The selected applicant for this position is responsible for instructing High school PN students in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings of the program. This is a full-time, twelve-month position. The selected candidate should be articulate, team oriented, professional in appearance and demeanor, and display excellent interpersonal skills. He/she will maintain currency within his/her field, including required licensure.
Supervisory Responsibilities: The selected applicant will supervise High School PN students in the classroom, simulation lab, and clinical settings.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Skills and Abilities: Holds a valid, unencumbered Registered Nursing license to practice in Arkansas. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to use information technology for professional productivity (such as Microsoft Office Suite). Ability to operate and instruct utilizing standard nursing equipment.
Required Education and Experience: Holds a minimum of an Associate Degree in Registered Nursing (RN); Has work experience as a Registered Nurse for a minimum of two (2) years; Possesses sound familiarity of current nursing concepts, principles, practices, and skills.
Preferred Education and Experience: Holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (RN) or Master of Science in Nursing degree (RN): Has work experience as a Registered Nurse for five (5) or more years: Has work experience in teaching and/or clinical instruction; Knowledgeable of the rules and regulations of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: physical mobility sufficient for long periods of office work and direct supervision of students in lab and clinical settings; have visual ability sufficient for observation and assessment; auditory ability sufficient for monitoring and assessing health needs; and fine and gross motor skills sufficient for providing safe and competent nursing care. The employee must be able to move around and about their area, and operate a computer as needed. Some lifting will be expected and he/she must be able to perform expected duties of a nursing instructor in various clinical settings.
APPLICATION PROCESS (PLEASE FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS TO APPLY):
Applicants must complete the South Arkansas College application form available at www.southark.edu/app. Resumes, transcripts, and reference list may accompany, but will not replace the application.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications are subject to the Arkansas FOIA. South Arkansas College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. South Arkansas College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, handicap, or veteran status in the provision of educational or employment opportunities or benefits.
The college is in compliance with titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and all other federal and state laws related to equal opportunity practices.
Chosen Candidate will be required to submit to a criminal background check and have acceptable background results, provide any certificates of training (if the candidates possess any) or Licenses, Official Transcripts (for positions requiring undergraduate or graduate education), must have a clean driving record and must complete all new hire paperwork prior to starting work.