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FS II- Specialist - Coordinator Nursing Clinical Operations -Tenure Track
Bronson School Of Nursing
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an
excellent benefits package.
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
- 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
- Service to the School, the University, the profession, and the community.
- Contribute to an interdisciplinary environment of instruction, and
- 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
- 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
- Ability to teach baccalaureate-level nursing practice skills in on-campus
- Teaching experience in a baccalaureate program in practice and laboratory
- Experience in coordination and development of simulation and/or IPE
- Community-based, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional
- Evidence of technological literacy and on-line instruction.
Required Applicant Documents
Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications
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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