Major Duties: Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for the position of Faculty Specialist II - Coordinator Nursing Clinical Operations in the WMU Bronson School of Nursing. The position is a tenure track, academic year (9-month) appointment.- Provide on-site nursing lab instruction with open labs and remedial instruction as needed for nursing students.- In collaboration with BSON, coordinate lab related simulation and/or IPE experiences for BSON students.- Teach course(s) in the Nursing curriculum in online, hybrid and/or traditional formats.- Serve on the regional clinical practice consortium of colleges and area wide health care systems, which ensures appropriate clinical instructional placement for all regional students.- Establish, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures for BSON clinical labs using knowledge of current nursing procedures, equipment, automated inventory systems, and effective modes of teaching.- Recommend to the BSON Director budgetary guidelines, and resource allocations for on-site clinical labs. - Maintain licensure and stay current in BSN/RN practice and continuing education opportunities as required by State to provide instruction. - Stay current on federal, state, and university legal requirements for health affiliation contracts and implements changes as necessary for BSON student placements.- Service to the School, the University, the profession, and the community. - Contribute to an interdisciplinary environment of instruction, and community collaborations.- May assist with Bronson School of Nursing outreach and recruitment. - Other duties that may be assigned.- Provide day-to-day oversight and work direction to the Clinical Placement Assistant in documenting and reporting minimum work requirements for clinical practice partners, and in developing and processing affiliation agreements with practice sites at which the WMU places nursing students for clinical experiences.
Minimum Qualifications: - Master's degree in nursing from an accredited institution.- Registered nurse license with eligibility for Michigan license.- Two or more years of experience as a RN in a hospital or other clinical setting.- Ability to teach baccalaureate-level nursing practice skills in on-campus learning lab.
Internal Number: 352_57790
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.