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Join Mission College's Nursing Faculty

The Nursing & Health Occupations Department invites you to join our dynamic Vocational and Registered Nursing program faculty in either a part time or full time position. If you are a Nurse with 1 years clinical experience, a new masters graduate looking for a way to get into nursing education, or an approved faculty looking for a change, we’re looking for you!

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Open Faculty Positions

P/T Full Instructor in Pediatrics and Obstetrics

Master's or higher degree, which includes course work in nursing, education or administration.

Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing areas (geriatrics, medical-surgical, mental-health/psychiatric nursing, obstetrics, or pediatrics) to which the faculty is assigned, that can be met either one of the following:

  • (A) One (1) year's continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursingarea; or
  • (B) One (1) academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrate clinical competency; and

Validated clinical competence. Possesses and exercises the degree of learning, skill, care and experience ordinarily possessed and exercised by staff level registered nurses of the nursing area to which the faculty member is assigned.

The equivalent of one (1) year’s teaching experience can be met by:

  • (A) teaching in a pre- or post-licensure registered nursing program for oneacademic year; or
  • (B) completion of a post-baccalaureate registered nursing educational course that includes practice in teaching registered nursing given by an accredited college or nursing school. The course includes teaching strategies, courseoutline and lesson plan development, evaluation, and practice teaching.
Assistant Instructor: Part-Time in Medical-Surgical, Pediatrics and Obstetrics

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college which shall include courses in nursing, or in natural, behavioral or social sciences relevant to nursing practice

Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing areas (geriatrics, medical-surgical, mental-health/psychiatric nursing, obstetrics, or pediatrics) to which the faculty is assigned, that can be met either one of the following:

  • (A) One (1) year's continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing area; or
  • (B) One (1) academic year or of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrate clinical competency; and

Validated clinical competence. “Clinically competent” faculty member possesses and exercises the degree of learning, skill, care and experience ordinarily possessed and exercised by staff level registered nurses of the nursing area to which the faculty member is assigned.

Clinical Teaching Assistant: Medical Surgical, Obstetrics and Pediatrics 

(For those who want become clinical faculty)

A clinical teaching assistant shall have at least one (1) year continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience in the designated nursing area within the previous five years (5) as a registered nurse providing direct patient care.

Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing areas (geriatrics, medical-surgical, mental-health/psychiatric nursing, obstetrics, or pediatrics) to which the faculty is assigned.

Validated clinical competence. “Clinically competent” nursing program faculty member possesses and exercises the degree of learning, skill, care and experience ordinarily possessed and exercised by staff level registered nurses of the clinical unit to which the faculty member is assigned.

May only teach clinical.

Requires supervision by an instructor, who has the final responsibility for students’ course grade. Supervision, however, does not require Instructor is to be physically present with the clinical teaching assistant.