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Bushnell University’s School of Nursing, located in Eugene, OR invites applications for nursing faculty to teach primarily in the University’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science Nursing program. This on-campus position has a negotiable start date. Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Working collaboratively within the Accelerated Baccalaureate pre-licensure nursing program.
Development, implementation, and evaluation of the accelerated BSN curriculum.
Full-time teaching, primarily in the Accelerated BSN pre-licensure program, and online courses in RN to BSN as assigned.
Working collaboratively with the Dean of Nursing and other nursing faculty to deliver high quality education to nursing students.
Working collaboratively with University faculty, staff, and other departments across the campus.
Participate in promotion of the Accelerated BSN and other nursing programs in the community, among the Bushnell student population and prospective students at on and off-campus sponsored events.
Support the missions of Bushnell University and School of Nursing.
Other duties as assigned.
Position Duties & Responsibilities
Specific to this Position: Duties include, but are not limited to:
Commits to creating a learning environment for students inclusive of diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds.
Provides instruction for clinical and/or didactic nursing theory courses as assigned.
Supervises student clinical experiences in long-term care, acute care community health and/or other settings as assigned.
Engages with students to provide a meaningful presence in their clinical learning and in their achievement of course outcomes.
Provides current course content, in collaboration with the other faculty, that is informative, well organized and supports student learning and success and is consistent with national standards.
Keeps professionally current by participating in professional development and other activities.
Maintains current credentials or licensures and immunizations as required by the program and clinical agencies.
Creates and maintains a positive learning environment that focuses on safety, respect of clients and colleagues, and effective communication, both verbally and in writing, utilizing tact, patience and courtesy.
Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly are essential to this position. Must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Models professional nursing practices and behaviors for students.
Complies with all Oregon State Board of Nursing policies and administrative regulations.
The position may require the ability to complete 12.5-hour nursing shifts in a supervisory capacity.
Must successfully pass a criminal background check.
All faculty assigned to a clinical position must undergo a urine drug screen
Support the missions of Bushnell University and School of Nursing
Works collaboratively with Dean of Nursing to schedule up to 16 hours/month of work release time to pursue advanced education and/or clinical practice opportunities that support current role and professional development,
Other duties as assigned.
Additional information can be found at www.bushnell.edu/careers/nursingabsn-faculty/
Experience and Qualification Requirements
Earned nursing graduate degree (graduate degree may be in process, terminal degree preferred)
Minimum of three years nursing practice experience.
Eligible for or possess an active, unencumbered Oregon RN license.
Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly.
Must be actively engaged in a Christian congregation and able to identify with and support the Bushnell Theological Context for Community statement.
Ability to utilize Windows based software including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience utilizing e-mail for the purposes of organizational communications.
Founded in 1895, Bushnell University provides a holistic Christian education, fostering wisdom, faith, and service in its students. In joining the staff here, you will be part of an academic community that seeks to cultivate your faith while you make a difference in the lives of our students. Bushnell is the largest private university in Eugene’s vibrant university district, which also includes the University of Oregon. Eugene is a college town small enough to know your neighbors and large enough to offer fantastic arts, entertainment, dining, healthcare, and educational opportunities. It is also an ideal place to enjoy the beautiful Pacific Northwest, being just one hour from the Oregon Coast, one hour from the Cascade Mountains, and less than two hours from Portland and the Columbia River Gorge.