Reporting directly to the Campus Dean, Nursing and working closely with the Associate Deans of Academics and Administration, the Manager, Clinical Faculty is responsible for managing the onboarding, evaluation, and continued support for clinical faculty. Collaborates with appropriate team leads to ensure they are provided with support and mentoring in the clinical setting for the Nursing program. Provides professional leadership and support for clinical faculty; serves as a mentor and facilitator for faculty assigned; and enables an environment which fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility.
Leadership knowledge in the program field to cultivate a learner-centered environment and to foster excellence.
Knowledge in technological support and delivery of program area and services.
Knowledge and evidence of strong supervisory and management skills as applicable to specialized program area. Knowledge of state, federal and local laws/regulations relating to programs, governmental compliance and other regulatory standards such as Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) or other nursing accrediting agencies, WASC, and other accreditation standards.
Experience with MS Office.
Knowledge of applicable databases and computer application systems to supply the most accurate information, reports and projections.
Program specific requirements:
Must have at least one year’s experience, within the previous five years, as a registered nurse providing direct patient care or equivalent experience and/or education, as determined by the Board of Registered Nursing.
Completion of at least one year’s experience teaching courses related to nursing or a course which includes practice in teaching nursing.
Knowledgeable of medical community and established relationships with its professional members preferred.
One to two years prior experience working with or in clinical sites, placing students, and coordinating related documents preferred
(Every effort has been made to identify the essential skills/qualifications of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only skills/qualifications you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of skills/qualifications does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential skill/qualification of the position.)
Ability to demonstrate clear criminal background history.
Ability to demonstrate clinical competency.
Ability to maintain academic standards.
Ability to demonstrate a thorough, accurate and practical knowledge of their field or discipline.
Ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.
Ability to effectively operate related equipment and machines for instructional purposes.
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment and machines such as computer terminal, calculator and copier.
Ability to manage and work effectively in a highly ethnic and culturally diverse student and associate community.
Ability to use effective communication skills, both oral and written, including presentations and effective listening skills.
Ability to speak before public groups, committees and meetings.
Ability to effectively use interpersonal skills, follow through with duties, provide attention to detail, and demonstrate the ability to motivate others.
Ability to use creative facilitation and conflict resolution skills to resolve difficult and sensitive issues.
Ability to demonstrate excellent analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to self-direct, self-pace, multi-task and function well under pressure of deadlines and conflicting priorities.
Ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Ability to exercise good judgment.
Ability to interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures and assure compliance.
Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
Ability to travel/drive locally on a weekly, daily and/or on an as needed basis.
Master’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university which includes course work in nursing, education or administration required.
Current unencumbered Registered Nurse License required.
Must have approval by the Board of Registered Nursing prior to assuming the role of Nursing Instructor per state requirements.
Current CPR Card.
For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.
Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:
- Health & Wellness
- Financial & Retirement
- Family & Parenting
- Vacation & Time Off
- Perks & Discount
- Professional Development
West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.
Campus: WCU Dallas