Closing Date: 3/17/2014
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Teaching Human Services courses in Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Studies or related areas.
• May supervise students in fieldwork settings.
• Student Advisement.
• Assist in program development and committee work.
• Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
• Participate in general faculty functions related to the educational program and in-service programs.
The successful candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Master’s degree or higher in nursing from an accredited college or university; OR
2. Bachelor’s degree in nursing AND a Master’s degree in health education or health science from an accredited college or university; OR
3. The minimum qualifications as set by the Board of Registered Nursing, if higher than the above; OR
4. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
5. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1, 2 or 3 above (Applicants applying on the basis of equivalency must submit the Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination form in addition to all other required materials).
• Validated clinical competence “Clinically competent” as defined in Board of Registered Nursing section 1420(d), which means that a nursing program faculty member possesses and exercises the degree of learning, skill, care and experience ordinarily possessed and exercised by staff level registered nurses of the nursing area to which the faculty member is assigned.
• Knowledge of current technologies used in clinical nursing and/or instructional setting, including the use of computers.
• Evidence of and sensitivity to understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Other requirements as set by the Board of Registered Nursing in Section 1425 c, as follows:
• A master’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university which includes course work in nursing, education or administration; AND
• Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by:
One (1) year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing area; OR
One (1) academic year or of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrate clinical competency; AND
• Completion of at least one (1) years’ experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing. BRN 1425 c.
Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:
• Theory and clinical-based experience in medical/surgical nursing and one other nursing specialty including: Pediatrics, Obstetrics,Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric Mental Health, or Gerontology.
• Recent classroom and clinical teaching experience.
• Knowledge of curriculum design and development.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with colleagues.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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