Assistant Professor, Online FNP (Adjunct)

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Master’s degree in specialty field required; Doctorate degree in nursing if master’s is in non-nursing field. 


Must provide a documented background in educational methodology consistent with teaching assignments including but not limited to education theory and practice, or current concepts relative to specific subjects he or she will be teaching, or current clinical practice experience, or distance education techniques and delivery. 


Current unencumbered Registered Nurse License required; other current professional licensure by state or national board if applicable (e.g., Family Nurse Practitioner, FNP).


Must meet and maintain the qualifications and standards set forth by the state Board of Nursing for nursing faculty if required for assigned subject matter instruction.


Must meet and maintain the qualifications and standards set forth by any accreditation body that West Coast University is accredited by or in process of obtaining accreditation from, for area of expertise and expectations of faculty member as set forth in regulatory documents. 


Must maintain any professional certifications deemed necessary to meet the requirements of the teaching role.


Current certification in basic life support procedures including healthcare provide CPR with an Automated External Defibrillator may be required.

Health certifications for an OSHA Category I classified position (potential for exposure to infectious diseases at work).  As an essential component of the West Coast University infection-control program immunizations and tuberculosis clearance documentation is required in accordance with current CDC and OSHA recommendations and guidelines for Health-Care Personnel if teaching responsibility requires on-site oversight of practicum hours.


Four years or less experience teaching in a university or college setting required.


Demonstrable evidence of a minimum two years of clinical experience in a related field required.

For faculty teaching only the FNP Clinical Practicum courses, a minimum of two years of documented teaching experience in a University setting preferred.


A minimum of 1 year instruction in fully online courses preferred (12 semester credits; e.g. 4, 3-semester credit courses or the equivalent); not applicable to current WCU faculty.


Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and other products as needed.


Knowledge of state, federal and local laws/regulations relating to programs, governmental compliance and other regulatory standards and/or accreditation bodies. 

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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.

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