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DeVry Education Group Clinical Nurse Faculty (Part Time) Mental Health in Hammond, Indiana

You've been preparing for this moment your whole life, dedicating yourself to become an expert with the knowledge and skills to help, to heal, to nurture, and change lives like only a nurse can.

Today, more than ever before, the next generation of nurses needs you.

Your passion. Your expertise. Your heart.

Chamberlain College of Nursing clinical educators experience the powerful satisfaction that comes from helping educate, empower and embolden students and advance the health of people, families, and communities as we face new challenges ahead together.

Will you join us?

Chamberlain College of Nursing seeks Part Time Clinical Instructors interested in teaching students in our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program studying at our Tinley Park campus.

Teaching opportunities are available throughout the region. Clinical teaching is typically scheduled for at least one weekday (M-F), daytime for an 8-week session at a clinical partner site. Chamberlain students experience practice settings that include large and small hospitals, long-term care facilities, community and public-health agencies, faith-based service organizations, independent practices, ambulatory care centers, public health agencies, military services (Army, Navy, and Air Force), VA Medical Centers, schools, home health environments…anywhere healthcare is delivered.

We build long-term relationships with superior nurse educators who are experts in their field and committed to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education.

We are presently accepting applications for the following specialty:

Mental-Health Nursing

Emphasis is on the dynamics of an individual’s ability to function in society. The course focuses on content relative to anxiety, self concept, thought disorders, mood alterations, addictive behaviors, organic brain dysfunction, abuse and violence issues. It also incorporates health promotion and wellness issues such as stress management and personal growth. Therapeutic communication techniques, individual and group therapy practices and community mental-health resources are also incorporated.

We invite interested candidates to submit their resume for future consideration.

In this role, the clinical instructor:

  • Implements the College's philosophy, curriculum, program outcomes, and course objectives through clinical teaching, and service to the College, community, health system and profession.

  • Assumes responsibility for all autonomous aspects of individual teaching loads.

  • Plans clinical experiences for and provides direct supervision and evaluation of nursing students delivering nursing care to an individual or group of individuals.

  • Makes self-available to staff at the agencies.

  • Evaluates and provides documented feedback to student on level of performance based on course objectives.

  • Is available for remediation of students as required or needed.

  • Orients and maintains current knowledge related to agency/clinical policies, procedures, and expectations with the assistance of the agency/clinical personnel.

  • Develops and posts written clinical assignments consistent with student's knowledge base, skill competency and individual learning needs.

  • Corrects and returns homework, quizzes, tests, lab assignments, clinical paperwork and other written work in a timely manner.

  • Contributes to the ongoing development, implementation, and evaluation of the programs and the College.

  • May teach didactic course content under supervision of course coordinator.

  • Keeps course coordinator informed of all student and agency issues and concerns.

  • Works with college administration, staff and other faculty members to improve the overall operation of the college and student satisfaction rates.

  • Participates in the implementation of the College Assessment Program, campus retention efforts, and both departmental and campus policies.

  • Serves as a professional role model for other faculty, staff, and students in the areas of customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence, dress, attendance, and general professionalism.

  • Utilizes relationship skills in situations requiring group problem solving, consensus building, and win-win negotiation.

  • Complies with applicable regulatory rules and standards.

  • Reports to dean, assistant dean, or course coordinator.

You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you have:

  • A master's or doctoral degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university

  • An unencumbered professional nursing license

  • At least two years professional experience within last five years in the area of Mental Health instruction as a registered nurse

  • Teaching or precepting experience is preferred but not required

  • Have genuine passion for nursing, education, and lifelong learning

  • Have exceptional subject matter expertise with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Are eager to serve students and colleagues with passion, respect and care

  • Operate with a sense of responsibility and purpose with the desire to enrich colleagues, students and the broader community

Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

Chamberlain University has a 130-year history and the mission to educate, empower, and embolden diverse healthcare professionals who advance the health of people, families, communities, and nations. We’re 99,000 strong, with 31,000 students and 68,000 alumni armed with the skills, passion, and determination to make a difference in today’s complex healthcare environment. By living Chamberlain Care®, we’ve built a culture in which colleagues and students thrive and we graduate extraordinary healthcare professionals who transform the health of people worldwide.

Our regionally accredited University is comprised of the College of Nursing and the College of Health Professions. Our College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at 22 campuses and online post-licensure degree programs and certificates including RN to BSN, RN to MSN, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with six Specialty Tracks, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Our College of Health Professions offers online options with a Master of Public Health degree, Public Health Certificate programs, and a Master of Social Work degree. Learn more about Chamberlain University, part of Adtalem Global Education, at www.chamberlain.edu.

Req Number: 2020-115619

FLSA U.S./Global Status: U.S. - Exempt

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