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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Nurse Instructor, CSON in Lubbock, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a full time Nurse Instructor with the School of Nursing at Covenant Medical Center.

Job Summary:

The instructor is a Professional Registered Nurse who facilitates student learning in theoretical, laboratory, and clinical aspects of nursing. Instructors participate in curriculum development, implementation and evaluation. Requires minimal supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises students in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings.

  • Implements teaching strategies to facilitate student learning in theoretical and clinical aspects of the course.

  • Prepares materials for each assigned course according to school guidelines.

  • Develops student evaluation methodology according to school criteria.

  • Demonstrates and maintains clinical competence in the area of expertise.

  • Assists in developing and implementing the philosophy and objectives of the entire curriculum and assigned courses.

  • Participates in formulating educational policies of the School of Nursing through active participation In the Faculty Organization and at least one Faculty Organization Standing Committee.

  • Contributes to program evaluation through utilization of the systematic evaluation plan.

  • Maintains awareness of current issues affecting the nursing profession and health care.

  • Serves as a professional role model for students, staff and the community

Minimum Position Qualifications:


  • Master's Degree in Nursing

  • Ph.D. required for Nursing Instructor IV position or equivalent educ/experience

*Education/Experience Equivalencies - DNP or EdD.

Experience : 2 years Clinical experience with adequate practice to assure competency in the area of instruction

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in Texas

  • BLS achieved within 30 (thirty) days of employment

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: Experience in teaching.

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Clinical Education