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Bushnell University
Eugene, OR, United States
21 days ago
Bushnell University
Eugene, Oregon, United States
21 days ago

Description

Department: School of Nursing, Bushnell Campus

Status: Part-time, per class

Supervisor: Dean of Nursing

Job Summary: 

Bushnell University’s School of Nursing, located in Eugene, OR invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach primarily in the University’s new Accelerated Bachelor of Science Nursing (ABSN) pre-licensure program. Candidates for on-campus teaching or clinical position(s) will have a strong commitment to multiculturalism and diversity and vibrant, maturing Christian faith. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Commits to creating a learning environment for students inclusive of diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Provides instruction for clinical and/or didactic nursing theory courses as assigned.
  • Supervises student clinical experiences in long-term care, acute care community health and/or other settings as assigned.
  • Engages with students to provide a meaningful presence in their clinical learning and in their achievement of course outcomes.
  • Provides current course content, in collaboration with the other faculty, that is informative, well organized and supports student learning and success.
  • Keeps professionally current by participating in professional development and other activities.
  • Maintains current credentials or licensures and immunizations as required by the program and clinical agencies.
  • Creates and maintains a positive learning environment that focuses on safety, respect of clients and colleagues, and effective communication, both verbally and in writing, utilizing tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly are essential to this position. Must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Models professional nursing practices and behaviors for students.
  • Complies with all Oregon State Board of Nursing policies and administrative regulations.
  • The position may require the ability to complete 12.5-hour nursing shifts in a supervisory capacity.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check.
  • All faculty assigned to a clinical position must undergo a urine drug screen
  • Support the missions of Bushnell University and School of Nursing
  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions/Special Requirements:

  • Bushnell University employees must have a maturing Christian faith and live in compliance with the duties and expectations as detailed in the Employee Handbook
  • The position requires a commitment to multiculturalism and diversity.
  • The position requires working in a non-smoking, drug free environment.
  • The employee must adhere to FERPA guidelines and student confidentiality at all times.
  • All employees of Bushnell University are “mandatory reporters” under Oregon law. See http://www.oregon.gov/dhs/abuse/pages/mandatory_report.aspx for specific information.
  • The position requires a strong ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and in writing, utilizing tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly are essential to this position. Must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The employee must have high personal motivation, with great attention to detail and accuracy.
  • This person must project a positive, vibrant and professional attitude in assisting people.
  • This person must have high ethics of honesty and confidentiality, with a genuine and gracious presence pertaining to the students, faculty, staff and business of the department and the University.
  • The position may require lifting up to 25 lbs., as well as bending, stooping, kneeling.
  • This position description is subject to change at any time.

Application: 

  • Review the University’s Theological Context for Bushnell Community Life.
  • Bushnell University Employment Application and Cover letter addressing skills, experience, and knowledge
  • CV/Resume
  • Personal “Statement of Faith” that addresses how a maturing Christian faith finds expression in the candidate’s personal life, family life, community life, and current church membership. The faith statement should also address how the candidate integrates faith into his/her academic discipline, both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Official transcript/terminal degree transcripts
  • Contact information for 3 references to include the applicant’s pastor or another appropriate church leader who is able to address the applicant’s faith background.
  • Contact Dr. Linda Veltri, Dean of Nursing for more information about this position (lveltri@bushnell.edu)


Requirements

Experience and Qualifications Requirements:

  • Earned nursing graduate degree (graduate degree may be in process, terminal degree preferred). In some instances, a BSN may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Minimum of two years nursing practice experience.
  • Experience as a nurse educator and/or possess experience teaching accelerated baccalaureate nursing students is preferred.
  • Eligible for or possess an active, unencumbered Oregon RN license.
  • Must be actively engaged in a Christian congregation and able to identify with and support the Bushnell Theological Context for Community statement.
  • Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly.
  • Ability to utilize Windows based software including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience utilizing e-mail for the purposes of organizational communications.  

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58485702
  • Location:
    Eugene, Oregon, United States
  • Position Title: Adjunct Nursing Faculty
  • Company Name: Bushnell University
  • Job Function: Adjunct Faculty
  • Job Type: Part-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years

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