Orbis Education

San Antonio, TX

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Posted 14 days ago

Job Description

We are seeking highly energetic Adjunct Clinical Instructors for an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in the San Antonio area. As an Adjunct Clinical Instructor, the primary responsibility is the clinical education of students in the University of Incarnate Word ABSN program. Clinical Instructors are assigned teaching responsibilities in a clinical area in the San Antonio area and are expected to contribute to the education of the students including skills, standards of practice, and critical thinking. Adjunct Instructors are accountable to the Director, Nursing Services of the ABSN program. Help support the next generation of nurses in your community!

Academic Partner: University of Incarnate Word Accelerated BSN Program

Site address: 7330 San Pedro Ave San Antonio, TX

Potential clinical sites: Christus and Methodist Healthcare Systems

Target hire: April, 2021 for orientation, term start: May, 2021

Clinical Areas: Med Surg, OB, Pediatrics, Mental Health, Community Health


* Facilitate effective student learning in the appropriate clinical setting and via the online learning environment

* Provide adequate guidance for students in the clinical setting related to professionalism, practice, and research

* Ensure effective evaluations of student practice

* Promote maximum erudition in a timely manner

* Provide a supportive learning environment

* Monitor student's progress by comparing scores and time schedules of students

* Provide feedback about the teaching/learning process to Course Coordinators when designated by administrators

* Participate in the development and progress of the academic programs by contributing to the development of curriculum, teaching materials, and evaluation measures

* Collaborate effectively with the Healthcare Partner and its staff. Maintain and Teach Nursing Knowledge

* Maintain current knowledge of the extended campuses Nursing curriculum, policies, and requirements

* Maintains clinical competence and knowledge in area of expertise


* Clinical Competence: Able to function with professional accountability in clinical settings

* Teaching Competence: Able to create a climate conducive to positive student learning

* Recognize the importance of distance education and be willing to facilitate distance education

* Must provide a high level of professional nursing care to patients and clients

* Function as a role model for professional nursing and communicate this role to students

* Maintain knowledge of health needs of own community and its healthcare services

* Ability to accept shared responsibility for the planning and implementation of assigned courses, program planning activities, and other needs of the academic programs

* Ability to provide a supportive learning environment for students.

* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, staff, students, agency personnel, and others as necessary in providing public service

* Demonstrate commitment to continued professional learning


* Practice: Evidence of a minimum of two years of successful professional nursing practice

* Teaching Experience: Evidence of a minimum two years of teaching experience (preferred)

Education and Certifications

* Master's degree in nursing is desired or currently enrolled in a Masters program

* BSN required

* Additional ongoing certifications and training desired

* Maintains a current RN license in state of practice