Adjunct Instructor - Practical Nursing

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Work type: Faculty - Part Time
Location: SOWELA – Lake Charles
Categories: Allied Health, Academic Affairs, Nursing

College: SOWELA

Department: Academic Affairs

Sub department: School of Nursing & Allied Health

Type of Appointment: Unclassified - Adjunct

Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Understands and adheres to all applicable Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) policies.
• Understands and adheres to policies and procedures contained in the SOWELA Technical Community College (STCC) Faculty Handbook.
• Understands and adheres to all laws pertaining to disclosure of student records.
• Understands and adheres to the professional scope, standards, codes, rules and regulations of Professional Governing Bodies:
     o American Nurses Association
     o Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE)
     o Nurses Code of Ethics
• Teaching and Direct Instructional Activities
     o Course/clinical materials are prepared using evidence-based resources (textbooks, instructional aids, online resources, and materials)
     o Follow curriculum guidelines as approved by the LSBPNE
     o Keep up to date with NCLEX changes
     o Course/ clinical time organized to be accomplished in the allotted time
     o Instruction provided to individual students and groups appropriate to the needs and requirements of activities being performed
     o Attends class/clinical on time and if unable to attend; ensures alternate method of course delivery is available for students
     o Able to deliver course content in a clear, concise manner that enhances student learning
     o Demonstrates varied methods of course content delivery and use of instructional aids
     o Provides adequate resources that enable students to successfully complete assignments
     o Content expert in subject matter
     o Promotes discussion among students as well as learning and individual initiative
     o Provides constructive feedback in a timely manner on tests and assignments
     o Provides fair grading of student course/clinical work
     o Provides advisement services to assigned advisees
     o Maintains individual student progress data and ensures this is a part of the student’s permanent record
     o Uphold classroom and clinical policies
     o Oversees students’ clinical practice
           Ensures clinical site will allow students to gain clinical experience for course content and enhance clinical judgment
           Orients self and student to clinical facility policies and procedures
           Evaluates student performance in the clinical setting, using the coordinating guidelines for the evaluation tool
           Participates in pre and post conference experiences
           Assists with simulation lab check offs as scheduled
           Instruct, supervise and evaluate students during labs and patient care
           Evaluates student’s clinical paperwork
• Service to Students, Department, Division or College
     o Submits reports and performs required record-keeping functions in a timely and dependable manner.
     o Attends LSBPNE new instructor workshop.

Required Education: 

• Must meet faculty qualifications through LSBPNE and clinical agencies

Required Experience: 

• Minimum of three years of nursing experience. At least one of these three years must have been as a medical-surgical hospital staff nurse providing direct patient care. Must have practiced as a nurse for a minimum of six full-time months during the three years immediately preceding application.

Required Licenses or Certifications: 

• Must maintain a current, unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in Louisiana or one of the Compact Member States
• Must meet LSBPNE requirements and pay the required $25 fee to LSBPNE

Preferred Education: 

• A Master’s degree is preferred

Preferred Experience: 

• Experience in labor and delivery as well as pediatrics is a plus
• Teaching experience is preferred


Passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment.

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