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2022-2023 - Lecturer - Pre-Licensure (Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics)

Application Window

Open date: April 13th, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Apr 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The UCLA School of Nursing invites applicants for Lecturer positions (full-time or part-time) for Pre-Licensure in the field of: Medical Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health, and/or Geriatrics) for Summer 2022, Fall 2023, Winter 2023, Spring 2023. Candidates should have the following qualifications: 1) a Master’s degree in Nursing; 2) excellent skills in teaching and mentoring students; 2) excellent clinical skills in medical-surgical nursing, mental health, pediatrics maternity, public health and/or geriatric nursing; 3) excellent interpersonal skills; 4) demonstrated ability as an educator, including classroom management, mastery of educational methodologies, and/or experience with individualized student coaching and remediation; 5) have/or be eligible for a license as a Registered Nurse in California, 6) meet eligibility requirements for BRN certification in clinical instruction 7) demonstrated commitment to diversity as a core value in education.

Candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty, students, and preceptors. The position may require traveling to clinical sites within the greater Southern California community.

Responsibilities include: 1) prepare and present lectures for students in the clinical courses for the Undergraduate and Master’s Entry Clinical Nurse (MECN) programs according to the curriculum; 2) construct, administer, and file appropriate student evaluations, including tests, performance exams (e.g., Objective Structured Clinical Exams [OSCEs]), and final grades; 3) provide consultation to clinical instructors as required at clinical training sites to insure effective student learning; 4) instruct students in fundamentals, skills labs, including virtual simulations, and physical assessment labs as needed; 5) participate in one- on-one student coaching and remediation as directed; 6) serve as an academic advisor for prelicensure students, as assigned by the Prelicensure Program Director; 7) provide feedback to the Prelicensure Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs regarding the fit of clinical sites to student learning as needed; 8) provide student counseling and mentorship as needed, in conjunction with the Prelicensure Program Director and the Director for Student Affairs, and 9) function effectively as part of teaching teams.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

This position is represented by the University Council - American Federation of Teachers: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html. Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

1) M.S in Nursing
2) Have or be eligible for a license as a Registered Nursing in California
3) Clinical experience in at least one of the following areas: Medical-Surgical, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Maternity, Public Health and/or Geriatrics.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Current CA RN License

  • Student centered teaching philosophy or practice

  • Master or MSN prepared / doctoral degree preferred - Master or MSN prepared / doctoral degree preferred

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

none

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07354

Help contact: jenifferpelayo@sonnet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA