Adjunct Instructor (Clinical) - Nursing

Spalding University
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job Location

Spalding-Republic Academic Center (RAC) - Louisville, KY

Education Level


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Adjunct Nursing Clinical Instructor


Fully Remote

Hybrid (Some remote work some on campus work)

X On Site


Clinical instructors are responsible for the instruction and supervision of Spalding University School of Nursing students in clinical and lab settings. Responsibilities of clinical instructors include but are not limited to daily clinical assignments, evaluation of students, and appropriate documentation. Clinical instructors work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to support Spalding Universitys mission of serving a diverse community of learners.


Spalding University Prelicensure Nursing Faculty will:

  • Directly/ indirectly supervise students in diverse clinical settings.
  • Attend scheduled meetings with BSN program director, clinical coordinator, and/or course faculty to ensure an understanding of clinical instructor and student responsibilities and objectives. Maintain an open line of communication and collaborate with course faculty throughout the course session.
  • Prepare for clinical experiences by meeting all facility onboarding requirements and reviewing all course documents prior to the first clinical day.
  • Conduct clinical orientation for student groups to orient students to expectations during clinical opportunities. Clinical requirements will be determined by course faculty and facility educators, with input from the clinical instructor.
  • Instruct students and assess performance in the clinical and/or lab setting. Documentation is provided to course faculty and students in a timely manner. Necessary documentation may include: feedback on student assignments, skills, and critical thinking; student attendance and professionalism; formative and summative evaluation including critical thinking and student outcomes.
  • Assign clinical experiences to meet outcome objectives of the course, taking into consideration individual student learning needs. Clinical focus is to be related to didactic learning experiences whenever possible.
  • Provide feedback on students progress, in a timely manner, to facilitate academic success. For students demonstrating difficulties, work with course faculty to offer coaching and counseling. Report any unusual occurrences to the facility and course faculty as appropriate.
  • Notify students, the clinical site, course faculty, and the clinical coordinator as soon as possible for emergency cancellation of a clinical experience. Missed clinical time will be made up at the discretion of the clinical coordinator and course faculty. Leaving the clinical area early is not permitted.
  • Participate in evaluation of the clinical agency/unit and make recommendations to improve future clinical opportunities.
  • Adhere to program, school of nursing, and university policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Maintain an active, unencumbered Kentucky or Compact Nursing License.
  • In accordance with Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) regulations (Section 201 KAR 20:310): A clinical instructor should be a registered nurse with a bachelors degree or higher in nursing from an accredited college or university and have 1.5 years of full time or equivalent experience as a registered nurse within the immediate past 5 years with evidence of clinical competence appropriate to teaching responsibilities.
  • Maintain professional development/ growth according to personal needs and requirements for certifications/ licensure through practice that directly relates to nursing education (i.e., direct patient care, educational consultation, etc.).

    Spalding University Prelicensure Clinical Instructors will:

  • Foster a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and responsiveness while maintaining a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and collaboration.
  • Work collegially and professionally with students, university employees and external partners.
  • Communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff, and community partners.

    All application are made through the Paycom Applicant Tracking System.

    It is highly recommended that all faculty and staff have the COVID 19 vaccination.


    Spalding University offers a comprehensive package including medical, dental, vision, Spalding contribution of 2.5% of salary to 403b retirement plan and matching contribution of 2.5%, generous Paid Time Off program, Parental Leave, 21 holidays including 2 weeks off at the end of the year, paid life insurance and short term disability, paid time for volunteering, free gym membership, and more

    Situated in the heart of downtown Louisville, Kentuckys largest city, Spalding University combines a rich social justice history and a commitment to community service as we attract students who desire a high-quality education in a very personalized setting. An engaged faculty serves nearly 2300 students at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels, providing real-world learning in liberal and professional studies.

    Faculty, staff and students are united by the institutional mission: Spalding University is a diverse community of learners dedicated to meeting the needs of the times in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth through quality undergraduate and graduate liberal and professional studies, grounded in spiritual values, with an emphasis on service and the promotion of peace and justice.

    With a focus on service and leadership, Spalding offers all students a mission-driven connection to community and comprehensive learning resources while striking a distinctive balance serving the educational needs of both the traditional student and the working student. In addition, our unique 6-week class delivery format affords students scheduling flexibility amidst other life responsibilities.

    Spalding aspires to become the rst choice for students of compassion and service, with a commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion, celebrated for a rigorous yet nurturing environment, emulated for interdisciplinary collaborations, and acclaimed for contributions to the community.

    Spalding University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University complies with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. It is the Universitys policy not to discriminate against any individual or group of individuals and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status or other protected status. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre- employment drug screening and criminal background check.

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