Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 26-Sep-2018 to 25-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • Mequon, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Concordia University seeks applicants for the Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator Faculty position in the School of Nursing at Concordia University.

This position role is responsible for overseeing the Nursing Skills Laboratory. The successful applicant will be a registered professional nurse faculty member whose primary responsibilities are managing the Skills Laboratory and staff, teaching students, and overseeing skills instruction and testing in the lab. This position reports to the Chair of the Undergraduate Nursing Program.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the State of Wisconsin or eligible for such licensure.
  • A Master of Science degree in Nursing is required.
  • Evidence of teaching experience is preferred.
  • Competency in fundamental nursing psychomotor skills.
  • Competency in health assessment skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Certified in CPR for Basic Life Support (BLS),

Specific Responsibilities:

Responsibilities to the University

  • Instructors are expected to comply with all rules and regulations for University faculty as outlined in the Concordia University (CU) and School of Nursing (SON) Faculty Handbooks.
  • Attends all university, School of Nursing, and Traditional Undergraduate Program meetings as required.
  • Participate in student recruitment and retention activities.
  • Advise students.
  • Participate in professional, community, university, and school service
  • Engage in peer-reviewed scholarship activities commensurate with academic rank.

Responsibilities to the School of Nursing

  • Orients self to CU's mission and nursing framework by reviewing student handbook, nursing faculty handbook, and undergraduate curriculum.
  • Educates students on psychomotor skills through demonstration, discussion and the use of critical thinking.
  • Maintains lesson plans for skills-based instruction, including the materials and staffing required for demonstration and testing.
  • Coordinates student testing of required psychomotor skills according to specific and established criteria using best practices.
  • Provides timely written and verbal feedback related to student performance.
  • Keeps current records of student grades and academic work.
  • Supervises lab staff and instruction within the lab environment.
  • Supervises the Equipment Manager in ordering and maintaining adequate supplies and equipment for lab demonstration and practice.
  • Reviews and updates annual Skills Lab budget.
  • Serves as the SON representative to the CUW Interprofessional Education (IPE) program.
  • Participates in ongoing course and program review and revision.

Professional Responsibilities

  • Maintains required professional certifications.
  • Maintains current knowledge of clinical practice within the area of teaching responsibility.
  • Updates curriculum vitae annually.
  • Promotes profession nursing through reflective learning and mentoring.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, 12 month position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents.  Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Applicants should include with their online application: letter of intent, curriculum vita, copy of transcripts, and description of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until successful candidates are identified.

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.

Physical Demands/Equipment

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.

 

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