Other Academic Vacancy 802-005-13

Other Academic (Vacancy Number: 802-005-13)
Posted: July 16, 2014.

Faculty of Nursing
Position start date: September 1, 2014
Closing date for applications: To be determined
Position number: N/A
Rank: Clinical Education Facilitator
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Information

Responsibilities:
1. Collaborates practice between the University and the clinical setting:
• Establishes collegial relationship (at various organizational levels).
• Facilitates understanding of course objectives for clinical practice.
• Facilitates staff/student interactions.


2. Orientates self and students to the clinical area:
• Works in the area to familiarize self with the practice setting.
• Develops an orientation for students so they can function effectively in the area.

3. Selects patient assignments which are consistent with course client models:
• Selects assignments which maximize students’ learning, in accordance with the course objectives.

4. Facilitates integration of theory and practice:
• Fosters application of theory to the realities of nursing practice.
• Encourages students to think independently.
• Promotes innovative nursing care by the students.
• Utilizes conference time for debriefing as well as integrating theory and practice.

5. Ensures safe practice by the students:
• Develops appropriate clinical assignments which take the student’s abilities into consideration.
• Ensures that the student comes prepared to practice.

6. Presents her/himself as an effective role model:
• Demonstrates effective interpersonal and nursing skills.
• Shares clinical expertise with staff on the unit and is considered a competent resource person.
• Maintains high professional standards.

7. Evaluates students on an on-going basis:
• Evaluates each student objectively with appropriate validation.
• Develops strategies to help students to maximize their clinical abilities.
• Provides frequent and ongoing constructive feedback to students which enhances learning.
• Utilizes peer and student feedback evaluations to improve her/his teaching performance.
• Uses evaluation data.
• Identify and validate areas of strengths and weaknesses.
• Plans alternative teaching strategies.
• Encourages students to critique teaching strategies.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
1. strong interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), organizational and supervisory management skills;
2. ability to create and work in a professional team environment;
3. ability to work independently at a strategic level;
4. Must be a licensed Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba

Salary:
Salary and time commitment will be subject to negotiation.

Applications are to be submitted electronically to:
Kim Morency, Clinical Placement and Resource Coordinator@ Kimberly.morency@umanitoba.ca

The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified applicants including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy” (Manitoba). Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

*This was revised and reposted July 16, 2014

Questions? Contact the Academic advertising coordinator, Kathy Niziol at (204) 474-7195.