Nursing, Adjunct

first_imgDescriptionPosition Overview:Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions.This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants fromwhich the Department may draw as sections become open at any pointin the current academic year. This posting may or may not result inthe hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct Faculty – provides a qualitylearning experience for students on a semester basis. Adjunctfaculty reports to a dean or chair and performs instruction-relatedduties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordancewith the mission, policies and procedures of the college. Therelationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one ofteacher and facilitator of learning.College/Department Overview:The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-timeand over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. TheCollege serves more than 3,600 undergraduate students in 26 majorsand provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied MathematicalScience, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, ComputationalScience, Computer Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing.Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission onCollegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of FuneralService Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is aninstitutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. Forfurther information see our website athttp://www.uco.edu/cms.Department Specific Essential Job Functions:Supervising students in clinical and/or laboratory area.Instructors will be expected to evaluate students as well as directand coach them in the care of clients and the development ofnursing skills.QualificationsExperience Required:Possesses at least a master’s degree in the field specified in theposition announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairsapproval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, andorganizational skills.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time, in-classroom teachingpositions. This posting is to create a pool of interestedapplicants from which the Department may draw as sections becomeopen at any point in the current academic year. Supervisingstudents in clinical and/or laboratory area. Instructors will beexpected to evaluate students as well as direct and coach them inthe care of clients and the development of nursing skills. Master’sdegree in Nursing and previous Clinical Nursing experiencerequired. Current Oklahoma RN license, CPR, vaccination status andtuberculosis testing required. Drug screen will be required beforestarting clinical duties.Physical Demands:Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing.Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping,kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visuallyidentify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate withsupervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendancerequired. The physical demands and work environment characteristicsdescribed here are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADArequirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform essential functions.QualificationsExperience Required:Possesses at least a master’s degree in the field specified in theposition announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairsapproval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, andorganizational skills.Experience Preferred :Master’s degree in Nursing and previous Clinical Nursing experiencerequired. Current Oklahoma RN license, CPR, vaccination status andtuberculosis testing required.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Drug screen will be required before starting clinical duties.Physical Demands:Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing.Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping,kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visuallyidentify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate withsupervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendancerequired. The physical demands and work environment characteristicsdescribed here are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADArequirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform essential functions.Special Instructions for Applicants:Online application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae orresume, a list of three professional references with contactinformation, and transcripts for all undergraduate and graduatedegrees and degrees in progress.last_img

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