Director of Nursing - RN program

Requisition ID
2021-5827
# of Openings
1
Employment Status
Full Time
Posted Date
2 months ago(1/15/2021 11:32 AM)
Job Family
Academic Administrators
Company
ECPI University
State
South Carolina
City
Columbia
Country
United States

Overview

As you look for your next career step as a Nurse Educator, finish your search with ECPI University.  Current events have been a challenge on many fronts, however, ECPI embraced the opportunity to deliver to our students in a very flexible way through our amazing faculty and resources.  The combination of our innovative technology in tandem with the creativity of the Nursing leadership and faculty, our students continue to graduate on time as anticipated and with continued, exceptional success.  Come be part of our success as ECPI University sets the standard in nursing education.
 
ECPI University has adjusted the delivery model in a myriad of ways and the on-campus delivery is further supported with several safety approaches.  As we all move through these events, the University makes sure of the following:
 
• To provide all PPE materials needed for in-seat and clinical delivery
• Scan every person entering the building for any sign of temperature / illness
• Re-organized the Simulation and Skills labs to meet all current social distancing requirements
• Provide readily available, high grade hand-sanitizer in all area, and a
• Wide variety of delivery pathways that allow for all students to get the critical skills training needed.
 
Do you want to make a difference? If so, ECPI University is the place for you. We are seeking educational leaders with the experience and knowledge to help transform the lives of our students.
With these tools and advantages in mind, ECPI University currently seeks a Director to lead the Registered Nursing program.  This key role involves the following:
 
The Director of the Registered Nursing (RN)  program will report to the Campus President and must be a registered nurse with excellent clinical and organizational skills.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities - Students:
• Oversee the admission, academic progression and graduation of students. 
• Evaluate student progress and competency based on Registered Nursing Program philosophy and objectives. 
• Schedule visits to clinical sites to observe faculty and students at work. 
• Create and maintain an environment conducive to learning. 
• Participate in the academic advisement and counseling of students. 
• Provide opportunities for student and graduate evaluation of curriculum, teaching and program effectiveness. 
 
Responsibilities - Faculty:
• Interview and select nursing faculty who are qualified and contribute to the Program and student outcomes. 
• Supervise and evaluate program faculty including in-class reviews of each instructor. 
• Provide leadership within the faculty for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the Registered Nursing Program curriculum plan and course content in accordance with program standards and student/University needs. 
• Orient new faculty to the policies and procedures of the University and Registered Nursing Program.
 
Responsibilities - Program:
• Provide evaluation and feedback to the program on course materials, current changes in practice, standards of practice, and student accomplishment of course and program outcomes. 
• Prepare reports necessary for continued approval or accreditation of the Registered Nursing Program. 
• Plan and lead Program Advisory Board meetings. 
• Seek new clinical agencies/facilities as needed to provide quality experiences for students and support program growth.
• Plan capping and pinning ceremonies and attend graduation and other University/Campus events.
 
Responsibilities – Professional Development:
• Maintains professional qualifications through participation in continuing education programs and academic courses.
• Encourages professional development of staff and faculty through participation in continuing education programs and academic courses.
 

Qualifications

Education/Licensure:
 
• Master of Science degree in Nursing required.
• Current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in South Carolina required.
Experience:
• Minimum of two years of experience in nursing service or nursing education as a registered nurse which enables the individual to provide leadership and assume the other responsibilities of the position.
• Minimum of two calendar years prior full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse or advanced practice nurse.
• Two years of full-time experience as a faculty member in an approved nursing program.
 
ECPI University creates an exceptional environment that includes: 
• A focus on students and academic excellence 
• Small class sizes 
• Professional work environment 
• Talented and committed co-workers 
• An adult-focused accelerated schedule 
• An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network 
• Competitive compensation & benefits plan 
 
ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. 
 
ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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