Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 16-May-2018 to 25-May-2018 (CST)
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Other
  • Adjunct

Concordia University is seeking part-time adjunct faculty for Clinical teaching for OB, Pediatrics, and Community Health Nursing for the School of Nursing on the Ann Arbor, MI campus. The successful candidate will be a registered professional nurse who is responsible for classroom instruction and other activities relating to medical-surgical nursing education in a BSN program. This contract is renewed on a semester basis.

Each faculty member is expected to comply with all rules and regulations for University faculty as outlined in the Adjunct Faculty Handbook. In addition, each faculty member has the following responsibilities:

1. Academic 

  • Contact facility for orientation
  • Orient self to Concordia's philosophy and nursing framework used (review Student Handbook, Nursing Faculty Handbook, and clinical instructor binder contents)
  • Review policies related to student clinical dress, absenteeism, CPR, TB, etc.
  • Orient students to clinical setting
  • Plan student assignments in the clinical setting
  • Select and evaluate the method of student preparation for clinical assignments
  • Review content presented in respective theory course
  • Teach content relevant to client's medical and/or nursing needs
  • Evaluate student's written or verbal plan of care
  • Attend a designated number of your clinical group's simulation time
  • Review student's clinical portfolio
  • Assure nursing care of student's client is accomplished in a timely and appropriate fashion
  • Arrive at facility 30 minutes prior to actual clinical time for student and adjust to necessary changes
  • Correct assigned clinical projects - i.e. Journals, care plans, management projects, etc.
  • Communicate to course faculty and clinical liaison any concerns or questions
  • Provide frequent feedback to students including mid-rotation and end-of-rotation conferences
  • Recognize the need for remediation and complete a referral if necessary
  • Complete written evaluation of each student at midterm and at the end of each rotation
  • Keep ongoing records of student performance in the clinical setting
  • Work collaboratively with staff at assigned clinical facility
  • Evaluate clinical facility at end of semester and make recommendations
  • Complete Clinical Nursing Orientation

2. Professional Activity

  • Maintains current knowledge of clinical practice, as appropriate, within the area of teaching responsibility
  • Maintains knowledge of current teaching methods
  • Updates curriculum vitae annually
  • Participates in professional and community organizations
  • Uphold the mission of Concordia University

Position Requirements:

  • Current licensure and registration to practice professional nursing in Michigan
  • Master of Science degree in Nursing or current enrollment in a graduate level nursing program, required
  • Minimum two years of experience as a nurse
  • Recommendation from current nurse manager
  • Previous teaching in a baccalaureate nursing program preferred
  • Current knowledge of clinical practice within the area of teaching responsibility required
  • Attendance at all clinical coordination meetings


Physical Demands/Equipment

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion.  In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS.  Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies.  If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
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