Bryant & Stratton of Western New York is currently completing in application through the New York State Dept. of Education/Office of Professions. We are currently seeking faculty to join us in bringing the Bryant & Stratton Mission and commitment to nursing education. Faculty is the first and most important step.
Bryant & Stratton College Adjunct Nursing Faculty teach three (3) to fourteen (14) contact hours of clinical/ lab/lecture classes in one or more areas depending on background and experience: Fundamentals, Pharmacology, Medical/Surgical, Geriatric, Pediatric, Maternal/Child/Family, Mental Health, Research, Management/Leadership, Community, Nutrition, and/or Lifespan Development courses.
As a clinical support/instructor you will be responsible to maintain direct supervision of students during patient care in the clinical area as the students complete the clinical phase of specific courses, communicate and collaborate with other faculty, contribute to the development of students’ clinical knowledge, skills, and behaviors, complete evaluation of the students’ performance in the delivery of patient care in the patient setting. Other duties listed below:
- Collaborate with nursing faculty in developing and evaluating course curriculum, learning support, and assessments.
- Implement and evaluate strategies for improved student retention and success.
- Other related duties as required.
- Strong time management, problem solving, conflict management, cultural diversity, analytic, adaptability, and creativity skills.
- To reinforce classroom instruction and contribute to the development of students’ clinical knowledge, skills, and behaviors, they:
- Provide direction, supervision, and reinforcement of classroom instruction in the clinical area.
- Help to clarify the expectations and objectives of the clinical assignments.
- Select clients and/or experiences according to the clinical focus as outlined in the course syllabus.
- Actively participate in reinforcing clinical procedures.
- Assist students with clinical data interpretation.
- Conduct pre and post conferences for clinical days.
- Supervise students during clinical hours and hold them accountable to the program policies and standards of their profession.
- Record and maintain anecdotes of strengths and concerns related to student performance.
- Provide ongoing constructive verbal and written feedback to students regarding their clinical performance.
- Attend mandatory faculty, program and college meetings.
- Inform the Program Director of Associate Degree Nursing or Nursing Program Coordinator of any agency or student problems/concerns.
- To assist the primary faculty member for the course and contribute to the evaluation of students’ clinical knowledge, skills, and behaviors:
- Provide written documentation of clinical performance on the clinical evaluation tool at midterm and at the end of each semester and provide these completed evaluation tools to the supervising faculty member for course grading purposes.
- Hold private conferences with students for the review of clinical performance evaluations.
- Maintain currency in the specialty area through periodic reading, seminar attendance, instructional development program attendance, and/or work experience.
Knowledge and Skills:
Preferred candidates will preferably have 2 years’ teaching experience, evidence of interdisciplinary collaboration, and work with diverse populations. Successful teaching experience at the college level, student evaluations, course documentation, etc. is preferred.
- Non-teaching professional job experience strongly preferred.
- We will be offering education and apprenticing to nurses who meet all the other requirements and have a strong desire to transition to nursing education.
- Working knowledge of computer software (e-mail, Microsoft Word, etc)
- Demonstrated commitment to professional development and student success
- Commitment to continuous curriculum enhancement and application of best practices
- Strong team player
- Ability to make meaningful and positive connections with diverse student body in a career college environment
- Active unencumbered Registered Nursing license within the state.
- Master’s Degree in Nursing required. We also accept a Master’s degree in a science with an RN.
- Follow the requirements and credentials of the Board of Nursing within the state.
- Completion of an approved/accredited registered nursing program according to the Board of Nursing requirements within the state.
- Online teaching opportunities are also available.