UNIV – Clinical Instructor – Medical Surgical – College of Nursing


Job title: UNIV – Clinical Instructor – Medical Surgical – College of Nursing

Company: Medical University of South Carolina

Job description: FLSA: Salaried

Job Summary: This is a full-time, non-tenure track position as a modified clinical instructor in the undergraduate nursing program. The candidate must have demonstrated medical-surgical clinical expertise with recent acute care experience on a medical-surgical, intensive care, or emergency/trauma care unit. The candidate is expected to provide leadership in teaching nursing through mentoring, guiding and remediating student clinical and simulation performance.

Job Duties: * Teaching students in the baccalaureate programs.

  • Implement innovative teaching strategies to foster student development of clinical practice and clinical judgment competencies.
  • Coordinate weekly pre- and post-conference lessons to align with and reinforce didactic content.
  • Supervision of pre-licensure nursing students in clinical care settings, skills lab, and the simulation center.
  • Provide didactic instruction
  • Serve as a role model for: the role of the nurse as a member of the healthcare team; compassionate communication with patients and families; professional behavior; professional appearance; effective interpersonal and transdisciplinary communication; and lifelong learning.
  • Provide constructive, substantive and supportive feedback to students.
  • Grade clinical paperwork and other assignments in a timely manner and provide substantive feedback for areas requiring remediation.
  • Communicate student progress with respective course coordinator.
  • Meet with preceptors to discuss student clinical progression.
  • Adhere to MUSC and College of Nursing policies.
  • Maintain proficiency as an educator.

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: The preferred candidate will have: a doctoral degree in nursing or related field or be enrolled in a doctoral program; experience teaching clinical nursing skills, clinical judgment, and critical thinking; experience in didactic instruction; and experience in facilitating and debriefing simulation as a pedagogy.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned Master’s degree in nursing. Expertise in a medical/surgical clinical area. Effective interpersonal communication. Unencumbered, active license as a registered nurse in South Carolina or another compact state. Current BLS certification through AHA, ARC, or the Military Training Network. Recent (2-3 years) of actual patient care and/or supervision of students in clinical settings. This position works on-campus and with our clinical partner healthcare organizations and requires the applicant to relocate to the greater Charleston area upon accepting the position.

Rank: N/A this is a non-tenure track position

Formal Accountability: Reports to the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Programs, the Lead Faculty for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, and clinical course coordinators.

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

Opening date: 03 Aug 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close:

Expected salary:

Location: Charleston, SC

Job date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 07:39:25 GMT

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