Instructor / Registered Nurse (Special Faculty part-time)

230661 Requisition #

Join Creighton University as a Special Faculty member to help teach students how to become compassionate nurses!  College of Nursing in Phoenix, AZ is hiring experienced Registered Nurses who are committed to excellence and quality patient care.  Our NCLEX pass rates are above the Arizona and National average!


Provide direct supervision of students in the clinical areas. Oversee Labs and Simulations. Hours vary week to week depending on the number of sections in the lab. 

Special Faculty typically work 12-18 hours per week. Clinical rotations are 8 weeks. 

  • Spring Term 1 (Jan - March): Peds & Mental Health, Community Health 
  • Spring Term 2 (March - May): Med/Surg, Med/Surg/Critical Care, Community Health 
  • Summer Term (June - July): Peds & Mental Health, Community Health 
  • Fall Term 1 (August - October): Med/Surg/Critical Care, Community Health 
  • Fall Term 2 (October - December): Med/Surg, Community Health 



  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) (or earned doctorate in nursing) OR possess a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and be currently enrolled in a MSN program to be considered 
  • Minimum of two (2) years in nursing and in the specialty role. Prior teaching in a clinical setting preferred.   
  • A current unencumbered license as an RN in the state of Arizona, or eligibility for licensure 


When applying: Applicants/Candidates are asked to provide a Resume/Curriculum Vitae and a Statement/Cover letter indicating your top 3 nursing specialty interest areas and why you wish to be considered for a teaching role.


At the new state-of-the-art educational facility Health Sciences campus in Phoenix, students can excel in our inter-professional environment at our 195,000 square foot facility in the Medical Quarter and at our extensive partner hospitals.   

A nationally recognized health professions education, Creighton is uniquely equipped to prepare the next generation of healthcare leaders in Arizona.  Students learn with faculty to are leaders in their fields.  With a focus on inter-professional education, we’re helping passionate students become compassionate professionals to meet healthcare needs. By 2025, the Phoenix campus will be home to over 1,000 health sciences students. The College of Nursing DNP Program ranks as one of the top 100 Best Graduate School program by U.S. News and World Report and our NCLEX pass rate is above state and national average.  


Creighton University's main campus is located in Omaha, Nebraska and is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic nationally recognized for providing a challenging and balanced educational experience. Creighton has been named No.1 among Midwest regional universities by U.S. News and World report for 16 consecutive years.


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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 

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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