Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learner. 

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 GCU College of Nursing and Health Care Professions has an Immediate opening for Foundations Lab/Clinical Nursing Faculty member at our site in West Phoenix.  The College, boasts a rich 30-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs.

As a full-time Foundations Lab/Clinical Nursing Faculty Member, you will provide lab/clinical 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. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community.

Do you want to work collaboratively across all colleges, and with industry leaders to promote human flourishing?  We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community and integrate faith.

Location: 27th Avenue and Camelback, Phoenix

Schedule: Lab, Standard business hours; M-F, 8-5; Clinical Rotations TBD

Travel: This position requires travel daily within the greater Salt Lake City area to directly observe student performance when scheduled for clinical rotations

What we are offering:

  • 12-month faculty role teaching undergraduate students

  • The opportunity to contribute to the development of the next generation of Nursing professionals

What you will do:

  • Reinforce didactic content and teach in the context of the clinical and lab application of knowledge and skills related to pre-licensure Nursing

  • Collaborates with content area faculty to provide expert evaluation and documentation of student progress toward clinical and lab objectives

  • Participates in grading written and Clinical/Lab performance check-offs

  • Preserves lines of communication with program faculty and director including attendance in select faculty meetings

  • Remains current with new trends and development in the specific field of nursing practice

  • Maintains compliance with requirements for program accreditation

  • Upholds the tenets of nursing as a holistic profession as well as the pillars of the University

  • Requires travel to student clinical sites to directly observe student performance

What you need:

  • Master’s degree required (MSN)

  • 2 years of direct patient care nursing experience

  • An active, current and unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the state of Arizona or a compact state

  • Prior teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred

  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to build positive relationships with students and preceptors

  • Evidence of involvement in one’s professional area (e.g. membership in professional organizations, presentations, research, and/or publications preferred


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

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

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