Registered Nurse

Assess symptoms and makes medical decisions within parameters of nursing protocol. Provide direct specialized care, counseling and instruction to patients.

Registered Nurse

Correctional Medicine “The best kept secret in Health Care!” DOC Nurse Supervisor
We are People Helping People while serving our community by keeping the public safe.
Correctional medicine offers an opportunity to do more, see more, and challenge your skills like never before. Nurses have the opportunity to provide medical care typically not experience without being in a hospital setting.

Are you interested in expanding your knowledge base, feeling challenged, helping those that truly appreciate your care? The Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking RNs who want to be part of the big picture!

As a DOC nurse you are the backbone of the medical department, providing nursing sick call, managing appointments, passing medications, having the ability to suture, responding to emergent situations and attending minor surgical procedures in a community clinic setting.
If progression, leadership and management are your passion, the DOC offers fantastic opportunities for advancement. Our nurses hold high level supervisory and management positions to include executive level positions within the DOC. The opportunities for advancement are endless and not restricted or limited to the medical field.
The combined pay and benefits of a state employee are unparalleled in most job opportunities. Salaries are commensurate with experience. The DOC also offers retirement through the PERA program, 10 annual holidays, earned vacation and sick time, medical/dental insurance and much more!

Clinical Assistant Professor – 9 month appointment – Nursing

2015-2016 Faculty #1
Department of Nursing
Missouri State University
CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Missouri State University invites applications for a 9-month Clinical Assistant Professor position to join our diverse and vibrant Department of Nursing beginning January 4, 2016. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience. This new position combines teaching in the undergraduate and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, and working one day a week with supplemental salary in our new MSU Care clinic for the underserved while mentoring FNP students. See http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/22571 for full description of position.

About the Department
One of ten academic units in the College of Health and Human Services, the nursing department offers two undergraduate programs (BSN, BSN-C), one healthcare management minor, a Master of Science in Nursing as Nurse Educator, a post-graduate certificate for Nurse Educator, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice with two degree options (BSN to DNP, Post-Masters DNP). The BSNC, MSN, and DNP programs have a significant online component. All programs have full CCNE accreditation through 2019, and the BSN has full Missouri State Board of Nursing approval The college facilities have been recently expanded, including classroom space and state-of-the-art simulation and skills laboratories to educate nursing professionals. The Department contributes to the University’s Public Affairs mission by providing services to underserved populations through partnerships with the new MSU Care clinic, Kitchen, Inc., and over 150 community agencies in the Springfield-Metro., MO area. The clinic serves as a practice site for faculty, as well as students. For additional information about the department, please explore our web site at: http://www.missouristate.edu/nursing/

About the University and Community
Missouri State University is a public, selective-admissions graduate level teaching and research institution with 24,000 students on four campuses and a statewide mission in public affairs. Missouri’s second largest university offers support for diversity and international elements, and collaborative community leadership. Located on a plateau overlooking the breath-taking Ozarks mountains and lakes, Springfield has great schools and universities, and offers a range of cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with an extensive park and trail system. Known for its friendliness, Springfield offers excellent healthcare and is recognized for its low cost of living and clean environment. As a vibrant metropolitan area of 450,000 people, Springfield has been recognized as a Top 40 City for quality of life, and a growing workforce, with an average commute of 20 minutes. http://www.missouristate.edu/about/

QUALIFICATION
The position requires the following:
 Masters degree in nursing from a CCNE or NLNAC/AECN accredited program.
 Current license, without restriction, to practice nursing, or eligibility for RN licensure in Missouri.
 Current certification as a family or adult nurse practitioner and recognition by Missouri as an advanced practice nurse currently or prior to hire.
 Excellent written and oral communication skills.
 Flexible and willing to work collaboratively to attain department, college, and university goals.
 Experience with online education, or interest in online education, with excellent technology skills.
 Experience with healthcare of vulnerable and diverse populations
 Strong foundation of current evidence-based clinical practice skills in family and adult primary care that includes the healthcare of women.
 At least 3 years of recent experience as an NP

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Responsibilities Teaching; University, Community, and Professional Service; and Research (for tenure track faculty).The areas of responsibilities will depend upon appointment to tenure track, specialty area, and specific role and assignment. Faculty may be required to teach in an online learning environment. Faculty are involved in student advisement and activities that support the Department and its programs, and must work collaboratively in a collegial environment. Service to the community is expected of all faculty, commensurate with our Department mission.

Application Information
Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Applicants should apply online at http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/22571. Applicants will submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, and contact information for four professional references who can speak to the qualifications of the position. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense and drug screen without disqualifications. For additional information, contact Dr. Kathryn Hope. E-mail: kathrynhope@missouristate.edu; PH; (417)-836-5310; toll free 877-728-0001. Official transcripts will be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin December 11, 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled. The university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment; the ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. EO/AA/M/F/Veterans Disability

Assistant Professor, Nursing – Tenure Track

Date:                                          May 8, 2015

 Title:                                         Assistant Professor, Nursing

                                                  TENURE TRACK                

Job ID:                                     608

             Starting:                                  Fall, 2015

Hours:                                     32 weeks (Flexible hours spread over Fall, Winter, Summer)

             Salary:                                      MA: $52,991 with potential of additional contact hours during each semester at the contractual overload rate of pay

Reports to:                           Associate Dean, School of Workforce Development

Close date:                           June 8, 2015

 

Summary

GRCC is seeking faculty who possess an interest in working with diverse student populations from a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability; engage in and develop innovative teaching strategies; effectively assess student learning outcomes; demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development; and provide service to our students, the college, and our community at large.

 

Faculty members are responsible to GRCC and to each other for the successful completion of departmental work, as well as work associated with the School of Workforce Development and GRCC as a whole. In addition to the major position responsibilities, it is expected that faculty demonstrate outstanding communications skills, collaborate effectively, and use personal initiative to overcome obstacles and work efficiently to meet deadlines.  In an environment where innovation is valued, each faculty member will take responsibility to perform their work in a manner consistent with both the letter and the spirit of GRCC values

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Major Teaching Responsibilities:

–          Teach Practical and Associate Degree nursing courses including but not limited to didactic and clinical instruction in psych nursing, med-surg, and long term care.

–          Work with tenured faculty and assigned mentor to ensure consistent standards and instructional practices within each course.

–          Lead, advise, and support adjunct faculty to ensure consistent standards and instructional practices within each course.

–          Effectively assess, document, and advise students regarding their academic and clinical performance.

–          Demonstrate a commitment to a learning centered environment in the classroom.

–          Incorporate new technologies and methods for enhanced teaching and learning into instructional methods.

 

Major Professional Development Responsibilities:

–          Engage in on-going professional development to maintain expertise in the field and communicate outcomes with faculty and administration.

–          Maintain professional licensure.

 

Major Student Service Responsibilities:

–          Advise students on curriculum, academic programs, and employment and career goals.

–          Participate in departmental student academic advising plans.

–          Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of students from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of abilities. 

 

Department and College Service Responsibilities:

–          Contribute to the growth and development of the Program and the College by participating in academic program review; curriculum development, evaluation and revision; committee membership; department and advisory committee meetings.

–          Analyze program, course and student outcome data.

–          Communicate clearly with students, staff, faculty and administration.

–          Assist the Program Director in the preparation of reports and other required documents.

–          Contribute to program accreditation processes and reports as determined by the Nursing Programs Director.

–          Assist in marketing and promoting of departmental and college programs and events.

–          Promote the department by creating partnerships with state and local communities, health care facilities and schools.

–          Adhere to college processes, policies and contractual obligations.

–          Support the College’s Strategic Plan through departmental and college action projects as appropriate. 

–          Support the department and the college through other work normally expected of GRCC faculty members

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

 

  Education

–          Master’s Degree in Nursing.  Candidates currently enrolled in a Master’s program may be considered if program completion (degree conferred) is within one year.

–          Current, unencumbered Michigan RN license or eligibility. 

 

  Experience

–          Minimum of 2 years direct clinical experience.

–          Recent experience in nursing practice or nursing education.

–          Experience in nursing education curriculum design and/or utilization of education technology, preferred. 

–          Community College teaching experience or experience teaching adult learners, preferred.

 

  Skills

–          Ability to effectively use data

–          Excellent organization skills

–          Must possess excellent communication skills necessary to relate to others verbally and/or in writing

–          Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people

–          Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving abilities.

–          Ability to perform routine and unexpected duties with minimum supervision.

–          Proven ability to provide excellent customer service to students and staff in an academic setting.

–          High energy level with enthusiasm and interest in helping and supporting students, staff, and the general public.

–          Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations.

–          Adhere to the code of ethics, safety regulations, maintain confidentiality, and use sound judgment in regards to safety of self and others.

 

  Mental Demands

–          Ability to work under pressure while possessing mature judgment and flexibility in regards to interruptions and schedule changes.

–          Must use good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult situations in a professional manner.

–          Ability to cope effectively with the demands associated with various situations within the organization 

–          Must be punctual and dependable.

–          An understanding of and appreciation for the community college philosophy and student population.

–          An interest in working with diverse student populations, who represent a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability.

 

  Physical Demands

–          Demonstrate, assist and/or support students with :

–          Physical Strength – transferring patients to or from wheelchairs, floors, mats, toilets, cars, beds, bathtubs, and showers. Other transfers may be required, including lifting up to 30 pounds.

–          Mobility –stand, lift, reach, bend, stretch, provide support and stability. Sufficient independent mobility within the architectural environment is necessary, including the ability to maneuver in restricted spaces. Move quickly in an emergency.

–          Hearing –   hear faint sounds from a distance of 4 feet—approximately the distance between a patient seated in a wheelchair and a person in a standing position next to the wheelchair. Hear sounds such as those emitted by patient monitors, and vital assessments, and using a stethoscope.

–          Visual Discrimination – sufficient vision to differentiate movements, read markings on instruments and measuring devices, and read newspaper small print.

–          Coordination – Sufficient motor skills, eye-hand coordination skills, manipulative skills and sensory function in one upper extremity may be needed to assist and demonstrate nursing interventions. Many other therapeutic activities require dexterity, manipulation, strength, and body flexibility to perform.

–          Manual Dexterity – sufficient fine motor skills to manipulative objects and people safely.

 

  Working Conditions

–          Must be able to travel to off campus clinical settings

–          Must be able to work in a classroom and laboratory in an academic setting well as external clinical sites.

–          Ability to work in a high traffic, indoor environments.

–          Must be able to work flexible hours

 

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position via our website at www.grcc.edu/jobs  through 11:59 PM on June 8, 2015. Please include your resume and cover letter in one document; unofficial transcripts; and three letters of recommendation, which you may upload yourself or have your supporters e-mail to the Hiring Team at hr@grcc.edu  Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Grand Rapids Community College creates an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex/gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, height, weight, national origin, disability, political affiliation, familial status, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by state and federal law. GRCC is committed to reviewing all aspects of GRCC programs, activities, services and employment, including recruitment, selection, retention and promotion to identify and eliminate barriers in order to prevent discrimination on the basis of the listed protected characteristics.  The college will not tolerate any form of retaliation against any person for bringing charges of discrimination or participating in an investigation. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.

 

College Nurse II (Mountain View)

An advanced level position responsible for performing professional nursing work in the college health center. The incumbent works within the framework of Texas statutes regulating nursing practice, established District policies and overall health program procedures. Oversees the day to day activities of the college health center utilizing considerable latitude for action and independent judgment. Provides routine nursing treatment and emergency care for students (including veteran students) and staff. Some locations may be responsible for evaluation and emergency care of children in site child-care centers, members of athletic teams, and/or patrons of pool areas. Coordinates a variety of health programs, such as but not limited to, wellness testing, immunizations, blood drives, etc for primary location as well as satellite locations. Administers health screening tests; counsels and advises individuals regarding test results for primary location as well as satellite locations; maintains a high degree of confidentiality. Acts as liaison with community organizations, such as the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department to coordinate immunization clinics, provide awareness and additional services such as identifying immunization resources for the college location students and staff body. Presents a variety of health and safety materials using appropriate presentation vehicle. Responsible for ordering, restocking inventories and safely maintaining all health center supplies; administers non prescription medication. Keeps records of treatments; prepares periodic statistical reports as required; secures all records and ensures proper maintenance and disposal as required by HIPAA rules and requirements. Works in conjunction with the location human resources office in coordination of worker’s compensation paperwork. Assists location registrar’s office with identification and verification of official vaccination records as needed. Maintains departmental budget allocations. May oversee and/or direct the daily activities of other staff members within the department. May work on special councils and/or committees as they relate to the services provided by the college health centers. Performs other duties as assigned.

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