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POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty – Clinical Nursing (Psychiatric)
DEPARTMENT: Health Sciences/Nursing
REPORTS TO: Director, Nursing or designee
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Adjunct Faculty – Clinical Nursing (Psyciatric) supervise a clinical experience for up to 10 students for 12-15 hours per week. Their duties include, but may not be limited to, providing clinical instruction that coordinates with theoretical content and achieves course objectives. Adjunct Faculty will engage in a critical role in the teaching and learning process as a member of the nursing team, contributing to student success.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Perform all functions related to clinical assignments, including but not limited to making clinical assignments, correcting detailed nursing care plans, and completing and reviewing evaluation reports with students.
- Provide regular, accurate and timely feedback to students and the nursing/clinical team leader concerning academics, clinical performance, behavior and attendance.
- Work with the Nursing Department Chair and full-time Nursing faculty team responsible for Medical/Surgical nursing theory.
- Participate in weekly nursing first or second year team meetings each semester.
- Instruct students in laboratory safety procedures, if applicable.
- Participate in professional development opportunities to address the college’s goals related to technology, academic innovation and equity.
- Complete required trainings such as, but not limited to, Title IX, FERPA, Bloodborne Pathogens and Information Security.
- Adhere to workload as specified in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, to include duties such as, but not limited to, completing book orders, creating syllabi, verifying student enrollment, and submitting final grades by the contractual deadline.
- Be available to students either virtually or in-person for assistance meeting course requirements and supporting student academic success.
- Foster student success across the college’s diverse student body.
- Demonstrate a sense of professionalism and consistently reflect Bristol’s core values while interacting with members of the Bristol community.
- Focus on the Commonwealth’s Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.
- Perform other related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all required qualifications must be met by date of hire.
- Minimum of
- a Master’s degree in Nursing; or
- a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a CNE; or
- a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and enrolled in a Master’s program in Nursing.
- Must possess a current Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing.
- Demonstrated clinical experience, as outlined below:
- For instructors with a BSN degree, minimum of two (2) years of full-time clinical experience in psychiatric nursing, within the last five (5) years.
- For instructors with a Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) or equivalent nursing degree, minimum of two (2) years of full-time clinical experience in psychiatric nursing, within the last five (5) years.
- Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, as well as technology and computer applications common in nursing practice.
- Demonstrated experience working within nursing teams.
- Must submit to a background check (including Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)/Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI)) and may be required to submit to a drug screening as a condition of employment.?
- The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
- COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Bristol Community College is no longer requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 although some clinical facilities will require maximally vaccinated status.
- Minimum of a Master’s degree in Nursing or equivalent nursing degree.
- Experience using High Impact Practices.
- Experience teaching at a community college, preferably in a nursing program.
- Graduate of Bristol’s Adjunct Certificate Program.
- Demonstrated proficiency with Blackboard.
- Prior online teaching experience using a Learning Management System.
- 18 graduate credits in the area of nursing.
- Ability to communicate in a language in addition to English.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Adjunct Faculty are part-time instructors hired on an as needed basis. Courses may be offered in online, hybrid, or face-to-face modalities in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, Taunton and/or community clinical sites. Courses may be held during the day, in the evening, and on weekends (Friday nights, Saturdays, and Sundays).
Please note: Positions will be available pending sufficient enrollment.
STARTING DATE: Academic Year 2023-2024
SALARY: Minimum salary is $1,291 per credit hour. Actual salary is commensurate with the DCE Collective Bargaining Agreement.
TO APPLY: Please complete our online application by clicking on the “Apply” button.
THIS POOL IS VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2024, AT WHICH TIME APPLICANTS SEEKING TO REMAIN IN THE POOL MUST REAPPLY AND UPDATE THEIR INFORMATION.
REQUIREMENTS TO COMPLETE APPLICATION PROCESS:
1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.
2) A current resume/curriculum vitae.
3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length).
4) A copy of your transcripts for all degrees earned. Upon hire, the candidate must supply official transcripts and/or certifications. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred. Failure to provide transcripts may result in your appointment being revoked.
All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.
A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.
The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Bristol Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, TitleVII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Title IX & Equity Compliance Officer, Emmanuel Echevarria at di**************@br*******.edu or 774.357.2682; the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination; the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
Bristol Community College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its education programs, activities and employment practices. In an effort to improve ethnic diversity, Bristol Community College encourages minorities and other to apply Bristol Community College changes the world by changing lives, learner by learner.