Family Nurse Practitioner, Adjunct Clinical Faculty

Gonzaga University
Marsh, PA
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

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Nursing, General Nursing
Organization Type
Posting Details

Position Information

Job Type Detail

Proposed Rank/Hiring Title
Family Nurse Practitioner, Adjunct Clinical Faculty


Proposed Hiring Contract Type

Non-Tenure Track End Date

Appointment Percent
50% or less

Months per Year
4 months

Job Summary

The Department of Nursing is seeking adjunct clinical faculty to work with family nurse practitioner graduate students in their practicum nursing courses. The successful candidate will have the enthusiasm, clinical presence, and practical expertise to engage students in active learning and assessment and should be committed to pursuing excellence in teaching and promoting an inclusive learning environment. Ideal candidates will have experience teaching and mentoring graduate students of all backgrounds, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in Nursing. The Nursing Department is committed to building an intellectually vibrant and culturally inclusive community for our students, preceptors, faculty, and staff. Adjunct clinical faculty encouraged to reach out to other department faculty for assistance and support.

The Department of Nursing and the School of Nursing and Human Physiology are committed to inclusive excellence, and actively promote the success of a diverse population of students, staff, and faculty. Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. The University is a committed EEO/AA employer seeking to increase the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

Gonzaga's campus sits adjacent to downtown Spokane, WA, along the Spokane River. We exist on the historical lands of Salish speaking tribes in the Inland Northwest's most metropolitan region. Spokane is Washington's second largest city and boasts a vibrant restaurant, entertainment, and arts community; it is also home to a diverse array of neighborhoods and popular outdoor recreational areas.

Essential Functions
  • Complete in-person clinical site visit(s) which includes, observing students engage with patients, connecting with preceptors to discuss student progress and concerns, and reviewing and assessing students' diagnostic reasoning, plan of care and clinical documentation.
  • Collaborate and facilitate 3 synchronous points of contact between preceptor, student, and clinical faculty (1 point of contact should be the clinical site visit)
  • Evaluate clinical assignments and offer timely feedback for improvement to the student using rubrics for grading.
  • Collaborate and communicate with course faculty student challenges and/or concerns.
  • Collaborate and communicate with practicum preceptor concerns related to the clinical site and/or the preceptor.
  • Participate in clinical faculty meeting(s) throughout the year.
  • Serve as ambassador for Gonzaga University School of Nursing and Human Physiology.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Active and unencumbered Washington state RN and ARNP licensure.
  • Active and unencumbered RN and ARNP licensure in state of residence and/or state where performing clinical faculty role.
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Minimum of 2 years of current practice as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Reside in one of the ten states where graduate nursing students are completing practicum (AK, AZ, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WY, WA)
Desired Qualifications
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree as Nurse Practitioner
  • Previous clinical teaching experience

Posting Detail Information

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Open Until Filled

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EEO Statement

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities needing reasonable accommodations to complete the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (509) 313-5996.

Hiring Salary
$1,250 per student with the possibility of additional compensation for long-distance travel

Special Instructions to Applicants

| To apply, please visit our website at: Applicants must complete an online application and submit the following:

1. A cover letter
2. A curriculum vitae
3. Names and contact information of three professional references (letters will be requested when finalists are selected.).
4. Washington state RN and ARNP license (for those who do not currently have a WA RN and ARNP license please contact Department Chair, Jennifer Garrity, to discuss this requirement.)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Questions about this position can be directed to Jennifer Garrity, Department Chair of Nursing, Department of Nursing, at For assistance with your online application, call (509) 313-5996.

Clery Statement

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics

The safety of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to Gonzaga University. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the law enforcement authority of Campus Security, policies concerning the reporting of any crimes which occurred on the campus (and other specified locations), other security and safety-related policies, as well as the crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be found in the Campus Safety and Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report. The Gonzaga-In-Florence Safety & Security Guide is also available.

A copy of the report can be found online at A paper copy of the Campus Safety & Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report or the Gonzaga-In-Florence Safety & Security Guide may be obtained by contacting the Student Development Office on main campus, College Hall 120. The Florence Guide may also be obtained on the Florence campus in room 105.

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