Instructor - ASN

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Categories: Nursing

College: SOWELA

Department: Academic Affairs

Sub department: School of Nursing & Allied Health

Type of Appointment: Unclassified - Faculty 9 month

Duties and Responsibilities: Understands and adheres to all applicable Louisiana Community and Technical College System policies, as well as those policies and procedures in the SOWELA Technical Community College 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 Nursing o Nurses Code of Ethics o Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
• Teaching and Direct Instructional Activities
o Course materials are prepared using evidence-based resources (textbooks, instructional aids, online resources, and materials).
o Teaching plans are organized and available for course presentation.
o Course 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 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 work.
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.
▪ Participates in pre- and post- conference experiences.
• Service to Students, Department, Division or College
o Maintains office hours as required.
o Submits reports and performs required record-keeping functions in a timely and dependable manner.
o Participates in School of Nursing and Allied Health (SoNAH) monthly meetings and standing committees as assigned. May include serving as committee chair.
o Accepts SoNAH service assignments such as recruiting, pinning and graduation activities.
o Professionally represents the institution in college-related outreach activities.
o May serve on advisory boards/committees.
o May apply academic expertise in the local, state or national community.
o May sponsor student activities or groups.
o Participates in workshop and seminars.
o Assists students with advising and counseling activities related to academic, career and job placement areas.
• Professional Development Activities
o Attends conferences, seminars and workshops that enhance expertise in areas of teaching responsibilities.
o Participates in professional organizations.
o Acts as a role model for nursing students.
o Develops and maintains professional and collegial relationships.
o Communicates on professional matters with media, government agencies and other professional bodies when asked.

Required Education: Master’s degree in Nursing or higher.

Required Experience: Nursing experience of two years in the concentration hired to teach (Medical-Surgical, Maternal Child, Pediatrics, Mental Health)
• Must meet faculty qualifications through LSBN and clinical agencies.

Required Licenses or Certifications: Must maintain a current, unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in Louisiana or one of the Compact Member States.

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

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