Job Responsibilities : Full Time Nursing Faculty – Mental Health
Office Address : San Antonio, Texas, United States
Educational requirements : Postgraduate Degree
SHIFT: No Weekends
Weekend and Evening Courses are available and may be required for Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Experience is not required to be considered!
Galen College of Nursing is a vibrant and growing, single-purpose nursing college focused on expanding access to quality nursing education. Our culture is at the forefront of everything we do. Galen’s fundamental goals are to be the best place for nursing education and the best place to work and one cannot be true without the other.
At Galen College of Nursing, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:
- Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
- Paid Personal Leave
- 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
- Identity Theft Protection discounts
- Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
- Adoption Assistance
- Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
- Mental Health Coverage
- Discounted Tuition on Galen’s MSN Program
- Break Weeks between Quarters
- 12 paid Holidays off
As you consider joining Galen, please carefully consider how you will model the culture we embrace and look to sustain. A culture where good ideas can come from anywhere and transparency is vital. Respect, accountability and integrity are non-negotiables, and commitment is created and sustained through the development of all employees. We care about each other and our students. We look for ways to exceed expectations and we are always looking for ways to improve and grow, while delivering the promise of extraordinary nursing education, matched only by a commitment to our students’ success.
If you feel our culture aligns with your strength of experience, attitude and authentic desire to work with great people to help changes lives, we’d love to talk!
Galen College of Nursing is looking for Full- Time Nursing Faculty. Nursing Faculty are responsible for engaging in the full scope of the academic nurse educator role. These responsibilities include facilitate learning and learner development; use assessment and evaluation strategies; participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; evaluation of program outcomes; ongoing development of the nurse educator role; engage in scholarship; develop and function as a leader and change agent; and function within the educational environment. This role must be fulfilled in accordance with rules and regulations of the state and federal regulatory and accrediting bodies.
- Creates an environment that facilitates students’ learning and achievement of desired student learning and program outcomes.
- Implements a variety of teaching strategies appropriate to learner needs, desired learner outcomes, content, and context.
- Uses information technologies and eLearning technology to support the teaching-learning process.
- Provides resources to students that help meet their individual learning needs.
- Helps students develop as nurses and integrate the values and behaviors expected of those who fulfill that role.
- Serves as a faculty advisor to assist students in short-term program and goal achievement and long-range career planning.
- Serves as a role model of professional nursing.
- Uses a variety of strategies to assess and evaluate student learning in all settings (classroom, lab, or clinical) and all domains (cognitive, psychomotor, and affective) of learning.
- Effectively serves as an examiner during the conduct of Competency Performance Evaluations (CPE). (Prelicensure nursing faculty ONLY)
- Provides timely, constructive, and thoughtful written/verbal feedback to students regarding course performance and progress toward the achievement of learning outcomes.
- Provides input into the use of teaching strategies and evaluation methods.
- Implements a curriculum that has clearly articulated program student learning outcomes (PSLOs), which are used to organize the curriculum, guide the delivery of instruction, direct learning activities, and evaluate student progress.
- Ensures that the curriculum incorporates established professional standards, guidelines, and competencies; and reflects current nursing and healthcare trends, and prepares graduates to
function effectively in the healthcare environment.
- Participates in professional development activities that increase socialization to and effectiveness of the faculty role.
- Uses feedback obtained through self, peer, student, and administrative evaluations to increase role effectiveness.
- Maintains the professional practice knowledge and expertise in areas of responsibility needed to help students prepare for contemporary nursing practice.
- Demonstrates commitment to the College’s mission and values of inspiring and fostering
excellence, compassion, accountability, and inclusivity.
- Provides input into the selection of learning resources and technology.
- Implements policies and procedures as outlined in the Student Catalog, Faculty Handbook, and
College Policy & Procedure Manual.
- Communicates effectively and professionally (verbal, nonverbal, and electronic).
- Collaborates with faculty (theory, lab, and clinical) to promote continuity between all components of the course, including monitoring the appropriate faculty to student ratios in clinical experiences. (Prelicensure nursing faculty ONLY)
- Collaborates with preceptors to facilitate students’ experience in the practice setting.
(Postlicensure nursing faculty ONLY)
- Projects a professional image in attire, appearance, and behavior in all settings (educational and healthcare).
- Documents students’ attendance into CampusVue as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
- Unencumbered Nursing License in this state
- Minimum of a BSN degree, MSN Preferred
Full-time faculty with the minimum Bachelor Science in Nursing degree must enroll in a Graduate in Nursing program within six (6) months from hire date. The employee must remain actively enrolled in a Graduate in Nursing program until completion. Prior to the initial 90-day employee performance evaluation, the individual must submit the following documentation to the Program Director: acceptance letter from enrolled school and timeline for completion of Graduate degree. This education plan will be reviewed at least annually with progress reports provided to the campus on request.
Physical/Mental Demands and Work Environment: If performing nursing duties related to clinical instruction (especially patient contact) hazards may include needle sticks, blood and bodily fluid exposure, or any other hazard a Registered Nurse (RN) might be exposed to in the normal performance of nursing care. Position requires mental activity, reading, planning, preparing, evaluating, and decision making. Physical demands in the classroom and office are minimal and are considered sedentary work with occasional lifting and/or carrying such articles as records, files, and books (10 pounds maximum). Operation of standard office equipment such as phone, computer, classroom projector, Scantron, and printer/scanner occurs on a frequent basis. Physical demands in the clinical area may include lifting, pulling, pushing,
kneeling, stooping, crouching, bending, or any other related activity to patient care. Position requires regular attendance, and may require evening or weekend hours, and travel to clinical sites and extended classrooms.
Day, evening, or weekend classes may be assigned to Faculty as needed to accommodate student or College needs.
Galen College Values:
Inclusivity: I foster an environment that provides opportunity for every individual to reach their full potential.
Character: I act with integrity and compassion in all I do.
Accountability: I own my role and accept responsibility for my actions.
Respect: I value every person as an individual with unique contributions worthy of consideration.
Excellence: I commit myself to the highest level of quality in everything I do.
At Galen College of Nursing, we offer a unique educational experience we call Pure Nursing. With a focus on nursing education, our knowledgeable and caring faculty and staff take personal interest in helping our students achieve their goals. Galen is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master’s Degrees. Our baccalaureate degree in nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the associate and master’s degree in nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). For complete information related to Galen’s accreditation status, please visit our .
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