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Chamberlain College of Nursing

General Information


Job title: Visiting Professor
Job location: Arlington, VA 22202 United States
Requisition code: 2011-21738
Date posted: 09/19/13
Job type: Part-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Faculty

Job Description

Job description:
Careers at Chamberlain - We’re looking for the future. We're looking for you.
If you’re interested in being a part of an organization that’s mission is focused on improving nursing and the healthcare industry, then Chamberlain may be the place for your career to grow. Whether you're a nursing educator, IT specialist, administrative professional, or student services advisor, there may be a place at Chamberlain for you.

Chamberlain College of Nursing has a history of preparing extraordinary nursing graduates since 1889. Our faculty and staff are committed to the same thing – creating extraordinary nurses. Today, with pre- and post-licensure programs, a growing network of campuses, and comprehensive online offerings, Chamberlain College of Nursing continues to raise the standard of nursing education and advance healthcare outcomes in communities across the country and around the world.

Our Vision - Chamberlain will graduate extraordinary nursing professionals who transform healthcare worldwide. Our Mission is to provide superior nursing education experience distinguished by academic excellence, innovation, integrity and world-class service. We are committed to graduating compassionate, ethical and knowledgeable nurse leaders who are empowered to transform healthcare.

Chamberlain Care - At Chamberlain, we don’t just teach care – we live Chamberlain Care, a commitment of caring for each other, our students and our patients. You see, we believe that by providing a caring, supportive environment focused on student success, we help prepare nurses who demonstrate the values of service, compassion and integrity, which extends well beyond the classroom and clinical environments. Chamberlain provides students with opportunities to put these values into action in the community at large through a full spectrum of social, cause-related and field experiences. For more information on our charitable effort and ongoing commitment to serve the community, visit

We believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals for the future.

We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues who will help students achieve their goals and reach their dreams. We pride ourselves on maintaining an extraordinary candidate experience and hold the highest standards in pre-employment assessments and background checks. If you are ready to join an Institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.

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This position is responsible for supervision of and teaching of students during the clinical placement portion of nursing courses for Chamberlain College of Nursing and is responsible for assisting the student to achieve clinical course objectives. Service to the College, community, health system, and profession are integral aspects of this position. The clinical instructor reports to the dean or assistant dean. A course coordinator will provide direct oversight of the clinical instructor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Implements the College's philosophy, curriculum, program outcomes, and course objectives through clinical teaching, and service to the College, community, health system and profession.
• Assumes responsibility for all autonomous aspects of individual teaching loads.
• Plans clinical experiences for and provides direct supervision and evaluation of nursing students delivering nursing care to an individual or group of individuals.
• Makes self-available to staff at the agencies.
• Evaluates and provides documented feedback to student on level of performance based on course objectives.
• Is available for remediation of students as required or needed.
• Orients and maintains current knowledge related to agency/clinical policies, procedures, and expectations with the assistance of the agency/clinical personnel.
• Develops and posts written clinical assignments consistent with student's knowledge base, skill competency and individual learning needs.
• Corrects and returns homework, quizzes, tests, lab assignments, clinical paperwork and other written work in a timely manner.
• Contributes to the ongoing development, implementation, and evaluation of the programs and the College.
• May teach didactic course content under supervision of course coordinator.
• Keeps course coordinator informed of all student and agency issues and concerns.
• Works with college administration, staff and other faculty members to improve the overall operation of the college and student satisfaction rates.
• Participates in the implementation of the College Assessment Program, campus retention efforts, and both departmental and campus policies.
• Serves as a professional role model for other faculty, staff, and students in the areas of customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence, dress, attendance, and general professionalism.
• Utilizes relationship skills in situations requiring group problem solving, consensus building, and win-win negotiation.
• Complies with all applicable regulatory rules and standards.
• Handles related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Master's Degree in Nursing is required.*
• Professional Nurse licensure is required in the state of practice. Minimum of two years experience within last five years in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse.
• Must have clinical expertise and a CPR certification. Excellent communication skills with high level of initiative and prudent judgment.

*In states where the minimum requirement for a clinical instructor is a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, a BSN degree is required for this position.
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