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Undergraduate Nursing Teaching Assistant

 

University of Mary

 

Undergraduate Nursing Teaching Assistant

 

The Undergraduate Nursing Teaching Assistant facilitates student centered learning in the classroom and in a lab setting.

 

Candidates will be invited to demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.

 

Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:

 

Nursing Practice Supervision:

 

• Communicate nursing practice objectives for specified areas with students; identify potential learning opportunities for the student in the nursing practice area; assign clients according to learning level, agency protocol and nursing practice objectives and course policy; supervise students in the nursing practice area

• Assess student preparation to ensure safe nursing practice; identify individual student learning needs; facilitate laboratory experience as appropriate

• Assist student to integrate theoretical concepts into nursing practice

• Evaluate student nursing practice written work; evaluate skill competencies of students per established evaluation tool; assist with and evaluate skill acquisition by the student; conduct individual evaluation conferences with students at midterm, end of semester, and as needed; provide written feedback to students on their performance; notify mentor or course coordinator of any student concerns in a timely manner

• Foster interpersonal relationships with assigned unit; Nursing Practice site orientation is required; communicate student expectations with facility; evaluate nursing practice site for effectiveness; provide a written evaluation of the practice area at the end of the academic year which addresses strengths and areas of concern

• Foster and emphasize interdisciplinary collaboration; encourage student to become self-directed

• Foster and model baccalaureate professional nursing roles such as: delegation, clinical decision-making, therapeutic communication, leadership, collaboration, professionalism

• Implement, evaluate and provide information for update of the nursing practice tool

• Initiate periodic ongoing communication with assigned mentor or course coordinator; attend monthly scheduled course meetings and end of course evaluation meeting

• Participate in activities that facilitate maintaining the faculty members own nursing competence and professional expertise in the area of teaching responsibility

• Schedule required nursing practice hours per rotation needs with course coordinator: all nursing practice hours are mandatory; anticipated absences by faculty needs approval of course coordinator with plans for rescheduling nursing practice hours; unanticipated absences by faculty must be rescheduled ASAP with approval of course Coordinator; reschedule make-up experiences for students on an individual basis as needed with approval of course coordinator

 

Lab Supervision:

 

• Communicate course and lab objectives with students; Identify potential learning opportunities for the student; Assess student preparation to ensure safe nursing practice; Identify individual student learning needs; Facilitate laboratory experience as appropriate

• Assist students to integrate theoretical concepts into the lab setting

• Evaluate student written work; Evaluate skill competencies of students per check list; Assist with and evaluate skill acquisition by the student; Provide feedback to students on their performance; Encourage students to become self-directed.

• Foster and model baccalaureate professional nursing roles such as: delegation; clinical decision-making; therapeutic communication; leadership; collaboration; professionalism

• Notify lab coordinator of any student concerns in a timely manner.

• Initiate periodic ongoing communication with lab coordinator; Attend scheduled course meetings.

• Participate in activities that facilitate maintaining the faculty members own nursing competence and professional expertise in the area of teaching responsibility.

 

Desired Minimum Qualifications, Education, and Experience include:

 

• Actively engaged in graduate nursing studies to complete the degree within 4 years

• Current unencumbered license in the State of North Dakota

• Meet criteria as set forth by the NDBON faculty development program

• Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary

• Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities

• Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ

 

We thank you for your interest in the University of Mary. Founded in 1959 by the Sisters of Annunciation Monastery, the campus overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family and parish life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3,000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

 

For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video by clicking on this link: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs

 

Review of application materials will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.

 

To view all of our current openings, please visit our career page at https://universityofmary.applytojob.com/apply/.

 

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