Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, is seeking a Medical-Surgical Nursing Full-time faculty member to fill a position for fall 2022 for the 2022-2023 academic year. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit. Montgomery College promotes and creates a working and learning environment rooted in the basic tenets of fairness, diversity, and inclusiveness.
Montgomery College (MC) has been dedicated to changing student lives for more than 70 years. Chartered by the state of Maryland and governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees, the college is one of Maryland’s oldest, largest, and most highly regarded community colleges. The college enjoys both local and national recognition and prides itself on the quality of its programs and the diversity of its student body. Montgomery College is one of the most diverse community colleges in the nation: 80.6% of students are under 30; 64.2% attend part time; and there is no majority race with approximately 160 countries represented. The Nursing Program is comparable in diversity to the college and community.
The Nursing Program was founded in 1965, admitted its first class in 1966 with 15 students who graduated in 1968. The program celebrates over 50 years of educational excellence. The program achieved National League for Nursing accreditation in June 1970 and maintains accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The Nursing Program maintains full approval by the Maryland Board of Nursing and the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
The current NCLEX-RN pass rates have risen to over 87% for first time pass rates. Given the student demographics and high percentage of English as Second Language (ESL) students, the student success rates in the Nursing Program are remarkable. Our job placement rates have improved over the last three years and we are confident that our students are entering the workforce prepared and competent.
The successful candidate will appreciate teaching in a multi-cultural environment and will welcome the opportunity to work with students with diverse learning abilities. Faculty duties include classroom instruction, assessment, curriculum development, advising, professional inquiry, committee work and utilizing instructional technology. The majority of our courses use open educational resources (OERs) to yield cost savings for the students and the most current content for faculty. Incoming faculty will utilize OERs in alignment with the other faculty in the discipline.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Course assignments are made based on program needs and faculty may be expected to develop competency in other areas of nursing:
- Teach 30 semester hours per academic year of courses related to Nursing
- Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections, or possibly be asked to teach on another campus if needed. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
- Serve on, or lead, department, discipline, campus and college committees, and advise students
- Maintain an active program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities
- Relevant activities include, but are not limited to:
- Safely transfer patients in and out of bed
- Safely ambulate patients
- Turn and position patients as needed to prevent complications due to bed rest
- Hang intravenous bags at the appropriate level
- Accurately read the volumes in body fluid collection devices hung below bed level
- Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Master’s degree or higher in Nursing
- Maryland and District of Columbia Registered Nurse unencumbered license or eligibility to obtain
- A minimum of 2 years bedside nursing experience in acute care settings
- Recent experience (within the last 2 years) in medical-surgical nursing and /or a specialty area (mental health, maternity, pediatrics)
- Experience with the use of simulation as a teaching methodology
- Computer literacy in all of the following programs is required:
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Faculty members are expected to have access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus). Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools.
- Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship
Additional Requirements at the time of employment:
- Requires documentation of immunizations and/or immunity for Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR); Varicella; Tetanus, Diphtheria & Acellular Pertussis (Tdap); and Hepatitis B; annual clearance for tuberculosis; seasonal influenza immunization. Other health requirements may be needed by specific health care agencies for clinical experiences. Documentation required of current healthcare provider level of CPR-BLS. Criminal background clearance and drug/alcohol testing may be required for clinical experiences.
- Previous didactic and clinical teaching experience
- College level teaching experience
- Ability to integrate technology into didactic course delivery
- Demonstrated commitment to inclusive and equitable teaching practices and support of a diverse student population.
- Experience supporting students to overcome barriers to academic success.
- Evidence of ongoing professional development
- Experience working with students of culturally diverse backgrounds
- Experience supporting underprepared students.
- Understanding of and commitment to the community college mission
Hiring Range : is $62,319 to $90,398 annually
As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
Our benefits package includes: sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.
Closing Date : Tuesday, May 31, 2022