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Nursing Instructor

Company: Renton Technical College
Location: renton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Position

Reporting directly to the Dean of Nursing, this instructor is responsible teaching portions of the curriculum to beginning and advanced students; perform clinical instructor duties in acute or long term care settings, participate in program curricula development, work with nursing colleagues in a team setting, under the direction and supervision of the Dean in accordance with College policies. Other professional responsibilities include: maintaining office hours at times convenient to the students; serving as an ad hoc member of the program's advisory committee; serving on departmental and college committees; participating in professional improvement activities; and other related duties as may be assigned by the Dean.

This full-time, tenure track position is responsible for 40 hours per week of instruction and related professional duties in our Nursing program, Monday through Friday. The salary for this position is $93,720. for a 9 month contract. Summer quarter (29 days) contracts are issued separately. Additional stipend for earned Master's, $834 or PhD, $1,668. This position is scheduled to begin upon selection.

Renton Technical College, located southeast of Seattle, has provided quality education in a variety of occupations for over 75 years. Our professional-technical certificate and degree programs offer entry and mid-level training in the areas of allied health, trades and industry, culinary, business, technology and automotive. Our outstanding college & career pathways program with classes in adult basic education, English as a second language, and GED preparation is available to those who need additional preparation prior to entering a training program and for those who simply wish to improve their math and English skills. Career Education and apprenticeships degrees round out our offerings. As an Achieving the Dream and an Aspen Institute top 10 finalist for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, RTC is also proud to be a Military Friendly School, serving those who chose to serve.

Renton Technical College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its faculty and staff. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds and are over 60% of color. We strongly encourage members of historically minoritized groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district.

Key Responsibilities / Essential Functions Include
  • Provide leadership in working to improve access and successful educational outcomes for diverse student populations, especially historically marginalized and undeserved groups.
  • Support the Colleges mission by creating a learning environment of mutual respect and fairness, while encouraging creative and critical thinking through an equity lens.
  • Demonstrate multicultural competence (including an awareness and understanding of historically disadvantaged populations) and create an educational environment that affirms commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Effectively teach portions of the adopted curriculum for the registered nurse, associated degree program, including but not limited to, basic nursing skills, theory related to growth and development throughout the life cycle, medical surgical nursing, pharmacology, and psychology and maternal and child nursing.
  • Provide for the orderly conduct of program learning activities, individual student learning needs, and the appropriate evaluation of student progress towards attaining the learning objectives.
  • Develop and update curriculum as required by the College to respond to industry trends and to improve equitable student outcomes.
  • Maintain office hours convenient to students.
  • Participate in recruiting and job placement activities for students with varied backgrounds and career goals.
  • Assume responsibility for the teaching-learning process of students in the laboratory and clinical settings.
  • Provide clinical instruction for students by:
    • Coordinating with the clinical facility the orientation and scheduling of students.
    • Supervising activities of students in the clinical facility.
    • Evaluating student achievement in terms of clinical outcomes.
    • Preparing and presenting pre- and post-conference programs for students in the clinical facility.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and clinical partners.
  • Design inclusive instructional strategies, including classroom, small groups and individualized instruction, to reach all students, and select and evaluate the materials needed to implement these strategies.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated leadership or participation in institutional programs with persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socioeconomic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working / learning environment.
  • Masters degree with a major in Nursing. Applicant with a BSN currently enrolled in a Master of Nursing with an anticipated graduation date within the next academic year may be considered.
  • Have three years of recent clinical experience in an acute care setting.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in nursing education.
  • Specialty in OB experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of disparities in access and outcomes in health care; knowledge of research around impact of bias; detriments of social environment on health.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.
  • Ability to design learning experiences that are interactive and respectful of cultural differences.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals whose first language is not English.
  • Ability to work effectively and engage with adult learners.
  • Working with online learning management systems to further engage the student learning process desirable.
  • Documentation of current immunization (CDC recommendations) and health requirements within 6 months of hire date is required.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Have or acquire within 90 days of initial employment a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers.
  • A current Washington State nursing license, or the ability to obtain one within 30 days from hire date, is required.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to work professionally and effectively with students, faculty, staff, colleagues and community partners.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail required as well as previous experience maintaining accurate records, managing multiple tasks, and planning and organizing work in order to meet changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to represent the college in a positive and professional manner, while using tact, discretion and courtesy.
  • Speaker of a language in addition to English is preferred preference for top spoken languages in the RTC service area (Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Somali, Chinese).
Terms of Employment

The person hired is required to provide authorization for employment in the United States.

All offers of employment are contingent to background checks, including employment and required degree/credential verification. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicants suitability and competence to perform successfully in the position. Finalists are mandated to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure form as required under RCW 28B.112.080. Post offer, per-employment criminal background checks are also required.

For questions regarding this position contact nmedbury@rtc.edu or 425-235-2296 / srichards@rtc.edu 425-235-2475
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EEO STATEMENT:
Renton Technical College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veterans or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal, as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendment Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Violence Against Women Re-authorization Act and Washington State Law Against Discrimination, Chapter 49.60 RCW and their implementing regulations. The following college official has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Title IX / EEO Coordinator, Vice President of Human Resources 3000 NE 4th Street Renton, WA 98056 (425)235-7873, titleix@rtc.edu.

JeanneClerystatement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: In compliance with JeanneCleryDisclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and as a part of the College's commitment to safety and security on campus, Renton Technical College reports the mandate information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, the required statistics, and other related information for the past three (3) calendar years. Renton Technical College's Annual Safety and Fire Report is available online at: https://www.rtc.edu/annual-security-report

For information on how to access the RTC Daily Crime Log follow this link: https://www.rtc.edu/node/4321

We acknowledge that RTC sits uninvited on the ancestral land of the Puget Salish people, including theDuwamish ,Suquamish ,Snoqualmie ,Tulalip , andMuckleshoot Nations. We are grateful to the original inhabitants of this land, upon which we gather and dialogue. We also acknowledge our increasingly virtual world, in which RTCs work is done across multiple indigenous lands, in some cases, away from Puget Salish territories. We thank the original caretakers of our local lands and waters, who are still here.

Beyond acknowledgment, we each have an obligation to learn about and support our local tribes. Find out how on our resources page, which includes scholarships for Indigenous students.

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