FS II- Specialist - Coordinator Nursing Clinical Operations -Tenure Track

Western Michigan University

United States

July 8, 2021


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FS II- Specialist - Coordinator Nursing Clinical Operations -Tenure Track

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Bronson School Of Nursing



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Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package.

Major Duties

Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for the position of Faculty Specialist II - Coordinator Nursing Clinical Operations in the WMU Bronson School of Nursing. The position is a tenure track, academic year (9-month) appointment.

- Provide on-site nursing lab instruction with open labs and remedial instruction as needed for nursing students.

- In collaboration with BSON, coordinate lab related simulation and/or IPE experiences for BSON students.

- Teach course(s) in the Nursing curriculum in online, hybrid and/or traditional formats.

- Serve on the regional clinical practice consortium of colleges and area wide health care systems, which ensures appropriate clinical instructional placement for all regional students.

- Establish, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures for BSON clinical labs using knowledge of current nursing procedures, equipment, automated inventory systems, and effective modes of teaching.

- Recommend to the BSON Director budgetary guidelines, and resource allocations for on-site clinical labs.

- Maintain licensure and stay current in BSN/RN practice and continuing education opportunities as required by State to provide instruction.

- Stay current on federal, state, and university legal requirements for health affiliation contracts and implements changes as necessary for BSON student placements.

- Service to the School, the University, the profession, and the community.

- Contribute to an interdisciplinary environment of instruction, and community collaborations.

- May assist with Bronson School of Nursing outreach and recruitment.

- Other duties that may be assigned.

- Provide day-to-day oversight and work direction to the Clinical Placement Assistant in documenting and reporting minimum work requirements for clinical practice partners, and in developing and processing affiliation agreements with practice sites at which the WMU places nursing students for clinical experiences.

Minimum Qualifications

- Master's degree in nursing from an accredited institution.

- Registered nurse license with eligibility for Michigan license.

- Two or more years of experience as a RN in a hospital or other clinical setting.

- Ability to teach baccalaureate-level nursing practice skills in on-campus learning lab.

Desired Qualifications

- Teaching experience in a baccalaureate program in practice and laboratory setting.

- Experience in coordination and development of simulation and/or IPE experiences.

- Community-based, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional experience/background.

- Evidence of technological literacy and on-line instruction.

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications Curriculum Vitae List of References

Optional Applicant Documents


Special Instructions to Applicants

Required application documents: Faculty Credential Summary; a letter describing qualifications, accomplishments, and professional experiences related to the position; curriculum vitae and names, titles, postal and email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references.

Additional Position Information:

The University: Western Michigan University (WMU), located in Southwest Michigan, is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment of over 21,000. WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

The College: The College of Health and Human Services is located in a 195,000 square foot building with state-of-the-art teaching technologies and spacious research laboratories. The college enrolls almost 3,000 students, with more than a third of those at the graduate level. In addition to the WMU Bronson School of Nursing, the college includes programs in blindness and low vision studies, occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy, social work, speech, language and hearing sciences, holistic health care, alcohol and drug abuse, interdisciplinary health services, public health, and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary health sciences. The college has received a number of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Department of Education. The college also operates the Unified Clinics, a multidisciplinary service/training clinic. Learn more about our growing college at https:// www. wmich.edu/hhs. The College of Health and Human Services - Preparing professionals today. Transforming health and human services tomorrow.

School: The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is a vibrant school that focuses on the scholarship of teaching, research, and service. In addition to the Director of the Bronson School of Nursing, over 23 full-time faculty and 25-30 part-time faculty provide instruction and experiences for prelicensure, Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students. The total enrollment includes approximately 390 undergraduate students and a small cohort of MSN students. The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is granted full approval by the Michigan Board of Nursing. The undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is one of the few nursing schools to receive endorsement from the American Holistic Nursing Certification Corporation.

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