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Lecturer, Nursing/Clinical Faculty

Employer
Salve Regina University
Location
Newport, RI
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Sector
Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
Category:: Academic / Faculty
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Department:: Nursing
Locations:: Newport, RI
Posted:: Dec 20, 2023
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Position ID:: 171156

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION:

Successful candidates should demonstrate a commitment to equity-minded teaching that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds, emphasizes experiential learning, and integrates the University's Mercy mission. Individuals from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department of Nursing invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Nursing with a start date in the 2024/2025 academic year. The teaching load for this position is 12/9 credits per academic year. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the faculty members teaching the lecture sections of nursing theory courses and the clinical coordinator to ensure a consistent, robust clinical experience for all students in the course.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Duties include three days of clinical instruction in the complex, acute/chronic care, and/or simulation lab setting in MA and/or RI and two days on campus.
  • Clinical instruction in the complex, and/or acute/chronic care setting during the fall semester and if qualified may include maternal health, L & D during the spring semester.
  • She/he is responsible for assuring regulatory compliance with accreditation, state, and Federal guidelines.
  • Working collaboratively with full-time faculty and responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, grading, and evaluation of students and their performance in the clinical area.
  • Maintain established curricula that appropriately reflect current knowledge in the discipline, including the impact of cultural diversity issues on course content and instructional practices.
  • Follow the curriculum aimed at assisting students pass the NCLEX licensing exam. Occasional travel between clinical placement sites and campus classes may be needed.
  • Build and maintain between local facilities and community programs regarding public health, geriatric, acute, chronic, and vulnerable populations.
  • Supervise and evaluate students in didactic and clinical settings.


OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • NUR 150-fundamentals of Nursing course every other fall semester with advising responsibilities.
  • Other duties include department committee participation, and monthly department and university meetings.


LICENSES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:

  • Unencumbered RN license in Rhode Island and Massachusetts
  • NRP certification if teaching labor and delivery
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The employee is not exposed to known adverse environmental conditions other than those of working in healthcare settings.

Requirements:

Required:

  • MS in Nursing required.
  • We seek a colleague who is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching with a focus on hands-on learning. Salve Regina University has state-of-the-art Nursing simulation laboratory.
  • Minimum of two years' full-time employment in nursing or its equivalent within the past five years, and evidence of clinical competence in area of didactic and clinical instruction. NRP certification required if teaching in the specialty of labor and delivery.
  • Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of a nurse on a clinical unit of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Immunizations required by clinical institutions


Preferred:

  • A Ph.D. or other terminal degree and teaching experience are preferred but not mandatory.
  • Teaching and experience with student evaluation responsibilities with multi-cultural either classroom or clinical setting.
  • Simulation experience a plus.


Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including (waiting periods apply):

  • health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the month following date of hire
  • 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer contributions as well as access to advising services
  • long-term disability coverage
  • employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and qualified dependents
  • robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness Center


Other available benefits include:

  • supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
  • supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
  • Tuition Exchange scholarship program. Application available for qualified dependents of eligible employees working full-time
  • discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
  • student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
  • employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
  • flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
  • health savings accounts
  • 529 collegebound saver program


For more detailed information on Salve's benefits, visit https://salve.edu/human-resources/benefits.

Salve Regina University strives to cultivate belonging values through diversity, equity inclusion in order to foster a welcoming culture for our staff, faculty and students, as well as the wider community. Salve Regina University embraces all people with grace. No matter the path traveled to get here, the University acknowledges that many identities will intersect. Salve Regina belongs to all in its community.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter, resume and three professional references' contact information to submit letters of recommendation upon request. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify. (Spanish)

URL: www.salve.edu

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