Location: Chula Vista, CA
Posted: 02/15/2013
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

A Nursing instructor’s responsibility is to prepare students for succeeding in school and achieving licensure, and in seeking, interviewing for, and retaining employment. In preparing student for success in school and in employment, the program covers Nursing Fundamentals, Medical/Surgical Nursing, Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Nursing, Pharmacology, Psychology, Leadership, etc. Clinical rotations in Medical/Surgical Nursing are held healthcare agencies in the local area. Nursing theory lectures are held on campus. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply to the State Board of Nursing to take the Practical Nursing Exam – NCLEX/RN.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation and presentation of curriculum based coursework and lessons
  • Clinical site supervision (dependent on position filled)
  • Setting and clarifying expectations, directing and mentoring students in development of behavior, values, attitudes, and professionalism appropriate to Nursing
  • Regularly monitor students’ progress, attendance, grades, and adherence to policies
  • Maintain communication with all students at risk; work with these students to address any issues that may impede their academic progress
  • Student retention and classroom management


The ideal candidate will have a passion for helping students attain their career goals. Your daily reward will be the personal satisfaction of having a chance to make a difference to yourself, your team and to a group of students who expect an outstanding education and career.

  • (MSN and PhD preferred). Current RN License required
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in nursing clinical practice, within the past 5 years
  • Enthusiasm and belief in Nursing education and teaching
  • Responds in a timely manner to student’s needs, complaints, and/or inquires
  • Promotes a positive environment with professional appearance
  • Cultivating cooperative learning
  • Attending staff and faculty meetings as scheduled
  • Adherence to accreditation commission standards, agency regulations, and school policies and procedures

Application Information:

Contact: Allison Zolin, Human Resources
Phone: 619-477-6310
Email: hr@usuniversity.edu