Instructor I, Nursing-Obstetrics
When you join our faculty at West Coast University, you’ll become part of a team that always puts students first. And that means you’ll have the tools, technologies, resources and support you need to make a real difference in their lives, empowering new generations of healthcare leaders. Get ready to learn and grow in an energized environment with year-round curricula, collaborating with talented colleagues and reimagining healthcare education as we know it.
- Minimal Travel (if any)
What makes a successful member of the Faculty team at West Coast University? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
- Socially Conscious
- Technologically Savvy
“If you are looking to work at a university that takes care of its students, faculty, and staff and allows you to live a prosperous, fulfilling, and healthy life, this is the place for you.”Paul P. Instructor ii, Gen Ed Non-sci, orange county
associate since 2013
We offer a generous benefits package with a wide range of the plans, programs and support you need to thrive.
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Our Mission & Culture
At WCU, the work you do empowers our future nurses, therapists, dental hygienists and more — propelling them into our communities where they can do the most good. As part of our dynamic, energized culture, you’ll contribute to our unique mission that always puts students first. You’ll collaborate with incredible people, grow in your profession, and transform healthcare education. Discover what it means to truly believe in the work that you do.
Reporting directly to the Campus Dean and/or Program Chair, the Instructor I, Nursing (Undergraduate) supports the University in fulfillment of its mission, purpose, and goals. Focuses extensively on facilitating student learning associated with prescribed course and program learning outcomes. Provides professional leadership and support, and serves as an educator, role model, mentor, and facilitator. Creates an educational environment that fosters innovation, responsiveness, and accountability. Provides program-specific
expertise and is actively engaged in relevant department initiatives. Supports University, Campus, and/or departmental goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet student learning, workplace, and placement expectations.
Actively and substantively participates in assessment of student learning activities to maximize the potential for students to learn what is necessary to meet prescribed outcomes. Vigorously upholds a culture of academic integrity.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Fulfills assigned teaching load.
- Participates in and contributes to assessment activities of courses/curriculum and program via a continuous improvement plan as set forth by the University.
- Regularly contributes to the improvement of class materials and syllabi within prescribed shared governance culture.
- Utilizes a variety of teaching methodologies to instruct students, always with the intent to facilitate observable evidence of student fulfillment of prescribed learning outcomes.
- Demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching, the teaching/learning process, and for individual students. Keeps regular approved office hours (for full-time faculty and/or course directors).
- Follows established University protocols for providing timely feedback and/or academic advising (student Letters of Concern, etc.).
- Capable of competence in teaching skills as demonstrated by:
- student evaluations
- peer evaluations, if assigned
- administration reviews
- evidence of student achievement of course student learning outcomes. Mentors and takes an active interest in students.
- Assumes complete responsibility for students in the clinical facilities. Clarifies clinical expectations with students.
- Clarifies student placement and expectations with clinical facility staff.
- Utilizes care planning time to direct students to available resources needed for clinical preparation. Assesses student knowledge and skill level to ensure safety and optimal care to patients.
- Coordinates a plan to best instruct, observe, and evaluate student learning and clinical practical skills in direct clinical care setting related to area of instruction.
- Utilizes pre and post conference to allow students an opportunity to share learned experiences. Correlates weekly theory content with clinical objectives and experiences.
- Provides feedback of clinical performance immediately after observation of event and, of overall performance at midterm and end of semester.
For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.
Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:
- Health & Wellness
- Financial & Retirement
- Family & Parenting
- Vacation & Time Off
- Perks & Discount
- Professional Development
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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