Walden University is an accredited institution that has beenserving the higher education needs of professionals for more than40 years. Offered online, Walden’s doctoral, master’s, andbachelor’s degree programs are designed to help students achievetheir goals so that, as graduates, they can help advance the livesof others.As Walden grows, we continue its tradition of quality. Share yourprofessional experience and academic knowledge with students acrossthe country and around the world. With a computer and a high-speedInternet connection, you can teach on your own schedule whilemaintaining other professional and personal commitments.General Summary: The School of Nursing seeks dynamic, innovativeclinical faculty in the Master of Science in Nursing NursePractitioner program, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialtytrack to supervise practicum (clinical) students. The clinicalfaculty will assess and evaluate the clinical progress of students.This role includes objective evaluation of student’s clinicalassignments, and evaluation of documentation via Meditrek.Communicate with clinical preceptor via telephone (minimum twice aquarter) to ensure students are meeting clinical objectives andcourse outcomes. Maintain effective and professional communicationwith students, faculty and preceptors.Part Time/Contributing – Clinical Instructors are encouraged toparticipate in appropriate faculty development activities at theSchool or College including orientation and are invited to attendgeneral School of Nursing faculty meetings for FNP specialty trackmeetings. This position reports to the FNP Specialty Coordinator inthe MSN Nurse Practitioner program in the School of Nursing.Part-time clinical faculty members will also work with otherfaculty as well as administrators in the College.Walden’s MSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate NursingEducation (CCNE). Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary ofEducation as a national accreditation agency, the Commission onCollegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accreditingagency, contributing to the improvement of the public’s health.CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate,and residency programs in nursing.What to expect as a Walden Clinical Instructor: Clinical Instructorwill instruct Walden University students by effectively andproficiently using online technology and practicum environments sothat knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted toand shared with students in thoughtful, carefully formulated, wellwritten, and timely methods. This is accomplished in an environmentthat is respectful of student, the Part-Time/Contributing -Clinical Instructor, Walden University, and the discipline in whichthe Part-Time/Contributing – Clinical Instructor is involved.Part-Time/Contributing – Clinical Instructors are expected toadhere to all Walden University Faculty expectations, which areclearly set forth to the Faculty Member at the start of his/heremployment with the University.Training: All new Faculty Members receive specific training fromWalden University in the techniques of teaching, use of anelectronic learning platform, specifics of the policies, proceduresand degree programs of the School or College in which they aregoing to teach, socialization into the Walden University culture,and assessment of academic integrity of student work (including useof www.turnitin.com).Licensing/Certification: Faculty Members must be appropriatelycredentialed, work currently as a FNP, possess an earned degreefrom an accredited institution or recognized by a country’sministry of education in the discipline being taught, and may beexpected to be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach inspecific programs. Faculty Members must maintain their licenses andany appropriate certifications in order to continue to teach atWalden University. Faculty Members are also expected to maintaincurrency with research by reviewing articles, journals, andpresentations. If participating in research, the Faculty Member maypublish and acknowledge Walden University.EVIDENCE OF CURRENT RN AND APRN LICENSE IN ONE OF THE 50 STATES INTHE US REQUIRED. ALL NP FACULTY ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO OBTAIN RN ANDAPRN LICENSURE IN THE STATE OF MN AND PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF CURRENTADVANCED PRACTICE CERTIFICATION BEFORE HIRE AS NURSE PRACTITIONERFACULTY AT WALDEN UNIVERSITY. THIS POSITION MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR ABONUS UPON HIRE.Education and/or Experience: Earned Masters in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited institution,with demonstrated coursework in the advanced nursing practice as aFNP.A minimum of one year experience of teaching or preceptingpreferred.Teaching experience, online teaching preferred, but notrequired.Two years clinical/practical experience as a family nursepractitioner.Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needsof students earning their degrees in a distance learningenvironmentExcellent oral and written communication, leadership, team,collaboration and interpersonal skills.Board certified FNP.Must be willing to learn Meditrek documentation system. EVIDENCE OF CURRENT RN AND APRN LICENSE IN ONE OF THE 50 STATES INTHE US REQUIRED. ALL NP FACULTY ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO OBTAIN RN ANDAPRN LICENSURE IN THE STATE OF MN BEFORE HIRE AS NURSE PRACTITIONERFACULTY AT WALDEN UNIVERSITY.ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS WILL BE SUPPORTED THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS OFOBTAINING RN AND APRN LICENSURE IN THE STATE OF MN AND COMPENSATEDFOR LICENSURE RELATED EXPENSES.