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Adjunct, Nurse Practitioner Clinical Site Visitor

South University Pittsburgh, PA, 1250 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #349
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. 

 

Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.  

 

Visit www.southuniversity.edu today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.

 

South University, the right direction for a brighter future.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

A faculty member's primary responsibilities to students are imparting knowledge, developing career abilities, and instilling professional attitudes within a creative and enthusiastic learning environment. In addition, faculty have administrative and developmental responsibilities, including advising students in order to enhance their education experience. A competent and experienced faculty is an important key to the realization of South University's mission. Faculty are selected for their expertise in specific fields, teaching abilities, and the necessary background to meet credentialing, licensing, and accreditation requirements. We strive to align performance assessment with position responsibilities and performance expectations. This is a remote/virtual position. 

KEY JOB ELEMENTS:

  • Evaluate students’ clinical performance at the students’ practicum site at midterm and/or final within the dates provided by the Program Director and Sr. Clinical Director with written evaluations for review with students and submitted to the College of Nursing and Public Health.

  • Participate in evaluation of the quality of the nursing student experiences at the practicum site including assessment of the clinical site and the preceptor.

  • Communicate by email or phone call with the online faculty of record for the course providing information on the student evaluation no later than one week from completion of the site visit(s).

  • Encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility, lifelong learning, diversity, and ethics as well as personal and professional development.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Masters in Nursing required. PhD in Nursing or DNP from a regionally accredited university strongly preferred

  • FNP or AGNP required

  • Hold a current, unencumbered nursing license in the state where the student evaluation is to be performed.

  • RN and CRNP licenses/ Board Certified

  • Depending on the State, the clinical faculty must be licensed in that state in which the student resides (unless a compact state and then a compact license will suffice).

  • Experience in instruction or formalized education process, preferably in a post-secondary or college institution.

  • Experience working in an accelerated learning environment and to work with online students

ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.



South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

Other details

  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • South University Pittsburgh, PA, 1250 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America