Job Description

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a clinical adjunct faculty member for the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at various valley locations.  The college boasts a rich 30-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs where students can earn their RN to BSN, or a master’s in nursing degree specializing in advanced patient care or in the emerging fields of health care administration, management, or public health.

As a clinical adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline.  If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you. 

Immediate, part-time need for clinicians for the BSN program. We are specifically looking for applicants with direct patient care, specializing in Psych/Mental Health for Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, AZ.


Demonstrate knowledge of the GCU mission and vision, the nursing program mission and philosophy, student learning outcomes, the curriculum model, and clinical expectations.

  • Facilitates student application of theory to clinical.
  • Communicates effectively utilizing professional techniques with clinical agency representatives, staff, faculty, and students.
  • Identifies and immediately communicates problem areas/clinical areas of concern to lead faculty and recommends changes and solutions as appropriate.
  • Provides weekly and as needed communication with College of Nursing leadership and course faculty concerning student progress including successes and identified needs, clinical issues, suggestions, and professional learning needs utilizing the Communication Form.
  • Demonstrates quality nursing care, problem solving skills, effective use of resources, collaboration with other health professionals, and professional standards as outlined by the College of Nursing. .
  • Adheres to/enforces the policies and procedures of GCU, the College of Nursing, and the clinical facility assigned. 

    COMPETENCIES:   To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Integrity and Ethics
  • Student and Customer Oriented
  • Communication
  • Action Oriented/Problem Solving
  • Self-Leadership
  • Professionalism

QUALIFICATIONS:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to successfully perform the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Required (BSN). MSN Preferred.
  • 3 years of recent experience as a professional nurse providing direct patient care in the specific area of Psych/Mental Health. Resume must clearly show this experience.
  • Active and unencumbered AZ RN multi-state license required. Please include your RN license number on your resume.
  • Must successfully pass a drug test as well as competency testing.
  • We are specifically looking for applicants with direct patient care, specializing in Psych/Mental Health for Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, AZ.

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GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

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All staff and faculty candidates will be asked to review GCU’s staff or faculty expectations as part of the application process.

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Posted 24 Days Ago

Part time


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