Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

Are you looking to shape the nurses of the future? Have you always thought about teaching? Are you prepared to pass on your knowledge to the next generation of Nurses and Healthcare professionals? We may have the opportunity you have been looking for.

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at Grand Canyon University is seeking a full time Faculty member for Adult Health II/Critical Care. Imagine being a dynamic educator, guiding nursing students through the journey of learning and becoming a competent future nurse. Your role involves teaching one or more subjects using a designed curriculum, making the learning process engaging and enjoyable for students. You'll infuse real life case scenarios that broaden students' perspectives. In skills lab setting you will foster critical thinking among students. You'll facilitate their growth through performance-based assessments and checkoffs, ensuring they not only understand the material but can apply it confidently.

Staying at the forefront of your field is crucial, and you'll embrace this challenge by staying current with evidence-based practices and the latest developments in your area of expertise. It's not a solitary journey; you'll be part of a collaborative team of nurse educators and professionals, sharing ideas and experiences to enhance the educational environment. In this role, you're not just a teacher; you're a mentor, a guide, and a collaborator-inspiring the next generation of professionals while continually growing yourself.

Position: This is a Full Time -12month faculty role located on ground at our Phoenix, Arizona campus.

Schedule: 7:30am to 5pm Monday thru Friday

Compensation: Based on years of nursing practice, teaching, and degree level

Benefits: full benefits including tuition package

What you will do:

  • Teach one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum to facilitate and engage students in the learning process
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments
  • Engaging with students in the skills lab setting to promote critical thinking
  • Will facilitate students thru performance-based assessments and checkoffs
  • Remain current with evidence-based practice and development in his/her field of expertise
  • Collaborating with a team of nurse educators and professionals

What you need:

  • Master’s degree required (MSN), Doctoral preferred or pursuing
  • 2 years of direct patient care nursing experience
  • Must have experience in pediatircs
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Unencumbered, current RN Licensure in Arizona or a compact state required
  • Must successfully pass a drug test
  • Evidence of involvement in one’s professional area (e.g. membership in professional organizations, presentations, research, and/or publications
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan
  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays
  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events
  • Free covered parking
  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program
  • Free on-site gyms at all our office locations

Application Instructions

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