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Assistant Professor- Clinical BSN

Mercy College Des Moines, Iowa
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Requisition ID 2021-187717 Employment Type Full Time Department Mercy College Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Varied Weekly Schedule varies Remote No Category Education / Training
Overview

Mercy College of Health Sciences is a Catholic institution of higher education, rooted in the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy, guided by our core values of knowledge, reverence, integrity, compassion, and excellence.


Responsibilities
  • Provides teaching, supervision and evaluation of student learning experiences.
  • Provides individual advisement and guidance for intellectual and professional development of students.
  • Collaborates with other faculty, preceptors, field faculty, and clinical agencies to provide optimum learning opportunities for students.
  • Develops implements and revises course content in a limited subject area.
  • Serves as a mentor to new or inexperienced faculty as appropriate.
  • Participates in scholarly activities (e.g., grant writing, research, college projects, publications, creative teaching strategies).
  • Participates in and seeks out quality improvement opportunities.
  • Contributes to policy formation for the College and/or program.
  • Contributes to the well-being of the larger communities of neighborhood, city, state, or church by volunteer service or participation.
  • Stays abreast of current health science research and trends within teaching responsibility and incorporates information as appropriate into student learning.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ of Science of Nursing and;
    • Minimum of 3 years’ consecutive experience in a specific field of nursing as needed by Mercy College at the time of hire;
    • Most recent 18 months of experience must be in the role of a bedside nurse, in acute care,
    home health or community health setting, and/or active role in patient care in acute care, home health or community health setting.
    • Note: Active role is defined as a role directly overseeing others who have responsibilities as a bedside nurse
  • Two years’ experience in a clinical environment.
  • Current and valid Iowa RN licensure.
  • Teaching experiences appropriate to the teaching responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing, leading or training others.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize appropriate, varied and innovative classroom/clinical/field teaching strategies.

It is Mercy College of Health Sciences’ policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U. S. veteran or any other factor protected by law.  Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs or the Human Resources’ Business Partner at 515.643.3180, 928 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309, mchshr@mercydesmoines.org.

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