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Kansas City Kansas Community College Nursing Education - OB Specialist in Kansas City, Kansas

Nursing Education - OB Specialist

Job Classification Pay grade level: N/A Compensation:

$47,601.70 - $59,502.13, commensurate with education outlined in the collective bargaining contract salary schedule for 2023-2024.

Employee category: Faculty Position Type: Full-Time Faculty- 182 days FLSA status: Exempt

Position Details Job Code: AA075182INS Department: Nursing Education Division: Health Professions Reports to: Dean of Health Professions Positions Supervised: None Location: Primarily Main Campus, but any location assigned by the appropriate administrator

Job Purpose Provide high quality, learner-centered instruction for students enrolled in nursing coursework while supporting the institution's mission, vision, and strategic plan of the institution. Individuals may be assigned to teach registered nursing and/or practical nursing courses and must have experience working as a Registered Nursing in an Obstetrics (OB) setting. This position includes both didactic and clinical teaching.

Position Description

  • Prepare course syllabi addressing targeted student abilities, specific competencies, textbook requirements, grading/assessment methodology, course scheduling, and/or other items as required.
  • Plan and implement learner-centered instruction in ways that maximize student learning in both the didactic and clinical environments.
  • Utilize assessment techniques to monitor student progress and success as outlined in the department, division, and college assessment plans.
  • Adhere to KCKCC, KSBN, and ACEN established deadlines for submitting reports and records related to student learning and student outcomes.
  • Maintain contemporary knowledge of subject matter taught through professional development activities and/or on-going clinical practice when not required to be on campus.
  • Integrate available instructional technology to support student learning.
  • Advise and mentor students in collaboration with the nursing advisor.
  • Participate in the accreditation and approval processes for the Nursing Education department.
  • Attend and participate in division meetings, department meetings, in-services, committees, and college-sponsored events
  • Demonstrate commitment to the program, division, and total institution by timely attendance and submission of required grade, attendance, or other miscellaneous reports to the administration.
  • Other related duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Nursing theory, practice, and trends.
  • Knowledge of current curricular content and education standards, including best practices in OB nursing.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated high-level nursing skills with experience in an OB setting.
  • Demonstrated teaching and educational facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated time-management, organizational, and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer skills.
  • Ability to assess student performance and progress and to provide appropriate feedback.
  • Ability to promote higher order thinking and problem-solving among educational participants.
  • Ability to work in a student-centered, team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task to meet multiple demands.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population.

Position Qualifications and/or Education

Minimum Qualifications and/or Education

  • Master's degree in Nursing.
  • Current or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in Kansas and Missouri.
  • A minimum of three (3) years full-time experience working as a Registered Nurse.
  • Experience working as a Registered Nurse in an OB setting.

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education

  • Master's degree in Nursing Education and/or Certified Nurse Educator.
  • Experience teaching didactic content in a nursing program. Experience teaching in a simulation laboratory/center.
  • Experience teaching students in an OB clinical setting.
  • Experience teaching on-line.
  • Experience in learner-centered pedagogy.

Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and occasionally push or lift items up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Schedule Must be able to work a variable schedule/hour to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.*

KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Educational Institution