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Nightingale College Clinical Nurse Instructor - PRN in Des Moines, Iowa

Are you a nurse who is passionate about being an integral part of educating the next generation of nurses? Have you been dreaming about being part of an organization who really cares about people and really focuses on changing healthcare outcomes? We are looking for Bachelor's Degree prepared nurses to teach clinical instruction to the nation's future nurses.

The Assistant Professor is responsible for innovative facilitation, dynamic delivery, and efficient evaluation of the nursing curriculum. The Assistant Professor uses their valuable expertise to implement and evaluate the nursing program on an ongoing basis. In addition, faculty contribute to the future of nursing by advising learners, participating in curriculum development, and performing program evaluations. Assistant Professors facilitate learning in a variety of settings to include didactic, clinical, simulation, as well as participate in other matters as assigned in accordance with the mission, core values, and purposes of the school and nursing program. The Assistant Professor functions as a valued team member within the nursing faculty.

Position Summary

  • Participates in the delivery of the nursing curriculum in accordance with the mission, core values, and purposes of the program.

  • Completes faculty orientation, including the online and distance modules.

  • Monitors learners' performance in accordance with course outcomes.

  • Engages with learners in all aspects of the nursing education process and evaluates the learners' potential for successful achievement in their course.

  • Adheres to partner facilities' expectations.

  • Maintains current knowledge in multiple areas of nursing practice.

  • Maintains accurate attendance and performance records of learners and submits required reports according to published deadlines.

  • Maintains open communication with learners.

  • Attends New Collaborator Orientation and annual Flame Forward event.

  • Agrees to complete at least twelve (12) direct focused-care (DFC) activities per year.

  • Accountable for Nursing Education Services successful attainment of key performance indicators.

  • Maintains immunizations, current certifications, and immunization/certification records as required by accreditation, facility, or state board of nursing.

  • Understands and agrees the preceding is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work expected and is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required.

Experience Requirements

  • Active, unencumbered RN license from state of residence and ability to obtain RN licensure in any jurisdiction required by the College.

  • BSN, Earned bachelor's degree with a major in nursing.

  • Experience in teaching in a concept-based nursing program and experience in curriculum development is preferred.

  • Proficiency in at least one learning management system (LMS).

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams), and other technology platforms.

  • Three (3) years of clinical nursing experience

This position is on the ground teaching students at the experiential clinical learning site in Des Moines, ID and is NOT a remote or classroom teaching role.

Nightingale's commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected both in our learners and collaborators because we believe the best outcomes for learners from underserved and diverse populations are achieved through collaborators with similar backgrounds and cultures. Nightingale College is an equal opportunity employer.

Our Mission (not just words on the wall, we live it, love it, and daily contribute to it.)

At Nightingale College, our Innovative Education model helps transform rural health landscapes through our blended-distance learning platform. Every person involved with Nightingale College helps to change lives of our learners, our communities and ultimately the world by adding to the quality of healthcare. We are proud to have graduated over 2,000 nurses serving communities in need. We are serious about our outcomes and have a little bit of fun getting there.

The professional and personal development of our learners and our collaborators is our company's foundation. Not only do we develop strategies that promote a positive work-life integration, but we also create an environment that invites you to become an expert in your field, be it through higher education or professional development. Put simply, we elevate employment, elevate health, and elevate education. We're so happy that you've found us!