Licensed in Virginia or compact State required or eligible
Job Summary: The Associate Instructor (AI) works under the supervision of the Program Director and/or Assistant Director and will be assigned a mentor and/or preceptor to aid in faculty orientation. The AI participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the philosophy and objectives of their program. The AI participates in the design, implementation, teaching, evaluation, and revision of the programs curriculum and related educational materials as assigned. The AI assists in the development and evaluation of student admission, progression, retention, graduation and related program and school policies. Accountable for student outcomes, the AI acts as a resource for students, providing support, remediation, academic advisement and counseling, and referral as needed. The AI actively engages in scholarly pursuits to maintain currency in the base discipline and to enhance metaprofessional skills. Each member of the faculty shall maintain professional competence in their specific discipline through such activities as practice, continuing education programs, conferences, workshops, seminars, academic courses, research projects, and professional writing. The AI participates in community and institutional service activities which contribute to the mission of RHS and RCHC. The AI actively engages in the development of instruction skills by completing the Faculty Development Program. Completion of the FDP and satisfactory performance during the first year of employment as an Associate Instructor will lead to promotion to the position of Faculty Instructor. Performs other duties as assigned.
Educational Requirements: BSN or equivalent course work required; MSN or actively engaged in completing an MSN degree preferred.
Certification/Licensure Requirements: CPR – BLS for Healthcare Providers required. Licensure/certification credentials must meet the respective accrediting bodies'requirements. Current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse or a multi-state licensure privilege to practice in Virginia.
Experience Requirements: 3 years full-time, or equivalent, recent (within last 5 years) clinical experience or teaching in the specified field required, or a combination of the two prior to hire date; experience in a clinical educational setting preferred; formal didactic teaching experience preferred.