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Job Title Nursing Faculty FT (F02552) Job Description Summary Job Title: Mental Health/Maternity/Pediatrics/Medical/Surgical Nursing Full-time Faculty Position #: F02552 Location: Takoma Park/Silver Spring (TP/SS)
This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.
Assignment begins August 2018. Online applications must be received by March 25, 2019.
Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus is seeking one (1) Mental Health /Maternity/ Pediatrics/ Medical/ Surgical Nursing Full Time Faculty in the Nursing Department beginning August 2019. We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated professors who exhibit a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrate the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.
Montgomery College (MC) has been dedicated to changing student lives for more than 70 years. Chartered by the state of Maryland and governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees, the college is one of Maryland's oldest, largest, and most highly regarded community colleges. The college enjoys both local and national recognition and prides itself on the quality of its programs and the diversity of its student body. Montgomery College is one of the most diverse community colleges in the nation: 80.6% of students are under 30; 64.2% attend part time; and there is no majority race with approximately 160 countries represented. The Nursing Program is comparable in diversity to the college and community.
The Nursing Program was founded in 1965, admitted its first class in 1966 with 15 students who graduated in 1968. The program is celebrating 50 years of educational excellence. The program achieved National League for Nursing accreditation in June 1970 and maintains accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The Nursing Program maintains full approval by the Maryland Board of Nursing and the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
The current NCLEX-RN pass rates in 2018 have risen to over 90% for first time pass rates. Given the student demographics and high percentage of English as Second Language (ESL) students, the student success rates in the Nursing Program are remarkable. Our job placement rates have improved over the last three years and we are confident that our students are entering the workforce prepared and competent. Job Description
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Course assignments are made based on program needs and faculty may be expected to develop competency in other areas of nursing
Teach 30 semester hours per academic year of courses related to Nursing
Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections, or possibly be asked to teach on another campus if needed. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
Serve on, or lead, department, discipline, campus and college committees, and advise students
Maintain an active program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities
Relevant activities include, but are not limited to:
Safely transfer patients in and out of bed
Safely ambulate patients
Turn and position patients as needed to prevent complications due to bed rest
Hang intravenous bags at the appropriate level
Accurately read the volumes in body fluid collection devices hung below bed level
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship
Master's degree or higher in Nursing
Maryland and District of Columbia Registered Nurse unencumbered license or eligibility to obtain
A minimum of two years bedside nursing experience in acute care settings
Recent experience (within the last two years) in mental health and/ or medical-surgical nursing
Computer literacy in all of the following programs is required; Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint.
Additional Requirements at the time of employment:
Requires documentation of immunizations and/or immunity for Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR); Varicella; Tetanus, Diphtheria & Acellular Pertussis (Tdap); and Hepatitis B; annual clearance for tuberculosis; seasonal influenza immunization. Other health requirements may be needed by specific health care agencies for clinical experiences. Documentation required of current healthcare provider level of CPR-BLS. Criminal background clearance and drug/alcohol testing may be required for clinical experiences.
Previous didactic and clinical teaching experience.
College level teaching experience
Ability to integrate technology into course delivery.
Evidence of ongoing professional development
Experience working with students of culturally diverse backgrounds
Experience supporting underprepared students.
Understanding of and commitment to the community college mission.