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Faculty - Instructor, Practical Nursing Certificate Program

Company:
Carlow University
Job Location:
Pittsburgh, 15213
Category:
Nursing
Type:
Full-Time

Faculty - Instructor, Practical Nursing Certificate Program

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic university in a culturally rich section of Pittsburgh. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, it is one of the 17 member institutions of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education. Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and service.

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Carlow University’s College of Health and Wellness and School of Nursing is seeking a full-time (12-month) nursing faculty member for the Oakland campus located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to begin August 15, 2024.

The full-time, non-tenure-track faculty member will have primary responsibility in the practical nursing certificate program with additional duties of teaching, service, and scholarship. Primary teaching responsibilities will focus on the PN program major courses and will also function in the role of clinical instructor. Expertise in the care of adults and older adults required. Recent clinical experience is required. Expectations are consistent with the Core Competencies for Nurse Educators, described in the Scope and Practice for Academic Nurse Educators (NLN, 2020). Candidates should have prior experience in nursing education, and leadership, along with clinical expertise and skills in nursing practice. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with educational preparation and experience.

Required Education/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Valid, current, unrestricted Pennsylvania RN License.
  • Master’s degree in nursing required.
  • Demonstrated expertise in teaching in an academic or clinical setting with nursing students
  • Evidence of clinical expertise in nursing skill development and practice * Clearances - Upon hire and updated every three years to include ACT 153 Clearances (FBI Fingerprints, Child Abuse, and PA State Police). 

The ideal candidates will have:

  • A deep commitment to effective teaching, curriculum development, interprofessional practice, student engagement, and mentoring.
  • A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness to actively promote diversity in healthcare and community.
  • A commitment to professional academic service within the University, college, and community. 

Carlow University is Devoted to....

  • A culture of integrity, dignity and respect for all
  • A strong commitment to social justice
  • Ethical forward-thinking leadership
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life & disability benefits package
  • Tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Program
  • Complimentary use of Carlow’s fitness center and amenities

Successful candidates must be committed to envisioning the future of liberal arts and professional education in a rapidly changing environment; have experience working with diverse populations; actively support Carlow’s commitment to equity, inclusion, and community; and be able to articulate how they will contribute to Carlow University’s Catholic, Mercy mission and values through their teaching, scholarship, and service.

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic University situated in a culturally rich and diverse urban setting of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, an international community of Roman Catholic women with a mission to serve the poor, the sick, and the uneducated. Carlow is an institution grounded in the liberal arts while also offering strong professional programs, committed to engaging its diverse community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship, research, and service. Degrees are offered at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. Carlow University aims to provide transformational educational opportunities rooted in social justice for a diverse community of learners, and to empower them to excel in their chosen work as compassionate, responsible leaders in the creation of a just and merciful world.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

EEOC policy

One of the core values of Carlow University is Sacredness of Creation. We revere each person and all creation and the diversity they embody. The University, as an educational institution and an employer, values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. We respect our diversity as we are called in both the University’s mission and core values. Our commitment to inclusivity, respect and acceptance informs every aspect of the University community.

Accordingly, Carlow University prohibits and will not discriminate or harass on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), national origin, age, individuals with disabilities, genetic information, marital status, familial status, ancestry and expression, veteran status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment. 

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