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Northwest Denver Campus
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Regis University is seeking Pediatric Nursing Clinical Affiliate Faculty (CAF) to facilitate pediatric clinical rotations in the Denver Metro area. CAF are part-time employees hired to teach specific clinical rotations and are responsible for supervising students in patient care environments. CAF collaborate with the Loretto Heights School of Nursing and the assigned health care facility to provide an exceptional clinical learning experience for pre-licensure nursing students.
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Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Familiarize yourself with course objectives and clinical outcomes
- Attend course-specific orientation to plan the implementation of the clinical experience
- Orient to the clinical facility and clinical units where students will be assigned
- Complete computer training at clinical facility if needed
- Communicate with students at least one (1) week prior to start of rotation
- Orient students to the nursing units
- Follow all course clinical guidelines and expectations as outlined in course syllabus
- Develop a student schedule with unit assignments and other learning experiences
- Make patient care assignments for students
- Evaluate student's clinical preparation through the examination of preparation sheets, nursing care plans, and/or other documents to determine the student's clinical preparedness
- Supervise students in patient care experiences with special attention to the outcomes of the Clinical Competency Tool (CCT)
- Coordinate observational learning experiences for students at the clinical site as well as in simulation
- Hold a clinical conference with students to facilitate the integration of learning experiences as appropriate
- Be available for students to provide teaching and evaluation on a continuous basis during the assigned clinical time
- Provide ongoing and appropriate on-site clinical instruction and supervision for each clinical experience
- Maintain professional relationships with clinical staff in each site and area
- Utilize the course specific clinical documentation tools to formulate feedback for student behaviors and progression towards meeting clinical objectives and outcomes.
- Utilize the CCT to provide student feedback at mid-rotation and at the end of the clinical rotation.
- Consult with course faculty on a weekly basis and as needed throughout the clinical rotation to anticipate and solve problems and ensure effective teaching/learning experiences.
- Notify course faculty promptly regarding student issues, including, but not limited to, student tardiness, absences, critical incidents, illnesses, student emergencies, or other incidents that may indicate actual or potential performance issues.
- Grade the clinical project/paper (if applicable) according to the criteria outlined in the course materials.
- Submit all student papers with clinical faculty's feedback, comments, and grade to the course faculty within one (1) week of the end of the clinical rotation.
- The University appointment is part-time and temporary in nature and thus carries no fringe benefits.
- After University appointment, hiring for clinical rotations occurs on an as-needed, limited-term basis.
- Must maintain current health requirements, training, licensures, and certifications on file with the Loretto Heights School of Nursing.
- An active Unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado.
- Must have minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from a Nursing Education Program with national nursing accreditation.
- Must have a minimum of two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent, professional pediatric nursing practice.
- Pediatric Clinical Rotations
- Occur year round
- Are 80 clinical hours
- Shifts are 10 - 12 hours
- Occur in a variety of clinical facilities in the Denver Metro area
- Occur Wednesdays & Thursdays, Thursdays & Fridays, Saturdays, and/or Sundays
- Require CAF presence on-site at all times
- Require additional time outside of clinical hours for grading, emailing students, etc.
- Are subject to cancellation
Paid per course contract
$40 - $45 per hour with orientation and sim & skills at $37/hour