty must have a working knowledge of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing 244 CMR 6.00 (will be provided during orientation)
    • NH-based faculty must have a working knowledge of NH Board of Nursing Chapter Nur 600 Nursing Education (will be provided during orientation)
    • Knowledge of the NCLEX test plan
    • Must be able to work independently and effectively interact with a wide array of parties at all levels (students, faculty, administration/staff, alumni, and external constituents, including healthcare industry professionals)

      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 click here.
      Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.
      MCPHS COVID-19 Policy
      We care about the health and safety of our students and employees and have implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy, requiring employees to be fully vaccinated and tested on a regular basis. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a medical or sincerely held religious belief may request an exemption.
      About Us
      At MCPHS, we appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which everyone feels included and valued. Each of our Community members' unique experiences and perspectives add value to our ability to create and deliver the best education, academic service, and employee experience possible.
      MCPHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates a diverse community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: MCPHS University, Boston , Adjunct Faculty - Nursing, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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