Website Clackamas Community College
$55,118.52 – $60,919.32 Annually
Full-Time, Union, Exempt
Technology, Applied Science and Public Services
This position will remain open until filled.
Instructors will be expected to provide high quality instruction to nursing students in accordance with college and department mission, vision and values. This includes facilitation of student learning in the classroom and/or clinical setting.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• This is a 100%, 175-day faculty assignment.
• Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include evenings, nights and/or weekends. Many clinical shifts are 12 hours.
• A criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to being in the clinical setting.
The College/Health Sciences Department and the Nursing Program are committed to student success and progression, therefore faculty work as a team toward that end. Responsibilities of instructor/faculty are:
• Work collaboratively with personnel in the college and with community partners.
• Participation in college, Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE) and/or professional committees/organizations.
The Nursing Program is a member of OCNE and utilizes a competency-based curriculum which is delivered via concept-based instruction. Responsibilities of instructor/faculty are:
• Innovative instruction in a variety of classroom, clinical and clinical laboratory settings.
• Clinical experiences are predominantly centered in med/surg and community settings
• Participation in curriculum/course development, evaluation and revision. Curriculum addresses concepts across the life span with a focus on Health Promotion, Acute Care, Chronic Illness Management and End of Life.
• Development and delivery of student-centered experiences that promotes learning
• Plans learning experiences with intent of assisting students in meeting course/curriculum outcomes
• Participation in evaluation of student learning and performance
• Facilitation of student learning by providing timely feedback
• Ability to facilitate the learning of a diverse student population including people of all ages from academically, culturally and economically diverse backgrounds
The Nursing Program is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) and Clackamas Community College (CCC) is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Responsibilities of instructor/faculty are:
• Participation in the implementation and evaluation of CCC and Nursing Program policies and procedures
• Participate in the development, adherence to and evaluation of program standards related to OSBN approval.
The Nursing Program is committed to the maintenance of a civil, healthy work/learning environment. Responsibilities of instructor/faculty are:
• Communicate in a civil, respectful manner to all colleagues, students and community partners.
• Collaborate with colleagues in sharing of workload assignments
• Respect and honor diversity among colleagues, students and community partners
• Hold themselves accountable for their actions
• Role model professional demeanor to exemplify an academic environment
• Provide a safe learning environment for students
Hold students accountable for their actions
The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application.
MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Master’s of Science in Nursing, or
• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and currently enrolled in a Master’s of Nursing program, or
• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in a related field and willing to enroll upon hire, at own expense, in an Oregon State Board of Nursing Approved Post-Master’s Certificate program, or
• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in a related field predicated on OSBN approval for exception.
• Current unencumbered Oregon RN Licensure or ability to obtain upon hire.
• Must be willing to obtain Washington RN license upon hire.
• Three (3) years working experience as a registered nurse.
• Each full year is equivalent to 1,664 hours.
• Willingness to integrate new patient care content and/or refresh direct patient care clinical skills when applicable.
• Demonstrate ability to work effectively in an innovative team environment where change is the norm.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Strong commitment to nursing education and demonstrated commitment to student learning.
• Teaching experience in a nursing program leading to eligibility for RN licensure.
• Work experience related to medical/surgical, OB, pediatric or mental health nursing. Recent clinical experience in medical/surgical nursing preferred.
• Experience using a variety of teaching and assessment techniques – including the use of technology to enhance student success.
• Ability to adapt varying pedagogical approaches to meet the needs of students with differing learning styles and abilities.
• Willingness to take a leadership role in areas of educational and professional expertise.
• Experience in implementing techniques of critical thinking in the classroom and in clinical settings.
• Willingness to provide assistance to other department personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate.
• Familiarity with OCNE curriculum and/or local clinical partners associated with CCC
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS, SCREENINGS AND IMMUNIZATIONS (upon hire):
• CPR/Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.
Evidence requires documented receipt of vaccine or documented immunity via titer or valid history of disease, or a record from the Oregon ALERT Immunization Information System.
• Hepatitis B (Hep B) series with titer to confirm immunity.
• Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
• Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap)
• Influenza (seasonal flu)
• Tuberculosis (TB) IGRA Blood test or chest x-ray
TECHNICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of the technical standards an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Nursing faculty members must have the ability to 1) sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, reach, and manipulate objects, 2) remain on their feet for extended periods of time, 3) have sufficient strength to lift objects and/or assist students in positioning patients and 4) possess adequate manual dexterity and coordination to operate equipment such as computer keyboard, monitor, projector, calculator, printer, and standard office equipment.
Nursing faculty members must have the ability to obtain or collect information through observation, listening, touching or smelling.
Nursing faculty members must have the ability to 1) recall, collect, analyze, synthesize, and integrate information from a variety of sources, 2) problem-solve and think critically in order to apply knowledge and skill, 3) communicate verbally, and through reading and writing, with individuals from a variety of social, emotional, cultural, and intellectual backgrounds and 4) relay information in oral and written form effectively, accurately, reliably, and intelligibly to individuals and groups, using the English language.
Nursing faculty members must have the ability to 1) demonstrate emotional stability to function effectively under stress and adapt to changing environments, 2) maintain effective and sensitive relationships with others, 3) examine and modify their own behavior when it interferes with others or the learning environment, 4) possess attributes that include compassion, empathy, altruism, integrity, honesty, responsibility and tolerance.
Other Job Elements
The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility, including the use of step stools in order to retrieve archived materials. Instructor must be able to remain on their feet for extended periods, have sufficient strength to lift; hear heart and breath sounds; read fine print; and identify skin tones such as pale, ashen, gray or cyanotic. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, monitor, projector, calculator, printer, and standard office equipment.
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work environment includes classroom, clinical lab, clinical sites, and community settings.
Supervision of other personnel is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly assigned personnel, and may assign work to student workers.
Works under the general direction of the Director, Health Sciences.
Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs.It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.
The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws.
Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the dean of Human Resources for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Dean, Human Resources, Oregon City Campus, 503-594-3300.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply for this position, you must submit:
• Completed online application
• Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position and describing how you meet the minimum and special qualifications and requirements of the position
• Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae
• Unofficial Transcripts
• Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
• Completed responses to the Supplemental Questions
If selected for an interview, candidates will be asked to deliver one 10-minute teaching presentation on a nursing topic of choice, and will be asked to participate in one 10-minute clinical instruction simulation
Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned, if applicable.
CCC only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline.
For assistance with this, please email [email protected] For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627.
Please note: This is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration.
Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in the handbook or association agreement (as applicable) to assess education and experience. For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement.
Clackamas Community College participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.
The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Clackamas.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Clackamas Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Clackamas Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.
VETERAN’S PREFERENCE STATEMENT:
Applicants are eligible to use Veteran’s Preference when applying with Clackamas Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
• MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.
• Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
• You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/
For information regarding Veteran’s Preference qualifications, visit the following website: http://www.oregonjobs.org/DAS/STJOBS/vetpoints.shtmlq
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