Walden University is an accredited institution that has been serving the higher education needs of professionals for more than 40 years. Offered online, Walden’s doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s degree programs are designed to help students achieve their goals so that, as graduates, they can help advancthe lives of others.
As Walden grows, we continue its tradition of quality. Share your professional experience and academic knowledge with students across the country and around the world. With a computer and a high-speed Internet connection, you can teach on your own schedule while maintaining other professional and personal commitments.
General Summary: The School of Nursing seeks dynamic, innovative clinical faculty in the Master of Science in Nursing Nurse Practitioner program, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialty track to supervise practicum (clinical) students. The clinical faculty will assess and evaluate the clinical progress of students. This role includes objective evaluation of student’s clinical assignments, and evaluation of documentation via Meditrek. Communicate with clinical preceptor via telephone (minimum twice a quarter) to ensure students are meeting clinical objectives and course outcomes. Maintain effective and professional communication with students, faculty and preceptors.
Part Time/Contributing – Clinical Instructors are encouraged to participate in appropriate faculty development activities at the School or College including orientation and are invited to attend general School of Nursing faculty meetings for FNP specialty track meetings. This position reports to the FNP Specialty Coordinator in the MSN Nurse Practitioner program in the School of Nursing. Part-time clinical faculty members will also work with other faculty as well as administrators in the College.
Walden’s MSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public’s health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.
What to expect as a Walden Clinical Instructor: Clinical Instructor will instruct Walden University students by effectively and proficiently using online technology and practicum environments so that knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted to and shared with students in thoughtful, carefully formulated, well written, and timely methods. This is accomplished in an environment that is respectful of student, the Part-Time/Contributing – Clinical Instructor, Walden University, and the discipline in which the Part-Time/Contributing – Clinical Instructor is involved. Part-Time/Contributing – Clinical Instructors are expected to adhere to all Walden University Faculty expectations, which are clearly set forth to the Faculty Member at the start of his/her employment with the University.
EVIDENCE OF CURRENT RN AND APRN LICENSE IN ONE OF THE 50 STATES IN THE US REQUIRED. ALL NP FACULTY ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO OBTAIN RN AND APRN LICENSURE IN THE STATE OF MN AND PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF CURRENT ADVANCED PRACTICE CERTIFICATION BEFORE HIRE AS NURSE PRACTITIONER FACULTY AT WALDEN UNIVERSITY. THIS POSITION MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A BONUS UPON HIRE.
Education and/or Experience:
- Earned Masters in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited institution, with demonstrated coursework in the advanced nursing practice as a FNP.
- A minimum of one year experience of teaching or precepting preferred.
- Teaching experience, online teaching preferred, but not required.
- Two years clinical/practical experience as a family nurse practitioner.
- Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment
- Excellent oral and written communication, leadership, team, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
- Board certified FNP.
- Must be willing to learn Meditrek documentation system.
EVIDENCE OF CURRENT RN AND APRN LICENSE IN ONE OF THE 50 STATES IN THE US REQUIRED. ALL NP FACULTY ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO OBTAIN RN AND APRN LICENSURE IN THE STATE OF MN BEFORE HIRE AS NURSE PRACTITIONER FACULTY AT WALDEN UNIVERSITY.
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS WILL BE SUPPORTED THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS OF OBTAINING RN AND APRN LICENSURE IN THE STATE OF MN AND COMPENSATED FOR LICENSURE RELATED EXPENSES.
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