Assistant Professor- Medical Surgical; Nursing (Omaha Campus)

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The College of Nursing is seeking tenure or non-tenure track faculty appointments for two 12- month, full-time, Medical-Surgical positions for its BSN program. These positions are for the College’s Omaha campus. The candidates must have experience in acute care medical-surgical settings.  Responsibilities include the teaching/supervision of undergraduate students in adult medical-surgical settings, curriculum development, and academic advising. Other faculty responsibilities include those associated with service and scholarship commensurate with the College of Nursing and university expectations. 

Candidates must possess at least a master’s degree in nursing and 2 years of clinical nursing experience in and adult acute care medical-surgical setting. An earned doctorate or enrollment in a doctoral program is preferred. Ideally, candidates will have experience in classroom and simulation instruction and clinical supervision. Candidates must have a current unencumbered license to practice as an RN in the state of Nebraska, or eligibility for licensure. 

We encourage applications from qualified individuals representing all backgrounds and faith traditions who identify with our mission and can contribute to our distinctive academic traditions. Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton’s mission and founding principles at http://www.creighton.edu/mission/ 

Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university nationally recognized for providing a challenging and balanced educational experience. Creighton University ranks in the top third of National Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 rankings for “Best Colleges.” Creighton is noted for offering a full range of undergraduate majors and master’s and doctoral programs, and for producing groundbreaking research. The university is composed of nine colleges and schools including Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Professional Studies, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Dentistry, and a Graduate School. The College of Nursing offers programs at the baccalaureate (BSN), masters (MSN), doctoral (DNP), and APRN post-graduate certificate levels. Creighton University College of Nursing offers programs at its Omaha, Grand Island, and Phoenix campus locations.  

The College of Nursing serves over 600 BSN students as well as 500 students in its graduate program.  The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, doctor of nursing practice degree, and the post-graduate certificate APRN programs at Creighton University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). 

Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Applications accepted until filled. Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton’s mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook at:
https://www.creighton.edu/fileadmin/user/GeneralCounsel/docs/Faculty_Handbook_2020.pdf

Qualifications:
An earned doctorate or enrollment in a doctoral program is preferred;
Must possess at least a master’s degree in nursing and 2 years of clinical nursing experience in and adult acute care medical-surgical setting;
A current unencumbered license to practice as an RN in the state of Nebraska, or eligibility for licensure;
Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred;
Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
Strong collaborative/teamwork ability to motivate, and inspire staff at all levels of the organization;
Ability to foster student and staff learning, development, and decision making in support of goals, success, wellness, and needs;
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;
Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;
Mission/Service and Results oriented;
Ability to work at times non-traditional business hours when needed (i.e. weekends, evening, and/or holiday)

Required licenses and/or certifications:
A current unencumbered license to practice as an RN in the state of Nebraska, or eligibility for licensure;

Additional Applicant Information:
Potential Applicants/Candidates are required to attach the following documents for application to be complete:
• Curriculum Vitae;
• A Philosophy Statement that integrates the characteristics of a Jesuit Education; https://www.creighton.edu/about/what-jesuit-education

Please note, rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes
 

AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement: 

*Checking the Status of Application: Applicants/Candidates are encouraged to periodically check on the status of application, via (https://careers.creighton.edu) and enter User Name & Password created to check on the status of application.
 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

 

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