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Assistant Clinical Instructor-Shadyside School of Nursing at UPMC Harrisburg

  • Job ID: 2200003O
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Location: , Harrisburg PA
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $31.02 to $48.12 / hour

Description

At UPMC’s newest location for the Shadyside School of Nursing at UPMC Harrisburg, successful nursing education is our primary focus. It is not just about our steadfast commitment to excellent nursing education, but about providing the commitment to our students to be successful nurses.  Our education program begins with one goal: to prepare skilled nurses who can pass the NCLEX exam and be confident, compassionate, caring nurses. If that sounds like your professional goal as a nursing instructor, then we need you.

Are you looking for a new opportunity to teach and support new nursing students who have various life experiences? Are you interested in becoming an integral part of UPMCs newest additional to their exemplar nursing schools located in Harrisburg, PA?   If so, apply today!

Job Summary

The Assistant Clinical Instructor is a nursing professional who has the authority, responsibility, and accountability for the clinical instruction of students at the Schools of Nursing at UPMC.  The position requires clinical competence as a professional nurse and the ability to instruct, guide and evaluate nursing students during the provision of nursing care to patients during clinical practicum experience.

 

Responsibilities

Reflects a commitment to nursing, the school, and the program goals. Explores creative and innovative teaching learning strategies during conference and on the clinical unit. Serves as a professional role model for students in the clinical area. Works cooperatively with other faculty members to achieve school goals.

Works cooperatively and productively to achieve the school goals in accordance with the mission and values of the parent organization. Maintains open communication with other health care team members to achieve academic and organizational goals. Understands how the concepts of trust, respect, professionalism, and caring are utilized to build an organizational climate that fosters the development of the student. Applies principles of dignity and respect in meeting the diverse learning needs of students in clinical practice. Resolves and manages conflict effectively and in a timely manner. Creates an environment which recognizes and values differences in students, peers, patients, families, and communities. Coaches students on cultural diversity and civility in the educational environment.

Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical teaching. Assesses student performance to ensure care reflects evidenced based nursing practice. Shares outcomes from improvement projects with other faculty and schools of nursing.

Demonstrates commitment to lifelong learning as evidenced by continuous formal and informal education. Participates in self review by critically analyzing strengths, areas for improvement in relation to performance as a clinical instructor. Receives and utilizes constructive feedback to improve clinical teaching. Demonstrates clinical competence to provide the highest quality of clinical instruction for nursing students.

Models critical and reflective thinking in the clinical area. Utilizes information technology skillfully to support the teaching learning process. Demonstrates interest and respect for learners through mentoring and knowledge sharing. Provides quality instruction to groups of students in the clinical area utilizing teaching learning concepts reflective of best practice in nursing education. Provides timely, thoughtful, and constructive feedback and evaluations to learners. Establishes and maintains positive, caring relationships with students, faculty, management, patients/families, and all other members of the health care team. Works productively and effectively within a complex educational environment. Creates meaningful clinical learning assignments based on student learning needs. Demonstrates sound clinical judgment with critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving abilities required as related to various aspects of the teaching-learning process. Utilizes critical thinking skills necessary to lead students in the application of the nursing process in the clinical area.

*Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

*Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Educational and Knowledge Requirements

BSN required 3 years of clinical practice, required Precepting experience required; clinical teaching experience in prelicensure program preferred Must be enrolled in an MSN program with a 3-year completion plan Appointment to this position and retention of this position is contingent upon the approval of the PA State Board of Nursing.

 

Licenses and Certifications Notes

Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. CPR Certification for BLS for Health Care Providers. Have Act 33, 34 and 73 (FBI) clearances. Appointment to this position and retention of this position is contingent upon the approval of the PA State Board of Nursing.CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

 

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Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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