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Nursing Instructor - Team Lead

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift, 2nd Shift, Weekends

Job Functions:  

 Coordinate course activities including classroom instructions (online and onsite), clinical, laboratory, student evaluation, counseling and record keeping to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.  Collaborate with team members to improve classroom, clinical, and laboratory instruction, student counseling and advisement, and effective team function.


Essential Job Functions:

  1. Perform the job responsibilities of the team member (see team member job description).

  2. Collaborate with team to plan and coordinate student learning activities and team member schedules.

  3. Support university and department philosophy, goals and policies and facilitate interpretations to team members and students.

  4. Establish and maintain a collegial relationship with team members and a relationship with students that is conducive to learning.

  5. Facilitate professional collaboration among team members to establish goals and priorities.

  6. Schedule and chair regular team meetings.

  7. Facilitate open communication among teams and with administration.

  8. Serve on the Leadership Council and Advisory Committee.

  9. Establish and maintain communication with clinical agencies utilized by team members and students.

  10. Provide input for annual evaluation of each team member as requested.

  11. Share teaching and clinical responsibilities with team members.

  12. Orient and mentor new full-time and part-time team members.

  13. Participate with team members in student evaluation and contracts.

  14. Facilitate collaboration within and between teaching teams to evaluate and revise course content.

  15. Maintain course related student records.

  16. Provide oversight of team members’ office hours.

  17. Provide administrative support and supervise adjunct faculty.

  18. Coordinate requests for clinical slots with team members and inform Department Head of approvals and rejections.

  19. Collaborate with Department Head regarding strategic planning for the Nurse Science Dept.

  20. Coordinate development of Internet course site.

  21. Arrange for coverage for clinicals when absences occur within the department.

  22. Completes all mandatory training and participated in a minimum of two professional development each year.

  23. Performs other duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  



A master’s degree with a major in nursing.



  • Have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, preferably in an Associate Degree program. 
  • Have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience as competent practitioner of nursing.
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities and computer literacy evidenced by past work.
  • Hold an unencumbered license to practice as registered nurse in the State of Oklahoma.
  • Active membership and participation in nursing and other professional organizations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Professional written and verbal communication skills in English 

  • Fosters a cooperative work environment

  • Demonstrates computer literacy

  • Competent in healthcare electronic medical record management

  • Dependable, responsible, prompt, and meets established deadlines

  • Works efficiently both independently and in a team environment

  • Efficient work habits with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Flexible, works well under pressure, and prioritizes work assignments

  • Handles confidential information discretely, adheres to HIPPA and FERPA guidelines

  • Manages clinical paperwork, student evaluations, and student discussion

  • Uses independent judgment: strong problem solving skills

  • Presents self professionally and displays ethical comportment

  • Completes all training/orientation as required by hospital/clinical facility before supervising students

  • Completes all university/college orientation and training required for employment

  • Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism

  •  Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional


Working Conditions:


  • Follow guidelines of Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Occasional evenings or weekends may be required


Physical Requirements:


  • Lifting/transfer of hospitalized patients
  • Extensive standing and/or walking.  Occasional bending/stooping, squatting/crouching and pushing/pulling
  • Manual dexterity, visual acuity, and hearing to assist with client care in clinical facility
  • Physical and mental stamina to perform clinical and classroom facility teaching job functions


The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.



Posted: 2019-08-16 Expires: 2038-01-18

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system of interdisciplinary programs that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange. Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all. As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach. OSU has more than 37,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 240,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.

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