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Duties: Teach in an associate degree nursing program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission) and approved by the BRN; teach nursing theory/lecture, clinical, and skills laboratory in mental health and medical-surgical nursing, and incorporating curriculum threads, such as geriatrics and skills such as critical thinking; remediate and teach in a nursing specialty; function in a manner consistent with the department's standards, unifying curricular concepts, approved course outlines, and plan of instruction; evaluate the effectiveness of teaching/learning using evidence?based standards; incorporate innovative teaching strategies; participate in curriculum design, implementation, and evaluation; participate in developing policies and procedures; coordinate student learning experiences; contribute to systematic program evaluation reports and self-studies, participate in all ongoing departmental and select institutional activities; utilize mid and high fidelity simulators as a teaching methodology; incorporate on-line teaching methodologies; collaborate and work with peers in creating and sustaining a supportive learning environment; demonstrate commitment to excellence in nursing education by continual professional development and scholarly activities; and adhere to California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) regulations; must meet the health care requirements of the clinical facilities including but not limited to current vaccinations, background check, and drug testing; strong clinical and classroom teaching skills in medical-surgical, psychiatric, and geriatric nursing; hands on clinical experience within the past 5 years and be approved by the BRN; maintain office hours; participate in staff development programs, and college, departmental, and faculty organization activities. Schedule may include day, evening, and weekend classes, and/or short-term classes.
Santa Monica College encourages candidates that are equity-minded to apply. SMC is a minority-serving, Hispanic-serving institution. We actively seek to attract candidates from minority groups that value equity, diversity, and inclusion. Equity, diversity, and inclusion are built into the culture at SMC and are an essential component of the work that we do. SMC is committed to racial and socioeconomic diversity as it is a reflection of our student population and we strive to hire candidates that share this commitment.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's in nursing OR Bachelor's in nursing AND Master's in health education or health science OR the equivalent* OR the minimum qualifications as set by the Board of Registered Nursing, whichever is higher OR possession of an appropriate valid California Community College Credential authorizing service in the specified subject area(s). Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the socio-economic, academic, cultural and ethnic diversity within the college student population including students with physical and/or learning disabilities as these factors relate to differences in learning styles.
Preferred Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom, and a willingness to use culturally responsive instructional practices.
Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;
Possession of a license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of California; Master's in nursing as required by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN); completion of a course in teaching techniques/methods offered at an accredited institution; experience as a registered nurse within the last five years, with at least two years providing direct patient care in a medical-surgical setting; full-time teaching experience in nursing education; knowledge of test construction and evaluation measures; knowledge of curriculum development, contemporary nursing practice, and national health care standards.